WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-blue01, ww color blue

Water

(credit: CBS)

Despite Water Main Break, Lynx Game Scheduled To Go On

A water main break in downtown Minneapolis shut off water for a number of businesses and had some unsure whether the Minnesota Lynx would be able to play their game as scheduled this evening.

07/09/2013

(credit: CBS)

Despite Wet Spring, White Bear Lake Still Shrinking

Despite a wet summer that’s virtually wiped out Minnesota’s drought, White Bear Lake still has a problem. The water level has been low for years.

06/28/2013

(credit: CBS)

WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Golf Hole: Edinburgh’s 17th

Minnesota is a state known for golf, with championship-caliber courses everywhere from the Twin Cities to the Iron Range. So picking the single best golf hole to play was a tall order.

06/13/2013

(credit: CBS)

Woman Recalls Tragic Canoe Trip That Took Her Husband’s Life

An anniversary canoe trip to the boundary waters turned tragic for a Minnetonka couple. Dick and Elaine Barber had paddled into the Basswood River rapids before, but this time the water was high and fast and the canoe they were in tipped over.

06/07/2013

(credit: CBS)

Body Recovered In Elk River Missing Girl Search

Authorities have confirmed that a body has been recovered in the search for a 2-year-old girl who went missing at an Elk River campground.

05/26/2013

(credit: TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP/Getty Images)

Ice Likely Ruining The Fishing Opener On Mille Lacs

For nearly two decades the Enno family has looked forward to the annual state fishing opener at their Twin Pines Resort, just south of Garrison.

05/08/2013

(credit: Jupiter Images)

Fishing Opener Water Temps? A Frigid 40-Some Degrees

Ice-out or not, Minnesota’s fishing opener is Saturday, and the DNR said beware that the water temperatures will be colder than normal.

05/08/2013

(credit: Jupiter Images)

Rising River Closes Locks To Recreational Boaters

The rising Mississippi River has forced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to close the three Twin Cities locks to recreational boats on Wednesday.

05/01/2013

Two parrots sit on a bar in a bird market in Hong Kong on November 18, 2010. Hong Kong scrambled to contain any outbreak of bird flu but vied to reassure the public after the teeming city recorded its first human case of the illness since 2003. (credit: Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)

John Williams Video Smack Down For 4-30!

Bird dancing to DAFT PUNK! You gotta be kidding me!

04/30/2013

(credit: TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Dies After Walking Into Half-Frozen Pond

A 20-year-old Brooklyn Park man died Friday night after wandering into a half-frozen pond in Maple Grove, authorities said.

04/27/2013

(credit: Sgt. Eric Jungels)

Fargo Picks Up Flood Fight, Moorhead Stands Down

On a weekend when many homeowners in Fargo, N.D., will be monitoring floodgates, residents in neighboring Moorhead will be checking out Bill Gates.

04/25/2013

Sunset at Lake Mille Lacs (credit: Dan Honeck)

Wacky Spring Brings A Tricky Fishing Opener

Tackling this year’s fishing opener on May 11 is going to be tricky. From the bait anglers use, to the types of fish you’ll likely catch, the DNR said the unusual spring will cause major differences.

04/24/2013

(credit: CBS)

Wet April’s Benefit? Easing MN Drought Conditions

One good thing with the late-season snow? It’s easing drought conditions.

04/24/2013

(credit: CBS)

John Williams Video Smack Down For 4-24!

What’s it like to wear Google Glasses? Check out the Smack Down!

04/24/2013

(credit: CBS)

Minn. House Backs Water Fee Hikes

Democrats in the Minnesota House and Senate are looking for new ways to collect money. If their latest plan passes, that glass of water from your kitchen faucet may be getting more expensive.

04/19/2013

more

previous