Water levels on the drought-plagued Mississippi River are expected to keep dropping over the next several weeks, according to a new forecast Wednesday that comes amid worries that barge traffic soon could be squeezed along a key stretch of the vital shipping corridor.
Residents in Mounds View, Minn. are dealing with low to no water pressure after a water main broke in the city.
When temperatures climbed to just below 60 degrees Monday, one might have forgotten it was the middle of November.
More children and teenagers are drinking sports drinks like Gatorade and Powerade, instead of soda. While that may sound like a good thing, new research from the University of Minnesota shows in most cases it’s not a better option.
More than half of the U.S. has been a designated disaster zone due to widespread drought, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture says it’s the most severe and expensive drought in 25 years.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says tests find bacterial levels are safe at Big Sandy Lake near McGregor.
In the race to keep our lawns looking green and alive, it takes a lot of water.
WCCO would like to thank everyone who helped provide water to the residents of Duluth, Minn. and Superior, Wis. after flooding hit that area.
Heat-related deaths are preventable, but every year many people succumb to extreme heat. With a high temperature in the 90s expected Wednesday, here’s some tips on how to beat the heat.
At Big Sandy Lake, the water is up 6 feet, 6 inches and it’s still rising. The lake can’t drain into the Mississippi River as it usually does, because the river is swollen from last week’s storms.
Water is the theme in today’s video smackdown. Gooseberry Falls vs. Wedding Party Plunge!
The flood in the area near Duluth, Minn. and Superior, Wis. have been devastating to those that live and travel in there.
A water advisory has been canceled in West St. Paul, which allows residents to once again drink the tap water.
The heartache for Scott and Faith Bergemann began last Thursday night. They came home to find 3 feet of water in their basement, and spent all of the next day hauling out what little they could salvage.
A 38-year-old man is missing after police say he fell overboard on Lake Pepin Saturday evening.