How Do U Of M-Developed Apple Varieties Get Their Names?It's the season for visiting apple orchards or stopping by the grocery store to pick up one of the eighteen apple varieties started by the University of Minnesota.
How Did Pumpkin Spice Become The Flavor Of Fall?It seems like everyone is selling something pumpkin spice these days.
What Is The Key To A Long Life?It's something that used to be rare, but it’s becoming much more common. More people are living to 100, especially in the U.S.
Who Decides What Is Fashionable?From the runways of New York to the sidewalks of Minneapolis, fashion is expressed in many ways.
After Summer Drought, When And Where Will The Best Fall Colors Be This Year?The drought we've had throughout much of the state could leave us with muted fall colors and shorter peak times, but not everywhere will be a bust. So when and where are the best fall colors this year? Good Question.
Why Does Nature Feel So Good?No matter the weather, Minnesotans have a reputation for being outdoorsy. So it got us wondering, why does nature feel so good?
When Did Summer Break Become The Norm?When did summer break become the normal schedule? Good Question. Jeff Wagner learned rural America played an important role.
Good Question: How Did We Get The 8-Hour Work Day?The Bureau of Labor Statistics says the average American works about 8.8 hours every day.
WCCO Answers All Your Burning Agricultural Questions At The Minnesota State FairCCO's Jeff Wagner had a whole bushel of Good Questions for fairgoers at the Great Minnesota Get-Together!
How Should We Assess The Risk Of COVID-19 In Our Daily Lives?Should I eat inside at a restaurant? Should my kids wear a mask? Should I go to the State Fair? Every day, we're making decisions with COVID on the mind.
How Can We Save Our Lawns This Fall?Fall is usually a great time to prep your lawns for next spring. The only problem is we're weathering a historic drought.
WCCO Reels In Answers To Your Good Questions On FishingIn Minnesota, there was a significant bump in fishing license sales, with more than 1.2 million were sold in 2020.
Why Is There Still A Canning Lid Shortage?We're well into harvest season, not just for farmers but for at-home gardeners. And a problem that plagued them last summer and fall hasn't gone away.
Who's Eligible For A 3rd Vaccine Dose?A small population of Americans can now get a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. It's a very specific group, and the type of vaccine people initially received plays a role.
What Have We Learned About Schools And COVID?Schools and mask mandates. We know some districts already made their decision for the fall. Others are debating it right now.