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For Quarter-Century, Immigrant Law Center Has Been Helping Paths To Citizenship In MinnesotaFor 25 years, the Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota has been helping people across the state with immigration legal services at no cost.
State Of Minnesota Offer Pfizer Booster Shots, Alongside Places Like Hy-Vee, Thrifty WhiteHy-Vee and Thrifty White pharmacies are starting to administer Pfizer booster shots for COVID-19, after they were endorsed by the FDA and CDC earlier this week.
Study Finds That Parents Get 17 Minutes Of Relaxation A Day While On VacationA new study has found that the average parent gets just 17 minutes of relaxation a day while on vacation with their kids.
Don Shelby Recovering After Stroke Waylaid His Stage Performance In Passion ProjectDue to a recent health setback Don Shelby never made it on stage for his latest production.
U Of M Raptor Center InformationFor more information on the University of Minnesota Raptor Center, click here.
Trisha Yearwood Virtual Book EventMall of America is hosting a virtual book event with Trisha Yearwood on Wednesday, September 29th.
Chroma Zone Mural And Art FestivalChroma Zone Mural and Art Festival wraps up a summer of mural making and events, with ten new public murals and events, held at various locations in the Creative Enterprise Zone (CEZ) neighborhood of St. Paul.
Makers Of Minnesota Dinner SeriesThe Lexington has partnered with Stephanie Hansen, host of the podcast “Makers of Minnesota” to launch their new Makers of Minnesota Dinner Series. The first dinner is Tuesday, Sept. 26th.
Children's Minnesota Give To Kids DaySept. 23 is Children’s Minnesota’s Give to Kids Day — a one-day fundraiser to help local kids fighting cancer or a blood disorder.
Halloween Spending Expected To Hit All-Time High This YearAn annual survey by the National Retail Federation predicts spending will hit an all-time high of just over $10 billion. More families plan to celebrate after canceling last year's plans because of the pandemic.
Kerfoot Canopy Tour Offers A Unique View Of Minnesota's Fall ColorsSoon enough the leaves will start changing across the state. And along the Minnesota River Valley, there’s a pretty cool way to see the yellows, reds and oranges.
MISSING: Dustin Sundin Last Seen In NW MinnesotaSt. Louis County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for help in locating Dustin Sundin after he disappeared Friday evening.
Safe At Home ProgramRebuilding Together Twin Cities offers a Safe at Home Program that provides home safety and fall prevention modifications and ramps for older adults or those living with a disability.
Junk BonanzaJunk Bonanza is back for it's 14th year beginning Thursday, Sept. 23 to Saturday Sept. 25th at Canterbury Park in Shakopee.
Eating Veggies And Fruits Leads To Long-Term Happiness, Study FindsResearchers in Great Britain found that people who started earing more fruits and vegetables and exercising led to not only an overall healthier life, but also a happier one.
2 Minnesota Businesses Among Winners Of Competition For BIPOC EntrepreneursInside the Hilton Hotel in downtown Minneapolis, Wenceslaus Muenyi is giving the presentation of his life.
'I Laid On The Floor And Just Bawled': Minnesota TikTok Sensation, 79, Overwhelmed By Support After Scooter BreaksA Minnesota veteran who's become a social media sensation is using his newfound fame to help other veterans.
Investigators Say 4 Victims Found In Wisconsin Were Killed In St. PaulLast week, charges were filed against 56-year-old Darren L. Osborne, of St. Paul, as well as 38-year-old Antoine Suggs. The latter was arrested in Arizona's Maricopa County after he turned himself in.
Andover Residents With Contaminated Drinking Water Are Frustrated, Want Answers“There's been no communication,” Betsy Berg said. “It's very frustrating because you don't know if you're even safe to bathe in it, to be honest.”
Metro Transit Says Bus Driver Shortage Leading To Widespread Route CancellationsClose to 200 cancelations of Metro Transit bus routes this weekend kept many commuters waiting for a ride.
Greenwood Fire Now 80% Contained, But May Still Burn For Months To ComeThe last of the wildfire evacuees in Northern Minnesota were allowed back this weekend. They're beginning to clean up what's left of their properties. It's been more than five weeks since a lightning strike charred more than 25,000 acres in the Superior National Forest.
Businesses In Minnesota Can Now Apply For MN Main Street COVID Relief GrantsBusinesses that suffered hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic can now apply for the Minnesota Main Street COVID Relief Grant program.
Recipe: Harvest Vegetables and Sausage Sheet Pan DinnerCoborn’s registered dietitian Amy Petersen shared this recipe for Harvest Vegetables and Sausage Sheet Pan Dinner with WCCO Mid-Morning viewers.
Many Americans Skip Breakfast To Sleep In Later, Survey FindsSeven in 10 Americans won't set the alarm before 8 a.m. to make that "most important" meal of the day. More than half say they're too busy to make breakfast during the work week, and one in five skip breakfast altogether.
WCCO Saturday Night Interview: Local Finance Professional Mike KojonenWCCO's Erin Hassanzadeh spoke with local financial professional, Mike Kojonen, about five things you can do to get your finances in good shape before the end of the year.
Be the Match RegistryBe the Match works to save lives through a diverse marrow registry.
WCCO Saturday Morning Links: Sept. 18, 2021Here are links to the topics Mike Augustyniak and Jennifer Mayerle covered on WCCO Saturday Morning
Minnesota Business Aims To Give Caregiving Families A BreakA Minnesota woman is trying to make sure every caregiver the state gets a well-deserved break.
MN Doctor Says Hospitals Strained By COVID Patients, And 'Vaccination Is The Answer'“To know that some of it is preventable, and it’s harder than it needs to be, it feels like quite a change from last year when we were all in this together,” University of Minnesota Medical Center Dr. Andrew Olson said.