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'You Can Play It Safe And Still Have Fun': St. Paul Saints Hold Socially-Distant Home OpenerThe St. Paul Saints marched back into CHS Field Tuesday night.
Honorary Sunflower Fields Planted Across North Metro Are Coming AliveSunflowers are popping up all over the northwest metro, and there's a pretty special reason behind them all.
Lube-Tech Hosts Annual Golf Tournament For Children's Cancer Research FundIn less than two weeks, Lube-Tech will host its 17th annual 140 Golf Invitational benefitting Children's Cancer Research Fund (CCRF).
Recipe: Gnome Beer Can Chicken
MDH Decision Tree For People With COVID-19 Symptoms
Smack Shack: Celebrating 8 Years Of CrayfestThrough Aug. 8, Smack Shack is celebrating eight years in Minneapolis' North Loop neighborhood.
Parents In Community Action, Inc.
Uptown Business Hosts Mini Art Fair To Help Local Artists Hurting In PandemicFor the first time in its 57-year history, the Uptown Art Fair was cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
WCCO Saturday Morning Links: August 1, 2020August arrives this weekend, and so Jennifer Mayerle and Mike Augustyniak are talking about all the ways to enjoy the height of summer.
Mike's Mix: 5 Adult Ice Cream DrinksThis week in Mike's Mix, Mike Augustyniak is sharing a batch of adult ice cream shakes that Burger Dive has available this weekend.
The Styl'd Life: Turning Baskets Into Hanging Lights
So Good So YouMinneapolis-based beverage company So Good So You is behind the colorful little “juice shots” people all around the country are turning to when they need to switch gears, break up the day, take a sec for self-care, or re energize.
Survey: Many Minnesotans Opting For Staycations This SummerA recent survey by shows 63% of Minnesotans will vacation close to home this summer.
Weekend Construction: Eastbound I-94 To Be Repaved Between Minneapolis, St. PaulAt 10p.m. Friday, the eastbound lanes of Interstate 94 between Interstate 35W and Highway 280 will close for construction.
Parents Prepare For How Districts Will Have To Make The Call This FallFor a district to reopen, it first has to look at the COVID-19 case numbers in its county for the last two weeks. That determines whether it can open for full in-person learning.
Gov. Walz Says School Districts To Make Decisions On Learning Models For Fall With Guidance From Health OfficialsGov. Tim Walz announced Thursday that each local school district will have the authority to make a decision on which school-learning model to implement for the 2020-21 school year, with guidance from health officials.
Recipe: Maple Bacon Grilled SalmonMelissa Jaeger, Registered Dietitian with Hy-Vee, shared this recipe for Maple Bacon Grilled Salmon with WCCO Mid-Morning viewers.
Fans Can Get Their Own 'Big Head' Likenesses In Target Field StandsYou might have seen those "big heads" of team legends filling the stands during the home opener at Target Field Tuesday night. Now fans can put their own game faces forward.
People Incorporated’s Training InstitutePeople Incorporated’s Training Institute provides guidance on de-escalation methods and hostility management. They’re offering several online courses to help people deal with COVID-19 mask compliance.
Survey: Americans Waste $500 Worth Of Fresh Fruit Annually, On AverageA new survey conducted by OnePoll shows Americans toss about about $10 worth of fruit each week. That being said, 70% said they're not eating as much fruit as they should.
Saving Main Street: Downtown Chaska
Can Vitamin C Boost Immunity?Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, sales of Vitamin C have soared. People report looking for an immunity boost.
Faces Of COVID-19: WWII Veteran Remembers Beloved Wife After Nearly 74 Years Of Marriage“You can't celebrate their life like you want to celebrate. You can't say goodbye to them the way you want to say goodbye to them."
'The Hungriest Summer': Without Weekly $600 Checks, More Families May Struggle To Put Food On TablesHunger disproportionately affects black, Latin American, and Indigenous families. Officials say they're twice as likely to live with hunger compared to white families during the pandemic.
Find Out If Your Hand Sanitizer Contains MethanolIf you plan on buying more hand sanitizer, pay close attention to the brand.
Local Service Matches People With Disabilities With Caregiver RoommatesRumi is a local company that is transforming how nearly 60,000 Minnesotans with disabilities are cared for and treated.
Corbon's Recipes For WCCO-TV Viewers
Loyalty Is Top Most-Desirable Trait In Friends, Survey FindsTrustworthiness comes in second. Kindness was in third place, followed by being accepting of faults and sharing the same values.
How Can You Show Support For Racial Justice?It's been two months since George Floyd was killed. Since then, many Americans have had a nationwide reckoning and discussion about race. So, what happens now?