Coronavirus (MN): MDH Reports 101 More COVID Deaths, Setting New Record For Newly Reported DeathsMinnesota health officials on Friday reported that there were 5,704 additional COVID-19 cases and 101 more deaths as of Wednesday. It’s the first time the state has breached 100 in newly reported deaths.
MN Nat'l Guard Chaplains Reflect On George Floyd Protests, Lessons Learned: 'The Work Isn't Done'National Guard troops were deployed during this summer’s widespread unrest over racial injustice following George Floyd’s death in police custody in Minneapolis, and again this fall in the city as a surge in violent crime collided with heated debate over law enforcement and race.
Black Friday Underway: Most Expected To Shop Online, But Many Still Shopping In-PersonBlack Friday is shifting online even more this year, as the pandemic keeps many shoppers home and big box stores change their strategies. But it's still a time to get a great deal, depending on what you're looking for today.
Good Question: How Are Christmas Trees Grown?For many families, it’s an annual tradition — cutting down a Christmas tree at the same place year after year.
#CutTheCard Movement Supports Bars And Restaurants In NeedA Minnesota business owner is getting in the giving spirit of the holidays to support bars and restaurants struggling through the pandemic. And with a simple pair of scissors, his employees are taking it one step further.
'It's A Different Experience For Sure': Families Adjust To Celebrating Abnormal ThanksgivingA worldwide pandemic is making this Thanksgiving very different. No matter how small the gathering, or how far apart, people are doing whatever they can to make it memorable.
12-Year-Old From Bloomington Thanks Her Mom For Her Work Helping The HomelessTynika Smith has been making meals every week for people living in tent encampments in the Twin Cities. She's not looking for praise, but her daughter sent WCCO a note wanting to thank her mom for all she does.
Thanksgiving Meals On Wheels Paused This Year, But Giving Tradition ContinuesSt. Paul's Barb Asleson and long time friend Bill Foussard started Thanksgiving Meals on Wheels while in high school. Through the years, it grew, but this year it was too big to pull off safely.
4-Year-Old Undergoes Heart Surgery, Shares Story Of Hope And ResilienceMeet Henry Johnson. When the pandemic delayed the 4-year-old’s heart surgery, his family trusted his medical team through the process.
George Washington, Pioneer Statues Graffitied In MinneapolisOn Thanksgiving, two statues were graffitied in Minneapolis.
Blue-Green Algae Blooms Found In Three Minneapolis LakesUnusually warm November weather has contributed to blue-green algae blooms at some lakes around Minneapolis.
On Thanksgiving, Gov. Walz Issues Special Thank You To Hospital WorkersGov. Tim Walz issued a special thank you to hospital workers in Minnesota as they helped hundreds of patients battling COVID-19 on Thanksgiving Day.
Ojibwe Bands File Motion To Stay Utility Commission's Approval Of Enbridge Pipeline ProjectTwo Ojibwe bands have filed a motion asking Minnesota state regulators to halt the impending construction to replace Enbridge Energy's Line 3 pipeline, a move that would leave open the possibility that the project could yet be shut down by the courts.
Halima Aden Says She's 'Not Rushing Back To The Fashion Industry' After COVIDSomali-American model Halima Aden has announced that she is taking a step back from the fashion industry, saying the pandemic slowdown has allowed her to see instances when her desire to maintain a hijab was not properly respected.
Forget The Cranberry Sauce? Don't Worry; Grocery Stores Are Still Open On ThanksgivingForget the stuffing or cranberry sauce in the day-before shopping rush? No worries. Plenty of grocery stores are still open Thursday.