The AAU Junior Olympic Games start this weekend in Norfolk, Virginia. A dozen athletes from the Eagan area will be competing just in track alone, including one family a four — meet the Windels.
Mia Farrow took some Twitter heat Wednesday for joining other angry social media posters and blasting out the business address of the dentist who killed the beloved lion Cecil in Zimbabwe.
If you plan to pack your selfie stick when you head to the Great Minnesota Get-Together, make sure you know the rules.
It’s a city ordinance on the books many probably didn’t know about. In the city of Minneapolis, you can’t wear a hat in theaters.
It’s that time again, the time when we are working for the weekend! This week, WCCO This Morning found a really special event rolling through the Twin Cities. It’s a national organization that’s making a stop here with a goal to send a lot of families home with free groceries.
A man is now in custody after an eight-hour long standoff with police in Bloomington. According to the Bloomington Police Department, around 3 p.m. Wednesday officers were called to the 11100 block of Xavier Road. Police said they were responding to threats made by 60-year-old Mark Norling.
For the past two days, Cecil the lion’s story has been told over and over across the world. On Wednesday, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals said that if Dr. Walter Palmer illegally killed the animal, he needs to be “extradited, charged, and, preferably, hanged.” That’s extreme, but many people are outraged.
A new study says the average vehicle in the U.S. is a record 11.5 years old, according to the consulting firm IHS Automotive. Jazmin Munoz, from Burnsville, bought her 2004 Nissan Altima used three years ago.
Steamy summer days draw us in hordes to frozen yogurt shops to cool off with a swirl of sweet relief. But there can only be one serving up the Best of Minnesota, and it’s Sweet Toppings in Andover.
Authorities have identified the second victim who was killed after a shooting in south Minneapolis Saturday night.
Maya Moore scored 27 points and Lindsay Whalen had 24 to help the Minnesota Lynx hold off the Los Angeles Sparks 82-76 on Wednesday night, spoiling the season debut of two-time MVP Candace Parker.
Of the nearly 570,000 licensed hunters in Minnesota, fewer than two-tenths of 1 percent will pursue Africa’s exotic game.
The patients of Dr. Walter Palmer that spoke with WCCO all described him as an excellent dentist. But they also expressed shock over the killing of Cecil the lion, as well as the fact that Palmer had a prior felony for poaching a black bear in Wisconsin and a sizable sexual harassment award against him.
Hundreds of protesters showed up at the Bloomington office of a Minnesota dentist who killed a beloved lion named Cecil.
Starting this weekend, some things are about to change in Minnesota.
One person was killed and another was injured in a rollover crash Wednesday morning in northwestern Wisconsin, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol. Authorities were called at about 8 a.m. to the crash on Highway 53 at Highway 70 near the city of Spooner in Washburn County.
Politicians in Minnesota and across the country are sounding off on the death of a protected African lion at the hands of a Twin Cities dentist.
A 43-year-old suspended Pelican Rapids doctor has pleaded guilty to obtaining Hydrocodone, Oxycodone and other prescription drugs by writing and filling fraudulent prescriptions, the United States Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.
The animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) says that if a Minnesota hunter did indeed illegally kill a beloved lion in Zimbabwe, he should be “extradited, charged, and, preferably, hanged.”
A Minnesota dentist is accused of poaching after traveling to Zimbabwe and paying two experts to help him find a lion. It’s also not the first time a Minnesota native has been involved in a poaching case. Most others involve the illegal harvesting of deer, moose or fish, but poaching has a past.
A Bloomington dentist accused of killing a beloved lion on a recent African safari has come under international fire. As people around the world continue to chime in on the issue, many are taking to the Internet.
Gov. Mark Dayton started laying the groundwork Wednesday to call a potential special session to provide emergency relief to a Mille Lacs Lake area bracing for an abrupt end to its walleye fishing season — perhaps as soon as the end of next week, Dayton said.
Pilots from Sun Country Airlines have asked federal officials to release them from mediation talks if an agreement can’t be reached in their final session with airline officials.
The story of a Minnesota dentist who allegedly poached a beloved lion in Zimbabwe has sparked an international reaction.
This week, WCCO-TV’s Mike Max and Chris Shaffer and NewsRadio 830 WCCO headed out to visit the Garrison area and Lake Mille Lacs.
The U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis has one year remaining on construction, and is roughly 65 percent finished. See pictures of the progress here!
Severe storms rumbled across Minnesota Sunday night, with wind knocking down trees and even reports of funnel clouds and tornado touchdowns in northwestern Minnesota.
This week, WCCO-TV’s Liz Collin and Chris Shaffer and NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s Dave Lee headed out to visit the McGregor area and Big Sandy Lake.
Along the Mississippi this Fourth of July weekend, Minneapolis’ annual Red, White and Boom celebration is showing visitors a good time with a half marathon, live music, food vendors and fireworks.
WCCO-TV’s Natalie Nyhus and Ali Lucia and NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s John Hines are all heading to the Breezy Point and Cross Lake area to celebrate the holiday weekend.