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.
Trump Pardons Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn (CBS News)President Trump announced Wednesday he pardoned Michael Flynn, his former national security adviser who twice pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, granting a long-rumored reprieve to the retired Army lieutenant general as he prepares to leave office.
Minnesota Voter Turnout Nears 80% In 2020, A ‘Modern-Day Record'Minnesota is No. 1 in the country for voter turnout for the third time in a row, with nearly 80% of eligible voters participating.
Republicans Sue To Stop Wisconsin Vote CertificationRepublicans filed a lawsuit Tuesday asking the Wisconsin Supreme Court to block certification of the presidential election results even as a recount over President-elect Joe Biden's win over President Donald Trump is ongoing.
Reality Check: The Career And Legacy Of Pat KesslerWhat don't you know about Pat Kessler? We dig in for this special Reality Check.
WCCO Bids Farewell To Pat Kessler, Political Reporter ExtraordinaireWCCO is celebrating our friend and colleague Pat Kessler as he begins his retirement.
Minneapolis Police Still Waiting For Outside Officers To Help Boost Dwindling RanksThe city of Minneapolis approved $500,000 for the police department to contract help from other agencies. A week and half later, MPD still doesn't have any additional officers on the streets.
COVID Impact (MN): Gov. Walz Details Economic Relief Proposal For Small Businesses, Struggling Workers, FamiliesGov. Tim Walz says he’s committed to “turning over every stone” to find funding that helps small businesses stay afloat, supports workers and ensures families can put food on the table during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two Emergency Shelters To Open In St. Paul For People Experiencing HomelessnessTwo emergency shelters will open in St. Paul for people experiencing homelessness, Mayor Melvin Carter announced Tuesday.
State Board Unanimously Certifies Joe Biden As Winner In MinnesotaMinnesota’s state canvassing board was to meet Tuesday to certify the state's election results, an ordinarily routine task that is drawing closer attention due to President Donald Trump's efforts to delay it in key states.
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.
Holidazzle And Virtual Santa VisitsHolidazzle is teaming up with Santa to offer free Zoom meet-and-greets, story times, and phone greetings this holiday season.
'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.