How Did Minnesota Get So Many Lakes?But how did Minnesota get so many lakes? Good Question, and one that necessitates separating the science from the superstition. In other words, no, the lakes weren't formed by the footprints of Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox.
TLC Makes 20,000 Handmade Toys For Kids In Need, From Mostly Donated MaterialsWCCO was on hand for a toy delivery in process -- 1,907 toys, to be exact. In this case, the elves happened to be St. Paul police officers, their trailer serving as their "sleigh."
Experts Still Learning About Omicron; Minnesota Case Detected Early Due To Virus Surveillance SystemThe first case was found in California followed by Minnesota on Thursday. A Hennepin County man tested positive after traveling to New York for a convention November 19. He is vaccinated and experienced mild symptoms, the state’s heath department said.
Noah Kelley, 21, ID'd As Man Fatally Shot By Police In Mounds View; Officers NamedOfficials have identified the man fatally shot by police officers Sunday in Mounds View.
'A Boost At The Right Time': Federal Teams Help Minnesota Hospitals Overwhelmed By COVIDA group from the U.S. Air Force started their work this week at St. Cloud Hospital. WCCO went along for one of their shifts.
St. Paul Hospice That Opened On Pearl Harbor Day In 1941 Marks 80 YearsThis coming Tuesday will mark the 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. It was the beginning of America's involvement in World War II. That infamous date also has an interesting connection to a hospice home in St. Paul.
'A Team Of Rivals': Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey Taps Critics For Working Group Focused On Curbing Violent CrimeMinneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey is teaming up with some of his harshest critics to form a new commission to address the city's growing problem with violent crime.
COVID In MN: Omicron Variant Detected In Vaccinated Minnesotan Who Traveled To NYC Anime ConventionThe Minnesota Department of Health has confirmed that the COVID-19 Omicron variant has been detected for the first time in the state. It's the second confirmed case of the variant in the country.
Kim Potter Trial, Dec. 2 Live Updates: 12th Juror Seated, 2 More NeededA third juror was seated Thursday, bringing the total number selected to 12. Two more spots still need to be filled on Friday, when court will resume.
Meet Two Women Shaping The Next Generation Of The Twin Cities Food Scene Spoon & Stable’s chef and owner Gavin Kaysen is both a local and a national celebrity, appearing in magazine photos and TV cooking segments. But the team that keeps Spoon And Stable a tough reservation to nab is vast, and two of the next generation leaders are both young and women.
Woman, 58, Killed In Head-On Crash In Central Minnesota A 58-year-old woman died Thursday morning in a head-on crash along a central Minnesota highway.
St. Paul School Board Votes To Close 6 Schools Amid Declining Enrollment, Sustainability Concerns The St. Paul school board on Wednesday voted to close six of its schools, a move intended to address declining enrollment and long-term sustainability that sparked fierce pushback from a community unsettled by the proposal.
Minnesota Man's Hamm's Beer Collection Is Among World's LargestHe began collecting in the 1970s, and at one point he had more than 4,000 beer cans. Then he started buying signs and Scene-O-Ramas before it was popular, inspired by those iconic Hamm’s bear commercials.
Kim Potter Trial, Dec. 1: Jury Selection Moving Quickly As 9 Of 14 Jurors Have Been SeatedJury selection in the Kim Potter trial is moving at a quick pace as five more jurors were seated Wednesday, bringing the total number selected so far to nine. Five more jurors still need to seated as the court is seeking 12 jurors to deliberate the case and two more to serve as alternates.
'A Very, Very Rare Opportunity': 13 Minnesota Air National Guard Members Return Early Ahead Of Holidays“It’s quite a surprise to be home for Christmas and get to spend the holidays together,” Tech. Sgt. Brandon Dahl said.