'That Global Beacon Of Hope...Isn’t Looking So Strong': Former Air Force Captain Reflects On 9/11, U.S. Leaving AfghanistanSept. 11, 2001, changed the course of countless lives, including the life of a Minnesota college student, who answered the call to service.
20th Anniversary Of 9/11 Reopens Emotional Trauma For ManyDr. Quentin Gabor, a psychiatrist at the University of Minnesota, says it's possible for Minnesotans to experience some form of post-traumatic stress disorder, even if they've never stepped foot in New York City.
Minnesotans Gather To Remember Lives Lost On The 20th Anniversary Of 9/11Minnesota lost four of its own 20 years ago on Sept. 11, 2001: Gordy Aamoth Jr. and Gary Koecheler were in the Twin Towers; Tom Burnett Jr. was on United Flight 93; and Master Sergeant Max Beilke died in the Pentagon attack.
Elk River Priests Look Back At Role They Played In NYC On 9/11, And The Coffee That Saved Their LivesFor two Minnesota priests, 9/11 marks the day they nearly lost their lives.
'Nobody's A Hero, We Were Just Survivors': Minnesotan Recounts Frantic Race Out Of North Tower On 9/11“Nobody’s a hero, we were just survivors,” Scott Wallace said. “We were just trying to get out and stay alive, and by the luck of the plane hitting 12 floors above us.”
1.4 Million MN Workers Would Fall Under New Biden Administration's COVID Vaccine RulePresident Biden announced the latest effort to combat the pandemic on Thursday, saying it’s his job as president to protect Americans from the deadly disease. The president had previously urged businesses to adopt their own mandates late last month before taking this significant step in requiring them.
'It Took Many Years Before I Could Talk About It': Minnesotans Share Their Firsthand Experiences On 9/11Twenty years ago, the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, affected Minnesotans in profound and various ways. To capture that impact, WCCO-TV invited a group of strangers to come together and speak about how they personally experienced the aftermath firsthand. Some of them shared their stories publicly for the very first time.
13-Year-Old Saves 4 Sisters From House Fire In Webster, WisconsinA Wisconsin teenager is being credited with saving his four sisters from a house fire. The fire happened on Monday in Webster. While the kids' parents were at the grocery store, the 13-year-old sprung into action.
Xcel Energy Teams Up With MACV To Provide New Homes For Homeless VeteransXcel Energy employees are dedicated to helping the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans in its mission to end veteran homelessness, by volunteering their time and talents.
'They're Out There Running For Their Life': Former Afghan Describes Danger Educated Girls Face ThereOne Hazara family told Yazdan Bakhsh last week their daughter was so desperate to avoid the Taliban she died by suicide. Bakhsh helped three girls and their brother escape from Afghanistan on a plane to Africa last month.
North Minneapolis Residents Open Up About Recent Gunfire: 'People Are Tired'The sound of gunfire continues to ring out in North Minneapolis. Four people have died in just the past 48 hours. So far, 65 people have been killed in the city this year.
Alumni Fight To Bring Gopher Men's Sports BackIt's been a year since the University of Minnesota eliminated men's gymnastics, tennis, and track and field in a cost-cutting move, but alumni are hopeful they'll be brought back.
More Bonsai Tree Thefts Reported, This Time In HopkinsMore bonsai tree thefts have occurred in the Twin Cities, with the Hopkins Police Department now investigating two recent incidents of thefts at the same house.
COVID In Minnesota: 2,050 New Cases Reported, 18 More DeathsA day after President Joe Biden announced sweeping new COVID-19 vaccine requirements, including mandates for federal workers and large businesses, Minnesota health officials reported on Friday 2,050 more cases of the virus and 18 more deaths.
Minnesota Weather: Wildfire Smoke Moving Across MN Visible From SpaceA thick haze of wildfire smoke is moving across the state of Minnesota and can now be seen from space.