According to the Investment Company Institute, 56 percent of American workers gave to a 401(k) in 2014. That rate has stayed relatively steady since 2008.
Starting in late July, Minnesotans started to hear summer symphonies from insects. Some say it feels like summer, while others find it simply annoying.
Doctors say mid-August is the beginning of ragweed season. Doctors say to start taking allergy medication two weeks before allergy season.
Since November, it seems like the steel structure has been growing at a rapid pace.
Aerial retardants coat the fuels on the ground, depriving them of oxygen.
For this answer, WCCO talked with Irina Makarevitch, a professor of chemistry at Hamline University, and Libby O’Neil, a colorist at Juut Salon.
St. Paul become a city in 1854. For Minneapolis, it was 1867. More than 150 years, later the Twin Cities are two distinct places.
The Centers for Disease Control says kids over 8 spend between six to eight hours a day on a screen.
According to Internet Live Stats, Google conducts 40,000 searches per second.
It started back in November 2016. MNDOT, as the Minnesota Department of Public Safety was looking for ways to reach young men.
3D printing technology is now 35 years old, but it’s constantly growing at lightning speed.
Naturally-occurring sinkholes often happen in places where limestone exists underground. The rain or groundwater slowly eats away at the limestone, dissolving it, and creating a hole.
Ice cream might be the perfect summer treat, but the delicious desert can come with a mind-numbing side effect.
A tariff is essentially a tax on imports.
Dr. Craig Hedberg, a professor of environmental health, says public health systems across the country have been doing a better job of finding outbreaks.
It’s the time of year for picnics, outdoor wedding and camping trips – which means lots of food outside.
This week’s Good Question asks: why does our skin get wrinkly in water?
“It’s 100 percent recyclable,” says Dave Aikens, a spokesman with MnDOT. “We reuse every scrap of it.”
Analysts estimate half of Americans live in a Prime household, half of consumer start their searches with Amazon, and the huge online retailer is expected to make up half of all online sales this year.
That might not be an option up everyone’s alley, but there are alternatives.
Anyone who heads “Up North” on Friday afternoon knows it can feel like every Minnesota has a cabin. But, how many actually do? Good Question.
A person riding their bike in the street should follow the rules of the road just like any other vehicle.
“Everyone who goes to federal prison, unless they screw up badly while they’re in prison, they get 15 percent off their sentence for what’s called good time.”
Why are there typically 10 hot dogs per pack and only eight buns per bag?
WCCO-TV gets an inside look on what makes fireworks tick — and boom!
So, what happens to our skin during a sunburn? Good Question.
The high temperature on Friday is expected to be 98 degrees. But it’s going to feel closer to 105 degrees with all the humidity.
They are the colors of Captain America, the Minnesota Twins and every balloon animal made to celebrate the Fourth of July.
According to MN Statute 13.82, Subd. 7, most investigative data are “confidential or protected nonpublic while the investigation in active.” But that same Minnesota law also says there are circumstances where law enforcement could release the data.
On average, children lose one-month of school learning over the summer. The declines are larger in math compared to reading and the losses are higher as children get older.
Decades ago, butchers would measure by sight, but that created inconsistent results in terms of quality.
There are 45 million immigrants living in the United States, and about 11 million are undocumented.
Starting Monday, St. Paul police are conducting a two-week crackdown on drivers who don’t stop when they should.
“Now, to be a good dad, you’re expected to do more of what mothers used to do,” says Dr. Bill Doherty, professor of family science at the University of Minnesota.
Most of that water is used by power plants to generate power. Slightly more than a quarter goes to public water systems.
The FDA recently approved a new kind of drug that could reduce migraines and shorten how long symptoms last.
Experts believe North Korea has between 15 to 100 nuclear bombs.
Starting Friday night, MNDOT will close the main entrances from 35W in and out of downtown for four months. For some drivers, that will seem like a very long time.
From fishing to water skiing — to just cruising on the lake, Minnesota has a special relationship with boats.
It is topic that only gets more popular as the weather heats up: Should dogs be allowed at bars and restaurants?