DPS: Minn. Traffic Crashes Up, But Fatalities Down In 2013A report by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety says that traffic fatalities in 2013 were the second lowest in a decade after a jump in 2012.
Dems Drove Minn. Politics In '13 As GOP Regrouped Democrats were in the driver's seat of Minnesota politics in 2013, a year that saw stark shifts in social and fiscal policy.
Top 10 Sports Figures Who Should Have Kept Their Mouths Shut In 2013As 2013 draws to a close, let's take a look back at the top 10 figures in the sporting world who would have been far better off avoiding Twitter, taking the high road, or playing the quiet game
2013 In Review: WCCO's Most-Watched VideosWe've crunched the numbers to come up with WCCO.COM's most-watched videos of 2013. We're counting them down from 20 to 1, so click the numbers below or skip down to the list of titles underneath to browse through the whole list!
Zach Sobiech Named Among CNN's 'Extraordinary People Of 2013'If Zach Sobiech's song, "Clouds," touched your heart, you're not alone. CNN has named the Stillwater High School teen one of their "Extraordinary People" of 2013.
BabyCenter Releases Top Baby Names For 2013Many new parents these days are looking for more meaning in the names they give their babies. Naming babies after celebrities is apparently on the way out. Naming babies after relatives is in. Particularly after grandparents and great-grandparents.
Minnesota Pheasant Season Opens SaturdayGov. Mark Dayton has a full agenda Saturday as he hosts the 2013 Minnesota Governor's Pheasant Opener in the south-central Minnesota city of Madelia. His schedule included a pancake breakfast at the American Legion, then a morning of hunting, followed by a dedication ceremony for land that's being made available for public hunting.
Curiocity: New Foods At Xcel For MN Wild SeasonIt may not feel like it, what with 80-degree temperatures this week, but hockey season is upon us. As the Minnesota Wild prepares for its opening night on Thursday, the cooks of Levy Restaurants at the Xcel Energy Center are busy cooking new creations for fans.
We Day Minnesota Celebrity Line-Up AnnouncedWhat do Carly Rae Jepsen, Demi Lovato and the Jonas Brothers have in common? They'll all be in Minnesota next month for We Day.
US Wrestling Officials Cheer Olympic ReinstatementGold medalist Jordan Burroughs and his fiance nervously awaited word Sunday on whether wrestling would be reinstated as an Olympic sport.
Peterson, Vikings Focused On 'Seizing This Moment'The Minnesota Vikings raced forward with their rebuilding project last season by finishing 10-6 and reaching the playoffs ahead of expectations, a feel-good ride behind those 2,097 yards rushing by Adrian Peterson.
Curiocity: Top 5 Back-To-School Trends For 2013A new year, a new chance to redefine your look -- but where to begin? Back-to-school shopping doesn't have to be stressful, especially if you have an expert making sure you know exactly what's in and the trends to look for this fall. Carly Gatzlaff, of À La Mode Wardrobe Consulting, is a personal stylist and wardrobe consultant in the Twin Cities. She says it's time to pack away the summer neons and focus on earthy tones for fall. Here's her top 5 trends for back-to-school.
Which Viking Will Have The Biggest Breakout Year?There's a fair amount of young and talented Vikings, but which will have the biggest year in 2013?
Curiocity: Previewing Macy's Glamorama 2013It's the summer's biggest fashion event in Minneapolis and this year, it's ready to shine even brighter. Macy's Glamorama, with the theme, "Fashion In A New Light," will take over downtown Minneapolis this Friday with the music of Sheryl Crow, performances by Cirque du Soleil and of course, some of the biggest names in fashion showing off their fall looks.
Top 10 Most Anticipated NFL MatchupsThere are plenty of matchups to get excited about for the 2013 season, such as the Ravens’ season-opening trip to Denver. Here are 10 other games that should be as exciting on the field as they are intriguing on paper.