ICYMI: Highlights From The Saturday Morning ShowDid the bone-chilling cold make you want to sleep in? Couldn’t be in front of a TV for the WCCO Saturday Morning Show? Have no fear, we’ve got the highlights for you right here.
Unrelenting Snowstorm Buries NE Minnesota The unrelenting storm has spread about 2 feet of snow in northeastern Minnesota continued for a third day Wednesday. The heavy snow and ice has contributed to hundreds of traffic accidents around Minnesota and was cited by authorities in at least five fatal crashes since Monday.
Expect A Messy Commute Wednesday MorningAhead of the expected winter storm, the Minnesota State Patrol is reminding drivers to buckle up and slow down Wednesday morning -- or stay off the roads altogether.
Season Of Hope: A Surprise For Lila Two-year-old Lila has cerebral palsy and finds working with horses helps improve her mobility. Allie is a teenager who heard Lila's story, and raised close to $3,000 to help pay for her horse therapy session. With Allie's help, WCCO's Aristea Brady was able to surprise Lila and her mom with the Christmas of their dreams. Watch the video above to see this heartwarming story of hope.
Here’s How To Carve Your Thanksgiving Grocery Bill Down By A ThirdIt's a week until Thanksgiving, and new numbers show the average cost for a traditional dinner for 10 people will cost about $50. But one local consumer expert says just 10 minutes of work before you head to the grocery store could chop your bill by a third.
New Transplant Tech Keeps Lungs Warm, Ready To Work Immediately Last week, a new lung transplant procedure was used at the University of Minnesota, and for the first time in the Midwest. The new technology keeps the lungs warm and breathing from the time they leave the donor. Common practice has been to keep the organs on ice before transplant.
Minn. Company’s Heart Device Helps Stop Blood ClotsA new heart device made by a Minnesota company could help patients reduce their risk for dangerous clots, and get them off blood thinners for good. Millions of Americans across the country suffer from a disorder of the heart's rhythm called atrial fibrillation, or AF. Up until now, the only way these patients could prevent a possible stroke was through blood thinners. For 69-year-old Ruby Engelhaupt, a quick walk to the bed was all it took to wear her out.
The Secret To Delicious Thanksgiving Turkey: BriningIt's the main attraction at your Thanksgiving table and likely one of the most highly judged foods you cook all year: the turkey. If you want only praise this Thanksgiving, the secret is in the brining.
Years After Minn. Man’s Killing In Philadelphia, Police Have A SuspectNearly five years after a Minnesota man was shot to death on the streets of Philadelphia, police say an arrest in connection to Beau Zabel's murder is imminent.
Average Family Looks To Spend $1,000 This Holiday, Survey SaysIt's not even Halloween, but some folks are already thinking about holiday spending. The decorations are up at many stores, and Discover Card just released its annual holiday spending survey.
Good Question: What Is A Concussion?It seems impossible to escape a sports season without hearing a professional athlete is sidelined because of a concussion.
Good Question: How Do Ski Hills Make Snow? While there are some tricks involved, it may surprise you to learn that machine-made snow is made up of exactly the same stuff as natural snow. And while every ski resort has a different source of water, the one for Wild Mountain, in Taylors Falls, is at the top, in the form of a reservoir.
Report: More Moms Using Donated Eggs To Have BabiesNew numbers out Thursday from the Journal of American Medicine show women in the U.S. are using donated eggs to get pregnant more and more. In the last decade, fertility clinics reported close to double the amount of procedures using donated eggs.
A Recap Of We Day’s Most Inspirational Speakers No matter what your interest-- music, politics, entertainment, or kids just overcoming the odds -- We Day had something to move you. WCCO-TV’s Aristea Brady was at Tuesday’s event, and said the quality of the day’s speakers was consistent and constantly inspiring.
WCCO Lifestyle: Fall Fashion For Your KidWhether it's school or play, you want your kids to look their very best. From fedora hats to prints of all flavors, here's latest in kid's fall fashion. Pacifier helped show WCCO the top attire, with stores located in northeast Minneapolis, downtown Minneapolis and Edina.