What You Can Do To Stem The Rising Cost Of RecyclingDemand for commodities like paper, plastic and metals is fueling what some call a crisis, one which you might just see on your garbage bills.
Met Council Voting On Protective Barriers For Metro Transit DriversThe full Metropolitan Council is voting Wednesday on a plan to improve protection for Metro Transit bus drivers.
Plans For Safer, Less Congested Hwy 252 Being ConsideredWhen state Highway 252 was designed back in the 1970’s, neighbors generally opposed a freeway design.That's why controlled intersections have since lined the highway’s six-mile stretch.
Investigation Underway After Fire Destroys Historic Church In Central MinnesotaThe federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is investigating a church fire in Norwood Young America.
Lead Fragments Poison Another Bald EagleIt appears more than whitetails were harvested by Minnesota deer hunters this fall. Veterinarians with the University of Minnesota Raptor Center had to euthanize a second bald eagle Thursday due to lead poisoning.
Boy Fighting Cancer Treated To ‘Monster’-Sized ThrillMonster Trucks are loud, over-the-top machines that can't help but capture a kid's wonder. But that can be tough when the road's been rocky. Will Krispin is barely 5, and he’s battling cancer.
Hundreds Of Crashes Reported After Overnight Snow Leaves Slippery CommuteRoads conditions are sloppy and slippery in the Twin Cities Thursday morning after about 2.5 inches of snow fell on the metro area overnight.
Local World War II Paratrooper Receives Highest French MedalIn a Veterans of Foreign Wars hall, spilling over with guests, 95-year-old Bob Webber was at the center of attention. "I was in the mortar platoon, I done everything," Webber explained. He was reminiscing about his service during World War II when he served as a paratrooper in the 517th Parachute Infantry Regiment.
Investigators Probe Cause Of Costly Newport Trucking FireEvening rush hour was just ramping up along Highway 61 in Newport late Monday afternoon when traffic soon slowed to a crawl, as eyes were drawn to a raging inferno nearby.
St. Paul House Explosion Displaces More Than A Dozen ResidentsJon LaBoda is suddenly homeless and sleeping in a car as a result of Friday’s devastating house explosion on Payne Avenue in St. Paul, which left the home he was living in now condemned. Structurally, it is too severely damaged for habitation.
WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Taxidermist In MinnesotaMost hunters and anglers dream of harvesting the big one they can hang on the wall. With modern techniques, many taxidermists have gone from producing simple wall hangings to tasteful and elaborate works of art. But who is the best taxidermist to take your trophy to? Bill Hudson introduces us to the award-winning North Star Taxidermy gallery in Nicollet, and co-owner Jeff Holmin.
Local Lettuce Grower Has A Safer Way Through HydroponicsThe nationwide recall of romaine lettuce couldn't have come at a worse time. As families prepare for their Thanksgiving Day feasts, romaine lettuce is being pulled from their tables.