'They Will Grow Up Knowing It Is Always Achievable': Students Reflect As VP Harris Breaks Through BarriersWCCO's Christiane Cordero spoke with some local students looking to follow her footsteps in their own way, a promising bunch from Prodeo Academy as well as assistant principal.
Lawyer For Dolal Idd's Family Calls For Greater Transparency, Wants Full Body Camera Footage ReleasedDolal Idd's family stood alongside attorney Lee Hutton III on Tuesday, who in his words was there to assist in the investigation following the 23-year-old's death.
On Day 1 Of Session, Tensions In Divided Legislature Already At The Fore Over Masks, Walz's Emergency PowersUnlike years past, there will be no crowds in the gallery due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Indeed, the DFL-led House plans to meet entirely online. Meanwhile, the Republican-controlled Senate will attempt a hybrid approach, with some lawmakers attending at the Capitol and others attending virtually. The Capitol building remains closed to the public.
Pay-It-Forward Drive At Burnsville Cafe Serves Hundreds; Owner Hopes It Continues Into 2021There is something happening in Burnsville this week that reminds us we are all in this pandemic together.
St. Paul Working To Convince Residents To Leave Homeless Encampment In Kellogg Mall ParkThe city of St. Paul is working to evict about 40 people Monday from a homeless encampment in Kellogg Mall Park, where a propane tank exploded three days ago, damaging seven tents.
COVID Vaccine (MN): 1st Doses Of Vaccine Officially Administered In The StateIn Minnesota, the first doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine have officially been administered Tuesday morning at the Minneapolis VA hospital. The first to get the shot: a 10-year nurse at the hospital.
Republican Lawmakers Call For Teachers To Be Among The First VaccinatedA group of Republican state lawmakers on Tuesday said they plan to propose a bill during the up-coming special session that would include teachers among those who will receive the COVID-19 vaccine first.
St. Paul Business Owner Turns Restaurant Into Food ShelfAt The Gnome Craft Pub in St. Paul, food fills every table in sight, and none of it is for sale.
Black Friday Underway: Most Expected To Shop Online, But Many Still Shopping In-PersonBlack Friday is shifting online even more this year, as the pandemic keeps many shoppers home and big box stores change their strategies. But it's still a time to get a great deal, depending on what you're looking for today.
Thanksgiving Meals On Wheels Paused This Year, But Giving Tradition ContinuesSt. Paul's Barb Asleson and long time friend Bill Foussard started Thanksgiving Meals on Wheels while in high school. Through the years, it grew, but this year it was too big to pull off safely.
Minnesotans Urged To Help Fight Spike In Hunger This Holiday This holiday season, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to light the things we have to be thankful for, such as having a Thanksgiving meal to put on the table.
What Will Black Friday Look Like At The Mall Of America This Year?Black Friday shoppers heading to stores this weekend will notice some changes. For instance, that traditional morning mad dash won't be happening. Still, many places will be open, including the nation's largest shopping mall, the Mall of America.
Dr. Osterholm Partners With Minnesota Organization To Help Families Of Frontline Workers Felled By VirusDr. Michael Osterholm, one of the nation's emerging health leaders in the fight against COVID-19, has partnered with one of Minnesota's biggest foundations to support the families of health care workers who've died of the virus.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Free Saliva Testing Site Opening At Minneapolis Convention CenterAs COVID-19 cases surge in Minnesota, a free saliva testing site is slated to open Monday in Minneapolis.
George Floyd Case: Judge Rules Joint Trial For All 4 Ex-MPD Officers, Change Of Venue Motions Denied For NowThe judge in the George Floyd case has issued several decisions, including a ruling to try all four former Minneapolis police officers together in one trial.