Best Educational Gaming Apps For School Age ChildrenStart the school year off right with these fun and challenging games that will keep your kids entertained and learning for hours. These six apps will provide endless laughter while your little one's work hard to solve puzzles, work on new skills, and create.
Kids & iPads: How Much Is Too Much?Any parent will tell you that sometimes, the best babysitter is a smartphone or tablet. But screen time adds up fast -- so how much is too much? And how do you get your child off their favorite show once they're locked in?
Hennepin County Using iPads For Election Day Check-InsA number of Hennepin County cities will be checking voters in using iPads this Election Day.
Jury Rules Apple Infringed On UW Tech PatentA federal jury has found Apple Inc. infringed on a technology patent held by the foundation that protects the University of Wisconsin's intellectual property. The U.S. District Court jury in Madison rejected claims from the technology giant that the patent was invalid and no infringement took place.
Northfield Man Charged After Couple Tracks Stolen iPad To His CarA 24-year-old Northfield man is accused of receiving stolen property after a couple tracked items taken from their home last July to his vehicle and confronted him about it, according to charges filed by the Dakota County Attorney's Office.
Diggity Drive Up Sit-Down Restaurant Goes Server FreeWhen you go to a sit-down restaurant, you're probably used to being waited on. The team behind Tavern on France has come up with a new concept, a server-free restaurant. The idea is to combat the minimum wage increase by using technology to cut down on costs and reduce the number of employees.
Meet Minneapolis' New Walker Library A library that's taken years of planning opens its doors Saturday in Uptown Minneapolis. The first thing you notice inside the new Walker Library is it's a lot more colorful than the one you grew up with. And, it's more than just paint, according to librarian Lois Lenroot-Ernt.
Good Samaritan Chased Down ‘Scum Of The Earth’ Who Punched Boy, Stole His iPadPolice say cell phones and other mobile devices are being stolen more often, but a violent robbery involving an 8-year-old boy had some people shaking their heads and a Minneapolis man leaping to action.
Local Non-Profit Gives iPads To Recovering VeteransA Minnesota non-profit is leading a unique effort to help veterans recover from severe injuries. Tim Bartz and his wife, Kim, started iWarriors in 2010 with a simple $400 gift. Four years later, it's grown into a $100,000 operation,
'U Of M' Research Links iPads To Motion SicknessFirst-of-its-kind research from the University of Minnesota is helping explain why iPad users may experience motion sickness while using the device for an extended period of time.
Tech Robberies Have ‘U’ Students On Edge University of Minnesota students have more than just finals to worry about this week. An armed robbery happened in broad daylight right near campus Wednesday on 14th Avenue Southeast and Sixth Street Southeast in Dinkytown - the latest in a string of robberies at or near the University. Police say a female student was walking to class around 9:30 a.m. when a man approached her, showed her a gun and then took her backpack. Her wallet, iPhone and iPad were all inside.
‘CCO Viewer Gifts iPad To Blind Man Who Had His Stolen On BusA blind preschool teacher whose iPad was stolen on a bus got a new one thanks to a WCCO-TV viewer. WCCO reported on Jordan Richardson's story last week. He uses his iPad to read out loud to him.
Season Of Hope: A Reunion In LitchfieldOn Monday nights throughout December, WCCO is going back to visit people whose stories touched us this past year. With generous support from our friends at Slumberland and Pandora Jewelry, it's our hope to make Christmas unforgettable for these families. In this week’s "Season of Hope," we go back to Litchfield High School. In April, we introduced you to two girls who invited boys from their special education program to senior prom.
MSP Airport Wins Award For Best Food & Beverage ProgramNew designs and local chefs at the Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport caught the attention of an airport industry group, which named our airport the Best Food & Beverage Program not just in the country, but in all of North America.
Season Of Hope: Surprising Lexi Dietz & Her FamilyEight-year-old Lexi Dietz stole our hearts when we told her story a couple months ago.