Public Safety Leaders Say They're Fully Prepared For Derek Chauvin's TrialCity, state and federal leaders held security briefings Monday to explain what they are planning before and during the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged for the death of George Floyd.
Suspect Who Fatally Shot K-9 Officer Dies, Duluth Standoff EndsAn overnight standoff is continuing Friday morning in Duluth with a suspect whom police say shot and killed a K-9 officer.
Hospitality, Travel Industries See ‘Glimmers Of Hope’ For Job Return, Economic RecoveryMore than 36,000 travel and hospitality workers in Minneapolis have been impacted by the pandemic.
Finding Minnesota: Bob Bell's Hockey Canes, From One Type Of Ice To AnotherIn this week’s Finding Minnesota, John Lauritsen shows us the creative way Bob Bell’s sticks go from ice time to helping people navigate icy sidewalks.
Potholes Beginning To Pop Up In Metro Following Deep FreezeA deep-freeze like the one we just went through causes ice to expand in the street. When it melts, the water seeps out, taking asphalt with it. That's when repairs are needed.
Health Officials Focus On Vaccine Outreach To Communities Of ColorAn effort is underway to get more COVID-19 vaccines to people in underserved communities.
With Business Booming, Thief River Falls Company Digi-Key Hires Hundreds During PandemicDuring the pandemic, a northern Minnesota company has developed a unique problem -- they can’t hire people fast enough.
How To Avoid Frozen Pipes During Record-Setting Cold WeekendArctic-like temperatures put stress on both homes and people who have to work outside.
Montevideo Mother And Son Get Stranded On Colorado Mountainside, Survive Night Of Bitter Cold TemperaturesA Montevideo mother and son are counting their blessings after they got stranded overnight on a mountainside.
'It Was Just Magic': Couple Reunites After 53 Years Apart, Finds Biological DaughterA Minnesota couple's story proves time and distance are no match for true love.
St. Croix Chocolate Company Blends Candy And ArtIn this week’s Finding Minnesota, John Lauritsen shows us how candy meets art at the St. Croix Chocolate Company.
What You Need To Know Before Adopting A Pandemic PuppyWCCO's John Lauritsen shows us how to avoid adoption scams while making sure a dog fits into your family's budget.
As Extreme Cold Approaches, Check Your Furnace For These IssuesWith single digits and below zero temperatures heading our way, HVAC companies are preparing for some busy days ahead.
Paynesville Living Facility Constructs 'Visitation Stations' Amid COVID PandemicSince the pandemic began you’ve seen images of people in nursing homes and assisted living having to visit with family members through windows.
Once-Struggling Faribault Woolen Mill Posts Record Year Amid PandemicIn Faribault, the Cannon River rushes by. As it does, it goes shoulder to shoulder with the Faribault Woolen Mill Company, one of the most iconic buildings in southern Minnesota. It’s from here that you get a glimpse into a whole, new world.