'A Light, Positive Season': The Scandinavian Approach To Winter Minnesotans have long had a love/hate relationship with winter. But with COVID-19 this year, it may be a little tougher to love the season. Mental health experts warn winter dread could have a “double whammy” effect, because not only will it be colder and darker, but many are isolated because of the virus. That's where the international experts come into play. WCCO did some exploring and found some Scandinavian secrets to embracing winter.
Fatal Crash Closes Highway 8 In Lindstrom Friday AfternoonThe State Patrol says the crash has shut down Highway 8 at Lincoln Road, and it will remain closed "for an extended period of time.
'Where's The Money?' Chisago Lakes School District's $1.6 Million Budget CrisisThe Chisago Lakes School District is facing a major budget crisis. Administrators say they need to trim more than $1.5 million from their budget by next year.
Lindstrom Animal Sanctuary Gives New Life To Neglected, Abused AnimalsIn this week's Finding Minnesota, John Lauritsen takes us to Lindstrom to show us how abused and neglected animals are getting a new lease on life.
Goin’ To The Lake: Chris & Maxie Visit Lindstrom (Day 2)Mike Max and Chris Shaffer checked out Karl Oskar Days, the NCAA Fan Jam, and Lois, the greeter dog in Lindstrom.
Goin’ To The Lake: Chris, Maxie Hit Lindstrom (Day 1)This week, we launch the 2018 version of Goin' to the Lake with Mike Max and Chris Shaffer in Lindstrom.
Family Alleges Bullying Led To Teen's SuicideA Taylors Falls mother is mourning the loss of her teenage son, who she says he killed himself after kids repeatedly bullied him at school.
Police Investigating Possible Sexual Assault In LindstromAuthorities are investigating after a woman says she was possibly sexually assaulted early Sunday morning north of the Twin Cities metro.
Chisago Co. Board Reverses Decision On Muslim Cemetery, Approves PermitThe Chisago County Board has granted a cemetery permit to a group of Bosnian Muslims, reversing its prior decision to deny it.
Lindstrom Voters Re-Elect Deceased CouncilmanVoters in the eastern Minnesota town of Lindstrom have re-elected a city councilman who died before the election.
Police Seeking Man Who Assaulted Officer, Escaped Out WindowPolice are looking for a man who assaulted an officer before escaping out of a window early Saturday morning.
Police: Standoff Ends With Lindstrom Man In CustodyA standoff at a residence north of the Twin Cities ended with a 46-year-old Lindstrom man being taken into custody Sunday afternoon, according to police. The Lakes Area Police Department was called at about 3:48 p.m. to a residence on the 126000 block of Mentzer Trail in Lindstrom on a report that a man had locked himself in his basement with a gun and may be suicidal.
Best Places For Fall Colors In MinnesotaFollow the fall colors from north to south during Minnesota's autumn scenery extravaganza.
Fulfill Your Jet Pack Dreams On Lindstrom LakeKarl Oskar Days in Lindstrom includes a golf tournament Saturday morning at the Chisago Lakes course, a classic car show, a beach party, parade and a street dance. Oh, and there is also a chance to fly -- by strapping on a high-powered water-jet backpack.
Connect The Dots: Minnesota City Gets Umlauts Back On SignsMinnesota's Great Umlaut Crisis is over — and without Gov. Mark Dayton having to use his paint and brushes.