Fight Against Flame-Retardant Chemicals Moves To WashingtonGov. Walz has signed into law a bill banning some flame-retardant chemicals common in household products. WCCO looked into what the changes here could mean for the next generation of firefighters across the country.
'Just Unbelievable': 3 Years After Son's Overdose Death, Petrick Family Wants JusticeNick Petrick, 29, died from fentanyl-laced heroin investigators say his friend bought from Beverly Burrell. She's already been sentenced in the deaths of three young men, but a former police officer's actions are raising new questions in this case.
New Law Aims To Crack Down On Slow-Moving Vehicles In Left LaneThe state legislature passed a bill this session that will fine drivers who don't move over for faster vehicles.
Goose Creek Rest Area, Still Unfinished, Now Open To Public After $7M RestorationA popular rest area on the way to cabin country will be open after all in time for Memorial Day weekend.
Getting Your Personal Info Off MyLife.com Isn't Easy, But Can Be DoneYour address, income and court records, all posted on one website for anyone to see. MyLife.com promises to deliver a reputation score based on your background.
'I Didn't Believe It Until I Heard It': Parent Reacts To Classroom Insults At Hibbing HighFor nearly a month, Dan Gotz has been kept out of Hibbing High School as the district sifts through hours of recordings captured by a 13-year-old.
Moving Northern Border Agents South Raises Concerns For Some LawmakersUnder the plan, 731 Customs and Border Patrol officers from ports around the country will move south as agents struggle with record numbers.
MnDOT: 'Serious Safety Concerns' Further Delay Opening Of Goose Creek Rest AreaEarlier this week, a WCCO investigation found construction delays are keeping the remodeled Goose Creek Rest Area near North Branch off limits. Now, the Minnesota Department of Transportation says incomplete work by the contractor will add to the wait.
'This Is Really A Boondoggle': Price Tag On Rest Stop Remodel Tops $7.2MOriginal plans had it opening seven months ago. Project delays and an eye-popping price tag have some lawmakers asking questions.
Minnetonka School Highlights Mental Health Awareness Amid Recent TragediesA Twin Cities high school is sending a public message that mental health matters. A rock with those very words has been painted to mark Mental Health Awareness Month at Minnetonka High School.
'I Was Just Shocked': Student Secretly Records Months Of Hibbing Teacher's Verbal AbuseA student's secret recordings have kept a Minnesota teacher out of his classroom while a school district investigates.
Retirement, Loans, Bills: Rosemount Math Class Stresses Real-Life Financial NeedsFrom bills to debt to 401(k) accounts, you might be hard-pressed to find a more engaged pre-calculus class than Dan Bungert's.
Local Attorney Helps Consumers Targeted By RobocallsRobocalls driving you crazy? Many of us won't even answer our phones if we don't know the number, but there's a way to cash in on computer-generated scammers.
Do Apps Promising To Stop Robocalls Actually Work?Sick of robocalls to your cellphone? Minnesotans get an average of eight each day.
'Scoops For Troops' Raises Funds For Children Of Fallen SoldiersHundreds of people came to "Scoops for Troops" at the Arden Hills Army Training Site. The fundraiser helps the children of soldiers who died serving their country.