Meet One Of The 1st Babies Of 2016!A Twin Cities boy could not wait to greet the new year! Miles Ruddy is one of the first babies born in 2016. His mother, Melissa, gave birth at Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park.
Fire Destroys Beloved Preston Bowling AlleyFire destroyed a southeastern Minnesota bowling alley and restaurant that the Fillmore County Sheriff called a focal point in town. Flames ripped through the B & B Olympic Bowl in Preston just after 5:30 a.m. on New Year's Day.
Minnesotans Jump Start Resolutions With Commitment Day 5kPeople in the Twin Cities were jumping into their resolutions as they gathered in St. Louis Park for "commitment day." Groups gathered for a 5k run and walk at Life Time Fitness.
Bicyclists Brave Cold For New Year’s Day Ride In South DakotaTemperatures aren't expected to reach above 25 degrees on Friday, but cyclists in Sioux Falls still plan to take to the streets. Chad Pickard of the Spoke-N-Sport bicycle shop says the 29th annual New Year's Day Ride will help build awareness for the Center of Hope and help fund its Bike to Work Ministry program.
Some Local Businesses Say NYE Is Their Busiest Day Of The YearSeveral Twin Cities metro area businesses say New Year's Eve marks their busiest day of the year. Of course, things are typically hustling and bustling at local liquor stores. WCCO caught large lines at Surdyk's Food & Wine in Northeast Minneapolis.
4 Things To Know: Cano Tweets, College Football, New Year's Eve & MoreFrom Minneapolis city council woman Alondra Cano's controversial tweets to New Year's Eve celebrations around the country, here's a look at the top four stories from Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015.
Working For The Weekend: New Year's Best BetsIt is New Year's Eve! If you don't have any plans, we have you covered with these great celebrations being held across the Twin Cities.
Marshal: Cause Of New Year's Day Fatal Fire UndeterminedThe State Fire Marshal says the cause of a fatal Vadnais Heights house fire on New Year's Day in 2015 is undetermined. Joanne Nielson, 54, died in the fire at the home on the 700 block of Berwood Avenue.
Good Question: What Does 'Auld Lang Syne' Mean?It's a song that's synonymous with New Year's: Auld Lang Syne. Even if you don’t know the words, you certainly know the tune. So, what does Auld Lang Syne mean? Good Question.
Red Cow Taps Into The Holiday SpiritLocal eatery Red Cow is helping Minnesotans get into the holiday spirit with a number of special offers during the month of December. (And one in January.)
Police Look For Help Solving Minneapolis HomicideMinneapolis police are looking for help in solving a New Year's Day homicide.
4 Alternatives To New Year's ResolutionsNew Year's resolutions can be tough to keep. Studies show only 8 percent of people actually keep them. So why not try something new this year? Twin Cities blogger Jasmine Stringer shared with WCCO four alternative ways to establish goals and live a more fulfilling life in 2015.
1 Year On, Some Victims Of Mpls. Apt. Explosion Still HomelessThe cause of a deadly New Year's Day fire in Minneapolis remains a mystery one year later. Three people were killed and more than a dozen injured when the explosion and fire ripped through an apartment building in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood.
Meet One Of The First Babies Of 2015!While we welcomed the New Year, a Minneapolis woman was delivering her first child. Little Kaleah Williams was born at 12:17 a.m. Thursday at Fairview Ridges Hospital in Burnsville. Her mom, Kathryn, went into labor around 7 p.m. Wednesday night.
Hundreds Flock To Lake Minnetonka For Icy New Year's DiveFrigid temperatures didn't keep hundreds of people from jumping into a very cold Lake Minnetonka this morning as part of a New Year's Day tradition called the ALARC Ice Dive. More than 700 people took park in Thursday morning's dive.