Fallen Minnesota Firefighters Honored, Including 2 Who Died Of Job-Related Cancer“Cancer is one of the biggest causes of death in fire service, and it’s because of all the carcinogens that are in the flammable items in our home,” said Jay Wood, president of Minnesota Fire Service Foundation.
Local Businesses Prepare for Thousands Ahead of Sunday's Vikings Home OpenerSunday marks the Minnesota Vikings’ fist home opener in two years, with people in the stands. Last year, seats were empty and downtown Minneapolis was quiet. But as Vikings take on the Seattle Seahawks at U.S. Bank Stadium, businesses are expecting a full house.
Twin Cities Thai Restaurant Hires Robot Server Amid Staffing ShortageDeeDee, a server assistant robot, is the first of its type operating in the state. It can carry food, drinks, and dirty dishes between the kitchen and dining tables.
2 Minnesota Businesses Among Winners Of Competition For BIPOC EntrepreneursInside the Hilton Hotel in downtown Minneapolis, Wenceslaus Muenyi is giving the presentation of his life.
Tornado Sirens Didn't Sound Off Friday In At Least 3 Twin Cities SuburbsFamilies are still cleaning up from last week’s deadly storms that dropped at least four tornados on Minnesota.
Minnesota Apple Orchards Endure Labor Shortage During Peak SeasonIt’s peak apple picking season and as visitors return to their favorite apple orchard, they may notice fewer activities being offered.
'It Was Just Nuts': Severe Storms Leave Residents With Damage, Debris, And OutagesIt’s cleanup day for many in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin after a strong line of storms moved through in the early morning hours Friday.
Grandma, 102, Attends Both Grandsons' Football Game After Recovering From COVIDCarter Theissen and Christian Brown are Wakefield's grandsons, who played against each other during Friday night’s game. Theissen plays for Breck School as a wide receiver. Brown is a running back for Concordia Academy.
Twin Cities Mental Health Counselor Determined to Fight CancerA Twin Cities counselor who spent the last year helping hundreds of teens and families struggling with mental health is now asking for help from the community.
With Absentee Ballots Set To Go Out In Days, Hennepin Co. Judge Hearing Arguments On Controversial Minneapolis Ballot QuestionHennepin County Judge Jamie Anderson on Monday is hearing arguments on whether a Minneapolis ballot question about the future of policing is too vague and misleading.
Brooklyn Park Family Pleads Hit-And-Run Driver Who Struck 17-Year-Old Son To Come ForwardA Brooklyn Park family is asking the driver of a hit-and-run to come forward after they struck their 17-year-old son last week.
Strong Finish To Unusual 2021 Minnesota State Fair, Despite Big Decline In TurnoutThrough Sunday, nearly 1.2 million fairgoers had walked through the gates. That’s about 760,000 fewer than in 2019.
Enhanced Unemployment Benefits End, But Will People Return To Workforce?Thousands of Minnesotans are losing their federal unemployment benefits Sunday.
Families Take Advantage Of Long Holiday Weekend Before End of SummerLabor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of summer. Kids are going back to school and the weather is starting to cool down.
State Fair Vendors To Donate Extra Food Amid Low AttendanceLast month, WCCO reported about 150 vendors skipped out on the fair this year due to COVID and staffing shortages. While vendors forecasted smaller crowds this year, the inconsistent weather has brought on the unexpected.