Minneapolis Man Connects With Hockey, Overcomes Addiction, Gives Others A Second Chance Marcel Hofker spent years struggling with addiction, both using and selling drugs. Efforts to change course came with challenges.
Urban Youth Equestrians Group Hopes To Restore Sense Of CommunityThe CREW Urban Youth Equestrian program launched in March 2021, a non-profit offering what board members describe as a “culturally relevant, safe, non-judgmental space for urban youth of color to learn how to train horses."
North Minneapolis Coach Creating Change Through CEO Program, Basketball LeagueA Minneapolis coach is investing in more than basketball games, he is investing in people.
Gas Prices At Some Minnesota Stations Surpass $4 A GallonA WCCO crew in Plymouth spotted $4.24 at one station.
Minneapolis Educators Rally Outside Capitol, Urge Legislature To Use Surplus To Boost WagesMinneapolis educators on strike took their demands to the state capitol on Wednesday, calling on lawmakers to spend some of a $9.25 billion projected budget surplus on mental health supports and wage increases.
Crystal Nurse Providing Path For African Americans To Enter Medical Field During PandemicSince WCCO first shared Latasha Lee's story in July, the certified nursing assistant school was granted a two-year approval following a state inspection. Lee is now allowed to have 10 students per class, up from three during the provisional licensing period.
Will Twin Cities Teachers Vote To Strike?Educators in both Minneapolis and St. Paul are voting this week on whether or not to strike.
'This Is Mine, It's A Great Feeling': North Minneapolis Barber Buys Building, Expands OpsThe opportunity to buy slipped away in 2017 when a previous tenant retired. But the barber got a second chance in 2021 when the building’s new owner decided to sell.
Grant Will Give Struggling Families A Safe Place For PetsA new program in Minnesota is helping families in need so they don't have to give up their pets.
After Battling Her Own Addiction, Woman Opens North Mpls. Center To Help OthersCrystal Hill-Hover and her business partners opened the Twin Cities Wellness Center and Recovery Gym in January.
2022 Minnesota Legislative Session Begins MondayLawmakers will be working with a $7.7 billion budget surplus. Both Republicans and Democrats say they want to do something about public safety.
Victim Identified In Deadly Crash Involving Stolen VehicleThe crash happened at the corner of NE Lowry Avenue and Hayes Street in Northeast Minneapolis early Dec. 9. Police said it began with an armed carjacking the evening before.
2 Teenagers Killed, 3 Injured In Crash Involving Stolen Vehicle, Police SayAn investigation is ongoing into a police pursuit that ended in a crash in northeast Minneapolis that left two dead and three others injured.
'Change That Energy': Father Teaches Anger Management For Men After Losing Daughter To Domestic ViolenceA Twin Cities father is sharing his story to stop others from repeating the cycle of domestic violence.
Personal Struggles Inspired Santosha Co. Founder To Create All-Natural Beauty CompanyA local woman is taking the natural benefits of Wisconsin and Minnesota's resources and turning them in to an all-natural beauty product for women.