50 Years Ago: Tornadoes Storm Through Twin CitiesFifty years ago this Wednesday evening, Dick Chapman and Charlie Boone spent six straight hours taking calls from people and, using a map and a pen, tracked the storm as it tore across the Twin Cities.
Minnesota Turkey Farmer Shares Story Of Stress, HopeMinnesota turkey farmers are on edge, trying to stop the spread of an avian flu that's killed millions of birds. Scott Heymer is the owner of Red Bridge Farms in Princeton. He's been in the turkey business for nearly 40 years, with about 60,000 turkeys on his farm
U Of M President Eric Kaler Shares Thoughts On Education FundingThe University of Minnesota is asking the state for $65.2 million. President Eric Kaler told WCCO’s Roshini Rajkumar that their top priority is to continue the tuition freeze.
WCCO Radio Wins Murrow's 'Overall Excellence' Award For 2nd Consecutive YearFor the second consecutive year, WCCO radio has won the Edward R. Murrow Award for "Overall Excellence" from the Radio Television Digital News Association.
Hockey Fans Gearing Up For First Playoff Game Against St. LouisThe Minnesota Wild open the playoffs Thursday night in St. Louis, but fans can still watch the game at the Xcel Energy Center, where there will be a free viewing party.
Former Pro Snowboarder Shares Message Of Hope At HCMC Kevin Pearce competed for years as a professional snowboarder and dreamed of the Olympics before an accident in 2009 left him with traumatic brain injury.
WCCO Radio Honored For Fight Against HungerWCCO Radio is being honored with the 2015 Service to Community award from the National Association of Broadcasters -- one of the more prestigious in the industry.
Dakota County Goes High Tech To Fight CrimeThe Dakota County Sheriff's Office has created a Electronic Crimes Task Force, dedicated to solving crimes on the Internet, such as a recent "swatting" incident in Woodbury. Captain Jim Rogers says the problem continues to grow and change. "Back in 2003, a 20 or 40 gigabyte hard drive was big, now we are talking about terabyte hard drives," Rogers said.
Tracking Danger: What Should Oil & RR Industries Do To Prevent Derailments?All this week, WCCO Radio has reported on oil train safety and the fears some have about the potential for a derailment and explosion. But just what role do the oil and railroad industries have in keeping the trains on the tracks?
Twin Cities Rabbi Shares The Story Of PassoverPassover begins at sunset Friday night. Sim Glaser is the Rabbi at Temple Israel in Minneapolis. He explained the meaning of Passover and its significance.
Child Protection Task Force Recommends More Than 90 ChangesA task force charged with finding ways to protect Minnesota's children has come up with more than 90 recommendations.
Minn. Syrup Producers Worried About Warmer WeatherSome maple syrup producers in central Minnesota are worried that last weekend's warm-up could affect production. Temperatures were near 70 degrees over the weekend. "Everybody calls it really nice weather, but when it gets into maple season, that's not a good thing."
Melrose Basketball Team At State Tournament For 1st Time In 40+ YearsIt's been more than 40 years since the Melrose Minnesota "Dutchmen" have played in the Boys State High School Basketball Tournament. But they'll take on Redwood Valley at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Target Center.
Minn. Equal Rights Group Rallies At CapitolA Minnesota group rallied at Capitol Thursday afternoon, calling for an Equal Rights Amendment that would embed constitutional equality into the U.S constitution and state constitution.
A Call Out To Lifeguards In The Dead Of WinterRamsey County Parks and Recreation is looking for lifeguards. They need help at Battle Creek Waterworks and the county's five guarded swimming beaches at Long Lake Regional Park, Tony Schmidt Regional Park, Vadnais-Snail Lakes Regional Park, Lake Josephine County Park and Lake McCarrons County Park.