WCCO Radiothon Raises $315,817 For Union Gospel Mission WCCO Radio teamed up with Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities on Tuesday and shattered a fundraising record.
WCCO Radio To Continue Broadcasting Timberwolves GamesThe Minnesota Timberwolves are staying right where they've been for the last few years on the radio dial: NewsRadio 830 WCCO. The team announced a multi-year deal with WCCO-AM that will kick off with the upcoming 2015-2016 season.
Wild Blog: The 2015 Season PreviewFor most NHL teams, being eliminated by the same team three years in a row would mean sweeping changes on and off the ice. In Minnesota however General Manager Chuck Fletcher decided to stand by the core of players on the roster and their head coach.
Twins Blog: It Comes Down To This ...Ten teams make the playoffs in baseball. Nine of those spots have been decided. But the final AL Wild Card spot is still up for grabs.
St. Paul Barber Gives Free Back-To-School HaircutsA Saint Paul barber is helping parents who are running short on cash get their children prepared for the first day of school Milan Dennie's offer of free back-to-school haircuts was always a big hit at his shop in Gary, Ind. He had the same promotion Monday at his new place in St .Paul's Frogtown neighborhood.
Sid Hartman: 60 Years On WCCO RadioOn Sept. 1, 1955, Sid Hartman began doing sports on WCCO Radio. He had been on WLOL reporting on Gopher football and finally got the call from WCCO General Manager Larry Haeg to come over to the Good Neighbor. And for 60 year, almost every single day of the week (to this day), you hear Sid Hartman on WCCO.
Interview: Beth Goetz Talks Raising Money, Morale At The UThe interim athletic director for the University of Minnesota spoke with WCCO Radio on Sunday, commenting on her new job, morale at the institution and what the future holds.
Officials: Confederate Flag Fire Truck Incident Still Under InvestigationRemember the southern Minnesota volunteer firefighter who was suspended for flying a Confederate flag during a parade? Hartland city leaders say the issue remains under investigation, basically because officials have met just one time about it since it happened.
WCCO Radio Wins Service To America AwardStaff at NewsRadio 830 WCCO are returning home from Washington D.C. with the 2015 Service to America Award. The award was presented Tuesday night by the National Association of Broadcaster's Education Foundation (NABEF).
Pool Safety Advocates Say More Should Have Been Done To Prevent Tragedy In St. PaulThere are still a lot of questions surrounding the near drowning of two young children in St. Paul. One of the two boys rescued Monday from an abandoned pool outside an apartment in St Paul is still in critical condition.
Benefit Held For Fmr. Mpls. Police Spokesman In The Fight of His LifeA benefit is being held Monday for a Minneapolis cop who's in the fight of his life. Jesse Garcia is battling Stage 4 cancer that started in his stomach and has spread to his liver and the bones around his chest cavity.
Mpls. Restaurant Donates Proceeds From 3-Day Fundraiser To NepalA three-day fundraiser at a Minneapolis restaurant raised a huge chunk of money for people on the other side of the world.
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.
Web Extra: WCCO Radio Archives Of 1965 TornadoesFifty years ago this Wednesday, the Twin Cities were ravaged by a series of tornadoes that struck the northwestern metro area. No fewer than six tornadoes touched down as the storm system moved through, some of them on the ground simultaneously.
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.