WCCO-TV, WCCO Radio Win Multiple Edward R. Murrow AwardsThe Radio Television Digital News Association has awarded WCCO multiple Edward R. Murrow Awards.
Finding Minnesota: Mike Binkley Says 'Thanks' For The MemoriesBefore beginning his retirement from TV news, Mike Binkley produced one final Finding Minnesota report, a "thank you" to the state for all the memories.
How A 1-Year-Old Weather Story Went Viral, And Sent Minnesotans Into A Snow FrenzyOn Wednesday morning, thousands of Minnesotans logged on to Facebook to some disturbing (or maybe exciting) news: a huge snow storm was headed our way. There was just one problem: The story was from last year.
Are Minnesotans Uninviting To Outsiders?The concept of "Minnesota Nice" has proven an effective marketing tool, but is the proof in the pudding, as a typical Minnesotan might ask? Like clockwork, residents here are engaging in one more dose of heavy self-examination as of late.
Movie Blog: WCCO Team's Scariest Childhood Movie MomentsThis year, inspired by a segment from WCCO This Morning, the web team thought it would be fun to recount the movies that scared us the most as children, the ones that we found the hardest to shake off when we were in our formative years.
WCCO-TV Nominated For 21 Upper Midwest EmmysWCCO-TV has been nominated for 21 Emmys at the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS), Upper Midwest Regional Emmy Awards. The nominations include three nominations for best newscast in markets 1 through 20 -- best daytime newscast, best evening newscast and best weekend newscast -- as well as overall station excellence.
WCCO's Mike Binkley Announces RetirementA fixture on Minnesota airwaves for decades, WCCO-TV anchor Mike Binkley announced Wednesday that he plans to retire from the business after 34 years. He announced his decision on Facebook.
Twin Cities Couple Says 'I Do' On WCCO-TV RooftopWedding bells were ringing on the WCCO-TV rooftop Saturday afternoon. Heather Eckman and Alexander LaCroix tied the knot Saturday on the WCCO rooftop despite the hot and humid conditions.
Talking Points: Closed-Door Meeting On Sex Offender ProgramIn June, a federal judge declared the state program that locks up civilly committed sex offenders unconstitutional.
92-Year-Old Crosses Skydiving Off 'Bucket List'Kevin Burns was recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's, and his family is helping him check items off his bucket list. They learned that one of the big items on his list was skydiving.
Bud Kraehling's Family To Hold Public Celebration Of His LifeLongtime WCCO weatherman Bud Kraehling will be remembered this weekend during a public celebration.
Former 'CCO Meteorologist Bud Kraehling Dies At 96Bud Kraehling, who served as meteorologist for WCCO-TV for 47 years of his five-decades-long career in broadcasting, died Wednesday evening from cancer at the age of 96.
Animal Humane Society Reaches $1 Million GoalLast weekend’s Walk for Animals event was a huge success. The Animal Humane Society says it has exceeded its goal of $1 million, with the help of thousands of donors and a WCCO-TV phone bank.
Former 'CCO Sports Reporter R.J. Fritz Battling Stomach CancerLongtime WCCO sports personality Ralph Jon Fritz is battling a terminal stomach cancer. "This is, without a doubt, the most difficult email I have ever sent," he said in a note addressed to colleagues and friends earlier this week.
Former WCCO-TV Film Editor Claude Heisch DiesWCCO-TV is remembering former film editor Claude Heisch, who passed away last week at the age of 89. Heisch was born in Enghien Les Bains, France, and moved to the United States in 1950 after working as a photographer with the French military.