Dozens Of Opportunities To Volunteer During Xcel, WCCO's Day Of ServiceWCCO has partnered with Xcel Energy for the Day of Service, and we're inviting you to take part in a day of volunteering this Saturday.
60 Ways To Volunteer During WCCO & Xcel Energy Day Of ServiceMark Saturday, Sept. 7 on your calendars for our Day of Service. Over 1,400 people are expected to volunteer on 60 different projects.
WCCO's R.J. Fritz Posthumously Selected For MN Broadcasting Hall Of FameIn 1968, he began his 40-year run at WCCO-TV. Fritz and fellow WCCO-TV sportscaster Mark Rosen formed the best tandem in town.
MSP To Mexico City: Delta To Begin Nonstop Service In JuneDelta Air Lines is expected to operate direct flight service from the Twin Cities to Mexico City, in an effort to make flying between the two international airports more streamlined.
Crews Making Final State Fair Preps, Including WCCO 'Pulling Together' BoothCrews were busy making all the last-minute preparations on Wednesday for the fair, including us at WCCO-TV.
WCCO Viewers Raise $75K For Homeless, Neglected Animals With the help of generous, pet-loving viewers, WCCO-TV was able to raise more than $75,000 for the Animal Humane Society.
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.
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.