Amy Blaubach, director of STEM education for New Horizon Academy, explains (3:14). WCCO Mid-Morning - May 15, 2020
The Fire Inside Mankato WestLast year, the school believed they had a state title team. This year brought another chance for many players.
Sophie's Squad Raising Mental Health AwarenessA nonprofit is raising mental health awareness for youth athletes in Minnesota.
10 P.M. Weather ReportMeteorologist Lisa Meadows reports on where flurries might fall this weekend.
Colorado Lawmaker Apologizes For Comments On Ilhan OmarRep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colorado) apologized for using anti-Muslim language in describing an encounter with Ilhan Omar that the Minnesota lawmaker said never happened at all. Omar, who represents Minnesota's 5th District, called for the leaders of both parties to act, saying that such language not only endangers her life but those of all Muslims.
New COVID Variant Prompts Travel RestrictionsStill, it's unclear how severe the new variant is or how resistant it is to current vaccines.
Fire Destroys Home North Of The Twin CitiesCrews from multiple departments responded to knock down the flames at the Linwood Township home.
Accidental Shooting Leaves Boy, 5, Dead On ThanksgivingInvestigators are working to determine how the children got access to a gun.
6 P.M. Weather ReportMeteorologist Lisa Meadows reports on the weekend forecast.
Minnesota Wild Celebrates Native American Heritage Day With Special JerseysThe gear was designed in honor of National American Heritage Day. The reimagined logo includes four tipis along the Mississippi River to represent Dakota homesteads on the shoreline, and they are adorned with Mni Sota Makoce, Minnesota’s name in Dakota language meaning “the land where the waters reflect the skies.”
11-Year-Old Nika Hirsch's Black Friday Quest To Do 1,000 Kind DeedsThe 11-year-old from Northfield has spent her last five Black Fridays doing as many acts of kindness as her creative mind could come up with.
President Biden Heading To The Twin Cities Next WeekHe'll be in Rosemount to talk about the federal infrastructure package.
Shoppers Return To Stores For Black FridayShoppers lined up outside Twin Cities stores overnight to get the doorbuster Black Friday deals.
5-Year-Old Boy Killed In Brooklyn Park Shooting On ThanksgivingAccording to investigators, the shooting happened during the making of a social media video.
WCCO Digital Update: Afternoon Of Nov. 26, 2021Here are the latest Minnesota headlines.
Bent Paddle Brewing Wins 'Best In Show'Neil Caron, the innovation brewer with Bent Paddle Brewing, talks about the competition.
New Book Looks At Those Who Miss Out On Blue RibbonsR.J. Kern spent years traveling across the entire state, traveling from fair to fair, and finding the children who didn't take home the title of grand champion.
Early Black Friday Shoppers Warm Their HandsMore than 200 people waited for hours to get inside Mall of America.
Easy DIY Holiday Decoration IdeasJan Hagerman shares some easy-to-accomplish DIY holiday decorations.
9 A.M. Weather ReportWCCO meteorologist Riley O'Connor says that temperatures remain chilly going into the weekend.
Can There Be Too Many Decorations?Many use the weekend after Thanksgiving to put up their holiday decorations.
Nearly Half Aren't Afraid To RegiftA third of respondents also said if they can't think of anything to give, they turn to gift cards, cash, or even something practical, like socks.
Mid-Morning Headlines From Nov. 26, 2021The World Health Organization holding an emergency meeting after a new COVID-19 variant is discovered.
'CBSN Minnesota Morning Update': Shopping For Black FridayShayla Reaves has all the latest updates, and asks WCCO's social audience whether they're going out shopping Friday.
4 Things To Know For Nov. 26, 2021Here are the four stories you need to know about going into Black Friday.