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CBSN Minnesota’s Morning Update: Sept. 24, 2021❇️ Parts of MN are still under drought conditions, but things have improved quite a bit ❇️ It’s the fall season and we’re asking: Would you rather pick apples or pumpkins?
Water Restrictions Ending In 10 SuburbsThe state's drought is finally waning and St. Paul, along with 10 suburbs, are ending water restrictions.
U Of M Raptor Center Helps With Vikings-Seahawks Game PredictionUniversity of Minnesota Raptor Center knows a thing or two about hawks, and they help with winner predictions for the Vikings-Seahawks game.
How Drought Conditions Affected Apple, Pumpkin ProductionShayla Reaves was live in St. Louis Park Friday morning with how the drought conditions during summer could impact your weekend plans.
Vikings Fans Ready To Return To US Bank Stadium After More Than 600 DaysMarielle Mohs joined us live from outside US Bank Stadium with what those headed to the Vikings-Seahawks game should expect Sunday.
Newspaper Headlines From Sept. 24, 2021Jason DeRusha reads this morning’s newspaper headlines.
Lynx Playoffs Preview With Head Coach Cheryl ReeveLynx general manager and head coach Cheryl Reeve joined us Friday morning to talk playoffs.
5 A.M. Weather ReportIt will be dry at the bus stop Friday morning, but showers are expected to move in after 9 a.m. Sunshine returns by late afternoon. Riley O'Connor reports.
WCCO Digital Update: Sept. 24, 2021Jason DeRusha has the latest digital headlines Friday morning.
10 P.M. Weather ReportSpotty showers in Friday's forecast, but no severe weather is hitching a ride.
Good Question: What Is Minnesota’s Hispanic History?Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to recognize the cultures and contributions of Americans whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. And in Minnesota, it's a diverse and growing group.
Don Shelby Recovering After Stroke Halted His Performance In Passion ProjectHe sat behind the anchor desk at WCCO for more than 30 years before his retirement in 2010. But due to a recent health setback, Don Shelby never made it on stage for his latest production. Liz Collin talks to him about his latest passion project that took an unexpected turn.
More Minnesota Families Finding Their Water’s Unsafe To DrinkThe Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has announced it's looking into findings of contamination in private wells in two Twin Cities communities, including one WCCO reported on earlier this week.
Some Minnesota Pumpkin, Apple Farms Seeing Smaller Yields Amid DroughtA popular fall activity might not look the same thanks to the state’s record drought.
Derek Chauvin Files Appeals For George Floyd ConvictionsDerek Chauvin filed appeals Thursday to his murder and manslaughter convictions in the death of George Floyd. In the filing, Chauvin stated he is “unrepresented by legal counsel in connection with the appeal.”
6 P.M. Weather ReportA few showers expected Friday, before we dry out over several days.
Don Shelby Recovering From 2nd StrokeHe sat behind the anchor desk at WCCO for more than 30 years before his retirement in 2010. But, due to a recent health setback, Don Shelby never made it on stage for his latest production.
1-On-1 With Ousted GOP Chair Jennifer CarnahanThe ousted head of the Minnesota Republican Party says she may run to get her old job back. Jennifer Carnahan was forced to resign as party chair over her ties to accused child sex trafficker Tony Lazzaro.
Gisela Medina Now In Minnesota CustodyA now-suspended student at the University of St. Thomas, who is accused of aiding a top Republican donor and activist to traffic minors for sex, is now in custody in Minnesota.
Man Shot Dead Near Busy St. Paul Shopping AreaA man is dead after a shooting on St. Paul’s east side Thursday afternoon -- the city’s 28th homicide of 2021.
U.S. Bank Stadium Unveils New FoodsWe are two days away from the Minnesota Vikings' first home opener in two years, with people in the stands. During a year without fans in the stand, the team made safety a priority for everyone entering U.S. Bank Stadium.
5 P.M. Weather ReportSome rain might fall on Friday afternoon. Afterwards, Saturday will be a cool day.
Pilot Injured After Single-Engine Plane Flips Over While Landing At Flying Cloud AirportIn Eden Prairie, a pilot suffered minor injuries after a rough landing at Flying Cloud Airport.
Father, Stepmother Sentenced To 40 Years In Prison For Death Of 8-Year-Old GirlA judge sentenced Brett and Sarah Hallow to 40 years, as both pleaded guilty to murder, child endangerment, and other charges in the death of Autumn Hallow.

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