One of the best ways to avoid the “summer slide” with kids is to encourage reading, says Dr. Gigi Chawla from Children’s Minnesota (3:54) WCCO 4 Mid-Morning — June 16, 2021
10 P.M. Next Weather ReportMeteorologist Chris Shaffer reports that Friday will be a Top 10 Weather Day.
Minneapolis Approves ‘Prince Rogers Nelson Way’ Street SignThe sign will sit outside First Avenue in downtown Minneapolis.
How Are Hotels Rated?There is no one standard on how hotels are rated. Several organizations offer their own ratings systems in a variety of different ways.
Questions Remain Following Water Main Break In St. Louis ParkThe main ruptured leak out 1.1 million gallons of water. The city said the water found its way into a sanitary sewer manhole, and from there rushed into homeowner’s basements.
Aurora FC Kick Off Inaugural Season In Front Of Sold-Out CrowdNorman Seawright III recaps the excitement surrounding Minnesota's newest sports team.
Minneapolis Settles With Journalist Blinded During 2020 UnrestThe city of Minneapolis has agreed to pay $600,000 to a freelance journalist who lost sight in one of her eyes after being shot by a foam bullet while covering the unrest following George Floyd's murder.
Firearm Age Requirements In MinnesotaWhen it comes to getting a drivers license, drinking alcohol, enlisting in the military or even renting a car in this country, age is a factor. And it's no different for buying a gun.
Beloved 'Grandpa Kevin' Is Sharing Life Lessons To Elementary School StudentsElementary students in Sartell, Minnesota, are getting support from Kevin McCarthy, also known as “Grandpa Kevin.”
6 P.M. Next Weather ReportMeteorologist Chris Shaffer reports on the Memorial Day weekend forecast.
Investigation Finds 3M Mismanaged Hazardous Waste At Cottage Grove FacilityPollution regulators in Minnesota say one of the state’s largest companies mismanaged hazardous waste in multiple instances over a span of more than two decades.
Teen Carjacked At Gunpoint In PlymouthPolice chased the two suspects into Minneapolis and found the stolen vehicle on the city's north side.
Water Safety Concerns Heading Into Memorial Day WeekendAuthorities say that the water on many Minnesota lakes is still dangerously cold.
5 P.M. Next Weather ReportWith the clouds it's looking gloomy on Thursday night, but Friday will be a Top 10 Weather Day!
Minnesota Aurora FC Kicks Of Season At TCO StadiumThe team and community around it have been building up to this moment. Minnesota Aurora FC will play in front of a sold out crowd on Thursday night.
Minneapolis, St. Paul See Population Dips Amid Pandemic, US Census Data ShowsNew census numbers show people are leaving Minnesota’s largest cities since the start of the pandemic.
3rd Precinct Inspector Looks To Make Connections With CommunityJose Gomez is the new inspector for MPD’s Third Precinct. He and his officers are hoping to make a difference in places they weren’t welcome before.
Buffalo High School Students Walk Out To Protest Gun ViolenceStudents walked out of classrooms at schools across the country in a push to end gun violence.
WCCO Digital Update: Afternoon Of May 26, 2022Frank Vascellaro reports the latest digital headlines.
How To Watch: Aurora FC Home Games To Stream On CBS News MinnesotaMinnesota Aurora FC’s season officially begins with a sold-out home opener Thursday evening. If you can’t cheer for the team in person this summer, you can stream the gameday experience on CBS News Minnesota.
Noon Next Weather ReportClouds are pushing on eastward on Thursday, but sunshine and warm temps will make for a Top 10 Weather Day on Friday!
Students Walk Out To Protest Gun ViolenceBuffalo students walked out of their classroom on Thursday as part of a nationwide walkout for students fighting to end gun violence.
Take An 'Up North Brewcation' With Bent PaddleBent Paddle, based in Duluth, is encouraging beer lovers to get outdoors.
Feedback: Are You Ready For Drones To Start Delivering Your Takeout?Are you ready for your pizza to come by drone delivery?
The Mental Health Benefits Of Having A PetResearch shows having a dog around can improve a person's well-being.