Adam Bachman from Bachman’s explains (3:35). WCCO Mid-Morning - August 5, 2021
‘Be The Match’ Donor, Recipient Finally MeetLibby Seering works at Be The Match, the Minneapolis nonprofit which has a role in every bone marrow and blood stem cell transplant in the United States. In 2019, Libby swabbed her cheek and found out she could help Richard Huck, who was battling leukemia. This week, Libby and Richard met for the first time ever on Facetime.
Andover Residents Looking For Answers Over Unsafe Drinking WaterSince early August, some residents in Andover have been waiting for answers about unhealthy levels of a cancer-causing chemical found in their well water.
6 P.M. Weather ReportMeteorologist Chris Shaffer reports as a line of severe storms moves over southeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin.
Why Didn't Sirens Sound In Savage Last Week?Pafoua Yang reports on why residents in Savage were left in the dark when a tornado swept over part of the city early Friday morning.
Parents Divided Over Whether To Get Young Children VaccinatedWCCO-TV's Esme Murphy speaks with Minnesota mothers about whether or not they'll get children as young as 5 years old vaccinated with the Pfizer vaccine.
Greenwood Fire Now 80% ContainedIt's been more than five weeks since a lightning strike started a fire that charred more than 25,000 acres in the Superior National Forest.
Metro Transit: Route Cancellations Due To Driver ShortageClose to 200 cancelations of Metro Transit bus routes this weekend kept many commuters waiting for a ride.
COVID-19 Pandemic Reveals Need For School NursesResearch by the Educator Licensing Board shows there are more than 890,000 public school students in Minnesota -- but only 637 licensed school nurses.
Minnesota Artist, 22, Going For Duck Stamp GloryEvery year, hunters are required to buy a federal stamp with the money going to protect wetlands. The paintings used for these "duck stamps" are one of America's most prestigious art competitions – and a Minnesota artist in competition is getting attention from young people on social media.
5 P.M Weather ReportAfter Monday's widespread rainfall, Minnesota will dry out for the next several days.
Storm Watch: 4 P.M. UpdateChris Shaffer reports on a line of severe thunderstorms moving across southeastern Minnesota.
4 P.M. Weather ReportParts of Southeastern Minnesota are under a Severe thunderstorm warning right now. Meteorologist Chris Shaffer shares how long the warning will be in effect.
3:30 P.M. Weather ReportWCCO chief meteorologist Chris Shaffer discusses which parts of Minnesota have a slight chance for tornadic activity Monday afternoon.
3 P.M. Weather ReportWCCO meteorologist Lisa Meadows discusses which part of Minnesota has a slight chance for tornadic activity this afternoon.
WCCO Digital Headlines: Afternoon Of Sept. 20, 2021Frank Vascellaro shares the latest updates and developing stories.
New Education Program Aims To Reduce Recidivism In Hennepin Co.Inmates in Minnesota’s most populous county will now have access to “rigorous and robust” education and training courses while incarcerated. Moreover, officials say support for more education will continue once individuals are no longer in custody.
Investigators Say 4 Victims Found In Wisconsin Were Killed In St. PaulThe St. Paul Police Department says it's taking over the investigation into four bodies that were found in a vehicle in western Wisconsin earlier this month, adding that the victims were believed to have been killed in St. Paul. Katie Johnston reports.
2 P.M. Weather ReportWCCO meteorologist Lisa Meadows says there is a threat of damaging winds for the Twin Cities, western Wisconsin this afternoon.
1 P.M. Weather ReportWCCO's Lisa Meadows shares the latest storm likelihood for the Twin Cities and western Wisconsin.
Noon Weather ReportWCCO meteorologist Lisa Meadows says that this could be one of the last summer storm days of the season.
Midday Headlines From Sept. 20, 2021Minneapolis Police are asking for help ending the violence in the city. FBI agents executed a search warrant at the North Port home Brian Laundrie shared with his fiancé Gabby Petito.
2nd Round Of 'Main Street' Grants AvailableStarting Monday, small Minnesota-owned businesses hit hardest in the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for more relief money.
Pfizer Says COVID Vaccine Safe For Kids 5-11That could be a big step towards making the vaccine available to that age group, and it comes at a time when COVID-19 cases in children have been skyrocketing.
2 Women Injured, Man Detained After Stabbing In CrystalPolice in Crystal say a man has been detained and two women are injured after a stabbing early Monday morning. Katie Johnston reports.