A new CBS News poll found 37% of people polled haven't written and sent a letter by hand in over five years.
Top Entertainment Picks Around Town For DecemberA new musical at the Orpheum, the "Nutcracker" at the State Theatre, and the Beach Boys at Treasure Island are all among Phil Thompson's best bets for the month.
Spirit Free Cocktails For Those Not Drinking Over The HolidaysHaving a few drinks during the holiday season isn't unusual for many of us. But there are plenty of reasons why some choose not to and may be looking for alternatives, explains Danielle Goss from Kul Mocks Craft Mocktails.
St. Paul Ice Fishing And Winter Sports Show Is BackIt's the perfect event for people just itching to get out and enjoy the winter, John Nelson from Thorne Brothers explains.
9 A.M. Weather ReportWCCO meteorologist Mike Augusytniak says more snow events are on track to impact Minnesota and Wisconsin into next week.
App Wants To Direct You To Holiday LightsWith this app, you can plan the perfect sightseeing route to experience your community’s celebratory spirit.
How Did Minnesota Get So Many Lakes?Heather Brown takes a look at the geological story of Minnesota's 10,000 (actually more than 11,400) lakes.
Mid-Morning Headlines From Dec. 3, 2021Another school district is taking an extended break as coronavirus cases rise, and staff shortages continue.
CBSN Minnesota Morning Update: National Bartenders DayHeather Brown shares the latest news updates, and asks people for their favorite cocktails as Friday is National Bartenders Day.
Meet The Expert: Predicting The Vikings-Lions WinnerLions Tap in Eden Prairie helps us predict the Lions-Vikings matchup.
Kim Potter Trial: What To Expect On 4th Day Of Jury SelectionFor more on what to expect in court Friday, we're joined now by criminal defense attorney Joe Tamburino, who is not affiliated with the case.
Omicron Variant: What We Know So FarDr. Beth Thielen, a Pediatric Infectious Disease Physician at the University of Minnesota, joins us Friday morning to discuss the Omicron variant.
Como Park Zoo Celebrating The Holidays With Flower ShowComo Park Zoo is opening their holiday flower show Friday.
Interview: Local Jewelry Company, Nashipai, Helps Women OverseasA local jewelry company has a connection that is helping women overseas. Nashipai sells bold jewelry that is also socially conscious.
6 A.M. Weather ReportMike Augustyniak has the latest forecast.
WCCO Digital Update: Morning Of Dec. 3, 2021Heather Brown has the latest headlines.
10 P.M. Weather ReportThere is the chance for some snowflakes in the extended forecast.
Good Question: How Did Minnesota Get Its Lakes?The whole process actually began 2-and-a-half million years ago. Back then, glaciers covered major parts of what is now the U.S. Over time, they would recede, come back, recede, and so on.
Some Of 'Santa's Elves' Helping TLC Toys Distribute GiftsThere's a toy factory of sorts out in Ramsey, Minnesota that whips-up creations that would make Santa's elves green with envy.
Vaccines Key To Curbing COVID As Omicron Arrives, Experts SayDr. Matt Binnicker with Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic says it's likely more widespread than what's reported.
6 P.M. Weather ReportHighs early next week are expected to be chilly, in the low 20s.
Minnesota Zoo's Holiday 'Nature Illuminated' LaunchesThe Apple Valley zoo is featuring multiple illuminated displays for the holidays.
Hospice Launched In St. Paul Marks 80 YearsWhen a group of Dominican Hawthorne nuns opened the place now known as Our Lady of Peace, they worked in wards. Only curtains separated patients. But as the years passed, the amenities got better and so did the care.
3 More Jurors Seated, Only 2 More NeededThe morning started with three potential Kim Potter trial jurors being dismissed for cause, but then a father in his 40s who was critical of both Potter's and Wright's actions got seated.
Air Force Team Arrives To Help Taxed St. Cloud HospitalFederal medical teams are providing support during the surge of COVID-19 cases and ongoing hospital staffing shortages.