WCCO’s Amelia Santaniello and Frank Vascellaro -- who recently became empty nesters -- share their experience, and some tips to help you navigate that life-changing event when it comes time for your kids to leave the nest.

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10 P.M. Weather ReportTemps will reach the single digits Thursday, and more snow arrives Friday.
Finding Minnesota: Whitewater SnowshoeingAt Whitewater State Park in Winona County, it doesn’t matter if it’s 30 below or 30 above -- people show up for one particular snow activity.
Metro Hockey Team Honors Assistant Coach After TragedyA youth hockey team and their fans honored their assistant coach and his wife with a mid-game tribute Wednesday night.
Dayton Family Opposes Changes To Orono’s Summit Beach ParkOne of Minnesota's wealthiest families is fighting to stop a Twin Cities suburb from developing a city park.
Pond Hockey, Snow Sculpting Bringing Gawkers OutsideOur local pride in bundling up to head outside in the cold is getting international attention this week.
Why Most St. Paul Diners Won’t Need To Show Vax StatusChange is on the menu for many Twin Cities restaurants, with requirements starting Wednesday for customers to either have a vaccine or a negative COVID test. However, a little-known rule is adding to confusion for spots in St. Paul.
Trampoline Park Aims To Help Action Sports Athletes Hone New SkillsThe facility is only open to action sports athletes who are looking to advance their skills.
6 P.M. Weather ReportMeteorologist Chris Shaffer reports on how long this cold snap will last.
Snow Sculpting Championships In StillwaterNine teams from five countries will spend three days carving blocks of snow into creative workers.
Minnesota Suing 2 Companies Over COVID TestingMinnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison says the two companies took to long to return test results and falsified information.
Hennepin County Workers File Intent To StrikeThousands of social services and clerical workers say they want better wages, remote work benefits and COVID protections.
What Wastewater Reveals About Omicron In MinnesotaResearchers say the data suggests that the Omicron peak could already have been reached in the Twin Cities.
Restaurants Make Changes As Vaccine Rule Goes Into EffectSome restaurants said they had to change their entire business model to make things work.
5 P.M. Weather ReportChilly temps are here to stay for a few days, according to WCCO Meteorologist Chris Shaffer.
Emergency Medical Teams Arrive In Minnesota For COVID ReliefMinnesota hospitals continue to face a care crisis, with too many patients and not enough staff.
Twin Cities Businesses Adjust To Vaccine RulesWednesday is the first day that you need to prove that you’ve been vaccinated for COVID-19 or show a negative test result before you can get in to some places in Minnesota and St. Paul.
Federal Civil Rights Trial Set To Begin Thursday For 3 Ex-MPD Officers In George Floyd’s DeathOn Thursday the federal civil rights trial of three former Minneapolis police officers in the death of George Floyd gets underway in St. Paul.
WCCO Digital Update: Afternoon Of Jan. 19, 2022Here are the latest Minnesota headlines.
Noon Weather ReportMeteorologist Lisa Meadows reports frigid wind chill and when Minnesotans could see snow later this week.
MnDOT's Name A Plow Contest ReturnsSome of the names this year include "Betty Whiteout" and "Plowin' In The Wind."
Man Arrested In Connection To St. Paul HomicideA 31-year-old man was arrested for the fatal shooting Tuesday night in the Frogtown neighborhood.
Vaccine Rules Go Into Effect In Minneapolis, St. PaulThose heading out to bars and restaurants will need to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test.
How You Can Eat Burgers For A Good CausePaul Fletcher from Cities 97 explains.
New Book Shares A 'Celebration Of Nordic Skiing'Ryan Rodgers talks about his new book, "Winter's Children."

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