NASA is launching a small probe this week that will crash into an asteroid next fall to see if it can prevent a catastrophic impact someday on Earth.
WCCO Digital Update: Morning Of Jan. 19, 2022Jason DeRusha has the latest headlines.
4:30 A.M. Weather ReportThe entirety of the state is under a wind chill advisory Wednesday.
10 P.M. Weather ReportWe're in for a lingering cold snap, with feels-like temperatures approaching minus 30 degrees in some parts of Minnesota.
Good Question: Why Is 5G A Concern Around Airplanes?Warnings of a "catastrophic disruption" to the air travel industry have subsided, for now. AT&T and Verizon will roll out their 5G coverage countrywide Wednesday -- but it won't happen near some airports.
Sen. Klobuchar Returns From Ukraine VisitThe White House is warning that a Russian attack on Ukraine could happen at any moment.
St. Paul Police Investigate 3rd Homicide Of The YearSomeone was fatally shot Tuesday evening in St. Paul’s Frogtown neighborhood, according to police.
Antiviral Treatment Saves Vadnais Heights Man’s LifeA Twin Cities man credits a newly-available antiviral pill to treat COVID-19 with keeping him out of the hospital.
Delivery Driver Survives Violent Minneapolis CarjackingA single mom is sharing a harrowing story of bravery after she was carjacked, kidnapped and sexually assaulted in Minneapolis.
6 P.M. Weather ReportDangerous cold returns to Minnesota starting Tuesday night.
Metro Transit Tests Solar Bus Stop Route SignsMetro Transit is testing new technology at some Minneapolis bus stops that's cost-effective and climate-friendly.
The Bad News, And Good News, About Downtown Minneapolis’s FutureIt's hard to deny that the COVID pandemic has put a stop to the hustle and bustle of downtown Minneapolis. But there is some hope on the horizon for the center of the biggest city in the Upper Midwest.
St. Paul High School Students Stage WalkoutSome high school students in St. Paul are looking to bring attention to what they call unsafe classroom conditions as cases of COVID-19 surge.
Reward Offered For Puppy Stolen In St. Paul CarAnother dog is missing in the Twin Cities thanks to car thieves. See what the owner is willing to give to get Kua back.
5 P.M. Weather ReportThe temperatures are taking a dramatic turn, dropping to a high of 6 degrees on Wednesday.
Updated Quarantine Guidelines For COVID-Exposed ChildrenKids in child care may no longer have to quarantine even if they’re exposed to COVID.
Walz Proposes $2.7 Billion Infrastructure And Bonding BillThe governor is asking $120 million for bridge repairs and $260 million for infrastructure at state colleges and universities, along with another $450 million for affordable housing and $940 million for climate change projects.
Family Shares Story After Daughter Becomes Victim Of Sex TraffickingA family told their story of sex trafficking, sharing ways to help victims and flush out people who prey upon the most vulnerable in the community.
Academy Of Holy Angels Sends Students Home After Bomb ThreatThe school says someone left a voicemail on Tuesday morning implying a device could explode.
WCCO Digital Headlines: Afternoon Of Jan. 18, 2022Erin Hassanzadeh shares the latest story updates and developing headlines.
Ice ‘Highway’ On Lake Of The Woods Opens For 2nd YearA 37-mile ice highway in Minnesota that takes motorists across the mammoth Lake of the Woods to the northernmost point in the contiguous United States is open for the second straight year.
Noon Weather ReportA big temperature dip over the next 24 hours.
7 Senators, Including Klobuchar, Travel To UkraineSeven U.S. senators, including Amy Klobuchar, are in Ukraine to meet with that country’s president and other officials.
St. Paul Students Plan Walkout Over COVID SafetyA student walkout is planned in St. Paul Tuesday afternoon. Students across the district say they will demand better COVID-19 precautions to stay in school.
Web Extra: Mike Max Joins Adam Thielen, Ihmir Smith-Marsette In Virtual ChatSome of the state's top high school football players were on the call to listen and ask questions.