A few weeks ago WCCO shared a video of some brave Minnesotans water skiing on New Years Eve. Their video received quite a response from our viewers online. We recently caught up with two of those water skiers to hear a little bit more about embracing sub-zero temps and what this tradition means to them.
10 P.M. Weather ReportMeteorologist Chris Shaffer reports on the snow heading to Minnesota on Friday.
How Cold Is Minnesota?Heather Brown looks at weather data to see if Minnesotans really live in the "icebox of the nation."
Man Charged After Family Of 4 Found Dead In Smuggling CaseThe four people, including an infant, were found dead near the Minnesota-Canada border.
From Hot To Cold: Embracing The ElementsSauna culture is becoming increasingly popular in the Twin Cities as Minnesotans looks to deal with the winter cold.
Money Meant For Student May Have Gone To Luxury Homes, CarFederal agents executed search warrants on more than a dozen properties connected to what FBI search warrants call an alleged pattern of deception, money laundering and fraud by a Minneapolis organization claiming to feed at-risk children.
Gov. Walz Calls For Sheriff Dave Hutchinson To Step DownInvestigators say the sheriff was driving more than 120 mph when he totaled a county-own vehicle.
6 P.M. Weather ReportWe're warming up, and will deal with several bursts of snow through the weekend.
Dad & Daughter Team Take Their Music To The MassesA Twin Cities father found his way back to the recording studio after his daughter’s health setbacks
4 Found Dead Near Minnesota-Canada BorderA man, woman, teen and baby were all found dead in Canada just feet away from the Minnesota border Wednesday. Now, a Florida man now faces child smuggling charges.
Gov. Walz Joins Calls For Sheriff Hutchinson’s ResignationThe sheriff of Minnesota’s largest county says he won’t resign after a DWI conviction. Caroline Cummings looks into the rules for sheriffs, who are elected by the people they serve.
5 P.M. Weather ReportIt’s barely above zero degrees on Thursday afternoon, and some short bursts of snow are on their way.
Walz Spending Plan Includes $150 To $350 Checks Directly To Minnesota HouseholdsGov. Tim Walz wants to send 2.7 million Minnesota households a “Walz Check” this year thanks to a record-breaking surplus of state funds.
Interim MPD Chief Huffman Outlines PrioritiesThe new interim police chief for the Minneapolis Police Department laid out her priorities.
Jury Seated In Federal Trial Of 3 Ex-MPD OfficersOn Thursday afternoon, the jury was chosen in the federal trial of Tou Thao, Thomas Lane, and J Alexander Kueng, who are accused of intentionally depriving George Floyd of his civil rights.
Video Shows Hennepin Co. Sheriff After DWI CrashNew video and photos from the scene of Sheriff Hutchinson’s DWI crash were released on Thursday.
WCCO Digital Headlines: Afternoon Of Jan. 20, 2022Jeff Wagner shares the latest headline updates and breaking news stories.
Gov. Walz Says Hennepin Co. Sheriff Hutchinson Should ResignThe comment was made after Thursday's release of dash camera footage and other documents.
Noon Weather ReportBe it snow or cold winds, there's a lot of winter in the extended forecast, WCCO meteorologist Mike Augustyniak says.
Midday Headlines From Jan. 20, 2022Jury selection has begun in the trial of three former MPD officers accused of violating George Floyd's civil rights.
Interim MPD Chief Lays Out Department's PrioritiesAmelia Huffman identified five key areas of commitment for the department: Care, Connection, Communication, Courage, and Character.
Video Shows Hennepin Co. Sheriff Hutchinson Claim He Wasn’t Driving After DWI CrashStill not released, body-worn camera video from deputies responding to the crash scene. State law says Hutchinson, 41, must give consent in order for that video to be released, and so far he has not given that consent. WCCO called his attorney and are waiting for a response.
Dry January Rounds The Clubhouse TurnSo Good So You is a Minneapolis-based maker of immune-boosting probiotic juice shots, founder Rita Katona explains.
January Is Cervical Cancer Awareness MonthIt will affect more than 14,000 women this year, according to the American Cancer Society, and about 4,280 women will die from cervical cancer, explains cancer survivor Lily Taylor.
Indoor Farmers’ Markets Return For Another Winter SeasonKaren Bachman Thull explains.