EXTENDED INTERVIEW: St. Paul Police Chief Todd AxtellSt. Paul Police Chief Todd Axtell, is leaving his post in June after 33 years with the department. In his first on-camera interview since announcing his retirement, the chief opened-up in a way he hasn't before to WCCO's Susan-Elizabeth Littlefield.
MN Senate Approves SWLRT Audit BillCost overruns and delays have plagued the Southwest Light Rail project. Now, construction for the transit line is close to facing an in-depth probe from the legislative auditor.
Minnesota Businesses Brace For Higher Tax BillLawmakers in St. Paul are poised to blow past a key deadline to pay back the federal government money used for a surge in jobless claims during the pandemic.
Jennifer Carnahan Announces Run For Late Husband’s House SeatFormer chairwoman of Minnesota's Republican party Jennifer Carnahan has just announced she is running for Congress in Minnesota's First District.
Talking Points: How Do Lawmakers Plan To Fix Rising Gas Prices?With the war in Ukraine escalating, gas prices are only expected to continue rising. And the crisis is generating some specific proposals to help consumers.
Sen. Klobuchar Visits Poland Amid Ukraine ExodusAs the attacks in Ukraine near a third week, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar is in Poland seeing the refugee crisis first-hand.
Sen. Tina Smith On Ukraine, Gas PricesSen. Tina Smith sat down with Esme Murphy.
MN Lawmakers Present ‘Divest Russia’ BillAt the Minnesota State Capitol, Republicans and Democrats want to take action of their own to cut the state's financial ties with Russia.
Former Viking Matt Birk To Run For MN Lieutenant GovernorA former pro football player and Super Bowl champion is stepping into the political arena.
Report: Minneapolis Mishandled Civil Unrest ResponseDavid Schuman looks at the key findings of a comprehensive report from an outside auditing firm about the city of Minneapolis’ response to the civil unrest following George Floyd’s murder.
Good Question: Where Does Our Gasoline Come From?WCCO’s Jeff Wagner explains how much we rely on foreign oil, and why it's costing so much more.
Rally For Ukraine Held At Minn. State CapitolSeveral events took place across the Twin Cities Sunday in support of Ukraine.
Bipartisan Bill Would Eliminate Out-Of-Pocket Costs For Advanced Breast Cancer ScreeningsPutting politics aside at the state capitol could mean eliminating the high cost of breast cancer screenings for Minnesotans.
How 1970’s Teacher Strike Changed MinneapolisFor 20 days in 1970, Minneapolis teachers marched, making changes not only in the classroom -- but also state law.
'Rolling For Freedom' Truck Caravan Travels Across I-94 In MinnesotaTruck drivers are caravanning across Minnesota on Interstate 94.
Lawmakers To Probe SWLRT Cost Overruns, DelaysAn intense probe into rising costs and major delays for the Southwest Light Rail project is likely coming soon to the Minnesota State Capitol.
Sen. Tina Smith On Biden's Trip To Duluth-SuperiorThe Minnesota senator was on the Air Force One flight with Biden and the first lady.
President Biden Visits Superior, DuluthPresident Joe Biden is promising billions to help improve infrastructure across Minnesota and Wisconsin.
A Closer Look At the Gubernatorial RaceThe race for Governor seems to be gaining new candidates by the week.
President Biden Visits MN, WIDuring his visit to Minnesota and Wisconsin, President Biden reinforced what he talked about during his State of the Union address.
President Biden Touts Infrastructure Law In Duluth-SuperiorOn the heels of his State of the Union address Tuesday, President Joe Biden visited Superior, Wisconsin, to tout the federal infrastructure law that will bring billions to Minnesota and Wisconsin, including to the interchange that connects the two states. Video from CNN.
Biden To Talk Infrastructure In Superior, Wis., VisitPresident Biden will be flying into Duluth, speaking at the University of Wisconsin-Superior and visiting the Blatnik Bridge.
Biden To Tout Infrastructure Bill In WisconsinThe president and the first lady are coming to Minnesota and Wisconsin today.
Biden Gives His First State Of The Union SpeechEsme Murphy breaks down the highlights of the first State of the Union address of President Joe Biden’s presidency.

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