Will Store Shelves Still Be Empty During The Holiday Shopping Season?On Wednesday, President Joe Biden announced what he called a "90 day sprint" to eliminate bottle necks that have contributed to empty shelves and higher prices.
'CBSN Minnesota Morning Update': More Students Skipping The ACTPioneer Press reports that just 60% of Minnesota's 2021 high school grads took the ACT. Lots of colleges waived test requirements because of the pandemic.
Live Music Returns To Twin Cities, With Varying COVID ProtocolsConcerts have returned to the Twin Cities -- all with different rules and protocols.
Morning Headlines: Oct. 14, 2021Jason DeRusha is talking about declining participation in the ACT.
Concertgoers Navigate Varying COVID ProtocolsWhether or not you have to wear a mask or show proof of vaccination or a negative test could be up to the artist you're headed to see.
FDA Reviewing Moderna, Johnson & Johnson Booster ShotsA recommendation for more COVID-19 booster shots will happen by the end of the week.
Lidar Helping DNR Count Every Tree In MinnesotaThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources wants to make an inventory of every tree in the entire state, and lidar technology is making it a lot easier.
TSA Trying To Counter Troubling Trend Of Guns Found In Carry-On BagsThe Transportation Security Administration has confiscated 4,495 firearms found in carry-on bags as of Oct. 3, which is a new calendar-year record with still more than two months left to go. The previous record was 4,432 in 2019.
Eat Street Restaurants Struggling To Bounce BackOne restaurant owner said that people are reluctant to return to downtown Minneapolis and the stretch of restaurants along Nicollet Avenue.
Few COVID Cases Linked To Harry Styles' Xcel ConcertHarry Styles has some of the strictest COVID-19 protocols in the business, and health officials say that only a few cases were linked to his show at the Xcel last month.
Man Charged With Murder In St. Paul Bar Shooting Has Long Criminal HistoryEsme Murphy reports on Terry Brown's many dealings with the law.
MN DNR Ask For $3 Million For Trees And ForestsThe Minnesota DNR is asking lawmakers for $3 million to invest in trees and forests after the long summer drought.
WCCO Exclusive Interview: Rep. John Thompson Opens Up About The Past YearState Rep. John Thompson opens up to WCCO's Reg Chapman in a WCCO exclusive interview discussing his past year in Minnesota's House and some of the controversies he's faced.
MN Starts Missing And Murdered Indigenous People State DepartmentMinnesota is the first of it's kind in the nation to start a state department dedicated to finding and solving the murders and missing persons cases in the indigenous community.
FULL INTERVIEW: Rep. John Thompson Talks 1-On-1 With WCCO's Reg ChapmanEmbattled Minnesota State Rep. John Thompson says he has learned from his past mistakes, and is ready to work for the St. Paul residents he represents.
Mid-Morning Headlines From Oct. 13, 2021A school bus crash injured members of a cross country team.
CBSN Minnesota's Morning Update: Oct. 13, 2021Storms have moved into the southern part of the state. Riley O'Connor shares when they're expected to reach the Twin Cities. And with William Shatner going into space, we want to know which other celebrities would you like to see blast off?
COVID Vs. Cold: What To Look ForWith kids back in school and COVID cases rising, it can be tough for parents to know if their kid's runny nose is a cold or COVID.
US Will Reopen Borders To Vaccinated Travelers Next MonthSince the beginning of the pandemic, only essential travel - mainly for business and trade - was allowed between our land borders.
Morning Headlines: Oct. 13, 2021Jason DeRusha is talking about park rules in Ramsey County.
Is It COVID Or A Cold?With kids back in school there are a lot of viruses going around. But it can be hard to tell if it's COVID or just a cold.
US Borders Will Reopen For Non-Essential Travel For Vaccinated Next MonthThis is the end of a 19-month travel ban on foreigners' access into the US by land from Mexico and Canada.
MOA Offers BIPOC Store Owners Rent-Free Space For 3 MonthsA new program is giving small, local companies a chance at something big.
Toilet Explosion Rocks Pine City HomeA Pine City family dealing with a plumbing nightmare was getting nowhere with the city, then WCCO stepped in to try to help.