Dayton, Fischbach Talk Party Differences At Lunch
Gov. Mark Dayton says he and his next lieutenant governor had a cordial lunch as they talked over how they will work together despite party differences.
Police: Man Found Dead In Maplewood Park Died Of Exposure
The Maplewood Police Department responded to a report of a body found in Battle Creek Park around 8:30 Tuesday morning.
Charges Declined In St. Paul Officers’ Fatal Shooting Of Illinois Man
The Ramsey County Attorney’s Office has declined to file criminal charges in an officer-involved shooting that resulted in the death of a 29-year-old Illinois man in March.
Oregon Man Traveling To Mpls. Busted With 80 Pounds Of Pot
The Morton County Sheriff’s Office says an Oregon man has been arrested after he attempted to travel to Minneapolis with 80 pounds of marijuana.
McNally Smith’s Surprise Closure Leaves Students, Staff Scrambling
Hundreds of students and faculty members at a St. Paul music college are left in limbo after a surprise announcement.
UMN Board Of Regents Increases Tuition For Not-Resident Students
The University of Minnesota Board of Regents voted Friday to approve a tuition hike for most non-resident students.
Child’s Birthday Party Erupts In Fight; Man Arrested
Police say a birthday party attended by young children in Moorhead erupted into a physical fight and an arrest on possible assault charges.
WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Community Choir In Minnesota
Every young member has a voice in the Angelica Cantanti Youth Choir.
What Benefits Do Members Of Congress Get After They Leave Office?
Ever since Senator Franken announced his resignation last week, several viewers have emailed questions about his retirement benefits.
St. Paul’s McNally Smith College Of Music To Close
St. Paul's McNally Smith College of Music will close its doors after more than 30 years in operation.
North High Athletic Director Placed On Leave Amid Investigation
A source at Minneapolis North High School says Former Viking Leo Lewis is on leave while he school conducts an internal investigation.
St. Paul City Attorney Sam Clark Running For State AG
St. Paul City Attorney Sam Clark says he is running for Minnesota attorney general.
Al Franken Confirms Senate Seat Handover To Smith In Early January
Al Franken has confirmed that he expects his replacement, Democratic Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, to take over his seat in early January.
‘Home For The Holidays’ Serves Up Hot Meal For Veterans At Target Field
All season long, WCCO's "Home for the Holidays" shines a light on the problem of homelessness among our veterans, who have sacrificed so much.
Fmr. Viking Randall McDaniel Now Inspires Kids In The Classroom
As Randall McDaniel's football career ended, a new one was just getting started here in Minnesota.
Minnehaha Academy Announces Rebuilding Plans After Deadly Explosion
We are getting a close-up look at what happened when a gas explosion gutted a Twin Cities school.
Sun Country To Be Sold To NY-Based Investment Group
Sun Country is the largest privately-held independent airline in the country. The airlines services about 2.5 million passengers a year.
Minnesota Democrats Aim To Clear Smith’s Path For 2018 Bid
Minnesota's next senator, Tina Smith, could face a clear path to next year's special election.
Sheriff: Chetek Businessman Arrested For Meth Sales
A western Wisconsin real estate broker is in custody, accused of using his business to sell methamphetamine.
P!nk To Perform At Minneapolis Armory During Super Bowl
Imagine Dragons, Jennifer Lopez, The Chainsmokers, Florida Georgia Line and the Dave Matthews Band already announced concerts around Super Bowl LII.
Hastings Fire Damages Historic House
The occupants of two condos in the home were able to get out safely. No injuries were reported.
Sheriff: 3 Arrested In Ham Lake Shooting
Investigators in the north metro say the story behind a shooting that sent a man to the hospital in critical condition just doesn't add up.
Freeman: I Can’t Charge MPD Officer Yet In Damond’s Shooting Death
Hennepin County’s attorney told union members Thursday that he does not have enough evidence yet to file charges against the Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an Australian woman last summer.
North H.S. Students To Help With Super Bowl Dress Rehearsal
North High School, MinneapolisStudents will also each receive two passes for high school night at the NFL Experience at the Minneapolis Convention Center.
FCC Votes Down Obama-Era ‘Net Neutrality’ Rules
The FCC has voted on party lines to undo sweeping Obama-era "net neutrality" rules that guaranteed equal access to internet.
Police: St. Cloud Man Fired Air Rifle At Car With Woman, Baby Inside
A 42-year-old St. Cloud man was arrested Wednesday night after firing an air rifle at a car while a woman and 5-month-old child were inside.
‘StandDowns’ Help Connect Veterans To Help, Other Veterans
StandDowns offer veterans access to services and resources to get them back on track.
‘I Have My Hero Back’: A Homeless Veteran’s Long Journey Home
“When I walk by a homeless person I see them," Colonel Kevin Olson said. “For me, it's a very personal issue."
MACV Helps Ailing Veteran Connect To Benefits & Permanent Home
For those veterans, finding a place to call home is the first step in re-claiming their lives. WCCO’s Reg Chapman shows us how one veteran is living again with the help of MACV.
MACV Helps Veteran’s Quest To Find A Home In Time For Holidays
Richard Benjamin is a veteran who found himself looking for a house for his wife and their six children. Thanks to the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans, the family is on the road to finding a home just in time for the holidays.
Police Seek Counterfeit Money Suspect In Eden Prairie
Authorities are asking for the public’s help to identify a man who passed counterfeit money in Eden Prairie last month.
Group Says Lake Calhoun Was Named After A Different Calhoun
Save Lake Calhoun's advertisement says that Minnesotans have been "duped into an inflammatory and false narrative about Lake Calhoun."
Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets
Some may already have family arriving in town this weekend for the holidays. If you are looking for fun things to do with them around the Twin Cities, Kim Johnson has you covered.
St. Paul Honors Those Who Solved Child’s Killing In 1981
Cassie Hansen got up to go use the restroom during a Christmas program at a church and was never seen alive again.
Reality Check: Women In Politics
Women make up more than half of the population, but only a small percentage of elected officials.
Target Buys Grocery Delivery Company Shipt For $550M
The Minnesota-based company said the goal is same-day delivery of most of its products nationwide.
How Does MnDOT Set The Price Of A MnPASS Ride?
Minnesotans know even the smallest amount of snow can throw a big wrench into a commute. It can also jack up the prices to use the MnPASS lane.
Man Critically Injured In Ham Lake Shooting
A 21-year-old man is critically hurt after reporting a road-rage shooting in Ham Lake, but police say his story isn't adding up.
Construction Crews Making Progress On Minnesota United Stadium
The future home of Minnesota's major league soccer team is starting to take shape.
New Grocery, Wellness Venture Opens In North Minneapolis
The community building has it all -- from fresh produce and meats to fitness and nutrition.