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Fallen New London Soldier’s Push For Safety Honored

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — After more than a decade of hard work and road blocks, the parents of a fallen soldier are about to see his dream come true. 344 more words


October Sees The Tenth Top 10 Weather Day In Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – This Top-10 Weather day wasn’t just based on sunshine and 70 degrees.

“It was kind of spur of the moment. We looked at the weather cast and knew we wanted to do something,” Ed Greene said. 224 more words


New Helmet Technology Could Help Curb Concussions

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Concussions are a concern from youth football all the way to the pros.

But a Minneapolis high school thinks they may have a method for keeping players safe and for cutting down on head injuries. 376 more words


MN Vikings’ Ponder Gives Shopping Spree To Grieving Family

A grieving Minnesota family received an unexpected gift during a chance encounter at the mall.

Brianna and Emily Robbins’ mom, Maggie, was killed in a car accident earlier this month. 146 more words


Good Question: Why Is Gas Cheap This Year?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Minnesotans are enjoying cheaper gas prices than drivers in most other states.

The average cost in the Twin Cities right now is $2.98 a gallon. 337 more words


Citizens Continue To Call For Bird Safe Glass On New Vikings Stadium

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – It wasn’t all about costs.

Friday morning’s Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority hearing also centered around glass.

Supporters of using bird-safe glass at the new Vikings stadium made their presence felt. 251 more words


Good Question: How Do Birds Know Where To Migrate?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – As the weather gets colder, birds start heading south for the winter.

Ducks and geese fly thousands of miles, often to very specific locations. 336 more words