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Could Minneapolis Be An Olympic Host City?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A week from this Friday on August 5 the world will be watching the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics 2016.

One individual that will likely pay close attention is president and CEO of Meet Minneapolis, Melvin Tennant. 393 more words


General Mills And The Lone Ranger

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota-based General Mills turns 150 years old this year.

The company does not have an exact date on when mills started making flour in 1866, but you can wish the company a happy birthday at the Stone Arch Bridge Festival Friday night. 353 more words


General Mills, Betty Crocker And A Big Secret

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — General Mills is celebrating its 150th birthday Friday. The company wasn’t only a pioneer in foods, but also in commercial broadcasting, and it all started right here in the Twin Cities. 459 more words


General Mills: A Pioneer In Foods & Radio Broadcasting

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — General Mills will be celebrating 150 years in business Friday with food, fireworks and music.

They are holding their celebration in conjunction with the Stone Arch Bridge Festival. 411 more words


Hundreds Head To Fort Snelling Nat'l Cemetery For Memorial Day Weekend

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Fort Snelling National Cemetery is considered the fourth-busiest military cemetery in the United States, out of 134.

Crews buried 18 veterans and their family members on Friday alone. 97 more words


Speech Interrupted: People Affected By Stuttering Speak Out

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — That feeling of holding yourself back from finishing the sentence of a person who stutters — we’ve all been there. On this National Stuttering Awareness Week, WCCO Radio is doing a five-part series on the communication disorder that affects 70 million people worldwide, three million here in the U.S. 497 more words


Search Narrows For University Of Minnesota Athletic Director

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It was last August when former University of Minnesota Athletic Director Norwdood Teague resigned from the school after allegations of sexual harassment surfaced. 300 more words