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'Killer Grandma' Captured In Texas Following Nationwide Manhunt

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas (WCCO) — Police in three states say the hunt for a fugitive grandmother is over.

Officers arrested 56-year-old Lois Riess Thursday night, about 30 miles from the Mexican border. 408 more words


Hundreds Stranded After Sun Country Cancels Flights

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Sun Country Airlines continues to take heat after the snowstorm forced them to cancel two flights from Mexico.

Problem was, the flights from Los Cabos and Mazatlán were the last of the season for the airline. 319 more words


Minnesota Couple's Gorgeous Stoneware Has International Influence

DAWSON, Minn. (WCCO) — If you have stoneware in your home, there is a chance it came from a Minnesota couple.

Lucy and Gene Tokheim… 475 more words


Massive April Snowstorm Throws A Wrench In High School Prom Plans

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — With snow on the way, several high schools around the Twin Cities will have to make big decisions about prom.

At Forest Lake High School, more than 600 students are planning to drive about 30 miles to their prom at the Landmark Center in St. 340 more words


April Snowstorm Crashing Some Weekend Wedding Plans

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Saturday’s potentially massive winter snowstorm is throwing a wrench into spring events.

Couples hoping to get married outside this weekend will have to think twice. 264 more words


Youth In Gov't Model U.N. Conference Is Largest Ever

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — While leaders across the world tackle important issues, more than 800 students here are doing the same.

They are taking part in a Model United Nations conference in downtown Minneapolis. 353 more words


Father-Daughter Duo Turns Scrap Metal In Towering Works Of Art

INDEPENDENCE, Minn. (WCCO) — People learn every day that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure.

And sometimes, one man’s scrap metal turns into another man’s sculpture. 587 more words