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Wisconsin Father Shares Story Of Struggle With Dementia

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It’s estimated the number of people diagnosed with dementia will double every 20 years. Helping better support that growing population is the goal of a program in western Wisconsin. 469 more words


Life Time Fitness, City Of Minneapolis Quarrel Over Affirmative Action

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Hiring practices at a well-known fitness chain are being put under the microscope by the city of Minneapolis.

For 10 years, the city’s police and firefighters trained at Life Time Fitness for free. 374 more words


Mpls. 'Cuddle Party' Chapter Teaches Communication, Boundaries

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A growing number of people in the Twin Cities are finding great comfort in Cuddle Parties. It’s a monthly meet-up to better explore communication and boundaries, and yes to touch. 396 more words


For Northfield Man, 'Making A Murderer' Hits Close To Home

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A runaway hit series on Netflix has viewers taking on the role of judge and jury.

Legal experts agree “Making a Murderer” has put our justice system under the microscope. 614 more words


Sartell High School Holds Memorial Basketball Game For Slain NDSU Student

SARTELL, Minn. (WCCO) — A high school basketball game played in central Minnesota Friday night paid tribute to a murdered college student.

It’s been more than a year since someone killed 18-year-old Tom Bearson at North Dakota State University. 329 more words


Hundreds Of Petters Victims Still Waiting On Bankruptcy Claims

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — More than seven years after the financial collapse of one Minnesota’s most powerful businessmen, victims are still waiting for money.

Tom Petters is serving a 50-year prison sentence as the mastermind of the $3 billion Ponzi scheme. 298 more words


After Loss Of 2 Children, Twin Cities Couple Opens Hearts To Adopted Son

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — For a Twin Cities couple, the holidays are a mix of hope and pain. After unspeakable loss, the Johnson’s are focused on the needs of a new member of the family. 450 more words