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Finding Minnesota: Mike Binkley Says 'Thanks' For The Memories

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Before beginning his retirement from TV news, Mike Binkley produced one final Finding Minnesota report, a “thank you” to the state for all the memories. 50 more words


WCCO's Mike Binkley brings down the curtain on his TV news career

Longtime Twin Cities television journalist Mike Binkley said goodbye to viewers as he anchored his last newscast Sunday at 10 p.m. Binkley, who’ll be 58 in a few days, is retiring after 34 years in the news business, 27 of them in the Twin Cities. 357 more words


#662: WCCO Minneapolis MN 830 v/s Joe Joncas, Engineering


How A 1-Year-Old Weather Story Went Viral, And Sent Minnesotans Into A Snow Frenzy

By Sam Radwany

On Wednesday morning, thousands of Minnesotans logged on to Facebook to some disturbing (or maybe exciting) news from a WCCO story that popped up on their feed: Our unseasonably warm, November weather was over, and a snow storm was headed our way Monday with the potential to dump 14 inches of snow on parts of the state. 628 more words


Former MN TV reporter returns to investigate Jacob Wetterling case

A former WCCO reporter is returning to Minnesota, on special assignment to help investigate the Jacob Wetterling case.

Caroline Lowe will work with KARE 11 reporters for a couple weeks, … 476 more words


Are Minnesotans Uninviting To Outsiders?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The concept of “Minnesota Nice” has proven an effective marketing tool, but also opens the door for criticism. Is the proof in the pudding, as a typical Minnesotan might ask? 937 more words


The man they called 'Mr. New Prague' hit and killed by suspected distracted driver

In New Prague, Joseph Tikalsky was a familiar figure. The longtime school bus driver was known for driving several generations of schoolchildren in the district and for donating $100,000 for a one-room addition to the hometown library back in 2007. 371 more words