Police records show 53 disturbance calls to vacant Minneapolis apartment building that burned down

MINNEAPOLIS – WCCO is digging into the suspicious background of a condemned apartment building that caught fire in Minneapolis Saturday.The four-story apartment was on Lyndale Avenue in the Lowry Hill East neighborhood.Police records show that officers were called to the building 53 times over the last year for various reasons, including trespassing, burglary, narcotics use and in one case, they had found someone had died in the building in November.The privately-owned apartment building was condemned back in July. James Groethe is the owner of Leaning Tower of Pizza, which is next door. Groethe says in the last year especially, he's...
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WCCO Saturday Morning Links: Dec. 3, 2022

Here are links to topics Jennifer Mayerle and Mike Augustyniak discussed on WCCO Saturday Morning.How the Grinch Stole Christmas at the Children's Theatre Company Twin Cities Gay Men's ChorusCoon Rapids Tree LightingSanta Visits Jackson Street RoundhouseHoliday on Main LakevilleComo Zoo Holiday Flower Show
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TwinsFest to returns in person with three events in January

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) - The Minnesota Twins off-season celebration TwinsFest is set to return in person for the first time since the start of the pandemic, and in a big way, with events featuring current and former Twins players and staff scheduled to occur across three venues, including Target Field.

Army veteran says MAC-V provided "life support" in escaping homelessness

MINNEAPOLIS -- WCCO is once again teaming up with the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans this holiday season. The organization has one goal, to end veteran homelessness.Dawn Glaze is one of thousands of veterans who found the help she needed from MAC-V. The Army veteran had a sudden change in her job and housing status, which put her on the street."My career in the military was cut short due to medical issues," she said.However, Glaze's commitment to serve others was not cut short by her short stay in the military. She worked for 22 years as a nurse, working to save...

WCCO viewers share their holiday displays

Click here to submit your holiday photos! Adam Duncan says, "The display is to bring cheer to our neighbors and community." Jerome and Cindy Hughes report that their Display runs nightly from 5 p.m. to 12 a.m. Santa visits Friday and Saturday night from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. There is also a collection for the Centennial Area Food Shelf.

WCCO Kicks Off with MACV for “Home for the Holidays”

Our COO Jon Lovald kicked off this years Home For The Holidays campaign on WCCO mid morning!. Make sure to tune in all holiday season long to hear directly from Veterans served by MACV and learn more about how MACV is ending Veteran homelessness in Minnesota. Click here to donate now and have your donation matched!

There's a good chance you're overpaying at the gas pump

MINNEAPOLIS -- If you've recently noticed a wide range in gas prices, you aren't alone. Dan Smith, a WCCO viewer in Mankato, reached out to us after noticing gas in St. Peter, just 10 minutes from his home, was a whopping 80 cents a gallon cheaper.No matter where you live, there's a good chance you are overpaying. Wholesale prices are plummeting.  While some gas stations are passing those savings on to you, others are slowly lowering prices and seeing big margins.That's led to a drastic difference in what drivers pay, and a chance for you to save $10 to $15...

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WCCO Weather Watcher Network Celebrates 10 Years

MINNEAPOLIS – This Sunday, we're celebrating a very special anniversary at WCCO. Nov. 27, 2022 marks 10 years since our Weather Watcher Network began. Director of Meteorology and NEXT Weather Meteorologist Mike Augustyniak started the program in 2012, and it's been growing ever since.We've received nearly 1 million weather reports that were featured in nearly 20,000 newscasts from more than 2,000 individual WCCO viewers."That goes to just how passionate Minnesotans are, not only about the weather, but their community, too," Augustyniak said. "Because this is not just about sharing facts, figures and data. This is about people in the community, out...

Le Sueur grandmother celebrates 106th birthday on Thanksgiving

LE SUEUR, Minn. – There was a double blessing this Thanksgiving in Le Sueur: a household get-together and 106th celebration for Grandma. Betty Majusiak spent her birthday having fun with some cake and firm with youngsters, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. It is true that age is only a quantity, however...
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Dianne Reeves performs with Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra in holiday concert at Orchestra Hall

For jazz singer Dianne Reeves, Christmas music has always been about family. "I grew up in a multigenerational house," Reeves said recently from her Denver home. "We'd have family gatherings and my uncle, [famed jazz and classical musician] Charles Burrell, would bring all the records. And then he'd play bass and my great-aunt would play piano, and we would sing and dance all night."