Minnesota’s First 5-Star Hotel Opens Wednesday

6 P.M. Next Weather ReportMeteorologist Chris Shaffer reports on the showers and storms expected this weekend.

Affordable Housing Project Aims To Keep Seniors In Their Longtime Minneapolis NeighborhoodsSabathani Community Center just opened this 48-unit apartment complex to help address the growing displacement of south Minneapolis residents.

Lifeguard Shortage Leading To ClosuresKirsten Mitchell reports on how some cities are trying to find candidates.

DFL Sen. Omar Fateh Facing Ethics ComplaintsCaroline Cummings details the investigation into the lawmaker, who is accused of violating Minnesota Senate rules and not disclosing a conflict of interest.

Mpls. Seniors Able To Opt Out Of Extended School YearStudents say this helps them get a head start on their plans for college.

5 P.M. Next Weather ReportSkies are clear and it’s feeling warmer outside. The next few days will see blue skies, with some possible showers returning Saturday.

France Avenue Could Lose Some Free Street Parking LanesThe county wants to replace the free parking lanes on France Avenue between 44th and Excelsior with bike lanes.

Bicyclist Fatally Struck By Light Rail Train In St. PaulA bicyclist was killed on Wednesday after a crash involving a light rail train in St. Paul.

‘Hero Pay’ Rollout Started Off RockyTens of thousands of people logged into a system that slowed at times.

WCCO Digital Update: Afternoon Of June 8, 2022Here are the latest Minnesota headlines.

Noon Next Weather ReportMeteorologist Mike Augustyniak says showers could develop in southern Minnesota on Wednesday afternoon.

Target Cutting Vendor Orders, PricesThe Minneapolis-based retailer is working to clear out inventory ahead of the fall and holiday shopping seasons.

Police Investigating Carjacking At Theodore Wirth Golf ClubPolice say a man was carjacked at gunpoint at a golf club in Minneapolis last week.

Oven Fire At Bar La GrassaThe fire was extinguished and contained to the kitchen. No one was injured.

Cyclist Hit By Light Rail Train In St. PaulMetro Transit says the collision happened near the Raymond Avenue station.

Frontline Workers Encounter Glitches Applying For ‘Hero Pay’Wednesday marked the first day that frontline workers could apply for “Hero Pay” bonuses. While many were having trouble with the application website, officials stressed that the checks are not first come. first serve.

9 A.M. Next Weather ReportWCCO meteorologist Riley O’Connor says that temperatures should remain in the 70s.

Should You Ditch The Sponge To Wash Dishes?Sponges never dry up and accumulate food residue, some experts say.

Items To Check Off Your Child’s Summer Wellness To-Do ListDr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, shares some advice on vaccinations, check-ups, and eating habits.

Mid-Morning Headlines From June 8, 2022A Minnesota mother says her son’s school did not do enough after a teacher knocked his tooth out with a hockey stick.

Morning Update: Frontline Worker Bonus Pay, Target Inventory & MoreMinnesota’s frontline workers can soon start signing up for bonus pay, Target says it has too much inventory, and more

4 Things To Know From June 8, 2022Survivors and victims’ family members of the Uvalde and Buffalo shootings are testifying on Capitol Hill today, and more.

6:30 A.M. Next Weather ReportWe’ve got a pleasant, warmer day ahead, with some hit-and-miss afternoon sprinkles possible.

‘Hero Pay’ Applications Open WednesdayTens of thousands of Minnesotans can start applying for bonus checks from the state this morning.