10 P.M. Weather ReportThursday will be less hazy, but the 90s aren’t going anywhere, reports Chris Shaffer (3:12).
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Finding Minnesota: Red Wing’s Anderson CenterRed Wing is home to a retreat that draws artists from around the world, with a view more than 100 feet off the ground, reports John Lauritsen (2:47).
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A Look At Minnesota Legislature’s Pandemic Per DiemState lawmakers clocked more time during the COVID pandemic. Caroline Cummings looks at what taxpayers shelled out to cover all those special sessions (2:28).
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Illegal Street Racing: MN State Patrol Assisting In CrackdownThe Minnesota State Patrol is partnering with other law enforcement to crack down on street racing (0:11).
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Downtown Minneapolis Businesses Seeing Encouraging ReboundErin Hassanzadeh looks at how downtown Minneapolis has transformed since the days of the pandemic (2:31).
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3M Open Golf Tournament Begins At TPC Twin CitiesMany of the PGA Tour’s best are making the trip to Blaine, Minnesota for the third instance of the tournament. That includes second-ranked Dustin Johnson and ninth-ranked Louis Oosthuizen, reports Mike Max (2:07) WCCO 4 News At 6 – July 21.

6 P.M. Weather ReportTemperatures continue in the 90s with over 16 days of 90 degree heat this year, Chris Schaffer reports (1:41) WCCO 4 News At 6 – July 21

Life On The Road: Living In An RVA couple sells nearly everything to live in an RV and travel the country, reports Liz Collin (1:55) WCCO 4 News At 6 – July 21.

3M Open Preview: ‘We’re Going To See A Different TPC Twin Cities’This year’s 3M Open at TPC Twin Cities is sandwiched between the Open Championship in England and the men’s Olympic golf competition in Japan, reports Norman Seawright III (2:08) WCCO 4 News At 6 – July 21.

Unvaccinated VS. Vaccinated Visiting The MN State FairClimbing cases among the unvaccinated are raising concerns about Minnesota’s battle against a highly-contagious form of COVID-19, reports Esme Murphy (2:16) WCCO 4 News At 6 – July 21.

Drought Conditions Spell Trouble For Minnesota’s TreesWe start with a new sign that our summer drought has reached a critical stage. Trees are wilting and experts say up to 20% more trees could die this year compared to other years, reports Susan-Elizabeth Littlefield (2:01) WCCO 4 News At 6 – July 21

5 P.M. Weather ReportChris Shaffer reports, more and more counties will hit the severe drought categories in the coming days (2:12) WCCO 4 News At 5 – July 21, 2021

Minneapolis Aquatennial Kicks OffMark Remme of the Minneapolis Downtown Council joins Chris Shaffer to describe the fun at Wednesday’s torchlight parade (2:08) WCCO 4 News At 5 – July 21, 2021

Prep For 3M Open UnderwayMike Max reports from Blaine, where players are practicing ahead of the 3M open (1:29) WCCO 4 News At 5 – July 21, 2021

Rep. John Thompson Found Guilty In 2019 Hospital DisturbanceA jury found Rep. John Thompson guilty of a 2019 hospital disturbance. Thompson argued police at North Memorial hospital treated a crowd disrespectfully and he has denied any wrongdoing (00:54) WCCO 4 News At 5 – July 21, 2021

US Homeland Security: Canada, Mexico Borders Will Remain Closed To Non-Essential Travel Until At Least Aug. 21The Department of Homeland Security is extending non-essential travel restrictions for the borders with Canada and Mexico (00:26) WCCO 4 News At 5 – July 21, 2021

Pulmonologist: Poor Air Quality Can Have Deadly Consequences For High-Risk PeopleDavid Schuman spoke to a pulmonologist about the health impacts of the haze in the air and simple ways to keep yourself safe (1:20) WCCO 4 News At 5 – July 21, 2021

WCCO Digital Headlines: Afternoon Of July 21, 2021Here are your latest Minnesota headlines (1:09) WCCO 4 News

Wild Reportedly Losing Carson Soucy To Kraken In Expansion DraftThe Minnesota Wild are losing defenseman Carson Soucy to the Seattle Kraken in the NHL expansion draft, according to multiple reports. Katie Johnston reports.

Alex Rodriguez, Marc Lore Officially Become Partial Owners Of Wolves, LynxMarc Lore and Alex Rodriguez are officially partial owners of the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx, the organization announced Wednesday. Katie Johnston reports.

Noon Weather ReportMike Augustyniak reports, some cleaner air will move in on Wednesday afternoon, followed by more smoke on Thursday (4:10) WCCO 4 News At Noon – July 21, 2021

Air Quality Alert In Effect Across MinnesotaThe Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued an air quality alert for northern, central and southeastern Minnesota. It means air conditions are unhealthy and expected to stay that way for a while, Marielle Mohs reports (2:16) WCCO 4 News At Noon – July 21, 2021

9 A.M. Weather ReportThere’s an Air Quality Alert issued for much of Minnesota due to wildfires, Riley O’Connor reports (4:35). WCCO Mid-Morning – July 21, 2021

DIY Paper Science Experiments You Can Do At HomeLiz Heinecke shares some experiments from her new book (3:48). WCCO Mid-Morning – July 21, 2021