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Alison Lorge

alison lorge1 Alison LorgeAlison Lorge is the digital content manager and blogger at WCCO. She started at the station in 2006 and created her consumer blog The Good Life For Less in 2009. She has won three Emmy Awards and an Edward R. Murrow Award for her work with her web team on WCCO.COM.

Alison grew up in the Twin Cities and graduated from Kennedy High School in Bloomington where she discovered her love for television while working on her school’s daily news program.

She went on to the University of Minnesota where she graduated with a degree in Journalism. While at the ‘U’ she also worked as a photographer for the magazine “The Wake” and interned at Fox 9.

After graduation and before coming to WCCO, she worked in Rochester, Minn. and helped launch the 5 p.m. news for NBC-affiliate, KTTC, as the show’s first producer and she also worked as the 9 p.m. show producer for the FOX- affiliate, KXLT.

In her spare time, you can find her watching movies, hanging out with family and friends, and exploring the great outdoors by camping, hiking, and traveling with her husband, Brandon.

Of course, she is always looking for good deals to share with her blog readers too. If you have any ideas that you would like to pass on e-mail Alison.

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Free Coffee Day!

Coffee for free today? Don’t mind if I do! Check out how you can get your cup in the Good Life For Less blog.


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Rising Vet Bills Prompt Tough Choices

Vet bills may be the last thing people think about when struggling with other bills. But paying for your pets health and the rising costs have forced owners to make difficult decisions. Read more here.


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The Good Life For Less: Free Coffee Day

It is supposed to be another cold one Wednesday, but at least you can grab a free cup of coffee to warm you up.


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The Good Life For Less: Beauty Best Buys III

Let’s wrap up the beauty best buys with our biggest organ — the skin.


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The Good Life For Less: Beauty Best Buys II

We continue our virtual scour of the best tips for spending less on beauty essentials with more tips from money-saving expert, Andrea Woroch. Today we take a look at keeping your tresses in tip-top shape without breaking the bank.


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The Good Life For Less: Beauty Best Buys I

I can not tell a lie. I love buying beauty products.


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The Good Life For Less: Hungry Kids? Feed Them On A Budget

Finding food your family likes can be a full-time job for some moms and dads. Children play hard and when they get home from school are always scrounging for snacks. (Sunny D commercials anyone?)


Video: Bears Breaks Into Candy Store

A bear breaks into a candy store … sounds like the start of a joke right? Well it was no joke a bear broke into a store and it was all caught on tape. Guess [...]


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Pumpkin Recipes: Not Just Pie

Natalie Kane found out some other things you can do with the season’s favorite gourd — the pumpkin. Check out  more here.


‘Ouch’ Is All I Can Say

No seriously — Ouch! (Watch the video above).


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Reports: Qaddafi Captured

There are reports from a TNC official that fugitive Libyan dictator Qaddafi was captured and wounded, but the U.S. can’t confirm it. Read more here.


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Great Fashion At Every Age

A woman’s group – Aging But Dangerous — is trying to change the image of fashion and age. Click here to check out what they are saying and doing to throw out the fashion rules when [...]


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Video: Deer Vs. Trooper’s Squad Crash

A crazy crash with a trooper’s car and deer was caught on tape. See the video and read more about it here.  


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The Good Life For Less: Spirit Of Saving This Halloween

We are getting creepy close to Halloween. Did you get your costume yet?


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4 Arrested For Brooklyn Center Home Invasion

Four masked men broke into a Brooklyn Center home and were involved in a four hour standoff. Read more here.