Natalie Nyhus joined the WCCO-TV team in January of 2011. She reports traffic, entertainment, health and lifestyle during WCCO This Morning.
Natalie is a Minnesota native (east side) who studied broadcast journalism, print journalism and theology at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn. She’s happy to work in her hometown and keeps her ear to the streets for the latest in Minnesota arts, entertainment and nightlife. Despite the early hours of the morning show (and she still insists she is not a morning person), she’s able to keep her finger on the pulse of the Twin Cities.
In addition to mornings with WCCO, you may see her sports reporting on Fox Sports North and Big Ten Network where she got her start on air. Prior to WCCO, she was on court with the Minnesota Timberwolves for five seasons as a fan and their in-arena host. She also worked with Hollywood 411 out of Los Angeles, hosted an arts and entertainment talk radio show on MyTalk 107.1 FM and covered nightlife at The CW Twin Cities.
Natalie loves talking music, pop culture, dining and fashion with viewers on Facebook and Twitter. You can find her at: facebook.com/natalienyhus and twitter.com/NatalieNyhus. For her latest fashion, cooking and home inspirations, connect with her on Pinterest at pinterest.com/NatalieNyhus.
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With the State Fair starting Thursday, we all know that means summer is almost over and it’s nearly time to go back to school. But you can make the transition easier if you plan ahead. Local parenting and child development expert Denise Daniels has some ways parents can make back to school easier for kids.
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Breweries and taprooms have grown so much in popularity in the last 10 years. The new kid on the block is just down the block from a few other breweries and taprooms like 612 Brew, and that is by design.
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Women have their wardrobe work cut out for them, with trying to keep everything in place. There’s a little bit of smoke and mirrors that goes into it: Tucking and pinning, sewing and spraying. But there is a local company making fashion fixes easier.
It’s Monday and that means it’s time to get the week off to the right start. We find different ways every week to exercise and get the blood pumping. This week, America’s Next Fitness Star Stacie Clark and co-owner of Tiger Athletics introduces us to power ropes.
Sure you’ve heard of yoga, but why haven’t you tried it yet? Jodi Sussner from YogaFit has been practicing for 20 years and has heard it all.
Many of us have coffee with butter in the morning, the butter being on our toast. But would you ever put the butter in your coffee? It’s a new trend, blending butter and coffee together into a magic mixture.
On this week’s Get Movin’ Monday, we are exploring the world of Pilates. Maybe you’ve seen the sliding machines with pulleys, loops and springs and always wondered, what is that all about?
Our Women Who Rock series continues with a gifted guitar player who has worked on stage with guitar royalty like Prince. And maybe you recognize her from her long-time residency at Nye’s Polonaise Room in Northeast Minneapolis.
In Get Movin’ Monday, we want to know how to strength train without using big, bulky or expensive equipment. So, we went to an expert, Chris Clark, who is the owner of Tiger Athletics. Clark says the older we get, the more important it is to strength train — and it doesn’t require huge dumbbells and machines.
There’s no question that sunscreen is the most important product when it comes to protecting your skin. But selecting a product that is best for you can be overwhelming with so many options and variety of SPF levels.
The benefits of healthy eating are well known, but buying veggies, fruits and lean protein can be expensive. The cost of nutritious foods cranks up your grocery bill, while fast foods and processed foods are cheap in comparison. So do you sacrifice health to save money?
Monday is our chance to start fresh and get a jump on the week. Every Monday, the WCCO Morning Show presents ways to improve your life from experts around town. This week, Women’s Health Magazine’s Next Fitness Star and Tiger Athletics owner Stacie Clark is back.
Family tragedy, a teenaged runaway, living in an abandoned cabin in the woods. It may read like the lyrics to a song, but it’s singer-song writer Courtney Yasmineh’s reality.