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Natalie Nyhus joined the WCCO-TV team in January of 2011. She anchors Saturday mornings and the “Best of Minnesota” franchise. Prior, she was awarded multiple daytime Emmy awards with WCCO This Morning, where she anchored and reported on traffic, entertainment, health and lifestyles.
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.
In addition to working with WCCO, you may see her reporting for 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 their in-arena host and as a fan. 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.
Please share your story ideas and Minnesota happenings with her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or just drop her a note. She loves saying hi.
While many watch for the love of the game, some are hoping to make a bit of cash. But are tournament pools actually legal? As it turns out, it depends.
Summers are short in Minnesota, so the Department of Natural Resources wants to make sure residents can make the most of it. “We fill up quickly, and with this great, warm weather we’re going to see a lot of reservations coming in,” Erika Rivers, director of the DNR’s Parks and Trials Division, said.
The traditional Friday night fish fry is as old as the churches where they started. And it is fitting that your favorite fish fry resides in an old German-Catholic town.
A bill banning state-level labeling rules for GMOs in food passed a Senate committee this week, and Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar is taking some heat for voting yes. Opponents say they have a right to know what is in their food. Klobuchar says this is not the end of the debate.
In the land of 10,000 lakes, there are at least as many hotdish recipes. In fact, many viewers submitted their own. And that’s just how this week’s winner created their famous hotdish.
A dark room, pounding music, sweat. It feels like nightclub — and that is by design. SoulCycle is the latest trend in fitness that has grown a fanatic following on the coasts.
The rubble remains in downtown Madelia where there was once eight businesses in operation; from a flower shop to a locally-loved Mexican restaurant. “It’s really a tight-knit community. Everyone knows everyone,” Nicole Griensewic Mickelson, executive director of Region Nine Development Commission, said.
High schools are community hubs in many small towns. “Especially in Pierz,” David Rocheleau, Pierz Healy High School activities director, said. “Our community is so supportive of our athletics and our school system. I think that’s why we are successful.”
The pie-sliced bar, lovingly called the Otter Saloon has been on a corner of Central Avenue in NE Minneapolis for more than 120 years. And in that time, it’s always been a bar.
It’s the sort of thing you’d see in the movies: a race to the hospital with mom in labor. But in the case of a Shakopee couple, they never made it to the hospital.
The roots grow deep at Hallstrom’s Florist and Greenhouses. The historic town of Red Wing is the perfect home for this fourth-generation shop. “It’s going to start way back in 1886.
The Apple Valley varsity girl’s hockey season ended last night after a whopping nine periods. But before the final buzzer, the Eagle’s goalie nearly made high school hockey history.
Whether you’re 6 or 86, a swift trip down on steep, snowy hill is pure fun. Everyone has their favorite childhood sledding spot, or a location their own children love, but we wanted to find the best of Minnesota.
It looks like an Italian Alps Chalet; a small gingerbread house nestled right in downtown Forest Lake. It is called Daniela’s, and the insides are as good as the outside.
The World Health Organization says it expects the Zika virus to spread to every country in the Western Hemisphere, except Canada.
Ice skating is the quintessential winter pastime. When temperatures drop below freezing, we lace up our skates and take to the rink. We went in search of the Best of Minnesota, and your votes sent Natalie Nyhus to the “Guidant John Rose MN OVAL” in Roseville, one of the largest of its kind.
Delta Airlines announced Tuesday that it expects to save $3 billion in fuel costs this year compared to last. But will it mean cheaper flights for travelers?
It is a beloved, tasty ritual that many of us partake in while seeking the hair of the dog that bit us. The Bloody Mary is an elaborate cocktail that has been around for almost a century. But not all Bloody Mary bars are created equal.
Sergio Paez was named the preferred candidate for the job in December. Two days later, an advocacy group released a report alleging staff at a school in Paez’s former district in Holyoke, Massachusetts physically abused students during his tenure.
IT! FACTORY in Northfield manufactures strong bodies, minds and friendships. It is a completely-new concept for a gym; a place where physical fitness meets mental wellness. Owner Cindy Boyum works with her teammates from the inside out.
The flu is the virus that haunts us all winter long. But Kris Ehresmann of the Minnesota Department of Health is calling this season lackluster, so far. “I know a lot of people are thinking, ‘It was so much busier the last couple of years, what’s happening?'” Ehresmann said.
If you found a brand new electronic device under the Christmas tree this year, your next question is what to do with the old one.
The winter storm that finally brought a significant snowfall to the Twin Cities is whipping up a flurry of business. From hardware stores to ski slopes, owners are happy to no longer be feeling the cold shoulder from winter.
Three people are dead in an apparent murder-suicide in northern Wisconsin. The Ashland Daily Press reports that a family member visiting a home discovered the bodies shortly after noon yesterday.
Even though you can watch a movie on your TV, laptop or iPad these days, great theaters still make going to the movies worth buying a ticket.