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.
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All this week, the WCCO Morning Show is touring the Twin Cities in their Suburban Spotlight. On Thursday, Natalie Nyhus headed east. Though she said she’s originally from the eastern suburbs, she had never heard of Grant before.
As the weather (very slowly) changes from winter to summer, many are transitioning from boots to lighter shoes. Or at least thinking about changing over to lighter shoes. People are starting to jog and run more, and they’re breaking out the flip-flops for day-to-day wear.
Coconut is the hot commodity at the Eastside Co-Op in northeast Minneapolis. People cook with it, melt it over popcorn, and use it as a moisturizer, but the most unusual thing they do with it, is swish it. Fifteen minutes a day, five days a week.
This week we’re taking a look at the University of Minnesota Children’s hospital and all of the things that make it stand out. Hospital visits for kids are most likely not a welcomed thing, but there are people on staff dedicated to making their stay easier to do and understand.
It’s almost the weekend, so let’s get planning. It’s the first weekend in May, and you can celebrate with a couple of parades and superheroes.
Vitamin B12 shots have become something of a celebrity fad, with proponents claiming the supplement boosts energy levels, reduces stress and help with weight loss. Madonna, Justin Timberlake, Lindsay Lohan and Katy Perry all reportedly get them.
Every Monday, the WCCO Morning Show helps you kick off your work week on a healthful note. For this week’s Get Movin’ Monday, we want you to shun those numbers on the scale. Chris Clark of Tiger Athletics says it’s more important to track your body composition, and not put so much stock into how much you weigh.
It’s almost the weekend, so let’s get planning. This weekend you can eat and drink local, take a horse or pony ride, or get in your first farmer’s market visit for the season.
The professional soccer season is about to fire up in Minnesota, as the Minnesota United is opening its season this Saturday. Minnesota’s pro soccer team will be back on their home field for what already looks like a promising season.
Can you feel it? Allergy season is here, which means you’re likely to hear a lot more sneezing outside in the Twin Cities. We want you to breathe easy in the coming months, so we sought out an allergist to educate us on what we are doing right and wrong when it comes to allergies.
It’s nearly the weekend, and now’s the time to figure out your entertainment plans. Many kids will be on the hunt for eggs, while other folks can run the sweetest race in town. And it’s also your last chance to hit up a film festival.
More than 200 artists from around the country will be in St. Paul this weekend as the American Craft Council Show returns to the RiverCentre. But there’s something new this year: beer. The American Craft Council is showing how brewers are making art through their beer.
It’s almost the weekend, so let’s get planning. This weekend you can go on the hunt for a one-of-a-kind antique find, take in a St. Paul concert or watch pastry chefs do battle with honey.
Since 1995, the first full week of April has been declared National Public Health Week. It’s a chance for communities across the country to focus on promoting health and wellness. So we’ve decided to contribute to that by letting you know about a ways you can get healthy or healthier.
One of the best ways to make sure you get your daily workout in is to do it with a group. Natalie Nyhus spoke with the owners of Tiger Athletics, Stacie and Chris Clark, about finding the fitness class that fits your needs the best.
The weekend is nearly here, so it’s time to get planning. This weekend you can get into cars, homes and clothing sales. Here are Natalie Nyhus’ best entertainment bets.
If you’re still looking for a fun way to celebrate April Fools’ Day, there’s a cupcake shop in Maple Grove selling treats with a twist. The store Nadia Cakes in Maple Grove is upping the ante this year with a special line of cupcakes.
The Twin Cities is proud of being known as one of the biggest cycle cities in the country. Plus, bicycling is a great way to stay in shape. It’s a way to get moving without an intense impact, and there are lots of options. Now that the weather is warmer, you may want to try biking outdoors or try out a spin class.
It’s almost the weekend, so let’s get planning. This weekend we have events that will get you outside, have you sipping a rare beer and even save you some money with a huge warehouse sale.
It’s almost the weekend, and it’s also the beginning of March Madness. WCCO is your headquarters for all the NCAA action. Plus, a fresh flower display to chase our winter blues away. Natalie Nyhus has this week’s best entertainment bets.
The Soap Factory has been pushing artistic boundaries as an art gallery in the St. Anthony Main neighborhood in Minneapolis for the past 25 years. True to form, their new exhibit “Art(ists) on the Verge 5″ is a program that features five Minnesota artists and their non-traditional installations.
It’s almost the weekend, so let’s get planning. St. Patrick’s Day is coming up, so celebrate the Irish in you this weekend, or hang out with the guys at He-Fest. Natalie Nyhus has all your best entertainment bets.
March is Women’s History Month, a chance to highlight the contributions of women to history and contemporary society. Within that, it’s also Catholic Sisters Week, which is a new addition to this month’s celebrations.
With each year, there seems to be a new wave of food trends. One foot item you may have been seeing pop up a lot more often is sprouted wheat. Not many are aware of what that even entails, so WCCO’s Natalie Nyhus talked with dietician Christina Meyer-Jax to get a better feel for the grain.
As spring starts to bloom, so will seasonal allergies. Though everyone’s excited to see warmer temperatures, this time of year can also bring itching, sneezing and congestion to millions of Americans.