Natalie Nyhus

web natalie nyhus Natalie NyhusNatalie 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.

Natalie loves talking music, pop culture, dining and fashion with viewers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Please share your story ideas and Minnesota happenings with her at nakane@wcco.com. Or just drop her a note. She loves saying hi.

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Local Company Raising Awareness Of Kefir’s Health Benefits

Kimchee, kombucha, kefir. Have you seen some of these items at the grocery story lately and thought, what is that? They are all fermented foods — a group that is growing rapidly for their health benefits.

06/04/2014

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Get Movin’ Monday: Debunking Fitness Myths

When people are on their fitness journey, there’s a lot of information out there and a lot of myths. For Monday’s Get Moving Monday, we are debunking them.

06/02/2014

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How Moms Can Save Time, Money While Staying Stylish

You know that friend you always look forward to bumping into because they have the scoop on the latest trend or let you know about the product you just got to have? Blogs are that friend for a lot of people, and momtrends.com is a popular one founded by Nicole Feliciano.

05/28/2014

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Women Who Rock: Davina From Davina And The Vagabonds

We are starting a new series on the WCCO This Morning show about Minnesota women who rock. We know all Minnesota women rock, but we are featuring the women on stage who lead with their voices and musical talents. We start with Davina from “Davina and the Vagabonds.”

05/23/2014

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Scientific Ways To Keep Your Skin Looking Fresh

Scientists have already proven that staying out of the sun and tanning beds gives you a reduced risk of getting skin cancer. It also makes premature aging less likely. The tricky part is that most people don’t care until their skin ages, and then they sometimes opt for more drastic approaches for looking younger.

05/20/2014

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Get Movin’ Monday: Save Money With Lists

Most weeks, the WCCO Morning Show starts off the work week with some tips for keeping your body fit. But what about maintaining your financial health? For this week’s Get Movin’ Monday segment, Natalie Nyhus talked with money-saving expert Carrie Rocha to see how she is saving money by writing lists.

05/19/2014

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MN Tea Room Creates Custom Tea For Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga is bringing her artRAVE tour to the Xcel Energy Center on Tuesday, May 20, and as is the practice of a good host, she will be receiving gifts. It’s a tradition the Xcel does with all acts. In the past they have given Gaga shoes and Minnesota-made clothing.

05/16/2014

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Suburban Spotlight: Natalie Nyhus Discovers Grant

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.

05/15/2014

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How Your Summer Shoes May Be Causing Foot Problems

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.

05/13/2014

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Does ‘Oil Pulling’ Really Give You Whiter Teeth, Better Skin?

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.

05/06/2014

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Plain Clothes, Special Care At Children’s Hospital

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.

05/06/2014

Cinco De Mayo

Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

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.

05/01/2014

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Do You Need A Vitamin B12 Shot?

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.

04/30/2014

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Numbers On The Scale Don’t Tell The Whole Story

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.

04/28/2014

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

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.

04/24/2014

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Kicking It With Minnesota United Soccer Team

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.

04/23/2014

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How To Take Control Of Your Seasonal Allergies

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.

04/22/2014

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

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.

04/17/2014

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Learn The Art Of Suds at American Craft Show

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.

04/11/2014

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

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.

04/10/2014

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How To Get The Most Out Of Your Workout Routine

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.

04/08/2014

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Get Movin’ Monday: With Fitness, Strength In Numbers

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.

04/07/2014

Shopping Bags

Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

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.

04/03/2014

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Maple Grove Company Makes April Fools’ Cupcakes

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.

04/01/2014

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Get Movin’ Monday: Are Biking, Spin Right For You?

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.

03/31/2014

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