Remembering Caroline Lowe’s 35 Years At WCCO

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Caroline Lowe Typewriter
A young Caroline Lowe at the typewriter.
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Caroline Lowe with President Ford
Caroline Lowe with President Ford.
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Caroline Lowe Street Reporting
Caroline Lowe reporting on the street early in her career.
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Caroline Lowe And Don Shelby in 1978
Caroline Lowe And Don Shelby in 1978
Don Shelby with Caroline Lowe in 1978.
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Caroline Lowe Head Shot
A head shot of a young Caroline Lowe.
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Caroline Lowe at Typewriter
A young Caroline Lowe at the typewriter.
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Caroline Lowe in 1980s
Caroline Lowe reporting.
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Caroline Lowe And Husband Jack
Caroline Lowe and her husband Jack, who worked for the St. Paul Dispatch (the competition) when the two married.
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Caroline Lowe Reporting While Pregnant
When Caroline Lowe was pregnant, it was treated like an oddity and somewhat of an embarrassment. Photographers would go to great lengths to conceal her pregnancy, sometimes shooting her from the shoulders up or with a car blocking her big stomach.
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Caroline Lowe, Husband Jack and Baby Michael
In 1984, Caroline Lowe became the first pregnant, on-air reporter at WCCO. Her son, Michael, was born in September.
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Caroline Lowe and Baby Michael
Caroline Lowe worked hard to balance work and family, seen here with son Michael.
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Caroline Lowe 1988
Caroline Lowe's station head shot from 1988.
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Caroline and Her Kids
Caroline Lowe with her children Michael and Shelby.
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Caroline Lowe and Ed Bradley
Caroline Lowe met Ed Bradley when accepting the Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia award for her "Missing the Beat" I-TEAM report in 1994.
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Caroline Lowe and Tom Brokaw
Photojournalist Nancy Soo Hoo and Caroline Lowe met Tom Brokaw while accepting the Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia award for an I-TEAM series.
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Caroline Lowe On Oprah
Caroline Lowe's I-TEAM investigative series "Missing the Beat" won several journalism awards, including the Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia, and lead to an appearance on "Oprah." Lowe said the most satisfying result was that the reports led to real change and an improved downtown Minneapolis foot patrol unit to serve the community.
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Caroline Lowe 1994
Caroline Lowe's station head shot from 1994.
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Caroline Lowe in 1994
A proof sheet if Caroline Lowe's head shots in 1994.
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Caroline Lowe Head Shot
Caroline Lowe's head shot.
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Caroline Lowe in Fargo 1997
Caroline Lowe helping a photographer while covering the Fargo floods in 1997.
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Caroline Lowe in 1997
Caroline Lowe covering the Fargo floods in 1997.
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Caroline Lowe covering Fargo Floods
Caroline Lowe covering the Fargo floods in 1997.
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Caroline Lowe 1996
Caroline Lowe's station head shot from 1996.
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Caroline Lowe At Gun Range
Part of Caroline Lowe's officer training included learning how to properly shoot a gun.
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Caroline Lowe Tasered
Another part of Caroline Lowe's law enforcement training included being shot with a Taser.
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Caroline Lowe with Gun Earmuffs
Caroline Lowe learned how to shoot a gun while earning her law enforcement degree and becoming a patrol officer.
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Caroline Lowe and Graduating Class
Caroline Lowe went back to school in 1996 where she eventually received a degree in law enforcement from Metropolitan State University in St. Paul.
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Caroline Lowe MnSCU 2005 Ad
Caroline Lowe MnSCU 2005 Ad
Caroline Lowe was featured in a MnSCU ad in 2005 after she graduated with a law enforcement degree.
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Caroline Lowe after Marathon
Caroline Lowe can also add running a marathon in 2005 to her list of accomplishments.
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Caroline Lowe after Marathon
Caroline Lowe can also add running a marathon in 2005 to her list of accomplishments.
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Caroline Lowe with Police Officers
Caroline Lowe with two police officers.
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Caroline Lowe with Don Shelby at Minnesota State Fair
Caroline Lowe with Don Shelby while patroling at the Minnesota State Fair.
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Caroline Lowe with daugther Shelby
Caroline Lowe with her daughter Shelby while patroling the Minnesota State Fair.
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Darcy Pohland, Caroline Lowe and Jeanette Trompeter
Darcy Pohland, Caroline Lowe and Jeanette Trompeter
Darcy Pohland, Caroline Lowe and Jeanette Trompeter. Darcy passed away in March 2010. Caroline will be joining Jeanette at KSBY-TV.
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Caroline Lowe and Dave Chaney at RNC
In 2008, Caroline Lowe and photojournalist Dave Chaney were on the front lines of protests going on during the Republican National Convention.
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Caroline Lowe with Tear Gas
While covering the Republican National Convention, Caroline Lowe was in the middle of clashes between protesters and law enforcement which included both her and photojournalist Dave Chaney being affected by tear gas.
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RNC Crew
RNC Crew
Photojournalist Tom Aviles, reporter Heather Brown, Caroline Lowe and photojournalist Dave Chaney had the crime beat during the 2008 Republican National Convention.
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Shelby Graduating from College
Caroline Lowe, her daughter Shelby and husband Jack when Shelby graduated from the University of Minnesota.
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Caroline's Desk with Cold Case Victims
Caroline Lowe's desk has dozens of pictures of cold case victims.
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Caroline Lowe and Dave Chaney
Caroline Lowe with photojournalist Dave Chaney at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010.
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