For most Americans, rent is by far their biggest household expense. But now, one Elk River family doesn’t have to think about it at all for 12 months. For 4-year-old Cayden, the prize of the day is his new Lego set. For his 9-year-old sister, Lexy, it was the scooter.
Over the winter, CBS stations ran a national sweepstakes with a new Audi as the prize. And out of all the people across the country who entered – the winner is from Minnesota! All Mona DeVries had to do was “like” WCCO TV on our Facebook page.
Salsa lovers are competing in a contest Saturday at the Midtown Global Market as part of their Cinco de Mayo celebration. Manny Gonzalez says it all starts with some basic ingredients.
Rep. Michele Bachmann says she hoped the judges would take pity on her. It’s her last year in Congress, after all. But in the end, Bachmann’s best effort — a hotdish called the “Polar Vortex-Mex” — wasn’t enough.
In it’s 39th year, the Maple Lake Ice Fishing Derby was held Saturday afternoon. Besides fishing, the event featured a vintage snowmobile show and an ice-auger drilling contest. Photojournalist Mike Durenberger has all the sights and sounds from the derby.
We gave out one of the biggest prizes ever on WCCO this morning…..LISTEN TO THE PODCAST
Some sweet sounds will be coming from Faribault over the next week. Several young pianists from as far away as China, Costa Rica and South Korea are prepared for a junior piano competition at Shattuck-St. Mary’s School.
A seventh-grader from Edina has won a statewide geography contest and will represent the state at the national finals next month.
Even though five-year-old Brecken Dahlberg can’t speak, it takes about two seconds to figure out that he has as much enthusiasm and zest for life as any other kids his age.
Children of military families in Minnesota are being invited to enter Sen. Al Franken’s second annual poetry contest.
Dance your way to a magical adventure in the all-new movie, BARBIE IN THE PINK SHOES!
Here are the four winning recipes for the WCCO Heavy Table Best Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe Contest James Norton’s notes included.
Besides the great art, a Minneapolis museum is also getting national attention for its bathroom.
It was no ordinary hot dog eating contest on Tuesday as contestants from multiple metro fire and police departments munched on Chicago-style dogs.
Derek Larson of St. Paul is in the top five finalaist in the Modern Family Memory Book contest. Click here to watch video and vote.
Watching 40 judges in white lab coats nibble on cheese and then spit the samples into garbage cans might not sound like an elegant evening to most people, but hundreds of cheese lovers have paid $25 each for a close-up view of Wednesday’s World Championship Cheese Contest finals.
Taking the plunge, way up in the air — That’s what 12 couples have decided to do on this Valentine’s Day.
A Twin Cities man has a very special connection to one of the most iconic bands in rock and roll history.
As heard on The Michele Tafoya Show with John Hines on Friday 10-7
A Hugo artist is the winner of the 2012 Minnesota Trout and Salmon Stamp contest.
An environmental group that organized a short film contest to promote solar energy got more than it bargained for.
Two meals Andrew Zimmern made Sunday at the Eco-Experience building at the Great Minnesota Get Together.
It’s time to kick off your Sunday shoes and compete in a “Footloose” dance contest at Mall of America.
Two men with big appetites have won a pizza challenge in Oshkosh by downing 12 pounds of pizza in an hour.
A Twin Cities school has come out on top of a national recipe contest after 10 months of competition.