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Elk River Family Who Lost Parent Get Year Of Free Rent

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.

12/17/2014

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Minn. Woman Wins 2015 Audi In CBS Contest

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.

06/27/2014

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Salsa Experts To Battle At Midtown Global Market

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.

05/03/2014

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Minnesota Delegates Cook Up Bipartisan Hotdish Contest

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.

03/12/2014

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Maple Lake Ice Fishing Derby Turns 39

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.

02/01/2014

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12-12-13 HOLIDAY HI LO WINNER On The Morning News With Dave Lee

We gave out one of the biggest prizes ever on WCCO this morning…..LISTEN TO THE PODCAST

12/12/2013

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Young Pianists Convene On Faribault For Contest

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.

07/05/2013

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Edina 7th-Grader Wins Minn. Geography Contest

A seventh-grader from Edina has won a statewide geography contest and will represent the state at the national finals next month.

04/06/2013

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Isanti Family In Nat’l Contest To Win Accessible Van

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.

03/18/2013

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Poetry Contest Open To Minn. Military Children

Children of military families in Minnesota are being invited to enter Sen. Al Franken’s second annual poetry contest.

03/09/2013

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Enter to win BARBIE IN THE PINK SHOES!

Dance your way to a magical adventure in the all-new movie, BARBIE IN THE PINK SHOES!

03/06/2013

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Winning Recipes For Grilled Cheese Contest

Here are the four winning recipes for the WCCO Heavy Table Best Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe Contest James Norton’s notes included.

01/09/2013

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Walker Art Center Among Nation’s Best Bathrooms

Besides the great art, a Minneapolis museum is also getting national attention for its bathroom.

09/05/2012

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Cop Repeats Victory Performance At Hot Dog Eating Contest

It was no ordinary hot dog eating contest on Tuesday as contestants from multiple metro fire and police departments munched on Chicago-style dogs.

07/24/2012

Cast of 'Modern Family,' winners of Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series award, speak onstage during the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards held at The Shrine Auditorium on January 30, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

St. Paul Man Finalist In Modern Family Video Contest

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.

05/07/2012

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