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A Look At Minnesotans’ Long History On Letterman

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Since he debuted on CBS 22 years ago he’s been king of Late Night. David Letterman’s final show is Wednesday night and through it all Minnesotans helped deliver the jokes and make the music, and they […]

05/20/2015

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Former ‘CCO Sports Reporter R.J. Fritz Battling Stomach Cancer

Longtime WCCO sports personality Ralph Jon Fritz is battling a terminal stomach cancer. “This is, without a doubt, the most difficult email I have ever sent,” he said in a note addressed to colleagues and friends earlier this week.

04/23/2015

Shelby as Twain

Don Shelby as Mark Twain

Don Shelby told John Williams of a fundraiser for choral education.  Gather at the River with Mark Twain  takes place on the historic Minnesota Centennial Showboat on May 2nd.   Vocal Essence Ensemble singers travel […]

02/12/2015

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WCCO 4 At The Fair: Day 8

From live performances from a blues band, to Jason DeRusha trying out butter carving, to finding out what Midway Life is like — the WCCO 4 At The Fair on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013 carries a full slate. Thursday’s also Seniors Day, in addition to the State’s Largest Senior Stretch & Stroll and multicultural performances.

08/29/2013

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Don Shelby Says He’s Not Running For Congress

Former WCCO TV anchor Don Shelby has made it official: He’s not running for Congress against third term Republican incumbent Erik Paulsen.

08/09/2013

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Talking Points: What Does Rep. Paulsen Think Of A Shelby Run?

The biggest and most surprising political story of the week is that former WCCO Anchor Don Shelby is considering running for Congress against Republican Rep. Erik Paulsen in Minnesota’s Third Congressional District.

07/28/2013

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Don Shelby Discusses A Possible Congressional Run With John Williams

Don Shelby talked with John Williams today to discuss a possible run for Congress.

07/26/2013

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Former ‘CCO Anchor Don Shelby Mulling Run Against Paulsen

Former WCCO anchor Don Shelby has been keeping himself occupied since retiring from his position delivering the evening news to Minnesotans back in 2010. But he may soon be embarking on his most ambitious venture yet — Washington, D.C.

07/25/2013

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Pat Scrimshaw Brings Out Nature’s Beauty With A Chainsaw

With a sharp tug of his chainsaw’s rope, Pat Scrimshaw looks every bit a logger heading to the north woods. But the big white pines he slices up produce looks – not logs.

11/20/2012

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New Washburn Center Brings Nature To Mpls. Children

From driving past Washburn Center for Children on Nicollet Avenue, it’s hard to believe that the center is big enough for 91 therapists to work with 2,700 children and their families.

09/30/2012

Vote "No"

Minn. Authors Speak Out Against Marriage Amendment

Some well-known Minnesotans gathered Saturday about why they oppose the state’s marriage amendment.

09/22/2012

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Don Shelby Gets Energy Efficient In His Own Home

Former WCCO-TV anchor Don Shelby has been a long time promoter of saving the environment. Now his house is a reflection of his passion.

03/01/2012

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Don Shelby’s New Home Is In The Parade Of Homes

Don Shelby just finished building his green home.

03/01/2012

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Curiocity: Rocky Horror Is The Show Of The Year

It’s been hours since my co-worker, Eric Henderson, and I witnessed the incredible ride that is the Minneapolis production of the Rocky Horror Show — and we’re already talking about a second viewing.

09/19/2011

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Come Up To The Lab & See What’s On The Slab

“Let’s do the time warp again!” High heels, fishnets and … Don Shelby?

09/16/2011

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Curiocity: Q&A With Don Shelby On ‘Rocky Horror’ Debut

While he says he’s technically “retired,” our lovable former TV news anchor and Twin Cities living legend is adding yet another duty to his ever-growing resume. On Thursday, Shelby will officially take the stage as “The Narrator” in the Minneapolis production of “Rocky Horror Show.”

09/14/2011

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In Case You Missed It: Day 5 Of ‘WCCO 4 At The Fair’

WCCO has you covered during the State Fair!

08/29/2011

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Amazing Race: Testing GPS

What is the best option when it comes to GPS? Some of WCCO-TV’s personalities put three different kinds of GPS to the test with Minnesota’s version of The Amazing Race.

05/19/2011

Rosen's Sports Sunday

Recap: Don Shelby On Rosen’s Sports Sunday

Just in time for Selection Sunday, our old friend Don Shelby stopped by Rosen’s Sports Sunday to talk everything basketball.

03/14/2011

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Don Shelby, Don Betzold To Receive FOI Award

A retired Minneapolis TV anchor and a former state senator are being honored for their advocacy of the people’s right to know.

03/09/2011

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Don Shelby’s First MinnPost Column

Retirement? What retirement? Shelby’s as active as ever, and we’ve got a link to his first post on MinnPost.

02/15/2011

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Esme’s Blog: A Farewell To Don Shelby

I know there has been a lot of hype about you leaving. I think you would agree that is a bit of an understatement. But I have to tell you it is hard to believe you really won’t be swinging by my desk with your quip of the day, the quick aside, the self deprecating joke at your own expense.

11/26/2010

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Recap: Don Shelby’s Final Newscast

Thirty-two years later, the ride of a lifetime is over. Don Shelby signed off for the final time on Monday, ending his longtime career of anchoring the WCCO 4 News at 10 p.m.

WCCO-TV–11/22/2010

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Katie Couric Interviews Don Shelby Before Retirement

We’ve all been finding our own little ways to say thank you to WCCO-TV anchor Don Shelby, including CBS anchor Katie Couric.

11/22/2010

Don Shelby hosted a radio show on WCCO Radio for 9 years and wrapped up his show in December 2009.

DeBlog: Record A Video Message To Don

Monday night is Don Shelby’s last night on WCCO news. We need you to be a part of it.

11/19/2010

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