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Goin’ To The Lake: Frank & Maxie Visit Watson Hunting Camp (Day 2)

Friday brought gorgeous summer weather, and Frank Vascellaro and Mike Max enjoyed it by going to the lake. They spent the day in Watson, Minn., which is about 135 miles west of the Twin Cities. Not too many folks live out there, but the area is a mecca for hunters.

08/01/2014

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‘Operation Walk’ Helps Provide Free Hip, Knee Replacements

Michelle Williams’ energy is ever-present. And so is her limp. The online auction manager never stops moving around her 4,000 square-foot warehouse. But when running her forklift became more than just a pain, Williams realized she needed help. “I like to have fun,” Williams said.

06/17/2014

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Goin’ To The Lake: Frank & Chris Visit Willmar Lakes Area (Day 2)

Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer continued their adventures in the Willmar Lakes Area Friday, enjoying the gorgeous 80-degree weather. It was part of our Goin’ To The Lake: All Summer Long event, in which the familiar faces of WCCO-TV and WCCO Radio will hit the road every week to explore and celebrate lake country.

05/30/2014

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Goin’ To The Lake: Frank & Chris Visit Willmar Lakes Area (Day 1)

In previous years, WCCO-TV has gone to lakeside cities in Minnesota and western Wisconsin in week-long trips. But this year, WCCO-TV reporters and anchors, along with your favorites from WCCO Radio, will be making trips every week to lakes around the state until the start of The Great Minnesota Get-Together.

05/29/2014

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ICYMI: High School Sports Rally For May 23, 2014

Couldn’t pull yourself away from the Minnesota Twins – San Francisco Giants game? Don’t worry. We’ve got the entire Rally here!

05/24/2014

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Frank & Chris Head To Governor’s Fishing Opener

The Governor’s Fishing Opener kicks off the walleye and northern pike season at midnight Friday. This year’s festivities are being held in the Brainerd Lakes Area. Gov. Mark Dayton will fish out of Grand View Lodge in Nisswa on Gull Lake.

05/08/2014

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

The weekend is almost upon us, so it’s time to start planning. You can see the latest and greatest in cars, crawl your way through an art exhibit or tap into your inner Italian with these events.

03/06/2014

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Frank & Mama V’s Game Day Olive Dip

Ingredients Green olives (pitted)-one pint Kalamata olives (pitted) – one pint Sun dried tomatoes-3 ounces Green onions-3 Garlic clove-one Basil- one fresh package cut in about 1 inch pieces Asiago cheese-1 pound, shredded French bread […]

03/04/2014

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Blindness Isn’t Stopping This 15-Year-old H.S. Senior’s Quest For Knowledge

When the Wayzata Science Bowl team practices, they mean business. They just won the state championship, and they are now getting ready for nationals in Washington, D.C.

02/18/2014

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Paying Your Kids To Do Chores, Homework? There’s An App For That

On paper, allowances should be easy. But if you’ve ever tried to motivate a kid to study or do chores or forgot to pay off when they did, you know otherwise. So now a Minnesota start-up is introducing a high-tech solution: It’s a new app to help families manage allowances without the nagging or haggling.

02/11/2014

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Hopeful Snow Messages Appear Outside St. Cloud Hospital

In this coldest of winters, somebody is doing something special to warm the hearts of patients at a Minnesota hospital.

02/10/2014

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Good Question ‘Reply All’: Junk Email, Hypic Jerk & Frank V’s Height

Jim from Maple Grove wanted to know: Why do we use the word “spam” to describe our junk emails? Heather Brown answers that and other questions.

02/07/2014

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Goin’ To The (Frozen) Lake: Frank & Chris Visit Waseca (Day 2)

Frank and Chris have had a chance to enjoy the great community of Waseca over the last couple days. Here in southern Minnesota, farming is a big deal. And just outside Waseca, you can check out the state’s agricultural interpretive center, called Farmamerica. The center opened in 1978 with the goal of preserving Minnesota’s agricultural heritage.

02/07/2014

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Goin’ To The (Frozen) Lake: Frank & Chris Visit Waseca

This year’s winter lake trip – which took Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer all over Minnesota and western Wisconsin – will wrap up in the southern Minnesota town of Waseca. The guys arrived Thursday in the town, which is about an hour-and-a-half drive southwest of the Twin Cities.

02/06/2014

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Goin’ To The (Frozen) Lake: Frank & Chris Visit Dresser, Wis. (Day 2)

Frank and Chris had great fun during their second day in Dresser, Wis. on Friday. The guys headed to Trollhaugen Outdoor Recreation Area, which has activities for every age and ability. There’s skiing and snowboarding, of course, and it’s all on perfectly groomed runs that help keep you upright. And they’re open until 3 a.m. on Friday nights!

01/31/2014

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