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Minnesotan To Meet: The Sanneh Foundation’s Tony Sanneh

This week’s Minnesotan to Meet is a soccer star who never forgot where he came from. Tony Sanneh played at Pele Soccer camp at age 12, had a World Cup appearance and played alongside David Beckham in L.A.

03/03/2015

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Minnesotan To Meet: ‘Shelly Bean The Sports Queen’

It’s a message many have wanted pushed for years. The idea that being a jock is cool for both boys and girls, especially if you fall down and get right back up. And that’s exactly what happens in “Shelly Bean the Sports Queen,” a book series about a little girl determined to learn sports and be great.

02/24/2015

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Minnesotan To Meet: Jean Spannaus, 92, & Her Healthy, Active Life

Just getting to the age of 90 years old is a feat all by itself. Now, add in activities like driving, working out and going to baseball games. Some of us aren’t good at balancing those things at a third of that age. Then you meet Jean Spannaus, who, at 92 years old, works out two days a week and is the inspiration to many.

02/17/2015

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Oh, I Wish I Got To Drive The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile!

The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile made a stop in downtown Minneapolis Tuesday, right outside the WCCO building!

02/17/2015

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Minnesotan To Meet: Love Architect Kailen Rosenberg

Everyone wants the picture perfect life, but the souls behind the smiles usually contain flaws and that’s OK, according to a local love architect. Kailen Rosenberg says you are the foundation of your own love house. Her outlook on relationships and how she grew to be one of Oprahs’ go-to experts is what makes Rosenberg this week’s Minnesotan to Meet.

02/10/2015

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Get Movin’ Monday: Healthy Diet Cheats

There are times when you want to be really good on your diet, but there are other times when you just need a little indulgence. So, to keep us on track, we talked with a nutritionist on how to cheat the right way, as we Get Movin’ Monday.

02/09/2015

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Minnesotans To Meet: ‘Wealth Care’ Expert Bradley Johnston

You see a personal trainer for the best results in working out, and you see a doctor to keep your health in top-top shape. The Johnston Group thinks you need to use that philosophy when it comes to your money. Bradley Johnston calls it “wealth care,” and left some big name firms to do it on his own, with a personal touch.

01/20/2015

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Minnesotan To Meet: Physical Therapist Andre Deloya

Overcoming pain from illness or injury can take a lot of work. Usually, finding the right physical therapist is key. Andre Deloya has rehabbed pro athletes and rock stars, kids’ sports injuries and those with brain or spinal trauma.

01/13/2015

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Minnesotan To Meet: Food Blogger Lee Hersch

Sometimes our greatest failures lead to our greatest accomplishments, something to remember as we enter the second week of our new year’s resolutions. For inspiration, check out Lee Hersch, who has faced setbacks in her college career and diet and exercise plans.

01/06/2015

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WCCO This Morning Team’s Gopher Bowl Game Treats

The three University of Minnesota graduates — Jamie Yuccas, Kim Johnson and Ali Lucia of the WCCO This Morning team — served some bowl treats for viewers this first day of 2015.

01/01/2015

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Minnesotan To Meet: Dr. Jess Prischmann

This is the story of the “American Dream.” A first-generation American whose grandparents were dishwashers and confectionary workers in India. Hard work must run in the family. Dr. Jess Prischmann spoke broken English in Kindergarten and is now a highly respected facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon.

12/30/2014

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Pet Blog: Jamie Yuccas’s Doggy Duo

It’s safe to say the two biggest fans of WCCO’s Jamie Yuccas have no idea she’s on TV. Dottie, 10, is a mix of Jack Russell and Rat terriers, and Murphy’s a 7-year-old … something. […]

12/26/2014

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Minnesotan To Meet: Singer, Songwriter Pete Ford

We were all there, right? We grow up and have no idea what to do? One Minnetonka man was at that point and decided to run away to Buenos Aires, Argentina. Now Pete Ford is 24 years old and hitting all the right notes.

12/23/2014

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The Morning Show Cookie Decorating Contest Winner Is …

Have you decorated your Christmas cookies? Look no further than our WCCO This Morning studio for some decorating ideas. Jason DeRusha, Jamie Yuccas, Kim Johnson and Ali Lucia put their skills to the test.

12/17/2014

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Minnesotan To Meet: Singer Robert Robinson

Aretha Franklin, Barry Manilow, Jermaine Jackson. They’re all great performers and singers, and one local man has gotten to sing along side all of them. Robert Robinson also opened one of Prince’s birthdays and was a featured vocalist with pianist Lorie Line, but he never saw singing as a career.

12/16/2014

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Get Movin’ Monday: Holiday Shopping Tips

Let’s face it, the holidays can be stressful. We all have that one picky person you have to shop for at the holidays, or maybe you have to shop for a co-worker you don’t really know that well. That’s why we wanted to help get movin’ on your holiday shopping list.

12/15/2014

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New Dating Service Turns Your Friends Into Matchmakers

A new service called Sparkstarter hopes to make it more fun, by turning your friends into matchmakers.

12/12/2014

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Billy Joel Is Coming To Target Center

The Piano Man is coming to Target Center next spring for his first show at the arena in 15 years. The announcement came Thursday morning after Target Center posted a photo to social media the previous night showing Times Square with a big sign reading “Happy 1999.”

12/11/2014

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Minnesotan To Meet: The Firm’s Doug Melroe

He’s known as the guy who teaches work out classes in a Speedo, or as the maker of the Twin Cities Pride Parade’s most outrageous float. But he’s really just a perfect combination of his parents.

12/09/2014

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Get Movin’ Monday: Keep Your Holiday Wardrobe Stunning

It’s the holiday season, which means weekends are filled with company Christmas parties and family gatherings. There’s a lot of holiday hoopla, but what should you wear to stay fresh with all the festivities?

12/08/2014

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Minnesotan To Meet: Jewelry Designer Jen Scheffler

Hobbies usually fill our time between work hours. But what if a hobby turns into a job? Jen Scheffler had it happen.

12/03/2014

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Minnesotans To Meet: The Surdyk Family

Nordeast. It’s a part of Minneapolis known for institutions — Nye’s Polonaise Room, Kramarczuk’s Sausage company. And Surdyk’s. Since 1934, the Surdyk family has been a part of the community.

11/25/2014

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Minnesotan To Meet: Salsa Lisa

When you have lemons, you make lemonade. When you have a garden full of tomatoes, you make salsa … lots of salsa. Lisa Nicholson first lugged 120 cans of the homemade stuff to the Farmer’s Market. When a vendor didn’t show, she got in.

11/18/2014

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Xcel Energy Center Gears Up To Host We Day Minnesota

About 18,000 students are expected to fill Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul Wednesday to see some big name celebrities and celebrate local and global charities as part of We Day Minnesota. It’s the second annual event, and among the expected celebrities are Martin Sheen and Earvin “Magic” Johnson.

11/12/2014

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Get Movin’ Monday: Tips For Consignment Shopping, Selling

As we gear up for winter, a lot of us probably want to hang on to that favorite sweater or pair of jeans. You check the closet, know you’re never going to wear it again but just can’t let go of it. This week in Get Movin’ Monday, fashion expert Grant Whittaker tells us why we should get rid of those clothes.

11/10/2014

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