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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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Jamie Yuccas Gets To Know ‘Goldy The Gopher’

There’s no bigger fan cheering for the University of Minnesota to bring home the bacon this weekend than “Goldy Gopher.” That’s why we wanted to learn more about him. As it turns, out Minnesota was tabbed the “Gopher State” in 1857 in a political cartoon.

11/06/2014

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Minnesotan To Meet: Dale Bachman

Whether you’ve gotten married, gotten in trouble with your spouse or celebrated Valentine’s day – there’s one thing you need: flowers. And there’s really one name most of us think of: Bachman’s. The man taking the floral gift and garden store into the future still has the last name Bachman. That’s what makes Dale Bachman a Minnesotan to Meet.

11/04/2014

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Minnesotan To Meet: Ouie Pierre, The Frenchie

A snappy dresser. A cover model. A greeting card creator, who gives back to charity. Inver Grove Heights-native Ouie Pierre sometimes has to be “leashed in” he does so much.

10/28/2014

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