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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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Get Movin’ Monday: How To Accessorize Your Fall Outfits

When you see someone who is stylish, they make it look effortless. A lot of the time, it’s not necessarily the clothes but the accessories that pull an outfit together. This week in Get Movin’ Monday, Jamie Yuccas caught up with local stylist Grant Whittaker to get four tips on how to accessorize your outfit.

10/27/2014

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Anoka’s Halloween Parade Turns 94 This Year

If you want a dose of history with your Halloween entertainment, get outside for the annual Anoka Halloween Parade. It’s the 94th year and it has the largest parade of floats and bands in the state. This year’s theme is pumpkins.

10/24/2014

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Jamie & Kim To Lip Sync ‘Telephone’ For A Good Cause

When you see the life-changing facial surgeries the Smile Network provides, it’s hard to say no when they ask you to do a fundraiser — even if it means getting dressed in outrageous costumes.

10/22/2014

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Minnesotan To Meet: First Avenue’s Dayna Frank

While many stars are born, others are made. No building could tell that story better than First Avenue. From the outside walls to the performers who take the stage, it’s the spot that put Minneapolis on the map in world of music. But it’s the person running the venue who is truly a shining star to her family and hometown.

10/21/2014

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Minnesotan To Meet: Mike Frattallone Of Frattallone’s Ace Hardware

You’ve likely heard his voice on the radio, know you’ve heard his name somewhere before or needed to run into one of his family’s stores when the sink starts leaking or toilet breaks. With 19 stores and growing, Mike Frattallone is this week’s Minnesotan to Meet. The first Frattallone’s Ace Hardware and Garden Store opened in 1975.

10/14/2014

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Minnesotan To Meet: Ali Kaplan

A lot of us now shop online. But the Twin Cities are on the map for a lot of consumers because of Mall of America. And there’s one woman who has shopped every square inch of it, providing tips and insider info. But you probably will never guess how she got her start on the shopping beat.

10/07/2014

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Get Movin’ Monday: 5 Styling Tips For Your Wardrobe

A new season gives you an opportunity to make some changes, even spruce up the wardrobe you already have. But buying into every trend can be really expensive.

10/06/2014

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Second Annual ‘Let’s Not Be Still’ Run/Walk Held In Eden Prairie

An event Saturday helped raise money for an emotional and difficult cause. The second annual “Let’s Not Be Still” run/walk was held. The event helps raise awareness for stillbirth, and remember babies that were stillborn.

10/04/2014

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WCCO Sets Friendly Wager With Green Bay’s WFRV

What’s a rivalry without a little wager? As the Minnesota Vikings take on the Green Bay Packers tonight at Lambeau Field, the WCCO morning crew will be taking on the WFRV morning crew in Green Bay.

10/02/2014

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