If you’ve been on Lake Minnetonka, it’s a house you’ve most likely seen. In fact, it’s hard to miss the nearly 23,000-square-foot property. And it’s going for a comparative steal.
While lunch is usually a break for students, the WCCO Morning Show team found out just how much work it is for the ladies who serve it up. At Minnetonka High School, they prepare their menus two months ahead of time.
You can spot a Taylor Swift fan in every foot inside St. Paul’s RiverCentre Saturday afternoon. When fan Isabelle Wyman was asked about what she likes about Swift, she clearly stated her case. “Everything. She’s nice, she’s pretty. Everything,” Isabelle said. We found a non-typical fan in her dad, Dave Wyman.
One Minnesota State Fair fan has been enjoying the Great Get-Together for a century. That’s right — Loretta Ecklund still walks the fairgrounds at 100 years young. “I can still get up and dance,” she said, and then did.
The WCCO This Morning team got another busy day started at the Minnesota State Fair by showing us what goes on behind the scenes when we go home and go to bed.
Everyone knows they are supposed to stay hydrated on hot days at the State Fair, but for many it’s sometimes nice to knock back a couple of beers as well. Whether they’re kegs of beer or flats of cookies, the deliveries continue all night long.
It’s Military Appreciation Day at the Minnesota State Fair. Earlier Tuesday, there was a moving tribute to the military at the Leinie’s Bandshell.
Between the barns, the bathrooms and all the sticks left behind from fried food, there’s a lot to clean up at the Minnesota State Fair. Once gates close at midnight, the workers have to get everything presentable again — and it’s no small job.
Today is Seniors, Kids, and Minnesota State Patrol Day. Some vintage State Patrol Cars are on display on West Dan Patch Avenue, and you can play to win some cool State Patrol giveaways.
It’s considered one of the dirtiest jobs at the State Fair, also one of the hottest. But it also boasts one of the highest retention rates. Clearly there’s just something about working at the roasted corn stand that gets people coming back for more.
Many kids will soon feel the heat as they head back to school. Starting can be so stressful. Then once you get into the schedule, things pile up, sports practices, tests, homework. One local yoga studio wants students to breathe and feel the heat in a different way.
Calling all artists. A new project is being launched in Block E and the Hennepin Theater Trust wants your work. The idea is to give business owners a whole new perspective on what available usable space can offer them, energizing the area by filling blank store front canvasses with art.
If you want to check out Minnesota vineyards, you can do that this weekend while also shopping for art. It’s at an event just a short drive from the Twin Cities at the in Cannon Falls. The fourth-annual Cannon Falls Wine and Art Festival is taking place at Hannah’s Bend Park this weekend.
Wednesday night is the night for those who love floats and bands. The Aquatennial Torchlight Parade will head down Hennepin Avenue in Minneapolis. WCCO Morning Show anchors Jason DeRusha and Jamie Yuccas will serve as grand marshals.
If you don’t have a green thumb, but want a great garden, why not check out the Hennepin County Master Gardener Tour this weekend? Six gardens across the Twin Cities will all have themes, including rain, feng shui and water.