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Get Movin’ Monday: Saving Money At The State Fair

If you spent the weekend at the Minnesota State Fair, you may have spent a decent amount of cash there too.

08/31/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

Here’s what’s going on in Minnesota this weekend.

08/27/2015

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Get Movin’ Monday: Scrubbing Away Summer Stains

The Monday after a summer weekend can mean our clothes may not be in their best shape. Tes Olson of St. Croix Cleaners Gets Us Movin’ with tips for preventing and remedying common summer stains.

08/24/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

Tough decisions to make in Working for the Weekend. Turkey leg versus bratwurst? Japanese lanterns or Greek dancers? There’s plenty of time to do either, or both this weekend!

08/20/2015

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Freezer Crock Pot Meals Make Back To School Dinners A Breeze

The school year is just around the corner and that means for many families life is about to get hectic. But with a little preparation, dinner time can be a simple and delicious.

08/19/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

If this week’s Working For the Weekend was an episode of Sesame Street, it would be brought to you by the letter “B”. That’s because it’s full of boats, BBQ and block parties!

08/13/2015

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New Recipes For An Old Favorite: Sweet Corn

For many Minnesotans, it’s one of the best treats to have in the summer – sweet corn! And this year Minnesota farmers are expecting a bumper crop. While a classic corn on the cob always tastes good, Kirsten Shabaz of Valley Natural Foods shared some new recipes to help put a twist on a classic.

08/12/2015

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2 Minnesotans Share The Secret To Happiness

Two women say they’ve come up with the secret on how to be happy all the time in any situation, good or bad. It’s called the “Happiness Practice” and it’s already being used in the workplaces of some well-known Minnesota companies.

08/05/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

It’s that time again, the time when we are working for the weekend! This week, WCCO This Morning found a really special event rolling through the Twin Cities. It’s a national organization that’s making a stop here with a goal to send a lot of families home with free groceries.

07/30/2015

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Local Nonprofit Hosts Backpack Drive For Mpls. Students

Parents spent an average of $100 per student on school supplies last year. Many families in one Minneapolis neighborhood can’t afford that.

07/29/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Beer, Biking & A Floating Library

Here’s a look at some weekend events that all seem to involve a lot of food, a few beverages, books and bikes. But not all at the same time.

07/23/2015

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Minneapolis Begins Aquatennial Celebration

They are called “The Best Days of Summer,” and they start this Wednesday! Minneapolis’s Aquatennial Celebration has a new format this year, but some of your favorites will be back.

07/22/2015

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Goin’ To The Lake: WCCO Goes To Cold Spring (Day 2)

It’s Friday, and that means WCCO is Goin’ To The Lake! This week, WCCO-TV’s Kim Johnson and Kylie Bearse are in Cold Spring with NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s Chard Hartman.

07/17/2015

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Goin’ To The Lake: WCCO Goes To Cold Spring (Day 1)

Kylie Bearse, Kim Johnson and Chad Hartman stopped at the Lakeview Bar and Grill at the Rich-Spring Golf Club Thursday, which is the only place on the Sauk River Chain of Lakes that you can boat up to and grab a bite to eat. It gets really busy around there in the summer and Thursdays are men’s league night, so there are plenty of golfers around.

07/16/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

Just about everywhere you look this weekend, you’re bound to find an outdoor festival. From music, cars to Italian culture, here’s a look at the hottest festivals in town.

07/16/2015

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Minn. Company Aiming To Break Men’s Silence On Sex Trafficking

It is a heavy topic to talk about. Sex trafficking takes place in the shadows of the Twin Cities, but a new Minnesota company is hoping to shed light on the issue in a new way.

07/15/2015

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Get Movin’ Monday: Relieve Bloating And Water Weight

Beach season is upon us and nothing is worse when you are going to be in a swimsuit all day than bloating and water weight.

07/13/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

It’s Thursday and although some may love to be at work, many are just working for the weekend.

07/09/2015

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Mpls. Chef Overcomes Obstacles To Get Back In The Kitchen

A Minneapolis chef is back in the kitchen after his life took an unexpected turn. A collision with a drunk driver forced Coup d’Etat Chef Tommy Begnaud to hang up his apron for months. But after a tough recovery, he’s not only back doing what he loves but he’s bringing some ambitious changes to the Uptown restaurant.

07/08/2015

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Get Movin’ Monday: July Deals

When you think July, you might not think shopping season — but you should! Our deals expert Carrie Rocha says this is her favorite month to shop because the deals are some of the best you can find all year! She Gets’ Us Movin this Monday with what to buy.

07/06/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets For Fourth Of July

We’re working for the weekend, and not just any weekend but the Fourth of July weekend! That means there are a ton of events around town to celebrate the holiday.

07/02/2015

Grilling Guide

Healthy Grilling Options For Your Fourth Of July

We are approaching one of the busiest grilling holidays of the year – the Fourth of July! But fun with friends and family at a barbecues full of burgers, chips and cookies can have consequences on our waistlines. Danette Steinwell from Medifast Weight Control Centers joined WCCO with healthy alternatives for the grill.

07/01/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

Have you wanted to get on a Nice Ride, but haven’t? Or is there a food truck you’ve wanted to try but haven’t tracked it down yet? Well, you’re in luck! They are just two of the things we’re talking about while we’re working for the weekend!

06/25/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets For Dad

This weekend is all about celebrating dads. Celebrate Father’s Day weekend at the Stone Arch Bridge Festival. Take dad to Water Power Park to see a car show, art displays and performances by more than 250 musical artists.

06/18/2015

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Alter A Few Cooking Techniques To Make Grilling Safer, Healthier

We are in the heart of grilling season! But during the grilling process harmful substances can form that could be dangerous to your health. Sue Moores, Kolwalski’s Markets Nutritionist, showed WCCO some techniques to reduce the production of cancer-causing substances.

06/17/2015

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