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Daisy Dillman Band Reunites After Long Absence

A Minnesota country rock band is getting back together after a three-decade absence. The Daisy Dillman Band plans to release its first album in 34 years. The band was popular in the 1970s and ’80s and recorded for major labels United Artists and RCA. But except for some one-off concerts in the early 2000s, the group has been on hiatus.

12/20/2014

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Keillor Announces ‘Prairie Home’ Joke Show

Get your knock-knock jokes ready. Humorist Garrison Keillor has scheduled another Joke Show for his public radio program, “A Prairie Home Companion.” The Joke Show will be broadcast live from the Pantages Theatre in downtown Minneapolis on Nov. 1.

10/04/2014

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MNsure Debuts New TV, Radio Advertising

Minnesota’s health exchange is airing new TV ads with testimonials from people who saved money buying insurance on MNsure.

02/18/2014

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12-12-13 HOLIDAY HI LO WINNER On The Morning News With Dave Lee

We gave out one of the biggest prizes ever on WCCO this morning…..LISTEN TO THE PODCAST

12/12/2013

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Keillor To Read New Poetry Live In St. Paul

Author and radio host Garrison Keillor will read selections from his new book of poetry in St. Paul next month. Keillor will read from his book “O, What a Luxury: Verses Lyrical, Vulgar, Pathetic & Profound,” at the Fitzgerald Theater on Oct. 2 and 3.

09/21/2013

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KDWB’s Dave Ryan Under Fire For School-Slamming Tweets

KDWB-FM radio host Dave Ryan is feeling the heat of controversy after he poked fun at several Minnesota schools on Twitter. While the series of tweets had some people laughing, the Minnesota Department of Education was not amused.

07/31/2013

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2013 Pavek Hall Of Fame Inductees Announced

Pavek Broadcasting Hall of Fame board member Jim DuBois joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Monday with a special announcement

06/10/2013

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Frack Sand Co. Agrees To Voluntary Review In Minn.

A sand mining company has agreed to a voluntary environmental review of two mines it’s proposing for Winona County.

02/21/2013

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Still Wondering How You Got That Cellular Amber Alert?

In addition to signs on the highway and alerts on radio and TV, you may have been one of thousands notified of the Amber Alert on your cell phone Wednesday.

02/20/2013

Christmas Music

What Holiday Song Could You Listen To, Over And Over?

Click the above link to vote on which song you could hear over and over during the holiday season!

12/10/2012

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2 Students Are Voice Of White Bear Lake H.S. Sports

Some strive to be stand-out athletes, some strive to be stand-out students. But two seniors at White Bear Lake High School have a different goal. They are striving to be the voice of their school.

10/12/2012

KQRS, The Tom Barnard Podcast

Radio Legend Tom Barnard’s New Adventure

Tom Barnard is talking. That’s not a surprise, since he does it for a living. But the reclusive broadcaster hasn’t granted a TV interview in nearly 23 years, until now.

08/27/2012

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Minnesota Hospital LIVE At The State Fair!

Roger Erickson joined the WCCO Morning News regulars for Friday’s special edition of Minnesota Hospital.

08/24/2012

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Former WCCO Radio Newsman, GM Clayt Kaufman Dies

A member of the WCCO family has died. Clayt Kaufman started in the WCCO Radio news department and rose through the ranks to general manager.

05/01/2012

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MPR To Stage Farewell For ‘Midday’ Host Eichten

Minnesota Public Radio’s farewell to retiring “Midday” host Gary Eichten is sold out. But fans still have a chance to hear the recorded show on radio.

01/18/2012

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