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Peterson Family Matriarch Celebrates Retirement

The matriarch of a Minnesota musical family is going out in style. Jeanne Arland Peterson will celebrate her retirement with a Peterson Family New Year’s concert Dec. 29 at the Hopkins Center for the Arts.

12/14/2012

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WCCO & Partners Raise More Than $180,000 For Sandy Victims

Minnesotans opened up their checkbooks Thursday to help Superstorm Sandy victims on the East Coast.

11/08/2012

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830 WCCO’s John Williams Returns To The Twin Cities

830 WCCO-AM is announcing that afternoon host John Williams is moving back to the Twin Cities.

10/24/2012

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Mike Lynch & The Good Neighbor Tour

Mike Lynch is back from the WCCO Radio Holiday Vacations Good Neighbor Tour to Ireland. Great weather, great friends, and a wonderful country!

09/27/2012

Remembering WCCO Radio Personality Dark Star

Your Chance To Own A Piece Of Dark Star

Friends and acquaintances of the late-radio personality Dark Star say he lived larger than life. The things he left behind prove that.

08/31/2012

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Olympic Champ Yamaguchi Now Campaigning For Childhood Literacy

Kristi Yamaguchi won Olympic gold and was a national champion figure skater. At one point in her career, she was the best there was on the rink.

08/17/2012

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WCCO Talent Vacations And Trips

Click here for links to the current trips that are sponsored by either WCCO-TV or WCCO-Radio.

08/01/2012

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Jeff Dubay Talks Addiction, Getting Sober On WCCO Radio

In his first interview since his very public fight with addiction, Jeff Dubay told WCCO Radio’s Chad Hartman that he’s telling his story in the hopes of helping others.

07/11/2012

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Tommies Blog: UST Football Renews Contract With WCCO Radio

I was very happy to read recently that WCCO Radio and the University of St. Thomas extended their contract for Tommie football for the next two seasons.

06/18/2012

Remembering WCCO Radio Personality Dark Star

Dark Star On The Radio: No Two Shows Were Ever Alike

If you ever had the chance to listen to Dark Star’s radio show on a consistent basis, you knew to expect the unexpected.

06/08/2012

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Man With ‘Golden Voice’ Says Fame Was ‘Too Much’

Remember Ted Williams, the homeless man with the huge booming voice captured on a YouTube video last year?

05/15/2012

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Last Of Minn. Nat’l Guard Red Bulls Return Home

The last of the 1st Brigade Combat Team of the 34th Infantry Division — the Red Bulls — returned home to Minnesota Sunday.

05/06/2012

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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

Bruce Hagevik

After 39 Years, Bruce Hagevik Retires From WCCO

Bruce Hagevik never expected to become a news reporter — just a radio announcer.

03/14/2012

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Bagley: Ramsey Co. Hanging In There; Mpls. Not Out

he Minnesota Vikings dislike a new stadium funding source presented to them by Ramsey County officials. Lester Bagley, the Minnesota Vikings vice-president of Public Affairs and Stadium Development, spoke with Steve Thomson and Eric Nelson of WCCO Radio. He said this wasn’t the county’s best proposal.

02/11/2012

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Michele Tafoya Ending Show On WCCO Radio

WCCO Radio afternoon drive host Michele Tafoya announced that she’s ending her show. Tafoya, who also works for NBC Sports, says she wants to spend more time with her family.

01/24/2012

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WCCO’s Sid Hartman Reflects On Paterno’s Passing

WCCO Radio’s Sid Hartman, a legendary Minnesota sports journalist, said he is deeply saddened by the loss of his close friend Joe Paterno.

01/22/2012

AP Series or Special: UGM Radiothon

NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s AP Series or Special: UGM Radiothon

01/20/2012

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WCCO Radio, Taste Of The NFL Team Up To ‘Kick Hunger’

Forty-nine million people in America don’t know where their next meal will come from. So today, WCCO Radio and the Taste of the NFL are teaming up to end hunger.

01/12/2012

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Former WCCO Radio Newsman Rich Holter Dies

A highly-respected former WCCO Radio news anchor and editor, Rich Holter, has died at age 72. He had numerous health problems in recent years.

12/04/2011

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Eleanor Mondale Poling Dies At 51

Eleanor Mondale, daughter of former Vice President Walter Mondale and a former WCCO Radio show host and WCCO-TV reporter, died early Saturday morning at age 51. Mondale had been battling brain cancer since 2005.

09/17/2011

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Esme’s Blog: Eleanor Mondale Poling

She was tall, blond, beautiful and wickedly funny. Eleanor Mondale Poling filled every room she ever walked into.

09/17/2011

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WCCO Radio Wins ‘Large Market Station’ Of 2011 Award

WCCO Radio won the “Large Market Station Of The Year” award at the 2011 NAB Marconi Radio Awards Thursday night.

09/15/2011

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WCCO Radio Plans 4-Hour Special Report On 9/11

Tune into News Radio 830 WCCO on Sunday for a four-hour special report, “Minnesota Remembers 9/11.”

09/08/2011

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Former WCCO Radio Host Brad Walton Dies

Former WCCO host Brad Walton passed away on Friday. He was 60 years old. Walton spent about 11 years at WCCO as a weekend overnight and fill-in host.

08/29/2011

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