If You Haven't Tried This Chili (Or This Eatery's 6 Others), You're Missing OutAt The Loon Cafe on First Avenue in Minneapolis, the chili is much more than just "something on the menu." It's actually quite a few things on the menu.
WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best International Grocery StoreThere probably isn't a word in our Minnesota lexicon that prompts a more Pavlovian response than Cossetta -- your choice for the best international grocery store in Minnesota!
WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best DMV In MinnesotaUnless you enjoy long lines and even longer waits, the DMV may not be your cup of tea. But Chris Shaffer introduces us to one where you don't have to take a number and you’re always greeted with a smile.
WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Church Choir In MinnesotaThe holiday season is a time when even the most non-musical of us may break into song at some point. But which Minnesota church choir is the best? Chris Shaffer takes us to Christ the King Catholic Church in Browerville, where the voices are almost heavenly.
WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Holiday Lights In MinnesotaHoliday lights are a big part of what gets us into the spirit of the season. But which Minnesota neighborhood outshines all the rest? Chris Shaffer introduces us to a St. Paul man whose Christmas spirit was so strong, it spread down the entire block.
WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Fruitcake In MinnesotaShrouded in mystery is this season of giving, and they've kept quite a secret in this range town of Hibbing. For four generations they've saved the directions, for a version of fruitcake that's rich in confections.
WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Fire Department In MinnesotaIt is a typical day at Elk River's Fire Station No. 2, where safety is obviously job one. Fire Lieutenant Mark Lees instructs a group of local women on the proper installation and use of child safety seats. When the course is concluded, these women will be certified to conduct child seat safety checks throughout the community. It seems, being safety conscious is just the way things are here in Elk River.
WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Taxidermist In MinnesotaMost hunters and anglers dream of harvesting the big one they can hang on the wall. With modern techniques, many taxidermists have gone from producing simple wall hangings to tasteful and elaborate works of art. But who is the best taxidermist to take your trophy to? Bill Hudson introduces us to the award-winning North Star Taxidermy gallery in Nicollet, and co-owner Jeff Holmin.
WCCO Viewers’ Choice For The Best Candy Company In MinnesotaThe votes are in, and Reg Chapman brings us the story of Pearson's Candy Company -- which has been making candy in the Twin Cities for more than a century.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Corn Maze In MinnesotaWCCO’s Bill Hudson tells us the story of the pioneering spirit behind Sever's Fall Festival in Shakopee.
WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Marching Band In MinnesotaHigh school marching bands became prolific in Minnesota mainly after World War I, when veterans with service band experience came home and accepted teaching jobs.
WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Cappuccino In MinnesotaYour votes for the best cappuccino in Minnesota sent Jason DeRusha to Burnsville's Jo Jo's Rise and Wine.
WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Apple Orchard In MinnesotaWelcome to the Luce Line Orchard in Watertown, where attention to detail and scenic beauty are just the beginning.
WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Drive-In In MinnesotaWebster defines “nostalgia” as a wistful affection for the past -- and that's what the Long Drive-In's selling for $7 a pop.
WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Farmers Market In MinnesotaThe Nicollet Mall Farmers Market might seem like a serious clash of cultures at first glance.