Fishing buddies Amelia Santaniello and Angela Davis headed out in search of Minnesota’s largest game fish.
A popular talk show host joined forces with a popular Minnesota cereal to recognize and reward kindness.
At one orchard in Webster, hard cider was, at first, just an experiment. Now, it’s the Best of Minnesota!
Mankato’s Tavern on the Avenue — aka the “Tav on the Ave” — is where you voted Best Waffle Fry in Minnesota!
Walking around the Minnesota State Fair, it is pretty easy to spot the winners.
Your votes sent Amelia Santaniello to Old Town Bagels in Owatonna!
The six-acre Minnehaha Falls Dog Park — nestled right along the Mississippi River — has been described as a magical place.
Your votes sent Amelia Santaniello to the Minnesota State Fair, by way of Ellsworth, Wisconsin!
Your votes send Amelia Santaniello to Crosslake’s Manhattan Beach Lodge.
Your votes sent Amelia Santaniello to Shakopee in search of Minnesota’s best onion rings.
We’re counting down to June 10, when Minneapolis and St. Paul face off in an epic tug of war to benefit Fraser.
“The Big G” is the world’s sixth-largest food company, with $17 billion in annual sales.
Colbert spent ten years playing a right-wing pundit on Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report” and fans have been wondering if they’ll recognize him in his new persona. Amelia Santaniello got the chance to ask him that question during a recent interview in Chicago.
The National Association of Black Journalists is in Minneapolis for the rest of the week.
Some Twin Cities students are speaking up about bullying by staying silent. Totino-Grace High School in Fridley launched a new campaign this week called “We Don’t Say.” It highlights seven words and phrases the students won’t use because of their meanings and how the words affect others.
One of the most important events in the history of St. Peter was a tornado that took two lives and damaged two thirds of the buildings here.
It may be October, but skiing’s happening right now at Wild Mountain Ski Area near Taylors Falls.
As all of the colorful lights came on, families packed into the Midway to enjoy the rides and games. Through Sunday, more than 550,000 people have visited the fairgrounds.
With 9-year-old Jayden and 7-year-old Andrew, Karen Wettanen is always busy. And when back-to-school time arrives, she’s almost always strapped. The working mom from St. Louis Park lives on a fixed income, so filling up their backpacks stretches her budget.
A Minnesota business that has stores throughout the country is about to get a new name. Hot Mama will change its name Monday, but WCCO got a peak at the new logo Sunday night. Not to mention an explanation of the surprising reason behind the change, and what it means to an owner so closely connected to the original name.
It’s one of the most memorable milestones for any high school student. Ten, twenty, thirty years later, we all remember who we went with and what we wore. Of course, we’re talking about prom. For one student, their memories will also include Mark Rosen.
There’s a fresh coat of snow on the ground, but don’t let that fool you. Some parents already feel like they’re behind on their summer planning. With so many choices for day and overnight camps, and for every possible interest area, sorting through it all can feel like doing your taxes. “It’s hard to imagine how early you need to get it all done,” said Lindsay Litman, a mother of two from New Hope. “Not only do camps fill up, but you need to save money for them.”
Mixing work with family can be tough for a married couple. But one duo seems to have done it, building a booming business despite very limited experience. “I didn’t have a retail background and I opened up a store called Hot Mama,” said Megan Tamte, the founder and CEO of Hot Mama. “I think those are two things right there that set you up for a lot of naysayers.” But Tamte has been proving those naysayers wrong for nine years. The third grade teacher turned business mogul was recently named Ernst and Young’s Midwest Entrepreneur of the Year. So Amelia Santaniello sat down to talk to her about building a business, with kids, without any experience, and with her husband as a partner. Watch them getting ready for a family dinner, and you can tell that Megan and Mike Tamte know how to work together. They preach teamwork to 16-year-old Allison and 13-year-old Roian, and say it’s one of the secrets to their success in an unexpected business.
Some 18,000 were mesmerized by the music at the first ever We Day at the Xcel Energy Center on Tuesday. But they were also transfixed by the message from a 62-year-old American who became the Queen of Jordan.
Two months after storms slammed the Twin Cities, downed and weakened trees are still getting in the way. In an area of undeveloped land that sits right on the border of Edina, St. Louis Park and Minneapolis, the storms knocked down several trees, and the city of Minneapolis decided to post “no trespassing” signs.