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 Best Small Town In MinnesotaIn this week’s Best of Minnesota, it’s a measure of civic pride as to which of those 594 small towns is the best.
WCCO Viewers Choice For Best Pet Groomer In MinnesotaFor those of us that have pets, it's pretty safe to say that they're an important part of the family.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Mascot In MinnesotaA high school mascot comes in many forms. This week, we've found your choice for the best in the state.
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 Spin Class In MinnesotaIt is a little before 6 a.m. at the Douglas Dayton YMCA in downtown Minneapolis. While many of us are still counting sheep, there are close to 20 "spin-enthusiasts" that are counting down the minutes to the beginning of a grueling, hour-long spin class that will surely put them to the test.
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.