KFC Offering $11,000 If You Name Your Baby After Colonel SandersIn honor of "The Colonel," parents can enter to win a cash prize if their child is born on Sanders' birthday and shares his name.
Hautman Brothers Finish 1-2-3 In Prestigious Art ContestThree Minnesota brothers have hit the trifecta of the wildlife art world, taking the top three spots in the prestigious Federal Duck Stamp art contest. Joseph Hautman, of Plymouth, won with his painting of a pair of trumpeter swans.
Win A Newly Remodeled California Home With Your Best Recipe!Do you have a secret recipe? Now's your time to shine -- you can wine a recently remodeled, historic home in California's gold country!
Got An Idea For A TV Sitcom? This Contest Might Be For YouA television comedy veteran who lives in Minnesota is giving aspiring writers a chance to break into the business. Bo Kaprall is sponsoring the 2015 National Sitcom Writing Contest. The competition features two categories — scripts for an original pilot and scripts for existing shows.
WCCO-AM, WDIO-TV, MPR Among Top Minnesota AP Award WinnersWinners in the 2014 Minnesota Associated Press Broadcasters news contest. Awards will be presented Friday night at the annual AP banquet at the Midwest Journalism Conference in Bloomington.
Elk River Family Who Lost Parent Get Year Of Free RentFor most Americans, rent is by far their biggest household expense. But now, one Elk River family doesn't have to think about it at all for 12 months. For 4-year-old Cayden, the prize of the day is his new Lego set. For his 9-year-old sister, Lexy, it was the scooter.
Minn. Woman Wins 2015 Audi In CBS ContestOver the winter, CBS stations ran a national sweepstakes with a new Audi as the prize. And out of all the people across the country who entered – the winner is from Minnesota! All Mona DeVries had to do was "like" WCCO TV on our Facebook page.
Salsa Experts To Battle At Midtown Global Market Salsa lovers are competing in a contest Saturday at the Midtown Global Market as part of their Cinco de Mayo celebration. Manny Gonzalez says it all starts with some basic ingredients.
Minnesota Delegates Cook Up Bipartisan Hotdish ContestRep. Michele Bachmann says she hoped the judges would take pity on her. It's her last year in Congress, after all. But in the end, Bachmann's best effort — a hotdish called the "Polar Vortex-Mex" — wasn't enough.
Maple Lake Ice Fishing Derby Turns 39In it's 39th year, the Maple Lake Ice Fishing Derby was held Saturday afternoon. Besides fishing, the event featured a vintage snowmobile show and an ice-auger drilling contest. Photojournalist Mike Durenberger has all the sights and sounds from the derby.
Young Pianists Convene On Faribault For ContestSome sweet sounds will be coming from Faribault over the next week. Several young pianists from as far away as China, Costa Rica and South Korea are prepared for a junior piano competition at Shattuck-St. Mary's School.
Edina 7th-Grader Wins Minn. Geography ContestA seventh-grader from Edina has won a statewide geography contest and will represent the state at the national finals next month.
Isanti Family In Nat’l Contest To Win Accessible VanEven though five-year-old Brecken Dahlberg can't speak, it takes about two seconds to figure out that he has as much enthusiasm and zest for life as any other kids his age.
Poetry Contest Open To Minn. Military Children Children of military families in Minnesota are being invited to enter Sen. Al Franken's second annual poetry contest.
Walker Art Center Among Nation's Best BathroomsBesides the great art, a Minneapolis museum is also getting national attention for its bathroom.