Minnesotan To Meet: The Sanneh Foundation's Tony SannehThis week's Minnesotan to Meet is a soccer star who never forgot where he came from. Tony Sanneh played at Pele Soccer camp at age 12, had a World Cup appearance and played alongside David Beckham in L.A.
Minnesotan To Meet: 'Shelly Bean The Sports Queen' It's a message many have wanted pushed for years. The idea that being a jock is cool for both boys and girls, especially if you fall down and get right back up. And that's exactly what happens in "Shelly Bean the Sports Queen," a book series about a little girl determined to learn sports and be great.
Minnesotan To Meet: Jean Spannaus, 92, & Her Healthy, Active LifeJust getting to the age of 90 years old is a feat all by itself. Now, add in activities like driving, working out and going to baseball games. Some of us aren't good at balancing those things at a third of that age. Then you meet Jean Spannaus, who, at 92 years old, works out two days a week and is the inspiration to many.
Oh, I Wish I Got To Drive The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile!The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile made a stop in downtown Minneapolis Tuesday, right outside the WCCO building!
Minnesotan To Meet: Love Architect Kailen RosenbergEveryone wants the picture perfect life, but the souls behind the smiles usually contain flaws and that's OK, according to a local love architect. Kailen Rosenberg says you are the foundation of your own love house. Her outlook on relationships and how she grew to be one of Oprahs' go-to experts is what makes Rosenberg this week's Minnesotan to Meet.
Get Movin' Monday: Healthy Diet CheatsThere are times when you want to be really good on your diet, but there are other times when you just need a little indulgence. So, to keep us on track, we talked with a nutritionist on how to cheat the right way, as we Get Movin' Monday.
Minnesotans To Meet: 'Wealth Care' Expert Bradley JohnstonYou see a personal trainer for the best results in working out, and you see a doctor to keep your health in top-top shape. The Johnston Group thinks you need to use that philosophy when it comes to your money. Bradley Johnston calls it "wealth care," and left some big name firms to do it on his own, with a personal touch.
Minnesotan To Meet: Physical Therapist Andre DeloyaOvercoming pain from illness or injury can take a lot of work. Usually, finding the right physical therapist is key. Andre Deloya has rehabbed pro athletes and rock stars, kids' sports injuries and those with brain or spinal trauma.
Minnesotan To Meet: Food Blogger Lee HerschSometimes our greatest failures lead to our greatest accomplishments, something to remember as we enter the second week of our new year's resolutions. For inspiration, check out Lee Hersch, who has faced setbacks in her college career and diet and exercise plans.
WCCO This Morning Team's Gopher Bowl Game TreatsThe three University of Minnesota graduates -- Jamie Yuccas, Kim Johnson and Ali Lucia of the WCCO This Morning team -- served some bowl treats for viewers this first day of 2015.
Minnesotan To Meet: Dr. Jess PrischmannThis is the story of the "American Dream." A first-generation American whose grandparents were dishwashers and confectionary workers in India. Hard work must run in the family. Dr. Jess Prischmann spoke broken English in Kindergarten and is now a highly respected facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon.
Pet Blog: Jamie Yuccas's Doggy Duo
Minnesotan To Meet: Singer, Songwriter Pete FordWe were all there, right? We grow up and have no idea what to do? One Minnetonka man was at that point and decided to run away to Buenos Aires, Argentina. Now Pete Ford is 24 years old and hitting all the right notes.
The Morning Show Cookie Decorating Contest Winner Is ...Have you decorated your Christmas cookies? Look no further than our WCCO This Morning studio for some decorating ideas. Jason DeRusha, Jamie Yuccas, Kim Johnson and Ali Lucia put their skills to the test.
Minnesotan To Meet: Singer Robert RobinsonAretha Franklin, Barry Manilow, Jermaine Jackson. They're all great performers and singers, and one local man has gotten to sing along side all of them. Robert Robinson also opened one of Prince's birthdays and was a featured vocalist with pianist Lorie Line, but he never saw singing as a career.