With Dave Dahl’s departure at 5 Eyewitness News comes a new Chief Meteorologist and he is a familiar face to all of us. Ken Barlow has been forecasting the weather mornings on 5 Eyewitness News for several years and now he can add the title “Chief Meteorologist” to his resume. Steve sits down with him in Coffee with Cool People...
If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to be behind bars, head to the small Minnesota town of Preston, Minnesota. Reporter Kristin Haubrich visits the old Fillmore County Jail and Carriage House that has since been turned into a bed and breakfast. The Jailhouse Inn is where you can really find out what spending the night behind bars...
It’s TCL’s Back to School week! Two years ago, Elizabeth, Steve, and Kelli joined the ranks of the Rosemount School Band. We thought it would be fun to take a look at that again and try to figure out why they haven’t been asked back!
There’s a spot on the fairgrounds where the animals get a little more unusual. It’s called the Monty’s Traveling Reptile Show. “Two Dogs” from Monty’s dropped by with a large tortoise, a young alligator, and an albino Burmese python.
Jamal Hashi is instrumental for bringing the flavors of Somali cuisine to Minneapolis, and America in general. He wanted to introduce American’s to camel meat and created the Hashi Burger. It has since taken off in the middle east being served at Kuwait Fire House, Babel Food Chain in Dubai and Saudi Arabia, and Hashi Burger Restaurant in...
What do you do when your child wants to wear make up? It starts out when they are young and it’s just a toy, but slowly they start asking to wear it to school. What products are best and how do you get them started? Our beauty expert, Hillary Kline, has some ideas.
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Shopping the Farmer’s Markets is a favorite for 5 Eyewitness News’ anchor, Paul Folger. He makes a meal from the fresh veggies he finds, just perfect for a Monday Night Meal.
Open Faced Heirloom Tomato Toast
2 large heirloom tomatoes
4 slices of toast
Salt and Pepper
Get the most beautiful heirloom tomatoes you...
Elizabeth is at The Meadows at Mystic Lake where she just finished her first round of golf. She just learned the game six weeks ago and we get a look at her journey.
As a child, Pam Onnen discovered that she could say words backwards as quickly as anyone else could say them forwards. Then she realized she could spell them backwards too. Today, this substitute teacher from Hastings is the Guinness World record holder for the most words spelled backwards in one minute.
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TCL Reporter Kristin Haubrich has introduced us to her mom before when she carved Steve’s face into a giant pumpkin. But besides being really artistic, she’s also really compassionate. She developed a non-profit she calls Marilyn’s TWOcan Rides. She travels to assisted living centers with her custom-made bike to give free,...
Elizabeth’s potato salad is a summer grilling side dish essential. It’s super simple but with a garden addition of fresh, green herbs.
3 lbs potatoes (I use red or Yukon gold), boiled until tender, cooled to room temperature and cut into one inch pieces
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 tsp Dijon mustard
6 eggs, hard boiled, peeled and...
The first “superfood” was coined back around 1918 when the American Medical Association thought bananas could cure a number of problems, including celiac disease. Franco Romero, the creator of MyNurish, is an expert in superfoods. He joins us to explain the benefits of superfoods and his products.
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As we age, things change. Things may hurt a bit when they didn’t before, but staying active is essential. Fitness expert and creator of 3X3 FIT, Kim Marie Ross answers some of your fitness questions.
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1 Set – Weighted 3X3FIT Rings
One Year Warranty
The largest professional rodeo in Minnesota kicks off and TCL reporter is live at the Hamel Rodeo for a sneak peek! The Hamel Rodeo and Bull Ridin’ Bonanza runs July 8th – July 11th. Click here for all the information.
Elizabeth and Steve play a game of Duck and Dodge, check out an optical illusion of Kelly Ripa’s foot from a photo she posted, and one of TCL’s own has a big win!
Elizabeth and her husband Jay head into the kitchen to make Jay's special smash burgers! This "Ries-ipe" makes 6 double-patty burgers
2 lbs 80/20 or 85/15 ground beef
1.5 cup minced mushrooms
1 tsp salt
½ tsp Fresh ground pepper
6 brioche buns, buttered and toasted
12 slices cheddar cheese
Baking Instructor Nancy Burgeson stopped by with a kid friendly Snickers Pie recipe to help kick off TCL’s Super Cool Summer.
25 full size marshmallows
6 regular size Snickers bars, cut into bite sized pieces
2/3 cup milk
1 cup heavy whipping cream (no...
Summer is a great time to get out and explore. With the local wine industry in our state continuing to grow, gathering your friends for a wine tasting experience is a fun event to consider. TCL reporter Kristin Haubrich is at Chankaska Creek Ranch and Winery in Kasota. https://www.chankaskawines.com/
Check out Chankaska Creek Ranch and...
Baking Instructor Nancy Burgeson makes a light dessert for the summer season that’s perfect for your summer gatherings.
Light and Lovely Sponge Cake with Berries and Cream
1-3/4 cup self-rising flour
4 large eggs (room temperature)
1 cup plus 2 Tbsp. ultra-fine granulated sugar (can be purchased in super market or processed in food...
If you’ve ever driven down to 35W south of the Twin Cities, you may have driven past a rocket ship and giant shark on the side of the interstate. If you’ve wondered what exactly that’s all about, we did too. Reporter Kristin Haubrich had to find out what was inside Hot Sam’s Antiques.