National Prosecco Day

National Prosecco Day
Saturday is National Prosecco Day! Ted Farrell from Haskell’s brings in some of his favorites. He also answers some commonly asked questions about prosecco and its relative, champagne. You can celebrate National Prosecco Day by picking up a bottle or a case at any of Haskell’s 11 Minnesota locations.

Sustainable Safari

Sustainable Safari
The folks at Sustainable Safari, an animal park at Maplewood Mall, just celebrated the birth of three opossums.  They named two of them Ben and Elizabeth!  Bob Pilz, also known as Safari Bob, brought them in to meet their namesakes! Opposum number three is still looking for a name and you can help!  Vote here for your favorite from these...

Irish Fair

Irish Fair
It’s the kick off to the annual celebration of all things Irish!  The Irish Fair of Minnesota takes place on Harriet Island on Friday, August 12th and runs through Sunday, August 14th.  Reporter Kristin Haubrich is there kicking off all the action.  For more information, click here.    

Salvadorian Pan Con Pollo

Salvadorian Pan Con Pollo
Chef and author Amalia Moreno-Damgaard is soakin’ up summer with a summer sandwich with some Latin flair.  Follow Amalia on Instagram @amaliamorenodamgaard. Salvadorian Pan Con Pollo Open-faced sandwich with stewed chicken and vegetables Recipe by chef Amalia Moreno-Damgaard, AmaliaLLC.com Makes 4 to 6 sandwiches 4 to 6 pirujos or...

Flower Farms

Flower Farms
Reporter Kelli Hanson is putting together her bucket list for these last days of summer.  This time she’s farm focused!  Here’s a few farms that she thinks you should check out. Treasured Haven Farms, Rush City Emery Acres Flower Farms, Rosemount Flower Valley Orchard, Red Wing

Footloose at the Chanhassen

Footloose at the Chanhassen
The Tony Award-nominated musical with Grammy and Academy Award-nominated songs hits the Main Stage at The Chanhassen Dinner Theater.  Alan Bach and Maya Richardson join us to perform Almost Paradise. Footloose at the Chanhassen Dinner Theatres has been extended to February 4th, 2023.  Tickets start at $53 for the show only and at $71 for...

Circus Juventas Showcases Their Summer Show

Circus Juventas Showcases Their Summer Show
After nearly a year of training, Circus Juventas performers are showcasing their summer show called Confetti. It’s packed with a variety of new and gripping acts. Circus Juventas is the largest youth circus in North America and they are located right here in the Twin Cities! The next show is tomorrow night, with shows going on all weekend...

How To Set Up The Perfect Table For Any Event

How To Set Up The Perfect Table For Any Event
Kaleidoscope is a company that brings beautiful table settings right to you! Founder Amy Leyden is in studio to share tips on how to make your table feel like a special place. If you are interested in renting a table setting from Kaleidoscope you can do so on their website. All settings are $25 per person and their website will be updated...

Laura Nicholson

Laura Nicholson
Singer songwriter Laura Nicholson, originally from the Twin Cities, is back from her new home in Nashville and gearing up for a live show this Friday at First Avenue.  She makes a stop here first to perform her original song, Sweet and Simple. Laura is performing Friday, August 12th at First Avenue’s 7th Street Entry.  Tickets are only...

What’s Appening: Cutting Costs

What’s Appening: Cutting Costs
Everything is pretty expensive right now.  Lauren Andrego, one of the producers from Minnesota Live, shares some apps that she found that can help you cut costs and monitor your spending. Truebill & Trim Free to download for Apple and Android devices (OWNED BY ROCKET MORTGAGE -- WILL CHANGE IT'S NAME TO "ROCKET MONEY" THIS...

Budgeting for a New Home

Budgeting for a New Home
If you’re looking to move to a new home in the future, there is a lot you need to budget for.  Daniel and Julie Desrochers from Desrochers Realty Group and EXP Realty explain all of the costs that you realistically should budget for. Down Payment Earnest Money Closing Costs Maintenance or Updates New Construction Extras ...

AARP’s FitLot Outdoor Fitness Parks

AARP’s FitLot Outdoor Fitness Parks
There is a brand new park in St. Paul that is the perfect place to get fit.  Reporter Kelli Hanson is at FitLot, a new free gym!  She’s there with Cathy McLeer, the AARP Minnesota State Director to find out why AARP is behind this project. Click here for the Grand Opening details.

St. Croix River Roundup

St. Croix River Roundup
If you’re taking advantage of these final days of summer, one of the best place to do it is on the water.  And, we can’t think of any place better than the St. Croix River!  Kristin Haubrich takes a look back at some things that she featured that you can still get in on this summer. Taylors Falls Scenic Boat Tours Tiki Time...

Kid Connection: Meet Ethan

Kid Connection: Meet Ethan
We’ve been introducing you to kids in Minnesota adoption system for years.  These kids are school-aged who fully understand why a family is important.  We first introduced you to Ethan in 2016, when he was just 8 years old.  He’s now 14 and is still longing for a family.  To learn more about Ethan and all of Minnesota’s waiting kids,...

Beyond the Scale: Terrie

Beyond the Scale: Terrie
Terrie Jorgenson, the Coon Rapids Center Director at Livea Weight Control Center, speaks with Kelli about their incredible clients and success stories. Livea Weight Control Centers has an exclusive “End of Summer Anniversary Offer”.  Join now and receive 50% off the program.  Click here or call 855-GO-LIVEA.

Asian Shrimp & Vegetable Stir Fry

Asian Shrimp & Vegetable Stir Fry
Terry John Zila, owner of Hepcat Coffee and Terry John Zila Catering, shares a fresh, summer recipe. Asian Shrimp and Vegetable Stir Fry Ingredients: For the Sauce: 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 3 tablespoons finely minced ginger 2 tablespoons Chinese chili paste ¼ cup...

Spenga Fitness

Spenga Fitness
Spenga Fitness is a new fitness concept that just launched in Minnesota. It was opened by two moms from Woodbury and combines three pillars of fitness; spin, stretch and yoga. Reporter Kristin Haubrich takes us to Spenga Fitness where she gives us the inside scoop of all they have to offer. We are offering one week free to try us out, and we...

Upgrade Your Cookie Game With T-Rex Cookies

Upgrade Your Cookie Game With T-Rex Cookies
Creator of T-rex Cookie Tina Rexing shows us a couple different ways that you can upgrade your homemade cookies to make a dessert that will wow! Her dessert recommendations: Cast Iron Skillet Cookie- place cookie dough puck into small cast iron skillet and bake to your liking. Top with Ice Cream The Juicy Rexy- Take two thawed dough...

Recipes to Elevate Your Summer Parties

Recipes to Elevate Your Summer Parties
Milissa Silva, the owner of El Burrito Mercado, shares a recipe for Salsa Verde and a popular way to have beer that’s making the rounds online. Michelada 2 lime wedges – one to moisten the rim and one to decorate the glass Salt, enough to coat the rim of glass 2 tsp Tajin Powder (or finely crushed spicy seasoning) 1 cup ice cubes...

Perfecting your Patio

Perfecting your Patio
Back by popular demand is designer and amazing mother, Suzie Ries! Suzie is covering some of the best ways to add more flavor and character to your outdoor spaces. Here are 6 things you can inexpensively add to decorate your deck, or perfect your patio: Umbrellas Suzie has her favorites from At Home! Tablecloths Can use...

Migraine Headaches

Migraine Headaches
The American Migraine Foundation estimates that at least 39 million people in the country live with migraine headaches.  Kelli Hanson takes us to Abundant Life Chiropractic and Health Center in Chanhassen where they are helping people become migraine free. Abundant Life Chiropractic and Health Center is offering a $49 new patient special...

Summer Hair Care

Summer Hair Care
Hot and humid summer weather can play havoc on your hair, but your hairstylist can help.  Minnesota Live producer, Lauren Andrego made a stop at Reflect Salon for a refresh and a little advice on keeping hair happy and healthy in the summer months. Products to help: AVEDA SUN CARE -These products are specifically designed for hair...