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The Great EBS Gaffe Of 1971

The date was February 20, 1971. All hell broke loose for a few scant minutes as radio stations were forced off the air (by agreement) so that one station in each radio market would be the sole broadcaster of emergency information. 177 more words


Viewers Donate 15.8 Million Miles To Make-A-Wish

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Thanks to our WCCO viewers and listeners, Tuesday’s Accomplish MN Make-a-Wish drive turned out to be a huge success.

Our goal was to raise 10 million airline miles for Make-a-Wish Minnesota through your donations. 123 more words


Compare Versions of the Same Story

WCCO and KARE-11 are first-rate TV stations in Minneapolis. So when two crews both cover the same story, it is a remarkable opportunity to compare stunning work. 91 more words

DYI Potholders

Last year at the IDOS World Championship Cookoff, something unexpected happened.  Just before the semi-finals began, almost all of the other teams stopped by our cooking area to bring a gift that represented their home town and shared a word of encouragement.   387 more words

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