History

Valentine's Day (Stock Photo)
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Lindsey Peterson
February 13, 2020 - 7:58 am
Some of you may think this is nothing but a Hallmark Holiday, meant to open your wallet, and you're not really wrong. The National Retail Federation says that consumers plan to spend an average of $196 on Valentine's Day this year. That's up 21% from last year's record of $161. Spending is expected...
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June 24, 2019 - 10:52 am
Sunday afternoon, you may have turned on your television to see the Twins and Royals in throwback uniforms. The Royals in the classic Kansas City Monarchs uniforms from the Negro League. And the Twins in the uniforms of the little-known St. Paul Gophers. Throwback threads to honor Salute to the...
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May 11, 2018 - 9:25 am
The official state history of Minnesota began on May 11, 1858. 160 years ago, Minnesota became the 32 state to join the United States. It had been a U.S. Territory for nearly a decade, and during that time Minnesota's population grew to about 160,000 people. Statehood was granted about five months...
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March 13, 2018 - 11:55 am
WCCO Radio was born in October of 1924, broadcasting continuously from that day on as the home of news, entertainment and information ‘CCO Land has depended on for almost 95 years! From the old Oak Grove Hotel to the present day studios on 2nd Avenue and 7th Street, WCCO has brought Minnesota and...
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March 09, 2018 - 10:35 pm
October 2nd, 1924, the day WCCO Radio came to the airwaves of Minnesota. From the old Oak Grove Hotel to the present day studios on 2nd Avenue and 7th Street, WCCO has brought Minnesota and Upper Midwest radio listeners big news stories and major events, laughter and tears, music and sports plus...
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