Some stories you just don’t need to say much more than what they are. Just wonder why it’s so dusty in the studio.

We all make sure to check the weather reports on the local news. Gone are the day when it was a basically a cardboard bulletin board with pre-placed shapes and numbers. The technology has been around for decades for the weather reporter to stand in front of a green screen and chose multiple graphics and […]

Look, I understand we all have looked forward to flying cars and cars that drive themselves since the 1960s. Back To The Future in the 80s and Demolition Man in the 90s further fueled the flames. For the last few years the “self driving” car has been mostly realized and, in fact the “flying car” […]

Occasionally the news gets interrupted by hecklers or over zealous sports fans while a reporter is on location. We’ve all seen reports where an animal gets a little frisky or angry with what’s going on around them. They’re animals, it’s going to happen. This reporter in Russia was minding her own business doing a report […]

Terrible to see the images coming from Fort Worth, TX today. There was a pileup due to icy conditions on the highway which involved at least 100 vehicles. Several people were trapped and sadly 5 people lost their lives. It’s not a story we think to hear from a southern state, but with low temperatures […]

You know how people say that Chick-fil-A has the best and most efficient drive thru process–well, that experience recently helped out a whole lot of people. When a South Carolina drive-thru coronavirus vaccine clinic got backed up, leaving people waiting for hours, the town mayor decided to call in a professional for help: a Chick-fil-A […]

In the season of giving, the Iowa State 4-H Council asks community members to help with a statewide food drive to help the hungry during the holidays. Among the 40 State 4-H Council members leading the effort is Holly Schmitt of Winneshiek County. She said their goal is to collect 10,000 items for Iowa 4-H […]

Getting out for a good cause has never been easier. Adapting to challenges from COVID-19, Gundersen Health System is celebrating its 15th Annual Steppin’ Out in Pink online. The first virtual run/walk is happening now through Sept. 12. The event looks different, but the mission is still the same: to support local breast cancer research […]

It was not what Houston County 4-H anticipated when preparing to celebrate its centennial in 2020, but University of Minnesota Extension, volunteers, and families came together to organize a 4-H Showcase for youth. The show will run Aug. 15-21 with a schedule that spaces out species throughout the week. Animals will go home the same day they […]

Her journey began with the dairy community in the show ring 13 years ago. Today, Olmsted County Dairy Princess Brenna Connelly found her path to becoming a 67th Princess Kay of the Milky Way Finalist. Some of Connelly’s most fond memories are raising and showing heifers alongside her cousins who own and operate a dairy […]

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