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Reading with Jodi  

Jodi Livon offers her insight to one of our audience members.  The Happy Medium and psychic, Jodi Livon, gives one member a reading live on-air.

Mission Impossible: The Stars  

Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation held its world premiere in Vienna, Austria.  Emily not only got to hang out in Vienna, she hung out with the stars of the film too.  She talks to the stars, including Tom Cruise.

Getaway Giveaway  

Emily is live somewhere in the Twin Cities to give away another weekend stay at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa, Minnesota!  If she shows up at the door and the person is home, they will win the trip. 

7/31 Host Chat  

Elizabeth and Steve chat about a few things.

The Director of Mission Impossible  

Emily was in Vienna, Austria for the world premiere of Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation.  Before the much anticipated event on the red carpet, Emily was invited to have a one on one interview with some of the stars and the movies director, Chris McQuarrie.

Kid Connection: Trowbridge Family  

The Trowbridge family went from a family of three to a family of 7 overnight.  Jamie and Judy Trowbridge of Lakeville had been foster parents for twenty years.  They raised two girls and had a son of their own.

7/30 Host Chat  

Steve is out for the first part of the show…but “Robot Steve” fills in!

Mission Impossible   Back To Top

Recently, Emily spent time in Vienna, Austria hanging out with Tom Cruise for the world premiere of Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation.  In the spirit of Mission Impossible, Steve and Elizabeth jump into action.  Their mission: Northern Star Council Base Camp at Fort Snelling. 

Good Company: Worker B   Back To Top

What started out as just making necessary products, has grown into a “good company.”  Their products aren’t only unique but they can help people too.  When founder of Worker B, Liesa Helfen, was working for a bee keeper, she noticed the honey she was using to make candles was helping her contact dermatitis. 

7/29 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth have a little chat at the beginning of the show.

Bayside Grille & Bayview Event Center   Back To Top

Steve is getting ready for TCL’s Patioke sponsored by Patio Town.  The first event, we head out to Bayside Grille in Excelsior.  He gave us a look ahead of time to see what you can expect.  If you think that happy hour is the only reason to head there – you would be mistaken! 

Wendy’s Kid Reporter Auditions   Back To Top

Emily is out at the Wendy’s in Woodbury on the search for our new kid reporter!  The winner will join Twin Cities Live at the Minnesota State Fair!

7/28 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about a few things and Emily is live at a casting call for our Wendy’s Kid Reporter!

Starkey Foundation Red Carpet   Back To Top

Tons of celebrities were in town for the Starkey Foundation’s annual gala.  Starkey provides hearing aids for people all over the world.  As the celebs walked the red carpet, Emily stopped them to have a little fun with her! 

7/27 Host Chat   Back To Top

It’s TCL’s Dog Days of Summer – and it’s all about the dogs!

Getaway Giveaway!   Back To Top

TCL’s guy about town, Mike Marcotte is out somewhere in the Twin Cities to give away another weekend stay at Grand View Lodge!  If you signed up for the Getaway Car Sweepstakes, he could be knocking at your door!

7/24 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about a few things. Plus they check in with Mike Marcotte who is out and about somewhere in the Twin Cities. And Emily checks in from Vienna, Austria!

Kid Connection: Lexi   Back To Top

Kelli Hanson met fourteen year old Lexi who is looking for her adoptive family.  Lexi loves to swim so Kelli heads over to Bunker Beach with her where she finds out that Lexi’s adoption story is a little different.

7/23 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth talk about a recent video on social media that shows children feeling the faces of their mothers. Steve feels the faces of crew members. 

Good Company: JonnyPops   Back To Top

JonnyPops are smoothies on a stick.  They are known for being made with simple, natural ingredients.  Emily introduces us to the guys who started the pops in a college dorm room. 

7/22 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth check in with Emily in Vienna!

Em’s Adventures: Boys & Girls Clubs Fundraiser   Back To Top

The 9th Annual Celebrity Waiter Event, where Minnesota Twins players wait on tables to raise money for The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities takes place Sunday, July 26th.  The event is being hosted by former All-Stars and 1987 World Championship teammates, Roy Smalley and Tim Laudner.

Parent Panel   Back To Top

The internet is abuzz with the story of an owner of a diner in Maine yelling at a baby to be quiet.  The story goes that parents brought the two year old into the diner who proceeded to scream and cry for over 40 minutes.  After asking the parents to make the child stop or to leave and doing nothing, the owner took matters into her own hands.  She slammed her hands down on the table and told the baby to shut up.

7/21 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about a few things, including a pressing topic that is all over the web.  Is it ok to yell at someone else’s child?

Getaway Car Giveaway   Back To Top

You signed up, you said you’d be home, so Emily is on her way!  Emily is out in our getaway car and might be knocking on your door to give away a weekend stay at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa! 

7/17 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth is having a fun Friday!

Kid Connection: Dylan   Back To Top

Dylan is sixteen years old and has a love for collecting rocks and looking at cars.  Kelli took him to the Enchanted Rock Garden to get to know Dylan a little better.  The owner of the Enchanted Rock Garden, Peter Giangrande, took Dylan under his wing, showing him his huge collection.

7/16 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about a few things.

Pockets of Joy   Back To Top

Roxane Battle was a well-known news anchor in the Twin Cities.  What you saw on your television screen wasn’t exactly the same as what she was dealing with behind the scenes.  She was learning to raise a baby as a divorced single mother.  In her new book, Pockets of Joy, Roxane opens up about how she held it together during some of the most difficult points in her life.

7/15 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about a few things.

7/14 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about a few things.

Twin Cities Mom Blog Favorite Things   Back To Top

The audience is full of mom’s in honor of the Twin Cities Moms Blog Favorite Things post.  Co-founder of Twin Cities Moms Blog, Beth Zustiak, shows us a few of these favorite things.

7/13 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about a few things.

7/10 Host Chat   Back To Top

Dez from KS95 is filling in for Elizabeth – who is on vacation.

Kid Connection: Keke, Kevion, & Ethan   Back To Top

Kelli introduces us to three kids who want to stay together – because they are family!  Fourteen year old Keke, 9 year old Kevion, and 7 year old Ethan have been in foster care for several years.  They are looking for the stability that a family can offer.

7/9 Host Chat   Back To Top

Stephanie March from Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine is filling in for a vacationing Elizabeth! 

Best Summer Ever Awards: Best Burger   Back To Top

We continue with our first ever, Best Summer Ever Awards!  We compiled suggestions from TCL’ers, our staff, and foodies from around the Twin Cities to find your favorites.  Emily shares with us who walks away with the best burger in the Twin Cities!

7/8 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth have a few things to talk about first.

Glorious Hugs   Back To Top

Mary McCarthy, the founder of Glorious Hugs, has found a way to send a little love to a senior that might be feeling a little lonely.  Glorious Hugs is a company that prepares a care package to send in the mail to a senior citizen in your life.  You can customize the packages with a piece of artwork or several pieces.  The package can include things like peanut butter cookies, paintings, poetry, and pottery. 

Best Summer Ever Award: Waterside Restaurant   Back To Top

Our inaugural Best Summer Ever Awards compiled suggestions from TCLers, our staff, and foodies from around the Twin Cities. Emily is live on location to announce the winner of the Best Restaurant on the Water.

7/7 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about a few things at the beginning of the show.

Ian Anthony Dale   Back To Top

St. Paul native, Ian Anthony Dale from the TNT show, Murder in the First, stops by TCL to catch up with Elizabeth and Steve. 

7/2 Host Chat   Back To Top

It’s a short week on TCL! Steve & Elizabeth look ahead to their weekend plans.

Good Company: Bean + Ro   Back To Top

The ladies behind the company Bean + Ro admittedly love to shop and love to personalize things.  Katie Miller, Sarah Hanlon, and Elissa Kadue are the mothers of a combined 8 kids, yet still find time to turn their passions into a business.

7/1 Host Chat   Back To Top

Dez from KS95 is back to fill-in for Steve, who is on vacation today.

6/30 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about a few things, including a one of a kind vineyard and brewery Steve found in Waconia.

Holly Madison   Back To Top

If you were a fan of E!’s The Girls Next Door, you will recognize Holly Madison!  The series took viewers inside the Playboy Mansion where Holly was Hugh Hefner’s number one girlfriend.  What you saw on television isn’t necessarily how life really was.  Holly’s new tell-all, Down the Rabbit Hole, tells us some of the secrets behind the mansion doors.

6/29 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about a few things, including another addition to the line-up for the Minnesota State Fair Grand Stand.

Summer Readings with Jodi   Back To Top

Happy Medium Jodi Livon is back to give a few audience members a quick reading in studio.

6/26 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth kick off the show with a little host chat.