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Prince News  

There is big news about Prince’s home, Paisley Park.  Tickets just went on sale to tour Paisley Park.  Tours begin October 6th to see Prince’s recording and mixing studios, rehearsal rooms, and the sound stage where he played private concerts.

8/26 TCL Fair at Four  

The world’s only Prince tribute band that was sanctioned by Prince himself is here!  Chase and Ovation join Steve, Elizabeth, Kevin Doran, and Lindsey Brown.  And, the latest news from the Great Minnesota Get Together is counted down again!

8/26 Money Machine  

Kim Pierson from Blaine is the next contestant to try her luck inside the Hiway Federal Credit Union Money Machine!  

Alzheimer’s Association  

Members of the Alzheimer’s Association joined us in our audience.  They’d like you to help them out!  Join their 2016 Twin Cities Walk to End Alzheimer’s on September 17th at Target Field.  Click here for more information.  The Minnesota walk is the fourth largest out of 600 Alzheimer’s walks across the country.  

8/26 Hot History  

Emily is hanging out at Twin City Jacuzzi with a little Hot Fair History to share! 

Marjorie Johnson at the Fair  

It just wouldn’t be right to be at the fair without bringing our favorite Blue Ribbon Baker out with  us at least once.  Steve and Marjorie head over to the information booth where they get plenty of people who want to chat!

8/26 Host Chat  

It’s Unite in Purple Day at the fair to honor Minnesota’s own Prince!  Chase and Ovation, a band with nearly a decade of touring the world and playing ONLY Prince music, join us to help celebrate the day.

Fair Favorite: Megan   Back To Top

Megan Newquist form 5 Eyewitness News shares her go to spot for breakfast!

Chickens at the Fair   Back To Top

Both Elizabeth and Kevin Doran from 5 Eyewitness News are backyard chicken owners.  Of course their first mission was to find the poultry barn!

8/25 Fair at Four   Back To Top

Lindsey Brown and Kevin Doran from 5 Eyewitness News and 45TV join Steve and Elizabeth in this extra half hour of Twin Cities Live!  We are kicking it off with our Top 5 at Four!

8/25 Hiway Federal Credit Union Money Machine   Back To Top

Once again, fair goers are getting a chance to step inside the Hiway Federal Credit Union Money Machine.  Each contestant will have a chance to win up to $750!  Greg Goodsell from Elk River is testing his luck on the first day.  

Hot History   Back To Top

Emily is back in the Jacuzzi at Twin City Jacuzzi for Hot History at the fair!  

8/25 Fair Insider   Back To Top

This is the twelfth year for TCL’s local guy about town, Mike Marcotte, working at the Great Minnesota Get Together.  Over that time, Mike has learned the inside scoop on how to do the fair right!

Dawn Wells   Back To Top

ust sit right back and you’ll hear a tale.  A tale of a fateful trip… If that rings a bell then you will be sure to recognize Dawn Wells.  She, of course, played Mary Ann on the long running sitcom, Gilligan’s Island!

8/25 Host Chat   Back To Top

We’re LIVE at the Minnesota State Fair! This weekend, fiddle players from across Minnesota will convene at the far for the Minnesota State Fair Fiddle Contest.  Champion fiddler, Claire Sayers, gives us a sample of what you’ll hear!

8/24 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth and Steve chat about a few things…and they have some special visitors!

After the Reading   Back To Top

Every month our Happy Medium, Jodi Livon, sits down with the audience members live on the show and gives rapid physic readings. She says more often than not those audience members reach out after the show with that “aha” moment. They get home and think “Wait a minute! I know what she’s talking about.”

8/23 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth and Steve chat about a few things.

Em’s Adventures: Driving a Sulky at Running Aces   Back To Top

Running Aces in Columbus, Minnesota is where fans get to see the thrill of horse racing up close. This season harness racing is back. The riders use a sulky or a cart with two wheels and they sit in the back of it as the horse runs. It takes skill, confidence and perhaps some guts as Emily finds out.

8/22 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth are both back and ready to go!

Ben-Hur: Emily sits down with the Stars of the Movie   Back To Top

Ben-Hur is a classic 1959 movie. Now, it has been remade and hits theaters. Roma Downey and Mark Burnett are the movie’s executive producers. They say the movie has drama, action and an important message of forgiveness.

First Concert at U.S. Bank Stadium   Back To Top

Country fans have been counting down the day. The first concert at U.S. Bank Stadium is tonight with country super star Luke Bryan. Little Big Town and Dustin Lynch will also be hitting the stage.

8/19 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve is on vacation. We are excited to have host of Bath Crashers, Matt Muenster, here to co-host!

Kid Connection: Ethan   Back To Top

Thursday’s on Twin Cities Live, we feature a child looking for a place to call home forever. We call it Kid Connection, helping the hundreds of school aged kids here in Minnesota connect with and find a family.

8/18 Host Chat   Back To Top

Joe Schmidt from 5 Eyewitness News is co-hosting with Elizabeth today!

Barry ZeVan the Weatherman   Back To Top

KSTP made its mark on Barry ZeVan, and Barry made quite the impression on Twin Cities television viewers in the 1970s. Barry, who was a meteorologist on 5 Eyewitness News from 1971-1975 returns to the KSTP studios to chat about his autobiography, “Barry ZeVan: My Life Among The Giants, A Memoir: THANK YOU, JERRY STILLER . . . for urging me to write this book.”

8/17 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about a few things.

Good Company: Versatile Vehicles Back To Top

Versatile Vehicles has been in business for 31  years. It has three locations. The company is in Savage, Prior Lake, and Brainerd. This “Good Company” has also provided the American dream for the Accad family.

8/16 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth and Steve chat about a few things.

8/15 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve is back from vacation!  Elizabeth and Steve make a huge announcement!

“Hell or High Water” Stars Sit Down with Emily   Back To Top

"Hell or High Water” stars Academy Award Winner Jeff Bridges, Chris Pine and Ben Foster. It’s set in Texas and is based on two brothers who come together to rob banks. “Toby” is played by Chris Pine. He’s a dad trying to make a better life for his kids. His brother “Tanner” played by Ben Foster is an ex con. Action, suspense and a story that looks at what’s really good and bad ensues. It’s being called a modern day western.

8/12 Host Chat   Back To Top

One of our favorite people is co-hosting with Elizabeth today!  Welcome Chris Egert from 5 Eyewitness News!

“Hell or High Water” & a Texas Ranch   Back To Top

“Hell or High Water” stars Academy Award Winner Jeff Bridges, Chris Pine and Ben Foster. It’s set in Texas and is based on two brothers who come together to rob banks. “Toby” played by Chris Pine is a dad trying to make a better life for his kids. His brother “Tanner” played by Ben Foster is an ex con. Action, suspense and a story that looks at what’s really good and bad ensues. It’s being called a modern day western.

8/11 Host Chat   Back To Top

Emily is filling in next to Elizabeth today.

Wendy’s Kid Reporter Auditions   Back To Top

Emily is live at Wendy’s in Coon Rapids with some kids who are hoping to become Wendy’s Kid Reporter!  Kids ages 7 to 12 years old are coming out for the chance to report along side the Twin Cities Live team at the Minnesota State Fair in August.

8/10 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve is on vacation and Kelli is filling in!  Elizabeth and Kelli chat about a few things.

8/9 Host Chat   Back To Top

Fish from KS95 is co-hosting with Elizabeth.  Steve is on vacation.

Florence Foster Jenkins   Back To Top

“Florence Foster Jenkins” is based on a New York socialite who back in the 40’s wanted to become an opera singer. Only problem was, she was terrible. The movie stars academy award winning actress Meryl Streep. Her husband is played by Hugh Grant. His character desperately does everything possible to make sure she never finds out just how bad of a singer she really is.

8/8 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve is on vacation.  Kevin Doran from 5 Eyewitness News is filling in!

"Walk for Wishes" Event   Back To Top

Kretschmar is a big supporter of Make-A-Wish, and recently wrapped up a promotion with Cub Foods that directly benefited the Minnesota chapter. They stopped by to tell us about the money they've helped raise for the organization and a fun event where you can help too!

8/5 Host Chat   Back To Top

Radio week is wrapping up!  Dez from KS95 joins Steve today!

“Don’t Think Twice” Star Mike Birbiglia Sits Down With Emily   Back To Top

Don’t Think Twice is a new movie about improv. It follows six friends who have a goal of making it onto one of the country’s top comedy shows. Comedian Mike Birbiglia not only acted in the movie, but he also wrote and directed it.

8/4 Host Chat   Back To Top

K102’s Amy James is co-hosting with Steve for Radio Week!

Jodi Reads Falen’s Dog   Back To Top

Falen’s dog, Elliott, has a new sister at home named Muppet.  With a new family member to get used to, we thought it would be fun to figure out what is going through Elliot’s head.  Who better to figure this out than TCL’s psychic and medium, Jodi Livon!  Jodi gives Elliott a reading and fills in the blanks for Falen.

Wendy’s Kid Reporter Casting Call   Back To Top

Emily is live at Wendy’s in Richfield with some kids who are hoping to become Wendy’s Kid Reporter!  Kids ages 7 to 12 years old are coming out for the chance to report along side the Twin Cities Live team at the Minnesota State Fair in August.

8/3 Host Chat   Back To Top

Falen from KDWB is Steve’s co-host today for Radio Week!

National Coloring Book Day   Back To Top

If you’re a big fan of coloring, even as an adult, you probably find it pretty calming and therapeutic. That’s exactly why our friends at Crayola Experience at Mall of America brought pieces of the exhibit to kids at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital. TCL’s Kelli Hanson stopped by to see what the kids were drawing up!

8/2 Host Chat   Back To Top

Alexis from myTalk 107.1 is co-hosting today!

8/1 Host Chat   Back To Top

It’s Radio Week!  Julia Cobbs from myTalk 107.1 is co-hosting with Steve!

TCL Book Club Author   Back To Top

Saint Paul resident and psychologist of 20 years, Rachel Awes, is the author of “The Great Green Okayness,” which is a TCL Book Club selection. Rachel stops by to discuss who inspired her to write this book.