6/30 Host Chat  

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

Holly Madison  

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  

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  

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

6/26 Host Chat  

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

Kid Connection: Chris  

Thirteen year old Chris has been waiting for a home for a long time.  Chris has been with Children’s Home Society for 10 years and is excited to be adopted.  Kelli took Chris to Nickelodeon Universe at Mall of America to get to know him better. 

Bedtime Stories  

Bedtime routines for the kids usually involves reading them their favorite book.  Minneapolis native and author, John Olive, says you can become the master of creating your own stories!  His book, Tell Me a Story in the Dark, was written to help you do just that.

6/25 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth have a few things to chat about.

On the Road in the RV   Back To Top

For the 16th consecutive summer, Amy and Brad Herzog have packed up their RV and hit the road!  They spend the summer traveling with their two sons.  They have seen 48 states and have driven over 100,000 miles!

Food Truck Feast   Back To Top

Emily is at Friendly Chevrolet in Fridley getting ready for the TCL Food Truck Feast!  She’s busy sampling some of the food that you’ll find there.  The trucks are competing to be our Food Truck Truck Feast Champ – and you’ll have a chance at winning tickets to see Kelly Clarkson in concert!

6/24 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth have a few things to chat about.

Em’s Adventures: Pro Karts   Back To Top

Emily is all about speed when she gives Pro-Kart Racing in Burnsville a try.  At Pro-Kart, a race is $18 for 20-25 laps.  Plus they have weekly and monthly specials.  You need to get a 7 day or a one year license to race.

6/23 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve is back from paternity leave and has a few things to chat to Elizabeth about!

Gretchen Carlson   Back To Top

Minnesota native and Miss America of 1989, Gretchen Carlson, can be seen five days a week as she hosts, “The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson.”  Gretchen has a new memoir out called, Getting Real.  The book is about being a high powered career woman and the struggles she has had to overcome.  Her goal is help young women achieve their dream. 

6/22 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth is back from her days off and Bradley Traynor from myTalk 107.1 is filling in for Steve!

Cheers Pablo   Back To Top

Want to just hang out with your friends, drink a little wine, and do some painting?  Don’t worry – you don’t have to be a pro for the painting part!  Cheers Pablo offers all the fun plus there is a spot for the kids to have fun of their own. 

6/19 Host Chat   Back To Top

Emily is filling in and Steve introduces us to his newest addition!

Paddle Boarding on Lake Mille Lacs   Back To Top

A trip to northern Minnesota doesn't only need to be fishing on the lake. TCL's Emily Engberg heads paddleboarding on Lake Mille Lacs.

Rolling Hills Arabians & Farm Tours   Back To Top

If your summer takes you to the Lake Mille Lacs area of Minnesota, make sure to plan a stop the whole family will enjoy. TCL's Kelli Hanson stops by Rolling Hills Arabians and Farm Tours in Onamia.

The Mille Lacs Indian Museum & Trading Post   Back To Top

The Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post includes a museum dedicated to telling the story of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe and an adjacent restored 1930s trading post where visitors can find American Indian gifts from Mille Lacs artisans. TCL's Kelli Hanson stops by for a tour.

Eddy's Fishing Launch   Back To Top

Eddy’s Resort is probably best known for their historic launch boats. Some of the original launch boats from the 1960s have been refurbished and are still in use today.

VEAP   Back To Top

On June 17th, KSTP is teaming up with four local organizations to raise $100,000 to help provide lunches for kids this summer. One of the recipients is VEAP, a Bloomington-based non-profit that includes a food shelf, social services, transportation and seasonal programs. Elizabeth headed to their headquarters to how your donation helps the mission.

6/17 Host Chat   Back To Top

TCL Reporters Kelli Hanson and Emily Engberg fill in for Steve and Elizabeth!

Dr. Terry Dubrow and Heather Dubrow   Back To Top

Dr. Terry Dubrow and his wife, Heather, are fan favorites on BRAVO TV and E! The power couple’s stardom is now extending into the beauty world.

Kid Connection: Marcus   Back To Top

Ten-year-old Marcus is full of energy and loves listening to music. He was born without eyes and is physically impaired, but social workers say his growth this year has been remarkable. Marcus has been in foster care for only a few years. He loves to be around a lot of people and craves physical mobility. Marcus does music therapy once a week and TCL’s Kelli Hanson had the chance to join him during one of his sessions.

Behind the Scenes of "The Bachelor"   Back To Top

On Saturday, June 13, producers from "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" will be at Mall of America searching for those looking for love. Two alum from those shows, Minnesotans William Holman and Paige Vigil, stopped by with their suggestions for those looking to audition and scoop on what happens behind-the-scenes.

6/9 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about a couple of things.

Ed Alonzo   Back To Top

If you are a Saved by the Bell fan, you’ll recognize Ed Alonzo as the owner of “The Max”.  He’s also worked with people like Britney Spears, Neil Patrick Harris, and Micheal Jackson.  He’s a master of magic and illusion – which you can experience all summer long at Valleyfair.

6/8 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth and Steve are just getting back from some adventures at lake Mille

Empowerment for Girls   Back To Top

In 2014, Lisa Van Ahn began using her experience as a kickboxer to help girls unleash their super power!  She is the founder of “I Am”.  I Am uses her self-defense skills to teach girls and women self love.

6/5 Host Chat   Back To Top

It’s National Donut Day – and Steve and Elizabeth celebrate!

Miss Minnesota   Back To Top

In just over a week, Miss Minnesota Savannah Cole’s reign will end.  Savannah stops by before the new Miss Minnesota is crowned on June 13th.

Kid Connection: Sanni   Back To Top

Sanni Brown-Adefope from St. Paul spent her teen years in foster care.  Now at 32 years old, she introduces us to her foster mom who, she says, changed her life.

6/4 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve was over at Como Town earlier today.

Readers Get a Reading   Back To Top

Psychic and Medium Jodi Livon joined us at FireLake Grill and Cocktail Bar inside Radisson Blu Mall of America for Book Club.  She gave a few of our loyal members a reading of their own there! 

6/3 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about a few things, including some sightings of Mick Jagger!

6/2 Host Chat   Back To Top

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

AAA Crossing Guard Day   Back To Top

Kelli Hanson caught up with hundreds of really excited kids at Mall of America.  The kids are being honored for keeping crosswalks safe all across Minneapolis.  They are all crossing guards and get to spend the day hanging out at Nickelodeon Universe!

6/1 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth and Steve get caught up after the weekend.

Sumo Wrestlers   Back To Top

Three Sumo Wrestlers, with a combined weight of 1400 pounds will be slamming into each other at the Rotunda in the Mall of America on Saturday, May 30th.  Steve made the huge mistake of getting in between them.

My Teacher Needs a Break Final Surprise!   Back To Top

For the last several months, Emily has been surprising another deserving teachers with a trip to Tradewinds Island Resort in St. Pete Beach thanks to  In addition to the trip, Radiance Medspa in Woodbury provides a Microdermabrasion or a facial valued at $99.

5/29 Host Chat   Back To Top

Kelli is filling in for Elizabeth, who has the day off. Meanwhile Steve found himself in a pretty uncomfortable place earlier today.

Kid Connection: Talondre   Back To Top

Ten year old Talondre isn’t looking for what you would consider a traditional family.  Kelli took Talondre to opening day at Valley Fair where he opened up about his ideal home.

5/28 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about a few things.

Good Company: Coffee Queen   Back To Top

Treating yourself to coffee shop coffee is a pleasure that many people start their day with.  Juanita Slagerman, from Stacy, realized she was spending an awful lot of money on coffee everyday.  Instead of stopping, she started making her own and turned it into a business.  Now she is known as the Coffee Queen.

5/27 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth fills Steve in on her recent trip. They chat about a few other things as well.

70 Years of the Accordian   Back To Top

Florian Chmielewski has quite a few accomplishments under his belt.  He made a name for himself in the Minnesota State Senate in 1970 – and he’s been rocking the accordion since 1945!

5/22 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about a few things.

Kid Connection: Levi   Back To Top

At seventeen years old, Levi’s biggest hope is to find a home.  Levi is just like any other typical 17 year old boy, he likes sports, to draw, and he loves to eat!  Levi enjoys cooking in the kitchen so Kelli Hanson took him to the kitchen of the hottest restaurant in the Twin Cities.

5/21 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth and Steve chat about a few things.