Laura's Good News

Laura's Good News

Laura's Good News

CATEGORY: News
With the flood most weeks of ‘bad’ news leading the wires, Laura wanted to present a show devoted to nothing but GOOD news – positive, uplifting stories on things that are going right/well here in the twin cities!
  1. January 21, 2022
    19 min
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    LGN: KARE-11's Boyd Huppert doesn't want to be the story. But he is.
    Laura chats with KARE-11's Boyd Huppert about the battle from his home bubble --  continuing his amazing storytelling while facing down a rare form of blood cancer. A  very special boxing gym is changing lives,…
  2. January 14, 2022
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    LGN: How on earth is there any good that came out of 9/11?
    Laura chats with Canadian Consul General Ariel Delouya about the juxtaposition of 9/11 and the hit Broadway musical, Come From Away, which takes place in a tiny Newfoundland town where 38 planes were diverted t…
  3. January 07, 2022
    18 min
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    LGN: Trying Dry January? Why new non-alcoholic beers are surging in popularity
    Sales of non-alcoholic beer topped 188 million last year, and now that brewers have learned how to make it taste good, there's no sign the market will be slowing down. Laura chats with Hairless Dog Brewing Comp…
  4. December 30, 2021
    19 min
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    LGN: Going deep and going glam with Little Man's Chris Perricelli
    Laura visits rocker Chris Perricelli's St. Paul practice space for some solid jamming and deep conversation about life, rock music, fashion, and beating depression while giving back during the pandemic. WCCO's…
  5. December 23, 2021
    19 min
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    LGN: The importance of gratitude with Psychotherapist Sheridan Anderson
    As we remember the unprecedented journey that has been COVID-19 in 2021, Laura chats with Twin Cities psychotherapist Sheridan Anderson about gratitude and not losing sight of what's going right in our lives. M…
  6. December 17, 2021
    19 min
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    LGN: Michael Deering captures his life (and history) one daily photo at a time. For 25 years.
    This week Laura talks with lifelong friend and PR professional Michael Deering about how he's been documenting his life (and history, for that matter) by taking a photo a day for 25 years - a project that revea…
  7. December 10, 2021
    19 min
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    LGN: TV anchorman Chris Egert helps companies empower amputees like him
    Laura chats with KSTP-TV anchorman Chris Egert about his major life-changing decision to have part of his leg amputated. She also meets a local doctor who has also become quite a TikTok star, and who is using h…
  8. December 03, 2021
    19 min
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    LGN: Chef Kris Koch seamlessly brings the farm to the kitchen
    Laura's Good News for December 5, 2021 features a conversation with Minneapolis Chef Kris Koch about why the farm to table movement is so important these days. Laura also chats with Reverend Shawn Morrison of G…
  9. November 26, 2021
    18 min
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    11-28 -21 LGN - Nancy kicks her sugar addiction
    Laura's Good News  for November 28, 2021 includes a conversation with her lifelong friend Nancy Kaley, who kicked her sugar addiction, lost more than 100 pounds, and now runs the organization that helped her do…
  10. November 19, 2021
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    LGN: Hennepin County Sheriff Dave Hutchinson's healthy new life
    Laura's Good News from November 21, 2021 includes a candid and uplifting chat with Hennepin County Sheriff Dave Hutchinson about what spurred him to lose 50+ pounds and counting. Laura also learns about "Turf G…
  11. November 12, 2021
    18 min
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    LGN-On the Road with Charlie Parr
    Laura's Good News for November 14th includes a candid visit with Minnesota folk singer-songwriter Charlie Parr, whose lifestyle is in no way glamorous, and who says music has saved his life on more than one occ…

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