WCCO news anchor Frank Vascellaro and meteorologist Chris Shaffer will feature the Brainerd lakes area Wednesday, June 20, as part of a series in which they visit popular Minnesota and Wisconsin vacation destinations.
The two WCCO staff members are scheduled to be in the area Wednesday, providing stories and live shots for the Wednesday broadcasts. They will be at the Nisswa turtle races at 2 p.m., providing live shots from Madden’s on the 5 and 6 p.m. newscasts, at Brainerd International Raceway at 6:30 p.m. and providing live shots from Bar Harbor Supper Club. In addition, film crews will be with the Minnesota School of Diving in the Crosby-Ironton area and in the Crosslake area Wednesday afternoon.
Other vacation destinations which are part of the series are Grand Marais, Detroit Lakes, Hayward, Wis., and Lake City.