American Red Cross
The American Red Cross is putting a call out for more donors of the most needed blood types. Red Cross officials said they are facing a looming shortage of O negative, B negative and A negative blood to give in emergency situations.
Here’s a look at what you need to know for this Sunday.
Authorities say a family of six has been displaced after a house fire in north Minneapolis Sunday morning. Crews were called to the 2800 block of Oliver Avenue North on a report of a fire.
Authorities say two families are displaced after an apartment fire in Brooklyn Park on Sunday. Crews were called to an apartment complex on the 6300 block of Boone Avenue North Sunday afternoon after a report of a fire.
The American Red Cross is providing assistance after a group of eight people, including three kids, lost an RV to a fire late Friday night north of the Twin Cities.
The American Red Cross says they urgently need blood donors in order to prevent an emergency blood shortage. Donations drop significantly in the summer, and all blood types are needed. So how much blood does the Red Cross actually need? And is there anyone who can’t donate blood?
The family of critically injured former Minnesota State, Mankato football player Isaac Kolstad is urging blood donations in his honor. The Free Press of Mankato reports dozens came to the Mankato National Guard Armory Tuesday for the first day of a three-day blood drive to honor Kolstad.
The American Red Cross is hosting a big blood drive Monday. Officials said they want to boost the supply before a lot of donors go out of town or get too busy over the holidays. The 12 Hours of Giving Holiday Blood Drive started at 7 a.m. Monday and goes until 7 p.m.
Authorities said a family is displaced and a firefighter suffered minor injuries in an early-morning house fire in northeast Minneapolis. The Minneapolis Fire Department responded to a report of a fire at about 5:35 a.m. Saturday to an occupied duplex on the 2300 block of Johnson Street NE.
Visitors to the Mall of America can have the chance to write letters to members of the military in honor of Veteran’s Day. Thousands of letters expressing thanks and encouragement will be mailed to members of U.S. armed forces, veterans and military families — both at home and abroad.
Officials with the American Red Cross said Tuesday they are in urgent need of blood donations now that the Fourth of July has passed. The American Red Cross has issued an emergency appeal for blood donors of all types, with an increased need for O-negative, B-negative and A-negative.
The American Red Cross says it is helping three adults and four kids after a St. Paul home started on fire on the Fourth of July.
Five adults and five children are displaced after a fire in the 1800 block of 14th Avenue South. The American Red Cross said they are assisting the family with shelter, clothing, food and emotional support.
Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer, and for many that will mean time in the pool. But before you jump in, experts recommend heeding some pool safety tips for all ages. A report from CPSC says 390 children younger than age 15 drown in pools and spas every year.
Authorities said three people escaped safely, one with minor injuries, after a fire took over an Elk River home late Tuesday night.
Up until a few months ago, George Lagerstrom was an active Edina school kid.
Authorities say at least seven people are without a home after a fire in north Minneapolis Wednesday night.
Nine people were injured during a fire in Minneapolis Saturday, a total authorities say could have been worse since there were more than 20 children and adults packed into the older building.
Authorities say six people, including four children, are without a home after a fire in St. Bonifacius Thursday night.
Officials with the American Red Cross say there’s an urgent need for two different types of blood and they’re encouraging people to donate.
In Minnesota, winter driving conditions can go from perfect to hazardous in a matter of minutes. Cold temperatures combined with ice and snow can make for difficult and dangerous commutes, so make sure you are prepared when the winter weather arrives this year. Here are a few driving tips to help you prepare for the cold and snowy months ahead.
When disaster strikes, the American Red Cross are the first ones on the ground. Recently, volunteers from the metro were called to help during Superstorm Sandy.
The Vikings and the team’s owners pledged Friday to donate $100,000 to support recovery efforts on the East Coast, devastated by superstorm Sandy.
They’re helping assist with people affected by the massive storm, but will it cost them their vote? One worker heading to West Virginia says yes.
The American Red Cross is asking for increased blood donations in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.