As Fire Risk Rises, Red Cross Offers Free Smoke AlarmsFrom unsafe heating sources, to cooking dangers and light decorations, the winter months are the busiest and often deadliest for firefighters.
Facing Shortage, Red Cross Issues Emergency Call For BloodThe American Red Cross says a significant shortage of blood and platelets has prompted an emergency call for donations.
Blood Drive Held In Honor Of Eagan Police SergeantThe American Red Cross held a special blood drive on Saturday for an Eagan police sergeant who nearly lost her life while giving birth.
Red Cross Asks For More Donors Of Most Needed Blood TypesThe 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.
4 Things To Know: Special Session, Blood Donations, Growlers & BuxtonHere’s a look at what you need to know for this Sunday.
Six Displaced In North Minneapolis House FireAuthorities 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.
2 Families Displaced After Brooklyn Park Apartment FireAuthorities 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.
Red Cross: 5 Adults, 3 Children Displaced In RV FireThe 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.
Good Question: How Much Blood Does Red Cross Need? Who Can’t Give?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?
Donors Turn Out For Blood Drive Honoring KolstadThe 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.
American Red Cross Hosting 12-Hour Blood Drive MondayThe 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.
Family Displaced After House Fire In NE MinneapolisAuthorities 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.