Wadena Community Raises Funds For Cancer Patient; Money Bag Then StolenA Wadena man facing a fight with cancer is now dealing with an unexpected setback - but not from his doctors. The benefit money raised for his medical expenses was stolen, allegedly by someone helping out at his community benefit.
Benefit Held For Fmr. Mpls. Police Spokesman In The Fight of His LifeA benefit is being held Monday for a Minneapolis cop who's in the fight of his life. Jesse Garcia is battling Stage 4 cancer that started in his stomach and has spread to his liver and the bones around his chest cavity.
Minnesota Attorney General Sues Savers Over Charity ClaimsThe Minnesota attorney general has filed a lawsuit against the Savers thrift store chain, claiming it's misleading people who donate clothing and household items about how much their donations benefit charities.
Children's Hospital Hosts Annual Rummage Sale BenefitBargain hunters are flocking to the Shoreview Ice Arena this weekend to check out what’s been billed as Minnesota’s largest rummage sale. It's an annual benefit for Children's Hospitals and Clinics put on by the North Oaks Guild.
Police: Bar Burglarized In Buhl Police say a Buhl, Minn. bar was burglarized late Saturday evening. According to the St. Louis County, police received a call of a burglary at Billy's Bar that took place sometime overnight Saturday, Sept. 6. The suspect(s) entered the business and took an undisclosed amount of cash and checks.
Benefit Held For Man Killed In Snorkeling AccidentA benefit was held Saturday night for the family of a man killed during a snorkeling accident in Puerto Rico. The Medina Entertainment Center held the event to honor 30-year-old Matt Elmore, who drowned one day before his 31st birthday in December. He leaves behind a wife and three sons. All the proceeds from the event, which included live and silent auctions, will benefit Elmore's family.
Benefit Held For Army Recruiter Hurt In Hit-&-RunThere will be a benefit Sunday afternoon for an Army Recruiter who was hit and dragged for almost a mile by a driver who didn't stop.
More Songs To Benefit Minn. Musician Go On AuctionA nonprofit created to benefit former Replacements guitarist Slim Dunlap as he recovers from a massive stroke is putting more songs up for auction. Bidding on the latest single starts Saturday at the Songs for Slim website.
Basketball Game To Raise Funds For Decker FamilyLaw enforcement officers in Dakota County are participating in a basketball tournament to raise funds for the family of a slain Cold Spring police officer.
Deadmau5 Headlines Post-GRAMMY EDM Bash For Children's Hospital
Girl, 3, Finds Her 'Perfect Match' Bone Marrow DonorIn November, WCCO introduced you to a 3-year-old girl in need of a life-saving bone marrow transplant.
Uptown Restaurant Hosting Benefit For Condo Fire VictimsAn Uptown restaurant is hosting a benefit Wednesday night for those affected by a large fire that destroyed a condo just down the street.