Caregivers for the elderly and disabled scored a major victory Monday when lawmakers from both parties in the Minnesota House and Senate committed to a 5 percent state rate increase aimed at preserving quality care for more than 92,000 people.
The Minnesota Twins have activated third baseman Trevor Plouffe from the seven-day disabled list. Plouffe suffered a concussion May 21 against Atlanta.
A Minneapolis man in a wheelchair was struck five times in the head with a handgun, and then robbed at gunpoint of his social security check totaling $900, police say.
The Minnesota Twins activated right-hander P.J. Walters from the 60-day disabled list. Walters went 2-2 with a 5.40 ERA in seven starts for the Twins before going on the disabled list June 14 with shoulder inflammation.
At first glance, the cars in a lot off Brooklyn Boulevard may look old or forgotten. But to Kelly Buttler and Cars for Courage, they represent a new chance. So, she was shocked when a thief stole a car directly from their lot.
A Minnesota State Senator is hopeful her bill to reform a state medical insurance program for working people with disabilities will move forward with a hearing this week.
Cross-country skiers know just how physically demanding that sport can, but try facing that challenge without use of your legs or the ability to see the trail ahead of you.
Disabled veterans in southern Minnesota are getting some extra help this week in keeping up with changes in their benefits.
Ramsey County Sheriff Matt Bostrom is promoting a new service designed to help disabled residents in the event of an emergency.
A 70-year-old Wisconsin woman has been cited for letting her dog walk free down the street while she followed it in her car.
Hundreds of people with disabilities and their caregivers were also at the state capitol Tuesday protesting possible budget cuts.
Getting around after last weekend’s historic snowfall is a challenge for Minnesotans with disabilities.