A 6-year-old Minnesota girl decided instead receiving gifts, she wanted to give to others on her birthday. Along with ice cream and fun games, Hope asked friends and family to help pack baskets.
Our mailboxes and newspapers are stuffed these days with ads from stores showcasing what’s on sale. This week a Target ad features a toddler from Stillwater. Her name is Izzy.
Carissa’s made it her mission to celebrate each baby born with Down syndrome with the delivery of Jack’s Basket. With more than $8,000 in donations and countless gifts, she has enough to fill more than 130 baskets for hospitals.
A Minnesota family wants hospitals to make a change after what happened when their son was born.
Foley wrestling is rich in tradition. The Falcons have won three state titles and have their sights set on a fourth this season. With 13 seniors, there’s plenty of leadership. But it’s a freshman wrestler that’s providing the motivation for this team.
On Monday nights throughout December, WCCO is going back to visit people whose stories touched us this past year. With generous support from our friends at Slumberland and Pandora Jewelry, it’s our hope to make Christmas unforgettable for these families. In this week’s “Season of Hope,” we go back to Litchfield High School. In April, we introduced you to two girls who invited boys from their special education program to senior prom.
Something special is happening inside the Savage Dome. It’s the first of its kind in Minnesota. It’s an adaptive lacrosse program for special needs kids called No Boundaries Lacrosse.
When Nicolle and Eric Leska got married in 2010, they knew they wanted to wait a bit before having another child. But at 38-years-old, Nicolle knew their risk of a baby with chromosomal abnormalities was going up, however slightly.
This weekend there’s a grand opening for a new place in the Twin Cities that’s raising awareness about Down Syndrome. But that really just scratches the surface of what Gigi’s Playhouse has to offer.
A St. Paul man has been sentenced to five years in prison after admitting he sexually assaulted a woman with Down syndrome on a city bus.
A St. Paul man has been charged with allegedly sexually assaulting a woman with Down syndrome on a bus in St. Paul Tuesday, according to the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office.
Many high school students have to go through adversity in order to play the sport they love. A Rochester floor hockey player has his own story to tell. Todd Claeys has Down syndrome and has undergone two open-heart surgeries.