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Mondale Family: Joan Mondale Enters Hospice Care

The wife of former Vice President Walter Mondale has entered hospice care. A statement released Sunday on behalf of the Mondale family says Joan Mondale entered hospice care Friday. The statement was released by Westminster Presbyterian Church in Minneapolis, where the Mondales have been longtime members.

02/02/2014

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Stolen Purple Heart Medal Returned To Grateful Family

Boxes of junk can often reveal a piece of hidden treasure, but when that treasure turns out to be a war medal for a soldier killed in action, the discovery creates a whole new challenge. That’s what an Otsego family recently faced when they turned over a Purple Heart awarded posthumously more than 63 years ago.

01/29/2014

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Mpls. Family Brings Holiday Cheer To Battered Women’s Shelter

A North Minneapolis woman uses her birthday to help and empower others. Colette Benettie, her family and her close friends donate their time on Christmas Eve to put together a luncheon at Harriet Tubman’s Battered Women’s shelter in Minneapolis.

12/24/2013

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Mother Of MN Man Who Died Snorkeling In Puerto Rico Talks

The family of a Minnesota man, who drowned in a snorkeling accident off the coast of Puerto Rico, is now looking for answers.

12/23/2013

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Friends, Family Gather To Remember Slain Couple

A couple hundred people gathered at the VFW post in Iron River to celebrate the lives of a couple who were slain. Jim Crain says he hopes the community remembers his grandparents, Jim and Eunice Crain, for the loving people they were, instead of how they died.

12/16/2013

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10 Holiday Do’s and Don’ts

Holiday time is upon us yet again, and before the stress weighs you down, it’s a good idea to have a plan in place to help ensure that you’ll make it through the season with a smile.

12/02/2013

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Trevino Sentenced To More Than 27 Years

The St. Paul man who killed his wife and attempted to hide the evidence by dumping her body in the Mississippi River has been sentenced to more than 27 years in prison.

11/25/2013

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Family Mourning Death Of Slain Orono Doctor

The family of a prominent Orono doctor killed last week has issued a statement saying they are grieving his loss as they prepare to say goodbye. Dr. Stephen Larson was shot in his home Friday night.

11/20/2013

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Wis. Family Reunites With Cat Lost 5 Years Ago

A southern Wisconsin family who had lost hope of ever seeing their cat after he ran off five years ago has been reunited with the gray tabby. A Racine woman turned Sammie into the local Wisconsin Humane Society after being concerned the declawed kitty that’d been hanging around her home for months would not survive the cold weather.

11/07/2013

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Autopsy Confirms Remains Found Are Mandy Matula

The brother of a 24-year-old Minnesota woman who went missing last spring says his family felt some relief when they heard that human remains were discovered Saturday.

10/27/2013

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Make-A-Wish: Tommy’s Family Battles Cancer, Travels To Italy

Once a month on the WCCO Saturday morning show, we’re going to try to bring you the story of a different Make-A-Wish child. This time we’re introducing you to Tommy Costello, a 15-year-old whose cancer diagnosis was just the start of a harrowing year for his family.

10/26/2013

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Refurbished Home Is A Thank You For MN Soldier & His Family

The former resident at 136 Shadywood Lane in Delano, Minn., was a victim of the nation’s housing collapse. Now, this once bank-owned property is a proud symbol of recovery, as it was the the first Minnesota home donated to Operation Homefront’s Homes for Veterans program.

10/17/2013

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Fundraiser Set For Army Recruiter Who Was Hit, Dragged By Jeep

The Army recruiter who was hit by a Jeep and carried underneath the vehicle for nearly a mile remains hospitalized, and his coworker hopes a fundraiser will help offset the financial challenges his family is facing.

10/16/2013

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Family Of Man Injured In Hit-And-Run Looking For Answers

The family of a Twin Cities man, who was critically injured in a hit-and-run, is asking for the public’s help. Wade Souster was found lying on the median of Phalen Boulevard, near Atlantic St. in St. Paul, early Thursday morning.

10/07/2013

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Franklin’s Family Attorney: Uptown Shooting Case Not Over

The attorney for the family of Terrance Franklin, who was shot and killed by police in Uptown, says the case is not over, despite a grand jury decision.

09/26/2013

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