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Mauer Hosts Lunch For Gillette Children’s Hospital Patients

Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer hosted a special lunch Tuesday at the ballpark. It was part of the Twins Hope Week. He invited families of kids who are at Gillette Children’s Hospital to a pizza lunch at Target Field.


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After Life-Saving Surgery, Linwood Teen Heads Home With Firetruck Escort

Donovan Bohn underwent a complicated surgery on Monday to correct a severe curvature in his spine. His hometown fire department in Linwood Township heard his story and gave him a ride home in style.


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Nerds Gaming Into Wee Hours To Raise Money For Kids Hospital

Saturday night, 50 self-proclaimed “nerds” are playing games — to heal kids.


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IHOP Hosts National Pancake Day For Charity

Tuesday morning you can eat free pancakes and in the process help children in need.


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No Hands? No Problem For Minn. Girl

You’ve likely had an experience where someone told you that you can’t, and it added inspiration. Lexi Dietz has been inspired for the last eight years, and thank goodness she has.


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Firefighters Carnival Takes Over Gillette Children’s Hospital

It was carnival time Wednesday at Gillette Children’s Hospital in St. Paul. In fact, it’s the 53rd year for this festival, put on by St. Paul Firefighters.


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Man Charged With Striking Boy With Motorcycle, Fleeing

A St. Paul man has been charged with striking a 4-year-old boy with his motorcycle and fleeing the scene. According to the criminal complaint, 25-year-old Ernest Travis Jonas was driving after having his license revoked due to speeding tickets.



St. Paul Police: Suspect Arrested In 4-Year-Old Boy Hit & Run

A St. Paul man is in custody on Sunday after leaving the scene of an accident in which he struck a 4-year-old boy with his motorcycle.


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Mpls Boy Recovers From Staph Infection To Play Basketball Again

A 10-year-old Minneapolis boy has been waiting for two years to get back on the basketball court.


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Ecuador Boy With Cerebral Palsy Gets Surgery In MN

Doctors at a Twin Cities hospital just made a South American boy’s life a whole lot better after one surgery corrected 10 different bones.


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Girl Raises Money To Donate Bears To Hospital

Last summer WCCO introduced you to a little girl raising money to help other children. On Tuesday, her dream came true as she handed out 60 stuffed bears to kids at Gillette Children’s Hospital in St. Paul.


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Therapy Helps Teen ‘Wake Up’ From Sleep Disorder

If you think your teenager’s tired all the time, it might be tough to believe Matt Borchers story. Matt has a medical sleep disorder called hypersomnolence and he is known to sleep 13 hours a night.


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YouTube Sensation With Genetic Disorder Visits MN

Keenan Cahill is a YouTube sensation with a 100 million web hits and fans around the world, and on Wednesday, he was in the Twin Cities for something far from acting.


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Teen Bull Rider Who Had Serious Accident Leaves Hospital

Watching 14-year-old Sam Bell toss his lasso, it’s almost as if his accident never happened. In the courtyard of Gillette Children’s hospital, the young rodeo cowboy displays his quick hands and steady aim.


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5-Year-Old Girl’s Lemonade Stand Benefits Needy Kids

Ellie Fuller’s lemonade stand at her home in Maple Lake is just a small part of how she’s helping other kids. She might be young, but she’s full of compassion.


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Ronald McDonald House Opens At Gillette

The Ronald McDonald House is like a second home for families when their kids are in the hospital — and soon, there will be one in St. Paul.


Teme Larson had his leg amputated so he can walk for the first time. (credit: CBS)

11-Year-Old Boy Walks Again, Thanks To Prosthetic Leg

It was a big day for an 11-year-old Iowa boy who’s been getting medical treatment here in the Twin Cities.


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Boy With Cerebral Palsy Finds A New Voice

Imagine never really knowing what your child is feeling because he cannot speak. Then think of the moment that all changes.


Teme Larson had his leg amputated so he can walk for the first time. (credit: CBS)

Parents Give Boy New Family; Doctors Give Hope To Walk

It’s a story that spreads across the world from Minnesota to Africa. With help from Minnesota doctors, an Iowa family is giving new hope to their adopted son.


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Friends Make 1,000 Cranes For Classmate In Hospital

Guadalupe Galeno Hernandez, a Minnesota girl who was paralyzed after getting shot, was visited by her friends Friday at the Gillette Children’s Hospital in St. Paul. They brought her several things and gave her good reason to laugh and giggle.