After Trump Decision, Nearly 60,000 Haitians Will Need To Leave US In 2019The Trump administration said it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United States since a powerful earthquake shook the Caribbean nation in 2010.
New Brighton Brothers Unveil Their Latest Snow MasterpieceA winter tradition continues for three New Brighton brothers. Austin, Trevor and Connor Bartz create giant snow sculptures in their front yard every winter. And this year the boys have created an 18-foot octopus.
Haitian Orphans Join MN Family After Almost 2-Year DelayThis Fourth of July will be a holiday of firsts for one Twin Cities family. Barry and Megan Quiggle of St. Paul will celebrate the holiday with their three new sons from Haiti.
Northdale Middle-Schoolers Helping Kids At Home, Abroad On Monday, the Road to We Day Minnesota took WCCO-TV to Northdale Middle School in the Anoka-Hennepin School District.
Haitian Team, Brought To Minn. By Hometown Pro, Take 2nd At Schwann’s USA CupAn international soccer team that's overcome incredible odds gets to bring home some hardware for a job well done. A team called “Haitian Initiative", composed of young athletes from Haiti, played their way into the Championship game at Saturday night's Schwann's USA Cup. They were the runner's up. The team was able to travel from the Caribbean with the help of retired soccer pro Tony Sanneh, who's originally from Minnesota. Fifteen-thousand players from around the world came to the week-long soccer tournament in Blaine.
Fmr. Soccer Pro Helps Bring Haiti Youth To Schwan's USA Cup Hundreds of soccer teams are in Blaine this weekend for what’s called the “largest youth sports event in the Western Hemisphere.” One team, however, has overcome more than most of us could imagine to get a shot to compete.
Anoka-Hennepin Students Go Shopping For Kids In HaitiThe road to We Day Minnesota takes us to Northdale Middle School in the Anoka-Hennepin School District. A student run group there is earning their way to We Day by serving people in Haiti, and in their own school. We Day is a star-studded one day event coming to Minnesota Oct. 8. About 18,000 Minnesota students will pack the Xcel Center in St. Paul to celebrate service to others.
Season Of Hope: Bringing The Quiggles Closer To HaitiAbout a year ago, a pair of brothers in Haiti told a St. Paul couple that gave them an opportunity for adoption that they wanted their younger sibling to have a home first.
Orphaned Siblings Join A New Big Family Given an opportunity for adoption, a pair of brothers wanted their younger sibling to have a home first. Touched by their selflessness, a St. Paul family is now on a journey that will change those boys' lives and their own.
Mayo Clinic Doctors Finish Work In HaitiAbout 100 doctors, nurses and pharmacists have volunteered in Haiti since the January 2010 quake.
More Than 2 Dozen Minn. Families Adopt Kids From Haiti In the wake of Haiti's quake, more than two dozen Minnesota families have welcomed new children into their homes. The adoptions of 39 kids headed here were among hundreds put on the fast track. Two of them belong to Dawn and Lee Shelton.