he victim of a DWI crash has a message for those looking to celebrate over the holidays. In 2007, a drunk driver hit Greg Torell near his Cambridge home. He was returning home from the hospital after visiting his newborn granddaughter.
When we talk about drug rehabilitation, most of us think it only deals with sobriety. But a big part of recovery also focuses on rebuilding relationships destroyed by drug use. In this edition of our “Trees of Hope” series, we focus on how Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge helped a mother and daughter reconnect.
A man who survived a horrible accident has already endured a long road and still has a ways to go. But he reached a significant milestone Saturday.
Isaac Kolstad endured a tough week in his recovery process after he suffered a seizure Friday night. Kolstad has spent four months recovering from an attack in downtown Mankato. He suffered a serious brain injury after a fight.
After completing a bone replacement surgery Friday morning, Isaac Kolstad stood up for the first time in over four weeks. The former Minnesota State University – Mankato football player has been hospitalized since he sustained a head injury during an assault in downtown Mankato over a month ago.
Former Minnesota State University – Mankato football player, Issac Kolstad, has shown signs of improvement after he was treated for a blood clot last week. Kolsatd has been in a coma since he sustained head injury during an assault in downtown Mankato, Minn. roughly a month ago. Kolstad was treated for a deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a blood clot that can occur when someone is bedridden and blood does not flow properly.
For the third straight offseason, Adrian Peterson is recovering from surgery. The Minnesota star has started the final year of his 20s. This is point in his career where so many NFL running backs, even the elite, have started to drop off. The wear and tear on their bodies can be too much to overcome.
A South St. Paul man who was nearly killed by a hit and run driver now has a new place to call home. Zach Mohs, 28, did the official ribbon cutting on his new home on 12th Avenue North Saturday.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he’ll be working from home for a couple more weeks as he recovers from a recent hip surgery.
A 4-month-old pit bull named Jarvis is on the road to recovery after being abused, then left out in extreme cold. Jarvis made his first public appearance Saturday since being rescued on Jan. 5. He was found outside on the sub-zero night by Minneapolis Animal Care and Control, covered with what appeared to be cigar burns and suffering from a facial infection. With the help of the local group Save-a-Bull Rescue, Jarvis’ wounds were treated and he was taken in to a foster home.
More than 12,000 athletes will run the 26.2-mile course on Sunday as part of the 32nd-annual Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon — beginning in Minneapolis and ending St. Paul — in what’s called the most beautiful urban marathon in the country.
Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier says he is hopeful he will have defensive tackle Kevin Williams back from a knee injury in time for the season opener at Detroit. Williams was injured on a low block in a game against San Francisco on Sunday night.
Aimee Jo Ashford was diagnosed with ovarian cancer earlier this year, and credits her friends in the show choir for getting her through her battle. So when a wish-granting charity asked the 17-year-old Totino Grace student for her request, her immediate instinct was to give back.
Vilinda York lies in her Florida hospital bed, facing a dry-erase board that lists in green marker her name, her four doctors and a smiley face.
Adrian Peterson says he is still working his way back toward feeling normal after left knee surgery.
A high school hockey player who was paralyzed last year says he made a big step Tuesday in his recovery.
A concerned citizen who saw an online ad for mercury helped authorities locate 64 pounds of the potentially toxic chemical, according to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.
After thousands of webcam viewers watched an eaglet struggle to free his wing for hours Friday, the wounded and weary eaglet is recovering and receiving medical care at the Raptor Center.
Western states hit hardest by the housing crisis are feeling the greatest economic stress two years after the recession ended, according to The Associated Press’s monthly analysis.
Residents of north Minneapolis have seen the bent signs, the downed trees and power lines. But for the first time since Sunday’s tornad, some north siders got their first look at the damage left behind on Tuesday.
Some people are feeling helpless and hopeless throughout the area destroyed by the tornado.
A 17-year-old Perham High School basketball player continues to recover after collapsing during a game in January.
Lunchtime at La Cucaracha Mexican restaurant in St. Paul is busy. Likewise, in many other St. Paul restaurants, more folks are dining out more often.