We Minnesotans are some of the most generous people in the country. So, let’s put that skill to work!
A three-day fundraiser at a Minneapolis restaurant raised a huge chunk of money for people on the other side of the world.
Eastern Minnesota authorities say no one was injured in a duplex fire that displaced 15 people over the weekend. The St. Paul Fire Department says the Sunday blaze started after oil was left cooking on a hot stove.
Minnesota’s Nepalese community is raising money to aid for victims of Saturday’s massive earthquake in Nepal. The estimated magnitude 7.8 quake struck a heavily populated area, including the capital, Kathmandu.
A kitchen fire spread through a house fire in Crystal early Saturday morning. Fire crews responded to a call just before 2 a.m. in the 5600 block of Maryland Avenue.
A woman was hospitalized early Friday morning after a house fire in Minneapolis. According to officials, just before 3 a.m. firefighters responded to a call of a duplex fire in the 1600 block of Oliver Avenue North.
The American Red Cross says they urgently need blood donors in order to prevent an emergency blood shortage. Donations drop significantly in the summer, and all blood types are needed. So how much blood does the Red Cross actually need? And is there anyone who can’t donate blood?
Summer vacation means more free time for kids, and more parents looking for someone to watch their kids. Occasionally parents need a time-out for themselves, which is when a qualified babysitter can capitalize.
A family is picking up the pieces after their home caught fire early Saturday morning. The Chaska Fire Department received report of a fire just after midnight on the 2900 block of Hilltop Drive.
The American Red Cross is assisting 10 people Sunday morning after a four-unit apartment fire in Fridley, Minn.
A Maplewood family was in need of assistance Thursday night, according to the Red Cross, after sprinklers flooded their apartment.
Help victims of the tornadoes in Oklahoma by donating $10 to the American Red Cross.
Both Minnesota and Wisconsin are dealing with wildfires and the American Red Cross says it is helping out victims. Multiple wildfires are burning in northwestern Minnesota and the Red Cross is providing staff and supplies to two shelters in Wadena and Hubbard counties.
The Red Cross said it’s helping two families Wednesday following a fire in Chaska, Minn.
The Red Cross said it assisted two families Tuesday night after a duplex caught fire on the city’s south side.
The Red Cross said it helped one adult and three children Saturday night following a house fire in Brooklyn Park.
The Red Cross says it’s helping 20 adults and four children following a fire in Prior Lake Friday morning.
A late night fire left some people out of a home in New Brighton. The fire started around 11 p.m. Thursday at an apartment complex on the 1200 block of 10th Avenue North.
Minnesotans opened up their checkbooks Thursday to help Superstorm Sandy victims on the East Coast.
WCCO-TV, CBS Radio and CBS Outdoor are banning together with the local Red Cross to raise money to support the victims of the storm.
As odd as it seems, President Barack Obama and Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey are in the midst of a marvelous “bromance”.
Romney was asked at a presidential debate whether FEMA should be shut down in light of the deficit. Romney replied that FEMA should “absolutely” be shut down. He was asked specifically if that included disaster relief. He replied that it was “immoral” to provide such relief in the face of “larger debts”, emphasizing that “it makes no sense at all” to have such programs.
Minnesota has had a record number of drownings this year. According to the DNR, 27 people have drowned in incidents not involving a boat. Nine others drowned in incidents involving a boat.
The fire that started Saturday night at a Marshall apartment complex has left 21 people homeless at a time when charity organizations are short on funds.
Toxic gas and fumes forced about 40 people from their homes early Saturday morning on the 8300 block of Zane in Brooklyn Park, officials said.