Red Cross Hosts First Ever 'Giving Day'We Minnesotans are some of the most generous people in the country. So, let's put that skill to work!
Birthday Girl Asks For Animal Food To Help ShelterRather than ask for the latest gadgets or clothes for her birthday, a Sioux Falls girl put animal food on her list.
Advocates Ask For $100 Million To Eliminate Minn. HomelessnessHundreds came to the State Capitol Thursday to ask legislators to give $100 million to provide shelter for the homeless. The money would go to pay for 5,000 units across Minnesota, and supporters say it would keep Minnesota on track to be first state to eliminate homelessness for veterans. According to Rep. Alice Hausman (DFL-St. Paul), 14,000 people are homeless on an average night in the state.
Minneapolis Salvation Army Shelter 'Crazy Busy' The Salvation Army's Harbor Light Center in downtown Minneapolis is packed with people seeking refuge from the extreme cold.
Salvation Army Reaching Out To Homeless During Brutal Cold SnapThe Salvation Army is welcoming people without shelter to use its eight Twin Cities worship and service centers, as well as its Harbor Light shelter in downtown Minneapolis during the dangerous cold snap. Staff at Harbor Light are planning for people to be inside for the next 48 hours or more, beginning on Saturday night. Staff say they have plenty of blankets, extra food and warm beverages on hand.
St. Paul Breaks Ground On Shelter For Sex Trafficking VictimsFor victims of sex trafficking in Minnesota, there are currently only two beds for shelter in the entire state. Now, a new shelter in St. Paul will change that.
Good Question Reply All: Stadium Lights, Goose Bumps, And MoreHeather Brown answers all your questions, from where did goose bumps get its name to where do bird go during a thunderstorm.
St. Cloud Humane Society Giving Away Cats, Selling Kittens At DiscountHaving a tough time finding a feline? This weekend's your lucky break as the Tri-County Humane Society in St. Cloud, Minn., said it needs to make room for an overabundance of cats. The shelter's 32 cages are full, and another 16 cages are needed for adoptable felines in need of a transition out of the treatment rooms. The sale aims to ensure no cats are euthanized simply due to a lack of space.
How To Prep For MN's Tornado SeasonJune and July are the biggest months for tornadoes in Minnesota, but the rest of the country is already off to a deadly start -- including the largest tornado on record. The tornado that hit El Reno, Okla., measured 2.6 miles wide.
Good Question: Reply All: The Oklahoma TornadoIt's important to remember that sometimes there's nothing anyone could do. Tornadoes are powerful, and mysterious, and random. But many of you had good questions related to the tragedy in Oklahoma. Why aren't there basements in Oklahoma? – Betty Cozatt. Nationally only 31 percent of newly constructed homes have basements.
Founder Of Mpls. Shelter Wins Presidential HonorThe founder of a Minneapolis charity that assists thousands of poor people each month is among the 13 recipients of the 2012 Presidential Citizens Medal.
Kevin Love To Drop Off Donated Coats At ShelterMinnesota Timberwolves All-Star Kevin Love will deliver a truck full of coats to a local homeless shelter as part of his annual outreach event.