It’s not just the baseball stars who are going to get the chance to shine in both Monday and Tuesday night’s games.
Among the many other players in the game are the umpires and one happens to be a local. Jeff Nelson wanted this assignment.
They’re trained to run into burning buildings and save lives, but Minnesota firefighters are facing a silent danger long after the flames are out. Studies show more than half of all line-of-duty deaths in firefighting are now caused by cancer. It’s a diagnosis Minnesota firefighters know all too well.
You may have become used to the furry faces in WCCO’s weather center over the last four weeks, but Movember is about to end. All month, WCCO has been sharing with you the stories behind the mustaches, including one man whose battle against testicular cancer has a miraculous ending.
Men across the Gustavus Adolphus College campus sported mustaches throughout the month of November, hoping to raise men’s health awareness over the past 30 days, and if you ask assistant athletic director Jared Phillips, he’ll say the fuzzy inaugural Movember event shows potential for even more … growth.
Steve Walsh wears his mustache well, and he should. He’s had a November mo for a few years now. “My dad had prostate cancer, and he was diagnosed with that in 2005,” Walsh said.
No, it’s not a mustache-only gang (although that’d be a sweet clique to be in). And it’s not Burt Reynolds look-alike month. Well, at least not intentionally.
The scruffy look is in across the country — at least for the month of November. “Movember” is officially in full swing.