Disney Unveils Star Wars Toys Amid Marketing BlitzThe release of the new Star Wars movie may still be months off, but Disney is unleashing its full marketing "Force" behind the launch of hundreds of toys and other items related to the film.
Ohio Mom Calls Target Out Over 'Girls' Building Sets'An Ohio mother is 'calling out' Target on Twitter because of what she saw in the toy section of her local store.
Boy With Cerebral Palsy Donates His Presents To African KidsOne Twin Cities boy is about to do something most kids wouldn't dream of – he's giving away his Christmas gifts. Ten-year-old Cody Roemen has been raising money to bring toys and books to children in Tanzania. Instead of asking for Christmas presents, he asked his family to donate to his cause.
Sleigh Of Toys: Juvenile Arthritis Sufferer Brings Toys To Fellow PatientsA 12-year-old boy in Rosemount is dealing with a painful condition, but it clearly hasn't affected his heart.
Boy Seeks To Bring Sleigh Of Toys To Children's HospitalAs part of his treatment plan, 12-year-old Jarrett Michie, who suffers from juvenile arthritis, gets an infusion once a month at University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital.
Phone Bank Raises $9,600 For Salvation ArmyThis week as part of the "Trees of Hope" campaign, WCCO-TV is working with the Salvation Army to give kids toys this holiday season.
Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsJason Matheson says he has a "cornucopia of fun" all planned out for this weekend.
Are You Sitting On Vintage Toys? Sell ThemYou know those old toys you or maybe your parents have held onto? This week they could make you a little extra money. The Minneapolis Vintage Toy Buying Show lets you bring in old toys in any condition for cash.
Wander Minnesota: ToysThe fun factor is pretty high at the exhibit that just opened at the Minnesota History Center: Toys of the 50s, 60s and 70s (or as a History Center staffer put it, "From the Cold War to Star Wars").
Local Store Develops Toys For Children With AutismApril is National Autism Awareness Month, and with so many children now impacted by the disorder, toy companies have taken notice. A local store has partnered with St. David's Center to develop Autism-specific toys.
Creative KidStuff: Local Business 32 Years And RunningIt started as a small neighborhood toy shop in south Minneapolis and over the last 32 years, it's become one of the top rated specialty toy stores in the country. Creative KidStuff has locations all over the Twin Cities metro and in airports around the country. Now they've opened a new location in St. Louis Park.
Spending Smart: Saving Money On Holiday ToysThose of us who did not finish our holiday shopping during Black Friday and Cyber Monday may be in better shape when it comes to buying toys. This season's reports say half of consumers plan to buy toys as gifts this holiday season. And they still have time to score deals.