'Exoskeleton' Helps Veterans With Spinal Cord Injuries Walk AgainTechnology that was first dreamed up in a comic book has jumped off the page, and is helping Minnesota veterans walk again. It is called an exoskeleton, and it is what gives Iron Man his superhero strength.
Legionnaires' Disease Bacteria Found In Mpls. VA Hospital's WaterVeterans Affairs officials say they've detected the bacteria that causes Legionnaires' disease in water samples at the Minneapolis hospital. No illnesses have been reported. Officials at the VA Medical Center in Minneapolis said routine testing on Nov. 19 found the bacteria in 5 of 40 water samples.
Surgeries Postponed At VA Over 'Unidentified Substance'A number of surgical procedures have been postponed and rescheduled for a future date after an "unidentified substance" was discovered in the sterilizing equipment at the VA Medical Center in Minneapolis.
After 70 Years, World War II Veteran Receives POW MedalSeventy years after being shot down and held captive in World War II, a Minnesota veteran has proudly received his POW medal. Sen. Al Franken presented Robert Michelsen of Apple Valley his long-overdue honor Sunday afternoon at the VA Medical Center.
Lawmakers Call For Hearings On VA Pain ManagementSome Wisconsin and Minnesota lawmakers are calling for congressional hearings after allegations of overmedication at the VA Medical Center in Tomah.
At Mpls. Meeting, Veterans Ask Questions About Alleged MisconductThe Town Hall meeting is in response to a federal investigation into allegations of misconduct within the Minneapolis VA.
Feds Looking Into Allegations Of Misconduct At Mpls. VATop VA leaders say there is a federal investigation looking into allegations of misconduct within the Minneapolis VA Medical Center. The director of the Minneapolis VA health care system said the Office of Inspector General is interviewing whistleblowers who say they were pressured into falsifying patient records at the hospital.
Hazmat Crews Respond To VA Medical CenterHazmat crews responded to the VA Medical Center in Minneapolis Friday morning after a chlorine dioxide leak was discovered in a mechanical room in the building's basement.
Hormel CEO Making Donation For Military FamiliesThe head of Austin-based Hormel Foods is presenting a $50,000 donation to a home for families of patients at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center.
Transgender Vet Finds Help, Without Fear, At VA Hospital There is a program available at the VA hospital in Minneapolis that's serving an often hidden population -- transgender veterans.
Minn. Marine Fights To Get Back On His BikeA Minnesota Marine who was hit while driving his motorcycle and left for dead on the highway has come a long way.
Pedestrian Struck By LRT, KilledA pedestrian was struck and killed by a Hiawatha light-rail train in south Minneapolis Sunday evening.