Twins Cities Youth Sleep Outside To Raise Awareness Of HomelessnessAs the cold weather comes in, many families don't have a warm place to sleep. That's why hundreds of teenagers are sleeping outside Friday morning to raise awareness about homelessness.
Study: Americans Waiting Longer Than Ever To Buy First HomesYounger Americans are waiting longer than ever to buy a home for the first time. The real estate firm Zillow crunched the numbers and found the typical first-timer rents for about 6 years before buying a home. That's up from 2.6 years in the early 1970s.
Youth Created Art On Display At The Intermedia Arts CenterThe final paintings are being hung this week for an art show curated and created by kids. The exhibit, called "ME(me)", opens this Saturday at Intermedia Arts Center.
Spike In Hep C Cases Blamed On Heroin Use, Dirty NeedlesMedical officials fear the rise of heroin abuse in Minnesota is connected to an increase in hepatitis C. Some suspect dirty needles may be to blame.
Keith Ballard Brings Veteran Expertise To WildThe Wild take on Tampa Tuesday night in a dash to the Olympic break. Keith Ballard came home in the off season to try and help solidify a group of defensemen that is a blend of veterans and youth.
YouthLink Helps Homeless Youth With The Support They NeedFor four decades, YouthLink has been helping homeless youth with food, counseling and academic support.
Foreston Youth Dies After Being Hit By Car A 17-year-old Foreston youth died when he was hit by a car as he was trying to cross a highway.
Nat'l Survey Finds Marijuana Use Increasing SteadilyNew numbers reveal more Americans are using marijuana. The report, released Wednesday, was done by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and it shows that marijuana use has increased steadily over the past five years.
Charges: Duluth Little League Coach Sexually Assaulted PlayerA Duluth man is accused of sexually assaulting a boy on his Little League baseball team, including photographing the two of them together naked. Peter Jay Olson, 47, is charged with two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, one count of possessing pictorial presentation of minors, and one count of use of a minor in a sexual performance.
Siebert Field: A Place For All Kinds Of MN BaseballOutdoor baseball is the craze in this state, the Gophers added their own new stadium this spring. But it took until summer to really appreciate it -- and no one likes it more than the young players during summer baseball camps.
Homeless Youth In Minn. Face Uncertain FutureWilder Research estimates, that on any night in the state of Minnesota, 2,500 youth and young adults are homeless and unaccompanied by an adult.
Positively MN: Nonprofit Curbs Growing Homeless Youth PopulationMinnesota's homeless youth population is growing. On any given night, 2,500 young people spend the night on couches, car backseats, or worst of all, at city parks across the Metro. More than 10,000 Minnesotans younger than 18 will experience homelessness in some form this year.