Xcel Energy Teams Up With MACV To Provide New Homes For Homeless VeteransXcel Energy employees are dedicated to helping the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans in its mission to end veteran homelessness, by volunteering their time and talents.
'Pamoja Tutashinda, Together We Win': Volunteers Sought At Boys And Girls Club In North MinneapolisVolunteers who specialize in theatre and arts and crafts are needed to pull out the hidden talents of all kids who come to the Boys and Girls Club. Xcel Energy is challenging other companies, organizations and neighborhood groups to roll up their sleeves and make a difference by being a volunteer.
'The Need Is At Historic Highs': Twin Cities Food Group Struggles To Find VolunteersIt starts in the ground - then ends up on store shelves. But somewhere in between, fresh produce gets expensive. WCCO found out how an organization called "Food Group" is taking a different spin on giving away food - and they could use some extra help.
Jeremiah Program Helps Single Moms And Kids Build A Better FutureFor more than 20 years, the Jeremiah Program has helped single moms go to college, and helped their kids get ready for school, and volunteers are making an impact.
Urban Roots Works To Have Students Pull Lifelong Lessons From City GardensWith the skyline as her backdrop, another hot morning starts on Ravoli Bluff for Adora Thao, giving the St. Paul garden bed a close look. The Harding High School student is one of 75 youth who may experience barriers to more typical employment working a paid internship this summer at Urban Roots.
MACV Creates Outreach Team To Help Veterans Experiencing Homelessness During PandemicThe Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans continues to work to get veterans out of situations that could expose them -- but they have had to make changes in order to safely help those in need.
Families Turn To The Open Door Food Pantry In Eagan Amid COVID-19 UncertaintySeventeen miles south of the cities, and a stone's throw from the outlet malls, you'll find a bustling food shelf in the heart of Eagan.
'I Laid On The Floor And Just Bawled': Minnesota TikTok Sensation, 79, Overwhelmed By Support After Scooter BreaksA Minnesota veteran who's become a social media sensation is using his newfound fame to help other veterans.
Grandma, 102, Attends Both Grandsons' Football Game After Recovering From COVIDCarter Theissen and Christian Brown are Wakefield's grandsons, who played against each other during Friday night’s game. Theissen plays for Breck School as a wide receiver. Brown is a running back for Concordia Academy.
70-Year-Old Love Story Inspired Generations Of Performers At Worthington's Memorial AuditoriumWCCO’s Liz Collin visited her hometown of Worthington, where a new season at the Memorial Auditorium means the return to a love story that started 70 years ago.
'I Went From Homeless To Happy': St. Paul Man Named Nation's Top Small Hotel ManagerA St. Paul man is officially the best of the best in his business, and the story behind his success makes it all the more impressive.
Former Pitcher's Prosthetic Arm, Stolen From Car, Replaced Thanks To Community's GenerosityBorn with only a partial left arm, Parker Hanson never let it slow him down. He pitched for the Augustana University baseball team in Sioux Falls.
#SteveIsStillPlaying: Woman Honors Disc Golf-Loving Friend With Kinetic MemorialA Twin Cities woman is carrying on the memory of her friend, with the help of others, through their favorite hobby.
'She's Like Me': Waconia Boy With Prosthetic Leg Gets Puppy Born Without PawLittle Marvel was the only puppy from her Litchfield litter born without a front right paw. But as Marielle Mohs reports, she was destined to belong to a home that needed her most
'Treat Everybody The Way You Want To Be Treated': 6th Graders Look Back On Viral VideoSome northern Minnesota students are looking back on the week they became internet sensations.
Minneapolis Police Help Reunite Stolen Elderly Dog With Her OwnerMinneapolis police helped reunite a 15-year-old dog with its owner early Wednesday morning after they found the animal in the back of a stolen car.
Meet Colton Stroh: The Rockford Rockets' 'Half-Court Killer'Sometimes a basketball team's secret weapon isn't on the roster.
Animatronic Pets Providing Sense Of Companionship To Senior Community ResidentsFour animatronic pets now call Tradition Independent and Assisted Living in Brooklyn Park home.
'It Was Just Magic': Couple Reunites After 53 Years Apart, Finds Biological DaughterA Minnesota couple's story proves time and distance are no match for true love.