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Cute Moment: Baby 'Attacks' Minnesota Rep. During House Committee ZoomA Minnesota lawmaker is getting some viral attention after her baby decided to launch a light-hearted “attack” during a recent meeting.
New Hope's Haunted 'Pomish Manor' Scares Up Food Shelf Donations With Reverse HalloweenWhile trick-or-treaters fill up their bags with candy in one week, a Twin Cities woman is hoping to fill up food shelves with her love of Halloween.
Father Of 2's Dying Wish Sets Up Future Cancer Patients' Families With Healing FlatsA Twin Cities father fighting cancer pledged to make it easier for hospital patients in the middle of their own health struggles. WCCO is sharing the heartbreak and the hope leading some of the sick at Mayo Clinic to Healing Flats.
Willmar Community Bands Together To Support Father Of Twins After Wife's Untimely Death To CancerA western Minnesota community is supporting a local pastor and his young family after life took a tragic turn. WCCO went to Willmar where an outpouring of love is helping a father heal.
'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.
Minneapolis Mayor Proclaims 'Barbara Gusse Day' For Grandmother Who Foiled Infant's AbductionA Twin Cities grandmother is being honored for helping police find a little boy taken from his family.
Former Foster Child's Experience Of Feeling Like 'Trash' Helps Inspire Suitcase Donation DriveBecause of the pandemic, fewer families are hosting foster kids. That means more kids are in transition, and are often having to use garbage bags to move their belongings. But hundreds of kids will now have a better handle on life.
Richfield Restaurant Gives Day's Profits To Loyal Customers After Devastating FireA Richfield couple has spent the pandemic supporting one of their favorite local restaurants -- but they didn't expect it to return the favor.
Pandemic Leads Neighbors To Bond With Weekly Restaurant TakeoutLast spring, a small group of neighbors in Bloomington decided they wanted to do what they could to support local restaurants. From there, the interest grew, and the results are better than they ever expected.
Chaplain Helps Bring Thousands Of Paper Cranes, And Hope, To Minneapolis HospitalAn art display at a Twin Cities hospital is boosting spirits during difficult days.
What Started As Holiday Workouts For Charity Became A Community MissionMolly Doyle began a simple holiday fundraiser this month. She would give 25 days of workouts for $25. She raised nearly $10,000.
Union Gospel Mission Serves Up Hot, Socially-Distanced Meals For 1,300+ Minnesotans In NeedIn a untraditional year, one Christmas tradition continued Friday: the gift of a warm holiday meal.
Minnesota Landlords Work With MACV To Provide Homes For Homeless VetsLandlords who offer their units in partnership with MACV are on the front lines in the fight to find stable housing for unsheltered veterans.
St. Paul Grille Delivers Brunch To 100-Year-Old Waiting For COVID VaccineThe spry 100-year-old Bill Gamble is a retired agriculturalist living at EagleCrest in Roseville.
Nurse Battling Cancer Receives 'Best Christmas Ever'After an incredibly tough year, a Twin Cities family was surprised with the "Best Christmas Ever."
Violinist Plays 70 Parking Lot Concerts For Minnesota Seniors In QuarantineOn an almost weekly basis, Natalie Vanburkleo-Carbonara turns parking lots into her stage.
Nexus Family Healing Aims To Give Minnesota's Foster Kids A Suitcase Of Their OwnThe foster care system is extra stressed because of COVID-19. Fewer foster parents want to take on new kids because of distance learning.
Apple Valley Police Help Boy, 9, Who Wants To Be An Officer Collect Patches NationwideIt might be the season of giving, but it's also the season of collecting for a Twin Cities boy. In fact, collecting police patches has become a year-round endeavor for 9-year-old Robert Martinez.