Home Team: Dassel-Cokato Student-Athletes Give Back With Community ServiceHigh school sports in Minnesota return this month, and the way that athletes spend their downtime can make all the difference.
Tyus Jones Receives Flip Saunders Legacy AwardThe award, given yearly to Timberwolves players for community service, was presented to Jones after a vote among current players.
Girls Scouts Gather For Service Projects Honoring 4 Killed In CrashNovember was always meant to be a month of service for the Girl Scouts. But on Saturday, it had a special and heartfelt meaning for troops across the country.
Many Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. By Serving OthersMany people across the Twin Cities used their day off today to truly honor Dr. King by serving others.
Fmr. Minnetonka High Booster Club Head Pleads Guilty To Stealing FundsA 56-year-old man pleaded guilty Tuesday to stealing almost $7,000 from Minnetonka High School's Nordic Booster Club. The Hennepin County Attorney's Office says Bruce Quentin Bailey, who was the president of the booster club from August 2013 until mid-January of 2014, stole $6,800 from the fund.
Heart Transplant Survivor Works To Warm The HomelessElizabeth Sammons was born with a heart defect. In June at the age of 31 she had a heart transplant. Now, she spends her time helping the homeless by crocheting scarves to help them stay warm. Elizabeth Sammons has spent countless hours crocheting scarves for the homeless.
At WE Day, Students Aim To Change The WorldWe Day returned to the Xcel Energy Center Tuesday for the third time. Eighteen-thousand students from all over Minnesota spent the day hearing inspirational messages about community service and volunteering.
Fmr. Minnesota Lottery Official Pleads Guilty To Drunk Driving ChargeA former top Minnesota Lottery official suing over her termination has pleaded guilty to a drunken-driving charge stemming from a serious car crash last December.
Savage 5th Grader Leads Day Of Service For Community A 5th grader in Savage is sharing a message as part of today's Day of Service: "It's only one day.. but this one day could change everything"
NFLPA Picks Vikings LB Greenway For Community Service AwardMinnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway has been chosen as the winner of the Byron "Whizzer" White Award, given annually by the NFL Players Association for exceptional community service.
Minn. Students Take On Raising 200,000 Lbs. Of Food For 'We Scare Hunger' On a night that's devoted to costumes, candy and finding ways to be scary, we're now seeing kids showing concern about something that's truly horrifying: hunger. It's an effort called "We Scare Hunger" and it's led by the same people who started We Day.
Woman Gets Probation In Minnesota Al-Shabab CaseA former Minnesota woman who lied to a grand jury about raising money for men who left the state to join a terrorist group in Somalia was sentenced Wednesday to three years of probation and ordered to perform community service. Saynab Hussein, 24, of Nashville, Tennessee, showed remorse during Wednesday's sentencing hearing in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis.
Buffalo Church Vandal SentencedThe 30-year-old man who vandalized six Buffalo, Minn. churches in September 2012 because he was angry with God has been sentenced. Wade Edward Murray of Buffalo was specifically sentenced to five years of supervised probation and 70 hours of community service.
Vikings Simpson Pleads Guilty To DWI, Careless DrivingMinnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson pleaded guilty Thursday to DWI and careless driving. Simpson was officially charged on Nov. 13, after being arrested Nov. 9 while driving on Interstate 394.
Off-Duty Belle Plaine Cop Sentenced For DWIThe Belle Plaine police officer accused of driving under the influence in November 2012 while off-duty pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one gross misdemeanor count of DWI. Bryan Pasek's second DWI charge and his speeding ticket for driving 96 mph in a 55 zone on Highway 169 at Park Boulevard were dismissed. Pasek had registered a 0.17 BAC at the time.