After A Struggle With Ovarian Cancer, Couple's New Love EmergesWCCO has been going teal all week. It's the color for ovarian cancer awareness, a cancer that affects 1 in 72 women. And it's a cancer that kills more than half of those women within five years of diagnosis.
National Running Day Returns For The 7th YearIt's National Running Day! It's the 7th year for runners to celebrate their passion for going the extra mile.
Donate To Maple Grove Senior High’s Crimson Survivor 2015Maple Grove Senior High’s Crimson Survivor is returning for a second year. Crimson Survivor 2015 pits student contestants against one another in mental and physical challenges all in the name of charity.
We Day Leaves Students Excited, Motivatedn the last year, Minnesota kids participating in We Day projects have spent 14.6 million hours volunteering, and collected 5.6 million pounds of food. This was no ordinary school day. And these are no ordinary students.
Salvation Army Kicks Off Red Kettle CampaignThe Salvation Army kicked off the giving season with its "Rock the Red Kettle" Campaign Saturday. Hundreds of bell ringers set up throughout the Twin Cities Saturday afternoon.
Free Bikes 4 Kidz Hosts Donation EventA favorite memory from childhood for many is riding a bike. But not every child has the chance to have that experience. So to make that happen, a local group has been collecting and giving away bikes for the past seven years.
Minn.'s Dayton 'Embarrassed' By Own Charity Giving Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is professing embarrassment over his relatively low level of charitable giving last year and says he'll remedy it this year. Dayton acknowledged personal disappointment Wednesday that his 2012 tax return released a day earlier showed $1,000 in charitable donations.
This T'Wolves Season-Ticket Holder Travels 6,000 Miles Yes, the Timberwolves are off to a great start, but even during their down years, there's a season ticket holder who has stood by the team the whole way through. And Mitsuaki Ohno probably has the longest commute of anyone, traveling 6,000 miles from Tokyo every year, just to watch the Timberwolves.
Union Gospel Mission RadiothonThis is 830-WCCO's 11th year doing the annual Hunger Mission Radiothon to benefit the Union Gospel Mission.
Sen. Franken, Other MN Lawmakers Donate Salary During ShutdownFor many, the fact that lawmakers continue to make a salary during the federal government shutdown – while so many federal workers do not -- is frustrating.
Forum Chairman Donates $1M To Moorhead UniversityForum Communications Co. Chairman William Marcil has donated $1 million toward a new journalism education initiative at Minnesota State University Moorhead. Marcil is the fourth-generation family owner of the media company that owns The Forum and other newspapers, and radio and television stations in North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin and South Dakota.
Zach Sobiech's Family Gives 'U' $568K CheckDuring Saturday's Gopher football game, the family of Zach Sobiech gave the University of Minnesota a check for $568,000 on behalf of their son.
Donations & Help Flood In For Nonprofit Down On Its LuckWhat a difference a day can make. On Monday, Vadnais Heights nonprofit TSE, which employs those who are developmentally disabled, was dealing with their trailer being stolen, and it was filled with lawnmowers and other important grooming equipment.
Generosity Takes Center Stage In HS Tennis MatchThere are a lot of differences between Minneapolis Edison and The Blake School. The Blake School is a perennial power in tennis – and Minneapolis Edison is not.
Durant Visits Lynx Game, Says He'll Donate $1M To Tornado ReliefNBA superstar Kevin Durant, of the Oklahoma City Thunder, was court side on Tuesday in Minneapolis, watching Monica Wright of the Lynx take on Connecticut. Durant calls Oklahoma City his "home" and said he drives through the city most affected by Monday's massive tornado damage – Moore – all the time.