Families Come Together To Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day & Gigi's Playhouse’s 6th YearA Twin Cities group used World Down Syndrome Day to raise awareness.
Sororities Reject University Cheerleader With Down Syndrome, Big Sister Fights BackGeorge Mason University promised to do "better in the future" after student with Down syndrome was rejected by every sorority during recruitment over the weekend.
Connection Runs Deeper Than Work For Fraser EmployeeIt was 41 years ago that Jessica began her journey with Fraser. Born with Down syndrome, she received physical therapy and development support.
'Dream Big Without Limits': Mikayla Talks About Groundbreaking PageantA Minnesota woman broke barriers over the weekend as the first contestant with Down syndrome to compete in a Miss USA pageant.
1st Woman With Down Syndrome Competes In Miss Minnesota USA PageantMikayla Holmgren, 22, is the first woman with Down syndrome to compete in the pageant.
Woman With Down Syndrome Making History In Miss Minnesota USA PageantA Minnesota woman with Down syndrome will be the first to compete in the Miss Minnesota USA pageant.
Flowers Stolen From Grave Site Of Beloved Hastings GirlA Hastings family is asking thieves to leave their daughter's gravesite alone. Gary and Kris Rothers daughter Abbey passed away in August, after developing viral pneumonia.
Excellent Educator: ABC Junior Achievement's Patty SchoffPatty Schoff teaches students with special needs at ABC Junior Achievement in Andover. Her ability to have a lasting impact on their lives well after graduation is what makes her this week's Excellent Educator.
Mothers Of Kids With Down Syndrome Meet At MOA A group of Minnesota moms is making it easier for other families to work through a difficult diagnosis.
6-Year-Old Girl Gives Gifts On Her Birthday For 'Jack's Basket'A 6-year-old Minnesota girl decided instead receiving gifts, she wanted to give to others on her birthday. Along with ice cream and fun games, Hope asked friends and family to help pack baskets.
Target Ad Features Stillwater Toddler With Down SyndromeOur mailboxes and newspapers are stuffed these days with ads from stores showcasing what's on sale. This week a Target ad features a toddler from Stillwater. Her name is Izzy.
Down Syndrome Diagnosis Basket Brimming With DonationsCarissa's made it her mission to celebrate each baby born with Down syndrome with the delivery of Jack's Basket. With more than $8,000 in donations and countless gifts, she has enough to fill more than 130 baskets for hospitals.
MN Family Wants Change In Delivery Of Down Syndrome DiagnosesA Minnesota family wants hospitals to make a change after what happened when their son was born.
Foley Wrestler With Down Syndrome Inspires Teammates, OpponentsFoley wrestling is rich in tradition. The Falcons have won three state titles and have their sights set on a fourth this season. With 13 seniors, there's plenty of leadership. But it's a freshman wrestler that's providing the motivation for this team.
Season Of Hope: A Reunion In LitchfieldOn Monday nights throughout December, WCCO is going back to visit people whose stories touched us this past year. With generous support from our friends at Slumberland and Pandora Jewelry, it's our hope to make Christmas unforgettable for these families. In this week’s "Season of Hope," we go back to Litchfield High School. In April, we introduced you to two girls who invited boys from their special education program to senior prom.