Isaac Kolstad Still Critical After SurgeriesThe former Mankato football player who was allegedly assaulted by two men last weekend successfully underwent another surgery Friday morning, according to his CaringBridge page. Issac Kolstad, who used to play football for Minnesota State University, Mankato, is still in critical condition. He will not undergo any other procedures or surgeries for the next couple days, according to his brother Blaine Kolstad.
Recovering Peterson Ready To Receive For the third straight offseason, Adrian Peterson is recovering from surgery. The Minnesota star has started the final year of his 20s. This is point in his career where so many NFL running backs, even the elite, have started to drop off. The wear and tear on their bodies can be too much to overcome.
Backstrom, Zucker Have Surgeries For WildMinnesota Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom and forward Jason Zucker had surgery this week to address injuries that ended their seasons. The Wild announced Wednesday that Backstrom had surgery in Philadelphia on Tuesday on a core muscle injury. The injury bothered Backstrom for much of the season. He went 5-11-2 with a 3.02 goals-against average and .899 save percentage. He has not played since Jan. 30. The team says it expects him to be fully recovered in time for next season.
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Post-Colonoscopy Scare Leads To Revised Post-CareIt can be a scary test to screen for colon cancer, but a Twin Cities woman says she wasn't prepared for what happened after her colonoscopy. Peggy Kealy doesn't think her doctors properly prepared her for what sent her to the hospital days after her procedure, one which is never described as pleasant.
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WCCO Viewers Help 'Cupid' The Dog Get Needed SurgeryA rescued puppy is able to spread the love he's received thanks to WCCO's viewers. On Saturday night, we introduced you to a 3-month-old hound named Cupid. The rescue group Ruff Start took him in, knowing he'd need surgery to fix his deformed front paws.
'U' Shows Off New, High-Tech Hybrid Operating RoomOpen heart surgery doesn't necessarily mean opening the chest anymore. The University of Minnesota's new hybrid operating room allows surgeons to do things you probably only thought about happening in sci-fi movies. At first glance, it looks like most hospital operating rooms.
Surgery Recovery Keeps Dayton From Minn. Capitol Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he'll be working from home for a couple more weeks as he recovers from a recent hip surgery.
Willingham Poised For Rebound Season With TwinsJosh Willingham insists he is willing and able to serve as designated hitter for the Minnesota Twins, if that's what he's asked to do.
Twins GM Ryan Out Of Hospital After Cancer SurgeryMinnesota Twins general manager Terry Ryan has been released from the hospital, the first step in his recovery from cancer surgery. The Twins announced Friday that Ryan left the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, three days after the operation.
Dayton Back Home After Mayo Clinic Hip SurgeryGov. Mark Dayton has checked out of Mayo Clinic after hip surgery. Dayton's office says that he left the Rochester clinic on Friday and returned to the governor's residence in St. Paul. He checked into Mayo Clinic on Monday where he underwent the surgical procedure to alleviate pain in his hip.
Walter Mondale Recovering After Heart Surgery At MayoFormer vice president Walter Mondale is recovering after undergoing heart surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Officials said that Mondale was resting comfortably and was expected to make a full recovery.