Phone Bank Raises $9,600 For Salvation ArmyThis week as part of the "Trees of Hope" campaign, WCCO-TV is working with the Salvation Army to give kids toys this holiday season.
Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsJason Matheson says he has a "cornucopia of fun" all planned out for this weekend.
Are You Sitting On Vintage Toys? Sell ThemYou know those old toys you or maybe your parents have held onto? This week they could make you a little extra money. The Minneapolis Vintage Toy Buying Show lets you bring in old toys in any condition for cash.
Wander Minnesota: ToysThe fun factor is pretty high at the exhibit that just opened at the Minnesota History Center: Toys of the 50s, 60s and 70s (or as a History Center staffer put it, "From the Cold War to Star Wars").
Local Store Develops Toys For Children With AutismApril is National Autism Awareness Month, and with so many children now impacted by the disorder, toy companies have taken notice. A local store has partnered with St. David's Center to develop Autism-specific toys.
Creative KidStuff: Local Business 32 Years And RunningIt started as a small neighborhood toy shop in south Minneapolis and over the last 32 years, it's become one of the top rated specialty toy stores in the country. Creative KidStuff has locations all over the Twin Cities metro and in airports around the country. Now they've opened a new location in St. Louis Park.
Spending Smart: Saving Money On Holiday ToysThose of us who did not finish our holiday shopping during Black Friday and Cyber Monday may be in better shape when it comes to buying toys. This season's reports say half of consumers plan to buy toys as gifts this holiday season. And they still have time to score deals.
Target's Top Toys This Holiday Season Halloween is next week. Thanksgiving is next month. And right after that, many of us will be opening holiday gifts from our loved ones. But first, we have to shop for them.
Connecting Kids With Autism With Toys That Help Them GrowRaising a child with autism presents a special set of challenges. Finding the right toys to promote learning and fun can be a struggle -- without help.
St. Paul Breaks Record For Largest Lite BriteSt. Paul turned on the magic of colored light over the weekend, as more than 500,000 small bulbs added up to one gigantic illuminated portrait.
Finding Minnesota: The Story Lady's DollsFrom Raggedy Ann to Barbie, dolls have been popular gifts under Christmas trees for centuries. For one woman in Albert Lea, dolls became part of her passion.
Adrian Peterson, MOA Team Up & Donate 1,812 ToysVikings running back Adrian Peterson and Mall of America are teaming up to donate 1,812 toys to the Salvation Army during the holiday season.
What Kids Really Want For Christmas? Just The BoxIt's happened to most parents -- give your children a new toy and all they want to do is play with the box.
Check Out The Trains At Bandana Square In St. PaulThe whole family can check out trains together this holiday season. It's at the Twin City Model Railroad Museum at Bandana Square in St. Paul.
Charges: Employee Stole $26K From Used Children's StoreA 34-year-old Brooklyn Park woman was charged with stealing $26,000 from her employer, a used children's clothing and toy store.