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Benefit For North St. Paul Man Battling ALS

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — In 2011, a diagnosis changed Steve Stefano’s life. The former North St. Paul quarterback and basketball player was diagnosed with ALS.

He is now confined to a wheelchair and uses a breathing tube. 81 more words


Twin Cities Boxing Gym Keeps Kids Out Of Trouble

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight is bringing attention back to the sport of boxing.

And for one Twin Cities boxing trainer, the timing couldn’t be more perfect. 393 more words


Hanover Brothers' Rare Disease Doesn't Keep Spirits Down

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – It’s hockey night at the Walesch household in Hanover.

And as usual the MVPs are 9-year-old Brett Walesch and his brother, 7-year-old Luke. 374 more words


Minn. Farmer's Invention May Help Cut Down On Soil Erosion

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Minnesota farmer-turned-inventor thinks he has a solution for cutting down on soil erosion.

Milt Wubben of Clara City has been farming most of his life. 275 more words


Welcome Precipitation: Snow In The North, T-Storms In The South

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – It may be spring in Minnesota, but Tuesday’s weather was all over the map.

We saw snow in the northern part of the state, but thunderstorms in parts of southern Minnesota. 270 more words


Fire Destroys 4 Homes In Otsego Development

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Wednesday’s record heat and blustery winds are fueling multiple fires across the metro.

In Otsego, four homes were destroyed. Homeowners watched their dreams go up in flames as fires spread within a housing development near 53rd Street and Radford Avenue Northeast. 268 more words


Faribault Dance Team Doubts Sincerity Of Lakeville South's Apology

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – It’s been a month and a half since a dance team’s state title was protested by their competitors.

Last month, the Faribault dance team… 309 more words