Jack Zimmerman lost both his legs and a few fingers when he stepped on a roadside bomb in Afghanistan. He's been through 20 surgeries and is learning to walk with prosthetic legs. To thank him for his sacrifice, supporters have contributed enough money and in-kind donations to build him a new specially equipped house in Elysian.
MSP Airport debuts mock aircraft to help ease flying anxiety
The pre-flight experiences cover the TSA screening procedure, exploring a terminal, boarding a plane and meeting a pilot, and preparing for takeoff.
These Minnesota kids will be competing at National Spelling Bee
The upcoming event in Maryland will be the first fully in-person Scripps National Spelling Bee since 2019.
New data shows how omicron has impacted kids in Minnesota
The new data shows breakthrough data during the omicron period, which began Dec. 19, 2021.
Albert Lea shooting suspect arrested after 3 weeks on the run
He is accused of shooting a man in the upper thigh on May 1.
Motorcyclist, 59, killed after losing control on right curve
The Harley Davidson rider was thrown from his bike.
Minnesota's 2022 legislative session: What's happening?
A list of items agreed upon and yet to reach any bipartisan agreement in the latest legislative session.
Water main break floods 40-45 homes in St. Louis Park
The city says the rupture happened on Minnetonka Boulevard.
Charges: 6-year-old Eli Hart shot up to 9 times by his mother
The 28-year-old is facing 2nd-degree murder charges.
Former WCCO Radio host Dave Lee moves into podcasts
His new podcast, called 'My First Concert,' launched last week.
Tow boat collides with Mississippi River lock and dam in Alma, WI
The crash remains under investigation by the United States Coast Guard.
Police: Man in minivan approached kids, claimed he was former principal
Investigators say children were approached by a man in a white minivan who falsely claimed he'd been a local school principal.
Mobile service for veterans to tour southern Minnesota
A mobile service van from the Disabled American Veterans is offering free help during its upcoming tour. The mobile office staff can answer questions on everything from filing claims to addressing problems with medical care.
All 131 in Minnesota unit welcomed home after year-and-a-half in Afghanistan
The Army Reserve's 309th Engineer Company had the job of finding and defusing explosives in Afghanistan. Not only did every one of them return to Minnesota, they also have all their fingers and toes.
One-legged wrestling champ thanks Minnesota foundation for custom prosthetic
Anthony Robles was born with one leg. But that didn't stop him from becoming a college wrestling champion in his weight class. Robles came to Minnesota over the weekend to thank a local foundation for raising the money to buy him a custom prosthetic. While here, he was mobbed by fans at a wrestling tournament.
SHELBY SHARES: Minnesota company builds a better lightbulb
Innovator Sudhir Singh has had a lot of bright ideas. Now he's poised to revolutionize the way the state lights its parking lots, streets and warehouses – and perhaps save taxpayers a lot of money.
47 years later, Minnesota Vietnam veteran buried with honors at Fort Snelling
After a long wait, the remains of Navy Lieutenant William Swanson are home in Minnesota. Swanson's plane was shot down in 1965 and until recently he was listed as missing in action. But his remains were finally identified near a village in Laos and Monday family members saw Swanson buried with full military honors. Flags will fly at half-staff Tuesday in his honor.
30 Minnesota soldiers return home for the holidays
Gov. Mark Dayton attended a special ceremony over the weekend that honored the soldiers for their sacrifice and recognized that for many, it's their second or third deployment.
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