Dying former Minn. meteorologist plans return to state

Author:
Updated:
Original:

A former 28-year-old Duluth meteorologist who is dying of a bone cancer is making his way back to Duluth to live out his last days at a Northland hospice, WDIO reports.

Former Fox 21 meteorologist Chris Snider had left Minnesota to do missionary work in Mississippi in 2011, and it was there that he was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, WDIO says. He is in a hospital in Mississippi but is due back in Floodwood on Tuesday, the station reports.

A post on the Support Chris Snider Facebook page says he was hungry for waffles on Monday, which generated a number of likes from people following his story.

His family expressed thanks to well-wishers for their support, Fox 21 reported earlier this month in a story that noted Snider's cancer had spread beyond control. He had joined the station in 2008, Fox 21 reported.

Next Up

Herb Brooks statue

Trump's planned statue garden would include 2 Minnesotans, others with MN links

But there were some notable names absent from the wide-ranging and eclectic list.

k9 zeke

Petition seeks to allow retired Corcoran officer to keep K9 partner

Corcoran's public safety director says if K9 Zeke is donated to the officer it will be a loss for the department.

covid

Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Monday, Jan. 18

The latest update from the Minnesota Department of Health.

Tom Kelly Jr.

Tom Kelly Jr., son of Twins World Series manager, dies at 42

He was a member of the 2001 UST national championship team.

Hennepin County CSI

Police: Man shot in the head by woman in Richfield

It happened in the early hours of Monday.

University of St. Thomas

St. Thomas students robbed by suspects in ski masks

Nobody was injured in the early Saturday incident.

mn state capitol january 17 2021

Amid huge police presence, weekend rallies at state Capitol were tiny and peaceful

Officials across the U.S. remain on alert for possible violence ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Jan. 20.

Related