Operation Eyesight used donated equipment and volunteer labor to provide cataract, glaucoma, and corneal transplant surgeries to uninsured and under-insured Minnesotans.
No travel advised: High winds, whiteout conditions in NW MN
Zero visibility in parts of greater Minnesota Tuesday night.
Update: Holy Angels evacuated over bomb threat, school says
Someone left a voicemail early Tuesday suggesting there was an explosive device.
Convicted stalker charged with harassment of another DJ at The Current
He pleaded guilty to similar charges involving the DJ's colleague back in 2015.
Gophers fall below roster minimum, postpone Penn State game
It is "due to internal COVID-19 protocols within the Golden Gopher program."
Report: Vikings request interview with Rams' Raheem Morris
Morris was once the youngest head coach in the NFL at 33 years old.
Sheriff: Drunk driver crashed trying to 'beat the train'
The BNSF train slammed into the side of the driver's car.
Man run over after parking dispute leads to road rage crash
The two groups fought about parking prior to the crash.
Deadly crash shuts down small stretch of Chaska highway for hours
A driver crossed over the center median and hit another vehicle.
You can now order 4 free at-home COVID tests from the government
Tests will ship for free within 7-12 days, according to the White House.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, January 18
Minnesota has reached 11,000 COVID-19 deaths.
Percentage of Minnesotans without health insurance no better than during recession
Health officials with the state and the U of M say the proportion of uninsured Minnesotans is holding steady at nine percent. The job market has improved since 2009, but apparently many of the new jobs do not come with health insurance.
Most Minnesotans lack flood insurance
In all of Duluth, only 111 flood insurance policies have been sold, according to Kris Eide, director of the Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management office. Whether victims will get some state or federal disaster aid depends on the type of emergency that’s ultimately declared.
State drops 3,100 from health insurance after audit
Approximately 3,100 Minnesotans have lost state-provided health insurance after a special audit of public employees and their dependents by the Minnesota Management and Budget Agency. Some relatives of employees lost coverage because they were ineligible, but hundreds may have been dropped simply because they missed the deadline or submitted incomplete or improper documentation.
Kars4Kids charity under scrutiny from watchdog group.
Probably best known for their catchy radio jingle, Kars4Kids (K-A-R-S kars for kids) is being questioned for misleading donors. The organization has already been fined $65,000 in two other states for failing to disclose the beneficiaries of car donations.
Veteran and dog help each other move on from difficult pasts
Frankie was abandoned and alone on Highway 71. Joe was haunted by nightmares and panic attacks from his military service. A Detroit Lakes pilot program called Patriot Assistance Dogs brought them together, for the benefit of each.
Website helps Minnesotans find unclaimed cash
The Minnesota Commerce Department tells KARE 11 at least one out of 20 Minnesotans is owed at least $100 and in some cases thousands of dollars. The free nationwide MissingMoney.com database can help you locate any missing, lost, and unclaimed property, money and assets.
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