He's 93 and suffers from dementia. She's 83 and gets by despite a brain tumor and diabetes. They've been married 66 years but are in danger of being turned out of their home at the end of the month after a grandson illegally plummeted them into debt. Pioneer Press columnist Ruben Rosario writes they need 'a miracle' to avoid homelessness.
Armed robbery suspect sought in two south metro investigations
The incidents took place at credit unions in Savage and Apple Valley.
Former Twin Cities plastic surgeon charged with sex crimes
Christopher Kovanda is accused of inappropriately touching woman under the guise of providing medical care.
Minnesota man accused of murder in Chicago is arrested in Alabama
A 26-year-old man from a small town on the Iowa border is accused of murdering a Greyhound bus employee.
Support for Shakopee Public Schools employee diagnosed with cancer
The media specialist has been transitioned to hospice care recently.
Big November snowstorms uncommon in MN, but snowfall is increasing
This week's 8.4 inches at MSP Airport was one of the biggest November storms in the Twin Cities since 1991.
New coffee shop brings taste of the North Shore to Minnetonka
Base Camp Coffee & Provisions is now open.
Minnesota nurses take vote on whether to hold second strike
The results will be determined Wednesday night.
OCD, irritable bowel syndrome added to MN's medical marijuana list
They are the two latest qualifying medical conditions for Minnesota's marijuana program.
Fundraiser created for family-owned Cô Tu' Oriental Cuisine after shooting
Support from the community will go towards medical expenses and overhead costs for the restaurant.
Police: Minnesota murder suspect arrested in Texas
Erica Roberts has been on the run since March.
Jackknifed semis close I-35 northbound near Faribault
There are icy conditions across Minnesota
After 11 years and 11 months, Duluth couple marries at 11:11 a.m. on 11/11/11
Michael Olson and Kathryn Levine didn't just get married on 11-11-11. They also did it at 11:11 a.m., and the address of the church was 1111 E. 11th St.
Three state agencies face age-discrimination suits
The Commerce, Public Safety and Natural Resources departments are all facing similar lawsuits over union contracts that award benefits to early retirees but not to older workers.
6-year-old's alert saves family from fire that destroys Itasca County home
Six-year-old Paige Nason woke up in the night to find her pillow smoldering. She get her mother and siblings up and the family escaped the fire that destroyed their home near Deer River, although mom was injured when she went back inside to retrieve the family pets.
Catholic Charities chief strategy officer leaving after 35 years
The Pioneer Press reports Paul Martodam's doctors advised him to step down. He was diagnosed with esophageal cancer in August 2010. Martodam was the first layperson to serve as CEO for the Twin Cities organization. He'll continue to be involved as a donor and volunteer.
Family of White Bear Lake couple in Italy
Relatives of Jerry and Barbara Heil met with rescue crews Saturday. The couple is still missing after last week's cruise ship accident off the coast of Italy. The Associated Press reports family members were taken near the ship and placed flowers in honor of their loved ones.
Remains of Minnesota Marine returned to family 66 years after death
19-year-old Corporal Wayne Erickson of Minneapolis never returned from a training flight over the south Pacific during World War II. But thanks to years of work by the Pentagon's POW/Missing Personnel Office, Erickson's remains have finally been recovered and identified. He will be buried with full military honors.
Father struggles to reunite family in Minnesota after his kids end up on the street
A father struggling to pay the bills gets help to bring his four kids under one roof in Minnesota. The kids were abandoned by their mother in Hawaii and ended up homeless.
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