Capitol Christmas Tree to get Drink at Itasca Park

A white spruce from the Chippewa National Forest that's been designated as the 2014 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree will make its first public appearance at Itasca State Park next weekend. The Department of Natural Resources says the tree will be cut during a public ceremony on Wednesday and moved to Bemidji State University...

  • Photo: Mpls., St. Paul Firefighters Hand Out Coats with 'Operation Warm'

    Minneapolis and St. Paul firefighters are handing out coats to families in need Friday. The firefighters have partnered with nonprofit Operation Warm to give out nearly 2,000 new coats. As part of the initiative, firefighters fundraise to personally fit each child, help choose their favorite color and write their name on the inside tag of the coat...

  • Biden Highlights Duluth's Domestic Abuse Response

    Vice President Joe Biden is praising a northern Minnesota group for its globally-recognized model for responding to domestic violence. Biden stopped in Duluth on Thursday to highlight the Duluth Model. The Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs created the Duluth Model, which focuses on the experience of the victim and changing the community as a whole...

  • Salvation Army Prepares to Give Out Coats to Kids in Need

    Thousands of generous KSTP viewers helped make sure children in need stay warm this winter, by donating during the Coats for Kids drive. Next Thursday, the Salvation Army will distribute the coats at 11 locations around the Twin Cities. Starting at 10 a.m., volunteers will hand out the coats on a first-come, first-serve basis until they run out...

  • A Tour of the New LifeSource Headquarters in Minneapolis

    The non-profit LifeSource is about to open its brand new headquarters in Minneapolis. 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS got a tour of the new building Thursday. There is plenty of office space, and there’s a memorial garden outside to honor organ and tissue donors...

  • Weekend Picks: Blackout at Nickelodeon Universe, State FairWear Liquidation Sale

    There is a number of fun things happening around the metro this weekend. TCL’s Mike Marcotte stopped by KSTP to give his weekend picks: Blackout at Nickelodeon Universe at Mall of America and the State FairWear Liquidation Sale at the Visitor's Plaza..

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