Otto Machado is waiting for his second kidney transplant and must undergo dialysis treatments several times a week at home. He suffers from a genetic disorder that caused his kidneys to fail, a condition that affects three of his brothers who have also received transplants. In 2007, Machado’s youngest child, daughter Dani, was diagnosed with renal failure.
Updated: September 29, 2009, - 03:47 PM
In May, ten same-sex couples from Minnesota, including Roger Schiltz and his partner, Keith Monjak, traveled to Davenport, Iowa to exchange vows, just days after the state's supreme court ruled it legal. Same-sex marriage is not recognized in Minnesota. Roger has terminal prostate cancer and is being cared for by Keith at the couple's New Brighton home.
Updated: August 09, 2009, - 12:26 AM
Mark Abrahamson, an entomologist with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, talks about tracking down the emerald ash borer.
Updated: July 23, 2009, - 09:33 AM
From a camera mounted on a telephone pole, watch a corner of the Broadway Wayzata neighborhood as the parade fill up and empty again as participants take part in a 50-year Fourth of July tradition.
Updated: July 04, 2009, - 08:45 PM
Young students learned safe-driving-skills from professional instructors at the Minnesota Ford Driving Skills for Life program held at the State Fair Grounds.
Updated: June 27, 2009, - 05:58 PM
Dale Cazett, 50, of Elk River, recounts the rescue of a 64-year-old driver whose vehicle left Hwy. 101 in Wright County, flipped over and became submerged in a holding pond.
Updated: May 29, 2009, - 10:57 PM
Star Tribune writer Doug Smith talks about the St. Croix River in Sunday's Star Tribune newspaper.
Updated: May 23, 2009, - 08:03 AM
Hundreds of angling enthusiasts gathered for the 61st annual Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener, held this year for the first time in the metro area at White Bear Lake.
Updated: May 10, 2009, - 10:15 AM
University of Minnesota President Robert Bruininks picked up his trumpet back in July and joined the Minneapolis Pops Orchestra concert at Northrop Mall as they played the "Minnesota Rouser."
Updated: August 16, 2008, - 11:55 AM