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Utah man creates Nancy Drew figurine for LEGO contest

Arianne Brown, Contributor  |  Posted Mar 29th - 7:11pm

A 19-year-old man from South Jordan wanted to make something that would embody resilience, adventure, intelligence and strength. His medium of choice — LEGO bricks — allowed him to let his imagination run wild.

Krispy Kreme is giving out a free dozen doughnuts to healthcare workers

Leah Asmelash, CNN  |  Posted Mar 28th - 7:11pm

Mondays may have just gotten a little sweeter, particularly for healthcare workers battling the ongoing coronavirus epidemic.

‘Dear Special Person’: Students’ letters lift spirits of nursing home residents whose family can’t visit amid COVID-19 r

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Mar 27th - 9:01am

‘Not everything is amazing right now but everything will get better.’

How are you responsibly welcoming missionaries home during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Mar 26th - 5:50pm

See all the safe and fun ways people are welcoming a missionary home.

Utah hospitals, nurses ask volunteers to sew protective equipment and thousands respond

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Mar 24th - 11:46am

Most of the masks being sewn are meant to protect disposable protective masks, which could extend the use of a mask up to a week, officials said.

Unified police has made largest ‘contraband confiscation’ — of toilet paper

Jen Riess,  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 7:11pm

Unified Police Officers have made the largest contraband confiscation in the state's history.

Utah family sets up Christmas lights to spread cheer while social distancing

Ashley Moser, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 21st - 8:19pm

The Nash family is joining in on a national movement to help spread some much-needed cheer during the coronavirus pandemic by stringing up their Christmas lights after seeing a call to do so on social media.

Utahns sewing masks for medical workers, spreading positivity during quarantine

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Mar 21st - 8:28am

Tag us @KSLcom on Twitter, comment below or email and tell us how you are helping spread positivity during these times of uncertainty and we will share our favorite stories here.

Thousands flock to grab-and-go food banks in the wake of layoffs, school closures

Kyle Dunphey, KSL  |  Posted Mar 20th - 7:32pm

For the past month Frankie Runnells, a single mother, has been living at a homeless shelter in Midvale with her six kids, five of whom rely on free lunch programs.

Have You Seen This? COVID-19 won't stop this choir from performing

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Mar 20th - 2:02pm

What do you do when a performance your choir has been practicing for a performance for months only to have it cancelled due to COVID-19? Get creative and make a viral video, that's what.

Draper man starts website to aid restaurants, and other uplifting COVID-19 stories

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Mar 18th - 7:34pm

It's been a rough few weeks for Utah, but people are helping out during a time of need.

Barn owl hit by car in Magna released with smile that says it all

Arianne Brown, Contributor  |  Posted Mar 15th - 7:19pm

A barn owl that was hit by a car in Magna last month was recently released — with a smile that says it all.

Up Close: Girls wrestling booming in Utah

Dan Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 14th - 9:03pm

Once a real shocker in high school sports, girls wrestling has becoming one of the most popular growing sports in the country. That’s why the season may be over but practice continues for many girls.

Bruce Bruce the goose’s new prosthetic a honkin' success

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 14th - 7:47pm

Bruce Bruce’s goose might have been cooked following an unfortunate encounter with a raccoon if it weren’t for 3D printing technology.

After beating cancer, Utah County teen blows up chemo meds with UHP help

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 11th - 7:00am

Utah County teen Gabe Deming celebrated being declared cancer-free with a little help from the Utah Highway Patrol.

Utah woman may be longest living polio survivor in the U.S.

Heather Simonsen, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 6th - 3:32pm

A Utah woman could be the longest living survivor in the U.S. of a renowned pandemic.

Have You Seen This? 'Jeopardy!' Host Alex Trebek provides emotional update on his cancer treatment

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Mar 4th - 8:17pm

On Wednesday, Alex celebrated that anniversary and hoped he would celebrate it again next year, although the two-year survival rate is only 7%.

Utahn dreams of sending blind sled dog to Iditarod

Peter Rosen, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 1st - 7:11pm

Musher Fernando Ramirez has big dreams for his sled dog Humberto, even though the Alaskan Husky is blind.

Family with 3 Leap Day children celebrates landmark day

Arianne Brown, Contributor  |  Posted Feb 29th - 7:11pm

Sixteen years ago on Leap Day, Louise Estes gave birth to her oldest child. As luck (and a little planning) would have it, Estes would give birth to two more children on the two following Leap Days.