Opinion
This is the story of an organization called Bridging and Fran Heitzman, its founder who developed it into the largest nonprofit furniture bank in North America. The project is so simple, any community can do it, but it takes a special kind of leadership and persistence to make it happen. Bridging, w...Read More
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BY MARTY LARSON Has working out become a sport? It sure seems like it as we check in with our current fitness culture. What I mean by this is we have replaced our outdoor activities and sports with gym time. On one hand, it is great that more of us are seeing the importance of [...]...Read More
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Minnesota has experienced a horrific parade of violence against children in recent years. Just last week, we learned of the death of Sophia O’Neill, age 2, of Minneapolis, stomped to death allegedly by her mother’s boyfriend, age 17. The disappearance of Barway Collins of Crystal a few months ag...Read More
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BY NELLIEBELLIE As a full grown woman I live for snacks. Snacks are my favorite form of food. But, oh my goodness it’s tricky to find snacks for grown-ups that are not shaped like fish, animals, or cartoon characters that are healthy, delicious, and inexpensive. Why do so many people think snacks ...Read More
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One of the blessings of my life has been to learn from some wise, courageous people. June 19 and 20, I had the opportunity to discuss one of them, the late John Nason. I knew him as the president of Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. I graduated in 1970 and attended the recent 45th class [.....Read More
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Walking around Roger Miller and Mary Zweber’s yard, you get the impression that the landscape and gardens just happen to be there, which is not to say that they aren’t beautiful, but rather that they appear effortless. Whether it’s the numerous shade gardens, featuring a mix of native woodland...Read More
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