Adam Hanson, 21, is the Twins’ bat boy who performs a variety of duties before, during and after each game. Hanson, who attended Hamline University in St. Paul, has been with the Twins for 7 years.
Updated: July 21, 2010, - 08:08 AM
The Titanic had not yet made its fateful maiden voyage when Dorothy Adams was born in Jordan into a close-knit family of seven sisters and a brother.
Updated: March 23, 2010, - 02:08 PM
Even a spinal trauma couldn’t get between 8-year-old Joe Lang and a hockey puck. Joe, a second-grader at Delano Elementary School, has been playing hockey since he was 3.
Updated: February 23, 2010, - 01:16 PM
Three times a month, Babs and Laverne Wheeler invite friends over to their Chaska home for a nice dinner.The guests are required to bring along a bag of food shelf items or their checkbooks.
Updated: November 25, 2009, - 02:22 PM
Three years ago Lance Wittleder received a kidney from his father, Eric. During that year of crisis, the Wittleders, including mom, Stephanie, and older sister, Hana, shared their story with the Star Tribune. Today Lance is 4. He’s doing just fine and so is his dad.
Updated: September 29, 2009, - 05:07 PM
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