Tom Dickinson was touring China in 1988 when he found himself in a train compartment full of Russians. This unlikely...
Updated: September 30, 2013, - 08:45 PM
Twenty-five years ago, Tom Warth walked into a library in Jinja, Uganda, and was shocked to find rows of empty...
Updated: September 23, 2013, - 06:50 PM
The Jeremiah Program, which has helped more than a thousand Minnesota mothers and their children lift themselves out of poverty, is expanding and taking its formula to other cities. It opens its doors Thursday in Texas.
Updated: September 18, 2013, - 10:49 PM
Minnesotans plunked down $15 million over the past year to play the electronic games, but not a dime was raised for the glassy new Vikings football stadium.
Updated: September 18, 2013, - 02:12 PM
Salaries for nonprofit leaders across the country are barely inching forward, growing by 2 percent in 2011, according to the...
Updated: September 16, 2013, - 09:05 PM
In Waconia, the girls’ high school volleyball team is raising $10,000 to build a well and school in Haiti, as...
Updated: September 12, 2013, - 07:00 AM
The inventors and engineers at Compatible Technology International have been developing tools to help African farmers process grain for years....
Updated: September 09, 2013, - 07:10 PM
When Kristine Greer decided to call attention to ovarian cancer in her hometown of Duluth, she looked to the sky.Folks...
Updated: September 02, 2013, - 07:23 PM
If you can troubleshoot repairs for broken household items such as lamps or computers or even curling irons, the Hennepin...
Updated: August 26, 2013, - 10:15 PM