Three out of four young adults donated money to a charity or cause last year, according to a new survey that underscored the philanthropic generosity of the so-called millennial generation.
Updated: July 16, 2012, - 09:45 PM
The alumni who celebrated their 50th class reunion at Carleton College in Northfield last month danced to Elvis hits, ate seared salmon and bison ribs, and announced a jaw-dropping donation to their alma mater.
Updated: July 15, 2012, - 09:56 PM
Americans donated $218 billion to charities, churches and other causes last year, a 4 percent increase over 2010, and a sign that purse strings are loosening after the recession.
Updated: July 09, 2012, - 04:50 PM
Richard Proudfit created a packaged meal that has fed millions of children around the world.
Updated: July 07, 2012, - 09:57 PM
The staff at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Minneapolis wore blindfolds last week, and it wasn't because they were snoozing during the day.
Updated: July 03, 2012, - 02:59 PM
Minnesotans, who have led the way in foreign adoptions, now find fewer and older children. Countries such as South Korea, China and Russia that once topped the charts now have fewer children available.
Updated: July 02, 2012, - 06:45 AM
The U.S. Supreme Court decision on immigration enforcement won't be felt immediately in Minnesota, but key groups say it will have an impact.
Updated: June 25, 2012, - 10:53 PM
Adam Van't Hof died suddenly. The 18-year-old was horsing around with friends at a lake when their canoe flipped. The water was a chilly 56 degrees. He didn't survive.
Updated: June 18, 2012, - 07:48 PM
The humble box tops clipped from Cheerios, cake mixes and more raised more than $74 million this school year.
Updated: June 18, 2012, - 09:27 AM