For nearly two decades, Gretta Freeman has held a freewheeling roundtable discussion with her seven grandchildren. Now grown and spread...
Updated: October 25, 2014, - 02:00 PM
Gretta Freeman, 85, of Golden Valley is chief executive officer of the most endearingly run support group in the Midwest, and likely beyond.
Updated: October 23, 2014, - 05:04 PM
One day, Amy and little Elsie caught the eye of a resident at the assisted-living facility, whose eyes lit up upon seeing the cherubic baby. “What is the baby’s name?” the resident asked. “Well, my name is Elsie, too!”
Updated: October 23, 2014, - 02:48 PM
Brad Johnson knew that his son, Noah, was musically gifted. That buoyed Brad and his wife, Melissa, as they sought to give their son — born 15 weeks premature and legally blind — every opportunity.
Updated: October 23, 2014, - 02:47 PM
The little boy, maybe 3, was running up the hill of a city park. It was a pristine day and...
Updated: October 23, 2014, - 12:14 PM
The Minnesota State High School League’s decision to postpone — again — guidelines for transgender student athletes shows how complex...
Updated: October 18, 2014, - 10:18 PM
Literacy saved A.J. Briscoe’s life. Now a free man for the first time since he was 14, he’s using books...
Updated: October 11, 2014, - 08:16 PM
Developers of Hennepin County Library’s “improved” website, which was to debut in early October, might be surprised to discover that librarians have quite the loud roar.
Updated: October 04, 2014, - 09:49 PM
Off they go to college, to hone their skills, navigate relationships and, ultimately, look beyond themselves to a complex world in need of their talents. Unless you’re Stryker Thompson.
Updated: September 30, 2014, - 06:33 PM