Robin Russell planted her first garden at age 7, carrying crocus bulbs gifted by her mother into the alley behind their south Minneapolis home. Russell's latest garden is easier to spot, and it's also a gift.
Updated: June 11, 2012, - 02:55 PM
Knoxville College in the 1960s was a flourishing place, with classical music, rigorous academics, winning sports teams and a robust student body of 1,100.
Updated: June 07, 2012, - 08:53 AM
Last week's sentencing of former Liberian President Charles Taylor took place in the Netherlands, far from the Twin Cities. That makes it tempting to tuck away the horror of his crimes against humanity as something that doesn't touch us here.
Updated: June 04, 2012, - 06:50 PM
Dr. Bjorn Westgard bristles at the unkind term "frequent fliers," which some use to describe people who use hospital emergency rooms for regular medical care.
Updated: May 30, 2012, - 08:10 PM
The 2012 Legislative session will be remembered by most Minnesotans as the Year of the Stadium. My heart was attached to two other issues.
Updated: May 26, 2012, - 10:44 PM
Toddrick Barnette was leaning toward a master's degree in law enforcement when a professor made a prediction that sounded nothing short of crazy.
Updated: May 23, 2012, - 08:31 PM
Organ donation leaped boldly into the 21st century two weeks ago, with Facebook allowing users to declare their organ-donor status to the immediate world. How's it working?
Updated: May 16, 2012, - 07:07 PM
Sandy Kluessendorf will drive 300 miles round-trip from Menomonie, Wis., to Moose Lake Correctional Facility on Sunday, a drive she's made twice a month for more than five years.
Updated: May 12, 2012, - 05:52 PM
Kent Nerburn is an author and sculptor, a husband, grandfather and long-time advocate for Native Americans.
Updated: May 10, 2012, - 08:40 AM