Nancy Olson swam in the ocean on Friday and hiked to a mountaintop on Saturday. She's feeling good about her life, her family, her future.
Updated: August 20, 2012, - 02:17 PM
Chuck Derry is gracious as he speaks about a growing activism he once only dreamed of. Men, in increasing numbers, are partnering with women to end domestic violence.
Updated: August 15, 2012, - 08:06 PM
A year after Ellen Kennedy promised that young lives would be transformed by an innovative summer institute, it's safe to say she's made good on her word.
Updated: August 15, 2012, - 09:40 AM
Brightly painted flowerpots line the steps of Sophia Rayson's two-story home, one of many inviting messages telling neighborhood children "Come in."
Updated: August 08, 2012, - 08:13 PM
Jim Mickman and Sarai Brenner renewed their wedding vows Saturday at First Universalist Church in Minneapolis, surrounded by 300 relatives and friends, and the still-raw memory of one who was not there.
Updated: August 04, 2012, - 10:55 PM
Things have looked positively brilliant for the U.S. Olympians the past few days. Swimmer Michael Phelps now owns 19 medals, more than anyone else in Olympic history.
Updated: August 01, 2012, - 09:00 PM
Sue Moore, 52, won her own lottery on April 28, when she was handed a 2012 penny at a craft store in Door County. "I couldn't stand it!" said Moore, 52, the mother of Laura, 16, and Joe, 14. "I was jumping up and down."
Updated: July 23, 2012, - 09:17 PM
Recent news about women waiting longer to get married, if at all, resonated with Joan Ungar of Minnetonka. She waited. And waited.
Updated: July 11, 2012, - 08:47 PM
The fairness or unfairness of Amy Senser's 41-month sentence is likely to be debated for a while, but it's easy to agree there was little ordinary about this hit-and-run case. Assistant Hennepin County Attorney Deborah Russell said it was "one of the most difficult cases to prosecute" in her almost 20-year career, due to constant media coverage, a voracious public appetite and no eyewitness accounts.
Updated: July 10, 2012, - 05:53 AM