Mike Samuelson -- "Sammy"-- was holding court for an ever-shifting group of visitors when someone walked in with a bag of White Castle hamburgers.
Updated: December 22, 2012, - 10:31 PM
Over the years, a very generous and well-known businessman showered Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities with money, more than $200,000 in all. For BBBS, which like most nonprofits struggled to keep its programs funded, it was welcome relief.
Updated: December 18, 2012, - 08:34 PM
The fundraiser Saturday in Oak Grove is for Brad Slawson Sr. and Brad Slawson Jr., the father-and-son team that led Teamsters Local 120 until being put on unpaid leave pending investigations
Updated: December 14, 2012, - 10:06 PM
Jose Antonio Vargas isn't coming back to Minnesota because he had such a good time here in October.
Updated: December 11, 2012, - 08:13 PM
The Bentleyville Tour of Lights Christmas extravaganza sprawls across Duluth's Bayfront Festival Park, sparkling in the night sky.
Updated: December 08, 2012, - 10:13 PM
As of last Monday, Nancy Fletcher can go back to her life, cleared and vindicated. But she's still traumatized, first by a man she believes drugged her in a bar, then by a system that didn't believe her.
Updated: December 03, 2012, - 08:04 PM
To paraphrase the slogan from a pirate-themed rum commercial, some local Teamsters seem to "have a little Captain in them," both literally and figuratively.
Updated: November 27, 2012, - 07:17 PM
Even though she's 93 and officially retired as hospital administrator in the 1980s, Sister Generose Gervais is conducting business from her office most days.
Updated: November 25, 2012, - 12:19 AM
The day before Veterans Day, Lt. Col. Mark Weber was at a volunteer event when a buddy approached. "Sorry about what happened to Petraeus," he said.
Updated: November 20, 2012, - 08:00 PM