They come from different backgrounds, serve different populations, have different motivations and goals. But these four individuals have one thing in common: They saw a need and decided they'd be the ones to step up and fill it.
Updated: November 06, 2012, - 12:46 PM
Laughter is the goal at Joelle Syverson's fundraising galas. But frankly, some years are more cheerful than others.
Updated: November 06, 2012, - 12:43 PM
Health-care nonprofits are increasingly relying on fundraising events to draw public attention and raise money for their causes.
Updated: November 06, 2012, - 10:29 AM
When it comes to promoting friendship, Facebook could be the greatest invention since the bowling league.
Updated: October 02, 2012, - 02:53 PM
Is it really true that we get happier as we grow older? If so, how can we stay that way?
Updated: October 02, 2012, - 02:51 PM
You've probably had the experience of walking into a room -- maybe even one in your own home! -- and instantly feeling relaxed and cozy. In other rooms, you've noticed feeling restless and on edge. Annoyed. Bored. Overwhelmed.
Updated: September 12, 2012, - 04:47 PM
How long has Art Blakey been working at the Minnesota State Fair? Put it this way: He can remember the days before food came on sticks. We take a look at some of the State Fair's longest-serving employees.
Updated: August 16, 2012, - 05:35 PM
At the Minnesota Senior Games, held this year in Mankato, events include the usual Olympics-style events.
Updated: July 17, 2012, - 02:51 PM
We'd all love to age gracefully, but it might be easier if we knew what the heck that meant.
Updated: July 17, 2012, - 02:45 PM