The Nest at Faribault High School.

Free student store at this Minnesota high school addresses a growing need

Faribault High School's "Nest" is a refuge for teens in need.
Rehearsals began only after the groups shared handwritten letters. From left, Alison Johnson, Kyla Plair and Sophie Farrell.

Intergenerational musical brings together actors age 11 to 87 in Hopkins

January 17
The performance brings together Stages Theatre Company and Alive & Kickin' to focus on peace.
Donna Minter, executive director of the Minnesota Peacebuilding Leadership Institute, where she works with victims and perpetrators on restorative jus

Minn. restorative justice leader sees this method as best opportunity to heal trauma

January 17
Donna Minter deals with what she calls a public health epidemic every day, even though "few know how to talk about it or are willing to address it."
Subway file photo.

Their love affair began at a Subway sandwich shop. Eighteen years later, they bought it.

January 17
"It sounds crazy, but to us it made perfect sense," one of them said. "We've always been really fond of that Subway where we met. And the sandwiches aren't bad, either."
Megan Sorbo, left, with her mother, Tina, and brother, Trevor, at the family’s home near Orlando. The bear photographs on the wall were taken by Meg

Thirteen-year-old speaks up on behalf of her native Florida

January 17
An advocate for Florida's natural resources, she's cajoled, chastised and charmed governing bodies for the state wildlife commission, water-management districts and several county governments.
Oanh Meyer, in her office at the UC Davis Department of Neurology, is studying caregiver stress in the Vietnamese population. Her own mother was diagn

Researcher delves into lack of support for Asian-American caregivers — including herself

January 17
It's time to look at the challenges, barriers and emotional burdens that come with the caregiver role — especially for newer immigrants.

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