Nurse Bonnie Morcomb felt overwhelmed after her breast cancer diagnosis. Firefly Sisterhood paired her with a caring, and knowing, survivor.

Firefly Sisterhood offers support to women facing breast cancer

The St. Louis Park nonprofit started in 2014 and has since matched 740 breast cancers patients with mentors who have survived breast cancer.
Raniga Sheikh and Jacobi Simmons, leaders of the teen-operated Green Garden Bakery. Photo: Neal St.Anthony
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North side teens dream big with sweet Green Garden expansion

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Green Garden grows vegetables in its community garden, bakes them into healthy vegetable-based desserts for every diet, and markets them using sustainable practices.
Erin Walloch outside her office at DARTS in West St. Paul.
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Problem Solvers: Learning Buddies give kids a boost in school

September 17
Program manager Erin Walloch, a former teacher with a master's degree in multicultural education, schools us in the program, which matches seniors with struggling students.
Helen Self at her birthday dinner Aug. 17 at the Montana Club in Missoula, Mont.
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This 109-year-old is paid to eat — on her birthday, anyway

September 14
A restaurant gave her a 109 percent discount on her meal — meaning the restaurant actually paid her to eat there.
Jake Mann hugs Betsy Ferguson while working at Poquoson Middle School's Cool Beans Cafe Thursday morning March 29, 2018. Special needs students run al
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Cool Beans coffee cafe offers specials perks to students with special needs

September 14
One of the shop's main goals is to prepare the students for life after school.
Friends, including Brad Johnson, far right, on the first day of their hike Sunday in the Beartooth Mountains. From left, Todd Green, Tom Therrien and
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Friends' quick thinking saved Minnesota buddy mauled by grizzlies

September 14
As Tom Therrien and Todd Green half-ran through the rugged Beartooth Mountains that divide Wyoming and Montana, they prayed for help.
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Bald eagle swoops in to join firefighters' 9/11 tribute in Minnesota

September 11
Viral video shows the majestic American symbol atop a fire truck in Coon Rapids.
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St. Paul couple restore and give away hundreds of bicycles a year

September 7
For the hundreds of people each year who receive free bicycles from Mr. Michael Recycles Bicycles, it feels pretty magical.
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