Maggie Swanson crossed the Ironman finish line, winning her division and qualifying for the world championships.

There were fears she'd never walk again, but now she's a world-class athlete

A bus accident nearly killed Maggie Swanson; in two weeks, the Minnesotan will compete in the Ironman championships.
Aging But Dangerous releases a tastefully nude calendar featuring women 50+, including 81-year-old Faye.
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Aging But Dangerous women of Minnesota produce a nude calendar

September 26
The group's 83-year-old co-founder helps older women break taboos.
Learning on the go James Vukelich Kaagegaabaw and son Jack record an Ojibwe Word of the Day video along the Mississippi River, or Misi-ziibi.

Ojibwe Word of the Day spreads the ancient language on social media

September 14
James Vukelich Kaagegaabaw's new book, "The Seven Generations and Seven Grandfather Teachings," shows how language carries cultural wisdom.
Sara Aegerter and Nura Ahmed

Meet the women who aren't just 'Feeding Frogtown' — they're making sure it's good

September 26
Two Frogtown moms have stepped forward to help their neighbors get enough good, healthy food to eat.
How you can help

How you can help

The Inspired volunteer calendar offers many opportunities to make a difference.
High school senior Taara Verma said teens can use the Feel Now app to log and track their emotions.

Edina teens create free app that lets kids track their emotions

September 23
Users of Taara Verma's Feel Now get a reminder each day to log their moods.
Gloria Perez, the former leader of the Jeremiah Program, is CEO of the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota.

$10K grants to help 40 female nonprofit leaders combat burnout, courtesy of Women's Foundation

September 25
The Women's Foundation of Minnesota's new "Rest Up" grants for 40 women of color are part of a shift in philanthropy to fund self-care and well-being.
Stage & Arts

Why does a Minnesota art dealer have a $9.85 million Bob Ross painting?

September 21
"A Walk in the Woods" could be Bob Ross' most valuable painting.
TV & Media

Minnesota teenager wows judges on 'The Voice'

September 26
Joslynn Rose will be a member of Gwen Stefani's team.


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