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When 11-year-old Mandi Simon, of Eagan, says “give,” amazing things happen for children in need. Mandi, who was adopted by Dina and Rich Simon at eight days old, is grateful for her “awesome parents.” Realizing how lucky she is, she wants to make the world a better place. Determined to...Read More
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Imagine being a 15-year-old on a heart-transplant waiting list for nearly two years. Instead of playing sports or being carefree with your friends, you are confined to a hospital room every day for six months — hooked up to sterile, cold, beeping machines. After days of waiting and hoping, the day...Read More
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Imagine being a 15-year-old on a heart-transplant waiting list for nearly two years. Instead of playing sports or being carefree with your friends, you are confined to a hospital room every day for six months — hooked up to sterile, cold, beeping machines. After days of waiting and hoping, the day...Read More
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Legislators are upset over pay increases Gov. Mark Dayton has given his state department commissioners. Legislators say they were blindsided over excessive pay raises, even though they are legal. Now they are retaliating with bills to penalize the governor and even take away his pay-raising authorit...Read More
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New ideas, attitudes and opportunities are coming for Minnesota students. That was a central theme at the Feb. 6 “Pathways to Postsecondary” conference, cosponsored by the Minnesota Department of Education and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. If things work out as state official...Read More
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Imagine you are standing in a hallway and the person next to you suddenly falls. Chances are that person could be having a cardiac arrest and needs CPR immediately. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, in Minnesota in 2010, over 35 percent of fatalities due to heart disease happened befo...Read More
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You are going to hear a lot from legislators on how to fix the Metropolitan Council this session. It has limited power to tax, and it has power to run sewer, water, mass transit highways and parks systems and to help plan and regulate growth in the seven-county metropolitan area. The Met Council has...Read More
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