‘We have no idea why someone would do such a horrible thing, but we couldn’t let these wonderful people who served our country go without their flags,’ said Kenyon police chief Lee Sjolander. Read more →
Michael Kelly talked to his mother on the phone on Mother’s Day, which isn’t particularly unusual except that Mary Reynolds hasn’t talked to her boy in about 10 years. He’s homeless in San Francisco. Read more →
There should be an alternative for a veteran with PTSD than a cell. But when Joe Serna, 41, a former Special Forces member who has been awarded three Purple Hearts, appeared in a court, North Carolina District Court Judge Lou Olivera didn’t have a lot of choice when Serna admitted he lied about a recent urine test. He sentenced him to a day in jail. Read more →
Let the record show that when the Minnesota veterans of World War II and the Korean War walked into a restaurant on their Honor Flight to visit the World War II and Korean War memorial on Saturday, the people in the restaurant knew just what to do. Read more →
Maybe Gabriel will achieve his dream of flight someday, maybe not. Many of his neighbors watch his attempts and laugh at his folly. But he now has the knowledge to build a plane at his fingertips, courtesy of two brothers from Dayton who heard similar laughter, and present-day pilots who know how to make it stop Read more →
Each year, the employees and associates of StoneArch, a Minneapolis firm, spend 24 hours redesigning websites, logos, letterheads and advertising for a selected non-profit organization that usually can’t afford to do it. Read more →
Unquestionably, there are problems in schools and problems between teachers and students and parents. It’s important that those get discussed in the public sphere.
But it’s also easy to let the coverage push aside other realities that are also important to acknowledge. There are pretty great kids, pretty great teachers, and pretty great parents in the state’s schools. Read more →