Late last Friday night, Tiga Stevenson finished ringing her bell at a Salvation Army kettle at a Coborn’s in St. Cloud. She set a Minnesota bell-ringing record of 36 hours and 1 minute, the Salvation Army says. It was part of a national challenge, which ended in a three-way tie for 60 hours of ringing.
WJON Radio in St. Cloud filmed this interview with Ms. Stevenson:
Ms. Stevenson hasn’t been able to find work since moving from Chicago and into a shelter. But she reportedly was told by Coborn’s to fill out an application after she got some sleep.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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