Saturday, August 24, 2019
Home Minnesota People

Minnesota People

Get to know some amazing people who are doing amazing things.

Ernie Crippen World War II: A Veteran’s Perspective

Ernie Crippen learned about the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 as many people did—from the radio. He was 19 years old, and had already registered with the U.S. Navy. “I wanted to...

This Little Girl is Changing Lives with Lemonade

Meet Lola. Entrepreneur. Philanthropist. Kindergartener. On most Saturday mornings from June to October, you’ll find this 5-year-old at the Cannon Falls Farmer’s Market, minding the till at Lola’s Lemonade. For twenty-five cents, you’ll get a cup...

These 28 Street Dances Will Help You Soak Up More Summer

Bonfires and moonlight swims. Cocktails on a patio and movies in the park. It’s summer in Minnesota and everyone is looking for ways to be outside for as long as possible every evening. One...
Bo and Wendy Weber

A Son Celebrates His Mother’s Life Through Music

*Editors Note: Make sure to scroll to the end of the post, we've got Bo's brand new video for "Right Here" which was just released today!  Bo Weber grew up on a dairy farm in rural...

Paging and Racing for the Cure

By Amy C. Rea Steffany Fleming is a doer. When something bad happens to someone she cares about, she leaps into action. That’s why she created Page for the Cure 14 years ago when...

Small Town Goes Big Time: Sean Cook

When Sean Cook recalls his path from small-town Minnesota to the bright lights of Hollywood, he starts humming the Beatles’ tune “The Long and Winding Road”. "The techniques out of England were very different from...

Meet Special Olympic Athlete Steven Eull

“Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.” - Special Olympics Athlete Oath - Steven Eull of Mahtomedi is a dedicated Special Olympic champion who began his athletic career when...

Minnesota Writer Pamela Joern: It’s all about the details

Small insignificant moments in time, when observed by the right person can reverberate through time impacting others in meaningful ways. Pamela Carter Joern is such an observer. Award winning author, playwright and instructor,...

Christmas Time In Minnesota – Cutting Down Our Tree

It's Christmas Tree Time! As a small child, I would visit a local tree lot every year with my parents to pick out our Christmas evergreen. Most of those years my Mom was the one who...

Why We Celebrate Memorial Day – Thoughts From a Minnesota Marine Sniper

As another Memorial Day comes and goes, our country collectively remembers those who fought and died in the service of our nation. I was fortunate enough to serve alongside some of these brave men while in...