My Work

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FACING STRUGGLE + ADVERSITY

Family finds solace 10 years after Craigslist murder

Local family celebrates milestones after I-35W bridge collapse

Woman remembers daughter killed in I-35W bridge collapse, 10 years later

How a home foreclosure changed a Burnsville High School teen’s life

Savage man treks Appalachian Trail to find himself

93-year-old Savage woman reflects on serving in WWII

Personal Struggles, Frustrations for State Workers Without Jobs

 

RACE + CULTURE

Students confront racial inequity in District 191

New Black Student Union forms at Burnsville High School

Somali, Latino parent meetings at Hidden Valley bring new support for families

Cultural liaison mends ties between Native American community, District 191

Savage school develops culture of tolerance amid growing diversity

Peace celebration takes place at Hidden Valley Elementary School in Savage

Chess is universal language at diverse Savage elementary school

Savage girl adopted from Chinese orphanage finds sisterhood with crib mate

Trip to Guatemala transforms Prior Lake woman’s life

 

MENTAL HEALTH

When anxiety hits, try this

As depression and suicide rise, connection and reflection could help

Ease your winter blues with these tips

5 ways to reduce holiday stress

Holistic health therapies increase in Savage

Students navigate stress with a variety of tools

NAMI to celebrate 40th anniversary at Savage event

 

YOGA + MINDFULNESS

So what is yoga, anyway?

Try yogic breathing to improve well-being

Globally-Recognized Yoga Master, Gurucharan Singh Khalsa, PhD Coming to YogaSoul Center

Celebrity Yoga Teachers Ana Brett and Ravi Singh Team up with YogaSoul Center

YogaSoul Center in Eagan Releases Minnesota’s First Yoga Studio Mobile Applications

YogaSoul Center in Eagan Offers a Complimentary Day of Classes for the Community

YogaSoul Center in Minnesota Creates Community with New Group Meditation

 

ART + ARTISTS

Shakopee resident creates ‘Minnesota’s smallest small town’

Savage scientist finds international success as an artist

Award-winning art instructor shares her passion for teaching

Harriet Bishop alum returns to play music for school

PLHS student Gianna Bonello reaches for showbiz dreams

Scott County Art Crawl adds musicians to lineup

 

NONPROFITS + COMMUNITY

Savage native helps with cleft palate surgeries abroad

Communities jump into icy water during Polar Plunge

Harriet Bishop students, parents donate locks

Savage celebrates Night to Unite

Carver-Scott Humane Society builds new partnerships, programs

Savage Fire Department hosts annual open house

 

CRIME + INVESTIGATIONS

Gambling on Growth

Savage police detective tracks down ‘godfather’ of mail theft

Lack of dog groomer regulations leave consumers on their own

Not all gas prices are accurate

When photo business struggles, frustrated customers forced to wait

Winona Senior High struggles with gender equity issues

School board member returns from Alaska in September

2 Big Lake men dead after shootings

Sunday school teacher pleads guilty to criminal sex charge

 

BUSINESS + THE ECONOMY

Banks work through troubled times

Workers sue top leaders at Antioch

Local economists in high demand at height of recession

‘Clunkers’ aided buyers, dealers

Serious Fun, Serious Business

 

AGRICULTURE

Woman rebuilds life, business after husband’s death

Celebrating National FFA Week

Tractor deal of the month