We judge character by the best intentions and most noble acts. On that count alone, I have a vivid memory from nearly 40 years ago that came to me as I learned of the passing of Barbara Bush.
Wendell Anderson helped make wise public investments 40-plus years ago that are still paying dividends. I contend that Minnesota is a healthy state today mostly because of those investments.
“Jim embodied the legislator that I think many of us strive to be like. He didn’t allow partisanship to cloud his judgment of somebody,” said DFL Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk.
The governor had cleared his schedule for many days to be with his father.
Jerry Hughes taught me what it meant to truly serve your community; he was a lifelong passionate advocate for education and always strove to improve the system.
Their crowning achievements in journalism were at opposite ends of a never-ending struggle to find the right balance between giving readers what they want, and giving them what they need.
Henderson, a key behind-the-scenes community player in resolving the Minnesota Orchestra’s labor issues, died suddenly Thursday morning.
Carr would kindly say I gave him his first big break. Nonsense. The guy who wandered into my office 30 years ago was one of the biggest breaks I ever got.
Bill Frenzel cared as much about the process and about the institutions as he did about his policy preferences, his party and his ideology.
For many people, Kamman’s voice — a perfect radio voice, resonant and intimate — defined decades of Saturday nights.
At Saturday’s funeral, a 2-gallon popcorn tin held the ashes of Peterson, who ran downtown popcorn shops for 30 years with his wife and daughters.
The Twin Cities Somali community has lost an esteemed leader and a passionate advocate for Somali families.
Humphrey and Sen. Everett Dirksen circumvented the Judiciary Committee and crafted the Senate compromise bill quietly behind the scenes.
The longtime northern Minnesota congressman died in May and was buried in Maryland.
Rep. Jim Oberstar wanted citizens to have a voice in the Northwest-Delta merger proposal. That’s why he placed a memorable phone call.
WASHINGTON — The former 8th District representative served 36 years in the U.S. House.
Missing hikers; horse thieves; Legacy Fund likers; priest conviction overturned; and more.
The recommendations also eliminate the 21st St. station.
Barbara Johnson got to see up close a successful council president: her mother.
I like to say I knew them when. The catch is, I can’t prove it.