On the front lines of COVID, Minnesota's first responders leap in despite unknown

On the front lines of COVID, Minnesota's first responders leap in despite unknown

Meet the first responders who were born to protect others, and will continue to provide security to our community long after the virus is gone.
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Read 'thank yous' to Minnesota's first responder heroes, written by you

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Read "thank yous" to Minnesota's first responder heroes, written by you.
Psychologist Leni de Mik, left, and clinical social worker Brenda Hartman coined a new term for COVID single life — SILOS: single individuals left o
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Twin Cities therapists emphasize need to prepare purposeful COVID 'bubbles' before winter

September 25
Experts concerned about single individuals left out of social circles.
The Elder Friends Phone Companions program recruits volunteers to call older participants at least two times a week.
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Phone calls help alleviate pandemic isolation for Minnesota's older adults

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A new program builds bonds between volunteers and seniors: "We keep tabs on one another and that's good."
Putting together “How Many Breaths?” has been cathartic for violinist Ariana Kim.
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George Floyd's death inspires Minnesota violinist to create 'video meditation'

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"How Many Breaths?" will premiere online Sunday.
Rendering of the dome and new athletic fields outside the Conway Community Center in St. Paul as the Sanneh Foundation looks to expand year-round acti
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Sanneh Foundation adds new athletic fields, dome for year-round sports in St. Paul

September 18
Sanneh Foundation's first-class facility gives St. Paul kids a leg up with sports.
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