Sadie Botine and her puppy, Cassius

Who inspires you? Readers reply with those who buoy us through tough times

Family members, friends and pets all step up to help.
The “Wounded Warrior” group — Jaa’ques Brown, Mason Lundequam, Kobie Yang, Talliah Swims, and Malena Sloan — make their presentation before
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White Bear Lake students raise money for charity, 'Shark Tank' style

January 21
In Minnow Tank, kids form teams to persuade judges to donate to their chosen charities.
Kim Harms contributed books and dental training to Rwanda.
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Sending books to Rwanda turned Bloomington woman's grief to hope

January 21
Kim Harms, a retired dentist, has raised money to send 254,000 books, as well as dental instruction materials, to Rwanda.
Sara Becarevic warmed up before performing a gymnastics routine in Visoko, Bosnia.
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Against all odds, teen gymnast in Bosnia excels

January 21
Balkan country habitually marginalizes people with disabilities
The Sandia Pueblo Tribe brought a herd of goats to help clear potentially dangerous wildfire fuel.
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Pueblos in New Mexico turn to goats for fire management

January 21
The foragers devour non-native species, which cover the forest floor in flammable fuels.
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January 21
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St. Paul student chases food dream with YouTube cooking channel, 'Noshing with Netta'

January 14
Pandemic hobby has produced a veritable brand, with videos, a website and social media accounts.
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For addicts, a spiritual renewal

January 14
The Rev. Ed Treat knows firsthand the struggles of addiction. He founded the Center of Addiction & Faith to foster honest talk about both.