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A Wisconsin native, Pearson has covered everything from immigration to cops and courts to lifestyle news.


Pope's comments answer prayers for Twin Cities LGBTQ community

This week, the pontiff called on bishops to reject laws that criminalize being gay.


Duluth Scout sleeps outside for more than 1,000 nights — and counting

For the 14-year-old, the challenge is "just fun."


Science Museum exhibit shows how bias is part of being human

The Bias Inside Us, a Smithsonian traveling exhibit, will be here through Feb. 24.


Minnesotans set to remember Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

Memorial Masses are planned at the Cathedral of St. Paul and the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis.


One home, three churches — and a shared Christmas in Minneapolis

By banding together, three denominations are sharing a building and brighter futures.


10 novel 'kidsperiences' make great gifts

Dogsledding, llama-hugging, indoor ziplines and more offer fresh thrills for kids of all ages.


Church on Christmas Day? Some Twin Cities pastors are giving it a pass

Dec. 25 falls on a Sunday, but some Protestant churches say members would rather be home on Christmas morning.


These Minnesotans are pushing back against the rising tide of antisemitism

They are combating hate with workshops and conversations.


2 hours, 20 kugels, 1 recipe for kindness: Minnesota synagogue delivers comfort

Bet Shalom group Kugel Kindness gives "a little lift" to fellow congregants with delivered meals.


Pope appoints Indiana native as new bishop in St. Cloud

Pope Francis appointed the Rev. Patrick Neary to succeed Bishop Donald Kettler.