They've witnessed the worst of COVID-19 – day after day, week after week — while fighting to help grievously ill patients who otherwise wouldn't survive. The pandemic has forced critical care nurse Holly Vilione and caregivers at North Memorial Health Hospital to confront a grueling emotional landscape that's made all the worse when the virus hits home. Last August, after Vilione and her extended family made a trip to a cabin, she and several other members of her family began showing signs of the virus. The disease eventually killed her mother-in-law, leaving her and her family devastated and stunned by COVID-19's deadly reach.
At the Oak Meadows senior home in Oakdale, group activities such as indoor bowling, worship services and bingo have returned — marking a long-awaited return to normalcy and a sense of community.
Nan, a 26-year-old female polar bear from the Brookfield Zoo outside of Chicago, spent the day getting to know Neil, the Como Zoo's 25-year-old resident male polar bear, during their first day on exhibit together Thursday, Feb. 25, in St. Paul.
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The Near North encampment was scheduled to be evicted on Feb. 26, but Minneapolis canceled the notice.
Former Vice President Walter Mondale is admired for his diplomacy, humor and decency. (Photo by Jeff Wheeler)
Minnesota Wild played L.A. Kings at Excel Friday night.
The Twin Cities Salvation Army announced plans today for a record-breaking food drive to be held March 1-26, in an effort to aid families still reeling from the economic impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The team held its fourth full-squad workout at the CenturyLink Complex in Fort Myers, Fla.