Owatonna Middle School musicians connect with seniors at assisted living centers

Eighth-grade string students played for and visited with 70- to 95-year-olds across the city.

Northfield community effort rehabs house for a family in need

Northfield volunteers spent 2,500 hours renovating a dilapidated home.

Family-run Northfield restaurant serves free Christmas dinner: 'This is about fellowship'

For the 10th year in a row, HideAway Coffeehouse and Winebar is offering free food and festivities to everyone who shows up.

Minnesotan has coached high school football for 60 years, and he's 'not done yet'

Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta's 80-year-old Neal Hofland still burns with passion about coaching and shaping the lives of teens.

Worthington orchestra teacher Melanie Loy glad to keep the music going

The award-winning educator credits mentors for guiding her to a fruitful musical career.

In Mankato, matching meals to mouths means more for all

Natasha Frost returned to her hometown to promote efforts to reduce food waste and improve nutrition.

Across Minnesota, kids and their Canoemobile guides are taking it to the streams

Wilderness Inquiry program offers underserved populations a fun, user-friendly gateway to public lands and waterways via hands-on experiences.

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis manager is ambassador for science

Lindsey Dietz is an advocate and mentor for girls, young women and underrepresented minorities dreaming of STEM careers.

Rice County mobile home weatherization keeps residents safe and cozy

In Northfield and beyond, low-income homeowners no longer have to suffer through deep-freeze days.

Dirty jobs: Moorhead's Noreen Thomas wins a prize to turn food waste into fertilizer

Two-year grant will address local food waste