In 2007, like so many Americans, Charles Thayer, a bank loan officer, lost his job due to the recession and housing crisis.
Community leader, entrepreneur and philanthropist are just some of the many roles Jennings has taken on in the Twin Cities community.
As bonfire weather sets in, most Minnesotans are bound to grab a sweatshirt at some point in the next few months. One local company, Hoodies for Good, is trying to capitalize on that in a different way.
Step inside Mary’s Northeast Minneapolis studio and you are surrounded by kinds of color.
Miller is anything but your average CEO. In fact, he’s still in ninth grade at Maple Grove Senior High School.
Margaret Wacholz is the community relations manager at Woodbury Senior Living. She brings personality, passion and poise to the job. And for that, and so many other reasons, Wacholz is this week’s Minnesotan to Meet.
For anyone who has had a loved one diagnosed with an illness or in the hospital, CaringBridge is probably a familiar name.
Cydni Bickerstaff was named a “Woman to Watch” by Washington Magazine. Now she is making her mark in Minneapolis ahead of the Final Four in 2019.
By the way. Have you signed up for WCCO’s Bracket Challenge?
For this week’s Minnesotan to Meet, we take you an old dairy farm in Maplewood. Inside, they aren’t milking any cows, but instead manufacturing thousands of products.
The newest member of the Minnesota United squad has been called one of the Loons “best signings” with experience on the national and global stage. But you won’t see her on the field, instead you’ll see her in the booth — the broadcast booth.
Luz Maria Frias is adding to her already impressive career by working as the President and CEO of YWCA Minneapolis. Her constant dedication to public service makes Luz Maria Frias a Minnesotan to Meet.
Let’s face it, we’ve all been there before: sometimes the clothes we put on first thing in the morning, don’t always lead to instant comfort throughout the day. One St. Paul woman is trying to change that one pair at a time.
Josh Kirkpatrick is Capitol Barbers newest owner. It’s how he’s keeping this business in the family that makes him a Minnesotan to Meet.
Jamice Obianyo of Ecolab is responsible for a big task: an education program being rolled out all over the world to make sure kids aren’t just washing their hands, but understand what a precious resource clean water is.
Robert Evans has spent nearly three decades capturing the walk down the aisle, not just for celebrities, but for everyday couples all over the country.
For years, Stephanie Glaros has been carrying her camera everywhere. At first the images were really just for fun.
Lundstrum is the place where “Broadway meets West Broadway,” and it’s also where Casserly Ellis got her first taste of musical theater.
By day, John Hermanson’s music and sound from Egg Music in Minneapolis can be heard in commercials.
When her kids were young, she loved making them things: onesies, snap-backs, blankets or bedding. You name it, she tried it. Then she took her talent a step further, and Oh Baby! was born.
He got his start working with Jim Henson’s Muppets, and now
Eden Prairie’s Ping Yeh started up the company StemoniX and it’s getting some positive attention. Yeh and the company’s co-founders are the recipients of this year’s Minnesota Cup, an award given to local start-ups by the U of M’s Carlson School of Management.
Rob Walling is the co-founder of what used to be Fresno, Calif.-based Drip. Walling’s company was acquired by Minneapolis-based tech company, Leadpages, this past July.
In 2012, President Barack Obama captured the 10 electoral votes from this state, beating Mitt Romney 1,547,688 votes to 1,321,575.
We know millions will vote because Minnesota has historically the best voter turnout in the country.