John Thomas

John and Renee Thomas, Russian Adoption

Minnesota Couple Working To Get Son’s Brother Adopted From Russia

A year after Russia imposed a ban on adoptions by Americans, some affected U.S. families are reluctantly looking elsewhere to adopt. But not Renee and John Thomas of Minnetrista, Minn., who adopted 8-year-old Jack Thomas from Russia in 2008.

01/18/2014

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Mike Max’s News & Notes: The Wild’s Next Step, Vikings Mini Camp Update

One year to the day the Minnesota Wild made the splash of the off season — signing Zach Parise and Ryan Suter – the latter was named to the first all NHL team.

07/03/2013

John and Renee Thomas, Russian Adoption

Talk Of Russian Adoption Ban Straining Minn. Family’s Hopes

For years, Minnesota families have opened their hearts and homes to hundreds of orphans from Russia.

12/27/2012

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Mike Max’s News And Notes

There are people growing more concerned that the Vikings new stadium works for baseball, and that it could become a tough point of contention in the overall cost.

06/09/2012

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Memories Still Strong Of Minnesota’s ’97 Final 4

Amid his blur of memories of Minnesota’s 1996-97 team, Quincy Lewis quickly recalled the crowds.

03/29/2012

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Mpls Man Seeks To Get Back Into The NBA

A Minnesota man is hoping to play again for the Timberwolves after playing basketball at the University of Minnesota and overseas.

06/11/2011

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