12-Year-Old Mpls. Peace Activist Headed To Boston ConferenceFor four years, a 12-year-old from north Minneapolis has dedicated his life to bettering his community. Dylan Halberg is known as a peace activist. He is present at most peace vigils held in the community for victims of violence. Now he has an opportunity to go to Boston and participate in a leadership conference.
‘Minds Matter’ Helps Steer Students To College When most teens are taking a break from reading and writing, dozens of high schools students choose to spend their Saturday in a classroom. They are part of Minds Matter, an organization that helps low-income students prepare for college success over a three-year program. The Twin Cities chapter of Minds Matter was founded by Kelly Miller. "We're trying to show them that there's a lot that the world has to offer, and there's a lot they can achieve," Miller said.
Group Of Catholics Rallying For New LeadershipA group of Catholics are planning to gather in front of the Cathedral of St. Paul on Saturday to urge Archbishop John Nienstedt to resign. Catholic Coalition for Church Reform said the archbishop is not showing leadership for a healthy Christian church.
MN HS Sports Leaders 'Putting Premium On Coaches'Nearly 100 Minnesota high school athletic directors gathered on Tuesday to listen to guest speakers help teach them about leadership, organization, and most importantly about getting the right coaches for the right kids. "To take the principals, the concepts, the legal issues, and the coaching issues and leadership issues and apply them to the schools they're at," Ted Schultz said.
SPCO Musicians Ratify Agreement, Call For New LeadershipThe musicians of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra ratified a three-year agreement with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra Society on Monday, calling for the search of a new SPCO leader.
Washburn HS Principal Removed, ReassignedWashburn High School's principal of six years has been removed from her post and reassigned within the Minneapolis school district.
Komen President Resigning, Founder Shifting RolesThe president of Susan G. Komen for the Cure is resigning and founder Nancy Brinker is moving away from its day-to-day management, the nation's largest breast cancer foundation said Wednesday as fallout from its brief decision to end funding for Planned Parenthood reaches the organization's highest ranks.
Cargill Shifts Senior Management ResponsibilitiesPrivately held agribusiness conglomerate Cargill Inc. is shifting management responsibilities for its senior executives, with an eye on expansion in Latin America, Europe and Asia.
Bachmann Bid For GOP Leadership Gets Cool Reaction