Faces Of COVID: Matthew Schweer, 35, Leaves Behind Wife, Two DaughtersA 35-year-old father of two is one of Minnesota’s latest lives lost to COVID-19.
After Beating Cancer 3 Times, Mike Bell, 79, Loses Battle With COVIDAs a long-time construction worker, Mike Bell was known for his toughness. The 79-year-old beat cancer three times, but then COVID-19 infected his entire family, just as they were planning to be vaccinated.
Faces of COVID: Retired Teacher Bob Emary Believed In Passing On KnowledgeAn educator for nearly sixty years, Bob Emary was known in southwest Minnesota for being able to teach anything. He died in December at the age of 85 after a nearly month-long battle with COVID-19.
Faces Of COVID: Mark Skogen Died Of COVID On Christmas Eve After 2-Month BattleA 58-year-old civil engineer technician, Skogen designed sewer lines and parking lots. He had a passion for golf, travel, friends and family.
Faces Of COVID: Cindy Novy, Flower Shop Owner, Celebrated Life Through Nature's BeautyA staple in her small Minnesota city, Cindy Novy’s flower shop celebrated life’s milestones for more than 40 years.
Faces Of COVID: Tony Thiel, A H.S. Football Legend Who Changed Lives On & Off The FieldIn our Faces of COVID series, the story of a Hall of Fame coach who changed lives on and off the football field.
Faces Of COVID: Dorothy Hinrichs Remembered As The 'Betty White' Of Big LakeNorwegian traditions were very much alive in Dorothy Hinrichs' kitchen, where lefse, krumkake and lutefisk were always on the menu.
Faces Of COVID: Businessman Jeff Durant's Generosity Flowed Until The Very EndA Twin Cities family is in grief after losing a beloved business owner to COVID last week.
Faces Of COVID: Sgt. Major Robert Strawberry Remembered As Devout, Charitable FatherStrawberry planned the routes for holiday bell ringers and helped people in recovery find housing and jobs at the Salvation Army Harbor Lights.
Faces Of COVID: Fmr. Fairway Foods President Norman Feske Dies At 86From a grocery wholesale company to video stores in gas stations, a Minnesota man had the vision to think outside the box in business.
Faces Of COVID: Walt Books Remembered As Real-Life Cowboy In South St. PaulLike he was cast in an old Western, Books donned a cowboy hat for decades as chief promoter of his small Dakota County town.