Pen Pal Opens Up A Whole New World To Hibbing BoyOne Minnesota boy is learning how the power of the written word can bring two strangers together. Eight-year-old Braxton Lautizi has people from around the world who want to be his pen pal, and it all started with a request over social media.
Minnesota Students Encouraged To Enter Writing ContestYoung Minnesotans are invited to enter a national essay contest about their love of literature. The 23rd annual Letters About Literature contest is sponsored by the Center for the Book at the Library of Congress. Student readers are asked to write a letter to an author about how the author's work touched the student's life.
Police Investigate Hoax Letter From Prior Lake H.S.School officials, police officers and the postal service in Prior Lake are investigating after people reported getting an offensive hoax letter. The letter looked official, using Prior Lake High School's letterhead and return address, but what the letter said was far from it.
Decades Later, Letters To Grandma Returned To WriterIn this digital age of e-mails and text messages, it's rare to keep in touch with someone through an old-fashioned letter. But it wasn't so long ago that this was one of the main ways to stay connected. Jolie Raimondo was reminded of that when she stumbled upon an old box full of letters.
Secret Church Documents Show Vatican's Role In Sex AbuseAttorneys said 6,000 pages of secret church documents reveal in detail the Vatican's role in child sex abuse cases. St. Paul-based attorney Jeff Anderson said the letters show an elaborate abuse cover-up in Milwaukee from the 1950s through today.
Brainerd Grads Get Surprise Letters From 1st Grade TeachersWhen graduating Brainerd seniors grabbed their diplomas this year, a number of them received a gift they weren't expecting. It came in the form of a personalized letter from two teachers who gave them their start.
Lawmakers Get Violent Emails Over Gun ControlThe weekend after a heated debate over gun control, Colorado state Rep. Rhonda Fields was flooded with emails, including some she later told police "disturbed and shocked" her.
Bloomington Girl Scouts Send Smiles To Sandy HookChildren in the Twin Cities are trying to lift the spirits of the survivors at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
US Postal Service Gives Sneak Peek At Kids' Letters To SantaAs you can imagine, the U.S. Postal Service is plenty busy this time of year. Holiday cards and presents are being sent all over the country.
Best Ways To Celebrate Native American HistoryNovember's Native American History Month, and it's coinciding with the sesquicentennial of U.S.-Dakota War of 1862, giving all the more reason to learn more about the event and the people involved.
Teen Gets Probation In Minn. Crash That Killed 3A Lewiston-Altura student has been sentenced to three years probation in last year's crash that killed three classmates and injured a fourth in southeastern Minnesota.
Man Translates Letters Of Dakota Imprisoned In MNFor nearly 150 years, the voices of Dakota men imprisoned after the Dakota Conflict of 1862 went unheard.
FBI: Letters, White Powder Sent To Area Home DepotsThe FBI is investigating 13 threatening letters containing a white powder that were mailed to Twin Cities area businesses.