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January 11, 2018
Per Wickstrom (right) and his wife, Elaine, met at Hennepin County Medical Center in 1969 and would have celebrated their 47th wedding anniversary in March. Per Wickstrom died last month at age 75. (Photo courtesy of Mary Schmitz)
Wickstrom saved lives, and made them better
January 11, 2018 - 7:46pm
August 25, 2017
Darrell Gilmore helps unload a truckload of used materials Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, at the Habitat ReStore in Moorhead. Gilmore is a 30-year volunteer who is attempting to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity in all 50 states in one year. (Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service)
Habitat volunteer visits North Dakota during one-year, 50-state challenge
August 25, 2017 - 4:02pm
November 24, 2016
Minnesota ranks second in volunteer rate; Wisconsin third
November 24, 2016 - 3:30pm
July 3, 2015
Mike Feist, manager of Lakeside Snap Fitness, and Tom Wotruba of Tom's Painting brush the walls of Life House with a fresh coat of paint. (Photo by Emma Spooner)
More than 300 volunteers respond
July 3, 2015 - 8:32am
November 25, 2010
Crystal Taylor said her passion for volunteering stems from her own mother's selflessness. Submitted photo
BE THE CHANGE: Helping others is in Crystal Taylor's blood
November 25, 2010 - 3:41pm
April 30, 2010
Community briefs
April 30, 2010 - 12:41pm
March 28, 2010
Helping Out for March 28: JA in a Day
March 28, 2010 - 6:00am
January 29, 2010
Members of the Lake Superior Chapter of the Blue Star Mothers packed boxes to send to troops serving overseas at their recent meeting Jan. 21. In addition to welcoming more members, the group also needs donations of yarn (to knit hats) and other items (see "Gifts" at the end of the story) to send to service-men and -women abroad. Photo by Jana Peterson/Budgeteer News
Sending gifts and love to the troops
January 29, 2010 - 11:43am
Our View: Helping those who serve
January 29, 2010 - 11:36am
June 10, 2009
Ben Birdseye, left, and Dan Finch, both Harbor City International School students, volunteered at Park Point and the Rose Garden as part of their symposium class the last week of school. Here they are adding mulch beneath the Rose Garden's stunning crabapple trees. Photo by Jana Peterson/Budgeteer News.
Volunteering for the city: It's arrived
June 10, 2009 - 11:24am
June 4, 2009
Want to volunteer in Duluth? Just 'Pick a Day"
June 4, 2009 - 1:00pm
May 7, 2009
Toni Thorstad (left) receives flowers from Mary Evans, the 2008 Port Cities Woman of the Year, as Thorstad is named 2009 Port Cities Woman of the Year during the Port Cities luncheon at the Radisson on Wednesday. (Bob King /
Thorstad named Woman of the Year
May 7, 2009 - 6:00am
April 11, 2009
Eh column: Sping is here; brush up on your gardening skills
April 11, 2009 - 12:00am
April 2, 2009
The clinic photo was taken on the day Bill Harrison died and two days before all the volunteers departed. It was 80 percent complete, which explains the partial roof. Submitted photo
Peruvian clinic built by local Rotarians -- again
April 2, 2009 - 5:27pm
March 25, 2009
LSC rescue students to learn from real disaster
March 25, 2009 - 8:32pm