Refugee students receive school supplies; a local teacher heads to Ghana; St. William of York School has multiple sets of twins, and one set of quadruplets enrolled; and more in our Back to School special section.
Christina Capecchi
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Katie Lentz had plucked the perfect dress for her Sunday surprise, and the yellow J. Crew frock was dangling in the back of her 1989 Mercedes, bouncing along the highway as the sun streamed in and … more
Agnes Koenigsknecht had the look of an air-traffic controller, the one that strikes so many mothers of the bride. “We need one round table on the stage,” she instructed on a Friday morning in … more
Being the son of an American president comes with as many pressures as it does privileges, especially when you’re his first boy and you bear his name. Theodore Roosevelt Jr., felt that his dad, … more
When Father Joe Schneider climbs onto his 27-speed Trek Pilot and dips its front tire into the Missouri River, his summer vacation has officially begun. Then, he pushes off and bikes across … more
Blue or pink? That was the secret contained in the cake. My younger brother and his wife are always looking for an excuse to throw a themed-party — a World Series game for the Cardinals, an … more
When Mary Margaret Gefre’s boyfriend drove her to the train station in their small North Dakota town, the 19-year-old farm girl didn’t tell him where she was headed on that brisk December day, … more
It’s 15 below with a wind chill of minus 39 when I arrive at the cathedral tonight. The holy water is partly frozen. Perched atop Summit Hill in St. Paul, Minn., the Cathedral of St. Paul is the … more
Just when you think you’ve seen everything — every lion-hugging human, every shark-eluding seal — the World Wide Web churns out a picture that makes you stare. We process a … more
For years folks told Mike and Maria Slavik that their blue colonial-style house looked like a Christmas card. Maria would be out mowing the lawn in the middle of July and someone would stop to say he … more
Going door to door to tell strangers about Catholicism and his plan to become a priest had to be the most daunting assignment Neil Bakker had ever received. The 34-year-old from Austin, Minn., … more
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