HEALTHY TIDBITS Worldly and National Charities, Can We Make A Difference?
If you sign up to get the newsletter from the President Clinton Foundation you can find out what is happening with this foundation. They are very involved with Haiti, as was former Presidient Bush. Ch... Posted on 1/13/11 at 7:41 AM
HUNGRY FOR LIFE Julie Pearce Medical Team Benefit
You have to give Julie Pearce a lot of credit for all that she has done in Haiti. This is a nurse with passion. Tuesday she will be at Beaner's Central in Duluth from 5-8. They are having a fundraiser... Posted on 1/1/11 at 11:04 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Haiti tax break debated
The House and Senate are making progress toward allowing Minnesotans who have donated to Haiti earthquake victims to get tax breaks on returns they file this year.
“The Jan. 12 disaster happened... Posted on 2/9/10 at 3:06 PM
60 DAYS TO BETTER LIVING Mountains beyond mountains
True stories can be far more compelling than any fiction, which explains why I quickly became engrossed a few years ago in reading "Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, ... Posted on 1/19/10 at 5:01 AM
LAGNIAPPE Blessed and haunted
Just before I came to work this morning, I turned on one of the morning news programs while I was putting on my makeup. The segments that I happened to catch were the two stories that seem to be toppi... Posted on 1/19/10 at 5:00 AM
When a devastating earthquake hit the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere on Jan. 12, the shockwaves were felt in the Northland. A little more than six months later, the News Tribune contacted some of the local resident affected to find out what has happened since.
The Budgeteer checks in with Julie “Jitterbug” Pearce, the Northland’s NewsCenter anchor who gave up her post to help out in Haiti with the post-earthquake relief effort. PLUS: An interview with J.P. Rennquist, who is co-organizing the “Jitterbug for Jitterbug” event, which will benefit the nurse’s continuing aid efforts.
Anyone sitting in a dank, fetid Haitian jail for any reason probably deserves at least a measure of sympathy, so in that sense I feel sorry for the Baptist missionaries from Idaho charged with kidnapping 33 “orphans” and trying to take them out of the country.
News Tribune photographer Clint Austin's image from the Jan. 14 prayer service at First Lutheran Church in Duluth was recognized today as the Associated Press Minnesota Member Showcase Photo of the Month for January.
BLAINE, Minn. — Betsy Sathers wears the glow of a new mother as she perches on the couch in her family room, smiling and chatting with visitors while still managing to keep an eye on the 2-year-old twins burbling and cavorting at her feet.
Betsy Sathers, whose husband was killed when a Minneapolis freeway bridge collapsed into the Mississippi River in 2007, is realizing her dreams of being a mother with the adoption of Ross and Alyse from Haiti.
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