Sister Justina Bieganek will celebrate the milestone on January 15. The St. Cloud Times says Bieganek came to central Minnesota on an orphan train in 1913. She was adopted by an Avon family and later joined the St. Francis convent in Little Falls. During the past 82 years she has organized orphan train reunions and served as an advocate for orphans.
St. Cloud suspect now charged in two local murder cases
Both murders happened within a day of each other in June.
Twin Cities police ask for help finding missing 16-year-old
Police say all her family and friends have been contacted, and none of them know where she is.
MPD releases photos of shooting suspect, asks for public's help
The man is wanted in connection with a fatal shooting that happened Wednesday evening.
Support grows for Redmon's Popcorn after shop's sudden closure
The county also commented on the situation, saying it hopes to help owner Zack Redmon.
Prior Lake HS investigating another 'racist' video involving student
The principal said the social media video was reported to them this week.
Walz: Minnesota has secured 1 million rapid, at-home COVID tests for kids
It comes as the delta variant continues to surge in Minnesota, and the omicron variant might follow.
Forest Service limiting permits to BWCAW due to damage, overcrowding
Visitors have been cutting down trees and have been forced to compete for campsites.
Lockdown update: Armed man threatened to go to Kimball High School
A high school and elementary school near St. Cloud went into lockdown as a precaution.
People in Chaska are flushing the wrong crap down the toilet
Water and sewer crews in Chaska have had to clean the same pump four times in the past seven days.
Vikings facing big injury issues ahead of game against Lions
Will it even matter against the winless Lions?
Nun's letter to police brings libations back to nursing home
St. Paul police had fallen out of the habit of donating confiscated liquor to the Little Sisters of the Poor. But then Sister Theresa's letter explained that Sunday happy hour "has always been such a pleasant treat" for the senior citizens at Holy Family Residence. Happy days are here again.
Flood claimed house 100-year-old woman lived in for 62 years
Hazel Lafler says she had no flood insurance for her home on Hunter Lake and does not plan to rebuild. She's philosophical about the loss, saying there's nothing she can do about it. "It's like spilling milk; you can't pick it up," she says.
St. Paul nun dies after being hit by pickup truck driver
Sisters of the 85-year-old nun who was struck and killed Monday say they are praying for the pickup truck driver, who likely will not be cited. Sister Mary Beneva Schulte taught at more than a dozen Catholic schools.
2 brothers reunite in ND after 80 years
Brothers Kenneth Corcoran and Edward Muir, ages 82 and 84, hadn't seen each other in eight decades. But with a little detective work, their families made possible the reunion of a lifetime in North Dakota. They've discovered a lot of similarities and at least one difference (politics). But they still have a lot of catching up to do.
Bloomington 12-year-old is national pool champ
April Larson of Bloomington was just seven years old when she started playing pool. Now, at 12 years old, she's got a handful of competitions under her belt including a national title that's qualified her to go to an international competition in December.
Twin Cities pastor recognized for 50 years of service
KSTP reports Don Filbeck of St. Anthony has spent the past five decades serving churches in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Dozens gathered Friday to honor Don for his special milestone.
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