Skip to main content

Shelby Shares: Tell us your community's story!

What is your community's greatest story? Greatest struggle? Tell us and we may send Don Shelby to your community to cover the story.
  • Author:
  • Updated:
    Original:

We'd like to tell the stories of your community.

Fill out the form below (in 400 words or less) or record a YouTube video. The BringMeTheNews staff will be reviewing all entries.

We'll select the best and send Don Shelby to your community to tell your story on BringMeTheNews.com.

What are your greatest successes?

What are your greatest challenges?

What is your community's big secret?

Fill out my online form.


Don talks with CEO Rick Kupchella about the project:

Next Up

318932855_566492482149686_9036958628999185261_n

Twin Cities liquor store worker offers shoes off her feet to unhoused man

The man asked for boxes to use as makeshift shoes before the woman offered hers.

Screen Shot 2022-12-08 at 2.19.37 PM

St. Paul PD releases footage showing fatal police shooting of Howard Johnson

The 24-year-old died after being shot by a St. Paul officer Monday night.

318945683_10161683635994714_4236667683357316937_n

22 dogs taken in by Animal Humane Society from shuttered breeder

The dogs were taken in after a report stated there were too many on a single property.

COVER

Latest on the 2 snowstorms set to impact Minnesota

The first arrives Thursday night into Friday before a bigger system comes next week.

PepperSprayCopMPD

Cop who pepper-sprayed downtown protesters received $150K payout

Samantha Belcourt said she "feared for her life."

Powerball Minnesota lottery

$1 million Powerball prize won in Twin Cities

The winning ticket was sold in Chanhassen for Wednesday's draw.

Screen Shot 2022-12-08 at 9.16.18 AM

Animales Barbeque Co. looks to open brick-and-mortar location

The popular food truck has partnered with the owner of Billy Sushi.

Christmas presents

Here are some 2022 holiday shipping deadlines to keep in mind

Most deadlines are a few days before Christmas Eve.

cat

Minneapolis will waive pet adoption fees on Friday

Pet licensing fees still apply to adoptions at the event.

Related

Shelby Shares: Fishing opener serious business

BringMeTheNews.com's Don Shelby travels to Waconia for the Governor's Fishing Opener. Sure, it's fun -- but the real angle is that fishing is serious business for the state of Minnesota.

Don Shelby joins Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews

Legendary TV newsman Don Shelby is joining BringMeTheNews. The veteran anchor and investigative journalist will be the morning voice of the BringMeTheNews radio network of more than 30 stations around Minnesota starting Wednesday, April 4. He’ll also provide original news reporting.

SHELBY SHARES: Veteran community journalist retires with ink in her veins

Journalism evolved a lot in the 40-year career of Sue Webber, a community newspaper reporter who once toiled on a manual typewriter. But her commitment to telling people's stories never changed. Webber gave her readers decades of service – and they gave her their trust.

SHELBY SHARES: Coach guides small town through big changes

Twenty years ago, there was only one Latino family in the small southwestern Minn. town of St. James. Today, 30 percent of the population and 50 percent of the students in the district are Latino. That’s a challenge. Wrestling coach Gene Hildebrandt never blinked.

SHELBY SHARES: Driven to extremes ... Climate change evidence is becoming more obvious

Back in the day, I told people to look at the data trends – not out the window – for evidence of global warming. But that's changing. As an editorial in this month's New Scientist magazine suggests, "From killer heatwaves to destructive floods, the effects of global warming are becoming ever more obvious – and we ain't seen nothing yet."

SHELBY SHARES: Local program teaches nation's scientists how to talk to the rest of us

Scientists are realizing that they need to better communicate the complex details of their work to ordinary people, including policy setters and lawmakers who make vitally important decisions based on their research and data. A program at William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul is teaching scientists an unfamiliar language – plain English.

SHELBY SHARES: Brett Kelley follows in 'old man's' footsteps

Brett Kelley flat-lined after an infection attacked his heart. But that would not derail the young man's goals of becoming a distinguished soldier and a lawyer like his father, high-profile Minnesota attorney Doug Kelley.

SHELBY SHARES: Turkeys, avionics and renewable energy in Starbuck, Minn.

Randy Hagen is a farmboy. He raises turkey hatchlings for some of the biggest turkey producers around. He also likes flying. So, how is it possible that this guy from western Minnesota has come up with one of the most notable renewable energy products we've seen in a long time?