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ST. PAUL - Richard Mihalek had to wait more than 91 years to meet his father. Just months after finally learning his dad’s identity, Mihalek traveled almost 1,000 miles from Washburn, Wis., to stand at the grave of Ralph Bewley in Hamblen Memory Gardens in Morristown, Tenn. As other family members stood back, Mihalek stepped forward. He held his arms out. “Here I am,” he said to the stone in the ground. “And here you are.” No one should have to meet their father in a cemetery, but Mihalek felt thankful to meet him at all.
HUDSON, Wis. — On the last day he could speak, Little Free Library founder Todd Bol had a message for the world: "I really believe in a Little Free Library on every block and a book in every hand," he said from hospice in Oakdale. "I believe people can fix their neighborhoods, fix their communities, develop systems of sharing, learn from each other, and see that they have a better place on this planet to live."
On Monday night, America watched the Bachelor break Becca Kufrin’s heart . On Tuesday night, America watched her heart start to heal. “Our new bachelorette is Becca,” announced host Chris Harrison on “The Bachelor: After the Final Rose,” a two-hour live special. A standing ovation followed for Kufrin, 27, a publicist from Prior Lake and the first Bachelorette from Minnesota.
ST. PAUL—What does the Bachelor have in common with studded snow tires and bottle rockets? Hint: Let's hope Arie Luyendyk Jr. isn't planning a trip anytime soon to the Bold North. Because, after Luyendyk proposed to and then dumped Prior Lake publicist Becca Kufrin on national television on Monday, March 6, a gentleman from Minnesota took action. "If this gets a thousand retweets," state Rep. Drew Christensen, R-Prior Lake, tweeted at 10:38 p.m. Monday, "I'll author a bill banning Arie from Minnesota. #TheBachelor #PriorLakeLakers."
What does the Bachelor have in common with studded snow tires and bottle rockets? Hint: Let’s hope Arie Luyendyk Jr. isn’t planning a trip anytime soon to the Bold North. Because, after Luyendyk proposed to and then dumped Prior Lake publicist Becca Kufrin on national television on Monday, a gentleman from Minnesota took action: “If this gets a thousand retweets,” state Rep. Drew Christensen, R-Prior Lake, tweeted at 10:38 p.m. Monday, “I’ll author a bill banning Arie from Minnesota.
MINNEAPOLIS — Someone throw a hat up in the air: Mary's house has finally sold. The home, located at 2104 Kenwood Parkway in Minneapolis, is famous for being featured in the opening sequence of "The Mary Tyler Moore" show in the 1970s. More recently, the house went up for sale on June 14, 2012, for $2.895 million. After 1,923 days — more than five years — on the market, it finally sold Sept. 19 for $1.450 million. Kate Wall, a Realtor with the Berg Larsen Group of Coldwell Banker Burnet, represented the buyer in the sale.