Pat, who is going on 107 years old, says she was surprised that her difficulty breathing was caused by a heart problem, not her lungs.
Joan Kroc was playing the organ at a Twin Cities restaurant when she met her future husband, McDonald’s founder Ray Kroc. That chance meeting would eventually lead the West St. Paul native, says Britt Aamodt, to a life devoted to philanthropy.
Thief River Falls, MN native Jane Anderson is a new member of the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council’s Board of Directors. She is also Executive Director of the Thief River Falls Area Community Theater. She discusses her administrative roles and the importance of art, on stage, within the region.