Superfan celebrates 10-millionth Cheerio


Some people doodle when they’re bored. Chris Ritsch counts Cheerios. “I was kind of thinking about it one day, I wonder how many Cheerios I’ve eaten? I was probably on a conference call at the... View Full Post

Three “Local Legends” in the Twin Cities


For many, a significant part of honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy each Martin Luther King Day holiday is to mark the day through community service. One of my favorite quotations from... View Full Post

The Girl Who Ate Everything


Christy Denney cooks, bakes, writes and photographs the popular blog, The Girl Who Ate Everything. As if that doesn’t keep her busy enough, she also writes for and is a... View Full Post

Progresso fan works soup into her workout


With such a passion for Progresso, it was a no brainer to spotlight Alicia Keen in our “Fans of Our Brands” series. “First of all, it tastes like homemade soup but without the calories.... View Full Post

Marian Wright Edelman to headline 2013 MLK Breakfast


If you’ll be in Minneapolis on Jan. 21, please consider joining us for the 23rd annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Breakfast. The breakfast will be held from 7 to 9 a.m. at the Minneapolis... View Full Post

Sam Gordon, football star


Nine-year-old Sam Gordon is experiencing a YouTube-inspired whirlwind with which few people on Earth can identify. It started in early November, almost immediately after her dad uploaded a video... View Full Post

General Mills receives its Global Angel wings


General Mills is celebrating after gaining recognition for its “Outstanding Philanthropic Program” at the Global Angel Awards 2012 in London. The award – given for the company’s achievements... View Full Post

Kix the dog


This puppy could have been named Bolt, Zoom or Dash, but because owner Sue Gaulke of Oregon saw a big cereal display at her local grocery store one day, inspiration struck. Meet Kix the dog. “I... View Full Post