Matt Kennedy

July 22, 2019

Selfless Love: Linda Mickalowski celebrates her 70th birthday as a caring mother, wife, daughter and friend

Linda Mickalowski takes compassion and selflessness to extraordinary levels. She always has and always will put the well-being of family and friends so far ahead of her own needs that […]
July 15, 2019

Amazing Devotion: Kristin Wallace celebrates 50 years of love, patience and putting her family first

Chris Wallace turns to baseball to put his wife’s steadfast consistency into perspective. She celebrates her 50th birthday as a wife, mother, daughter and friend who is nearly flawless in […]
July 9, 2019

A force for good: Meade Lane brings passion and love to those around her as a wife, mother and coach

Meade Lane’s passion precedes her. She cares too much about everything she does to settle for less than being the most amazing wife, mother and coach she can possibly be. […]
June 25, 2019

‘THE BEST DAD’: Ron Purpora is a blessing to his family and a caring father and grandfather who puts everyone else first

Ron Purpora can’t help it. He just doesn’t know how to give any less than 120 percent of himself. That goes especially for his family, but also for his work […]
June 24, 2019

‘Very giving’: Jim Borkowski is a loving husband and caring father who always puts others first

Jim Borkowski has all the right kinds of Country Connections. They go back to the family farm where he grew up, and they show up now as a “hobby” farmer […]
June 17, 2019

Selfless love: Cheryl Harris puts everyone else first and goes above and beyond for her family

Cheryl Harris needs no prodding or convincing to care for others and put everyone else’s needs before her own. She is hard-wired to be selfless and kind, and that reputation […]
June 12, 2019

‘Friend and hero’: Barry Kelner is a selfless and supportive father who always puts his family first

Barry Kelner loves the charm and nostalgia of listening to Minnesota Twins baseball games on the radio. It takes him back to his childhood and the days of Harmon Killebrew, […]
June 11, 2019

Amazing Dad: Stephen Groven is a friend, a mentor, a listener and a rock of support for his family

Joseph Groven will never forget one of the biggest moments of his life because of the privilege he had of sharing it with his father. Even if going “blue” with […]
June 11, 2019

BEST FRIEND: Donna puts her family first to move to Texas, leaving a legacy of caring and compassion behind

Donna McClurg’s family is her world, and she is willing to do anything for her husband Dave, her kids Brittany, Brianna and Garrett and her two precious granddaughters Maisie and […]
June 10, 2019

‘Fierce love’: Sandee Tucker celebrates 70 years of unwavering love and support for her family

Sandee Tucker has always been the biggest fan that her kids, Ross and Bryn, have ever had. She has left no questions about how important they are to her or […]
June 7, 2019

‘Quite the adventure’: Amie and Keith Brewer celebrate a busy year of love, marriage and life as a ‘Wicked Stepmother’

Amie and Keith Brewer have squeezed just about every major life event into their first year of marriage. They have grown through a series of ups — a wedding, a […]
June 7, 2019

‘The best dad’: John Beckendorf has delivered time and time again for his loved ones and friends

John Beckendorf might not say much, but he is a man of action and always seems to do the right thing. A hard-working plumber and caring father, John has given […]