As the nation commemorates the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, we look back at the impact that event has had on our nation, and on Minnesota, over the past decade.

Remembering what happened

Photo gallery: Images of 9/11

It's been 10 years since the 9/11 attacks, but the images of that day are indelible.

Minn. 9/11 heroes' stories diverge on fighting terrorism

Two people with Minnesota ties tried to thwart the Sept. 11 attacks. Their stories point to sharply different views on how to respond to terrorism.

9/11 then and now, in one word

No matter where you were, the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks made it a day filled with emotions. Many people have shared the one word that best describes how they felt that day, and their emotions now.

How we've changed

Schools struggle to address 9/11 in class

For teachers the anniversary triggers raw memories. It might be too soon for them to treat the event as history.

After 9/11: A not-so-brave new world

Heightened security is all around us in the wake of Sept. 11. But do the guard dogs, security cameras and airport screenings really make us feel more secure?

No 9/11 language legacy

Unlike World War II, Sept. 11 and its aftereffects have left almost no traces in the language of everyday life.

Are we more secure?

Mall of America has own security network

The mall's anti-terror unit questions some 1,200 people each year, and often ensnares innocent people.

9/11 spurred more to enter military

The number of people enlisting in the Minnesota National Guard has risen substantially in the past 10 years.

Ten years later, Al-Qaida has morphed

The terrorist group al-Qaida is suffering because of the killing of Osama bin Laden and recent U.S. drone attacks and arrests, but the group is adapting.

Other voices

Saving the stories of 9/11 victims

The StoryCorps oral history project and the National Sept. 11 museum are teaming up to record one interview for each person who died on Sept. 11, 2001. So far, they've collected more than 1,200 of them.

Around the world, 9/11 provoked a variety of perceptions

An Argentinian journalists shares a global perspective on Sept. 11 and its aftermath.

Degredation of wilderness shouldn't be 9/11's legacy

An environmentalist is concerned that the BWCA could be damaged in the name of national security.

How did the 9/11 attacks change your life?

The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 affected people all over the world in different ways. Share your thoughts online.

Muslims in America

MOA's security network

The Mall of America's security network may be questioning people based partly on their appearance, according to an NPR investigation.

Being Muslim in Minnesota

Muslims here still wrestle with the actions of the 9/11 hijackers, and deal with fears about skin color and clothing.

Ellison builds bridges with faith

Rep. Keith Ellison, a Muslim, is using his platform in Congress to raise the profile of Muslims and to promote dialogue among different faiths.