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George Floyd Inspired This Bemidji Racial Justice Group

  When George Floyd was killed in May of 2020, it was 200 miles away from Bemidji. But for Black and Indigenous folks here, it...

What’s in a name? How About That Climax, Minnesota?

Ever wondered where Minnesota's cities got their names? Here are a few factoids to put in your place-name trivia bank: Winona is the Dakota word...

One Year After George Floyd’s Killing, a Rural Community Grapples With...

  Rahima Jamac, like many graduating seniors, spent her last year of high school at home, on her laptop. The coronavirus pandemic changed her life...

Worn Within: Did Mayan weaving patterns originate in Spain?

WATCH: Many scholars credit the Spanish conquistadors for creating the different weaving patterns of the 21 indigenous Mayan groups living in Guatemala. The Mayan...

Worn Within: How did Sølje become Norwegian heirlooms?

WATCH: Sølje is not your ordinary jewelry - it possesses magical powers. Sølje, meaning "shiny" or "sunny" in Norwegian, is the traditional jewelry of Norway....

Leading Through the Pandemic: Mount Olivet Baptist Church Lab School’s Andrea...

“Leading Through the Pandemic” is a series focused on Twin Cities leaders and their reflections on the year of living during a pandemic and leading...

Worn Within: Why is weaving essential to a Karen wedding?

WATCH: Like a bride and her groom, the marriage customs and the weaving traditions of the Karen people go hand-in-hand. The Karen ethnic group is primarily from Kayin...

Leading Through the Pandemic: Graywolf Press Publisher Fiona McCrae

“Leading Through the Pandemic” is a series focused on Twin Cities leaders and their reflections on the year of living during a pandemic and leading...

So How Does One Pass the Hours Outside in Chaska?

I'll admit one truth: The prospect of spending five hours of a Saturday in Chaska, an extreme southwestern suburb of Minneapolis, was not very...

Leading Through the Pandemic: Restaurateur Tim Niver

“Leading Through the Pandemic” is a series focused on Twin Cities leaders and their reflections on the year of living during a pandemic and leading...