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U of M President Kaler Reveals a Big Job Regret

  Eric Kaler is stepping down as President of the University of Minnesota after eight years on the job. Almanac recently did an exit interview...

Life-Saving Insulin Is a Must-Have for Twin Teens

  Twin teens Maraya and Evelyn Wiltrout manage their type 1 diabetes on a daily basis. Maraya was diagnosed at age 10, so it wasn't...

What Do the Stonewall Riots Mean to MN’s LGBTQ+ Communities?

On June 14, 2019, Mia’s “Stonewall at 50” event commemorated the 50th anniversary and Pride Month. While there, TPT producers asked folks what the Stonewall riots' legacy means to them...

For Those with Disabilities, the MN State Capitol Is Tricky to...

  Disability activist Nikki Villavicencio uses her head and feet to push buttons to open doors and call elevators at the Minnesota State Capitol. “I...

What’s it like for a Muslim doctor living in rural Minnesota?

  When Dr. Ayaz Virji moved his family from the East Coast to settle in Dawson, Minn., to practice rural medicine, he had no idea...

Construction Continues to Upgrade Accessibility at the Capitol

  After the $300 million top-to-bottom restoration of the Minnesota State Capitol, we returned to check up on the accessibility of the campus. Our tour...

Before Stonewall the Fight to Love Who You Want Unfolded in...

  “It’s about love. And if you can participate in love, you have infinite power.” - Michael McConnell Among the many powerful, painful, and profound soundbites...

A Yemeni, an African American and an Iranian Jew walk into...

"If you go to any state, there will be two separate scenes: There's going to be an urban comedy scene and then there'll be...

What Does It Take to Bring MN’s Bison Herds Back?

  Minnesota has had a herd of bison at Blue Mounds State Park since the 1961. In 2008, the state's Department of Natural Resources reevaluated its...

Bde Maka Ska or Lake Calhoun? The Lake with Two Names.

  If you live in Minnesota, you’ve already heard about the Lake Calhoun-Bde Maka Ska naming debate.  If you don’t live in Minnesota, you SHOULD...