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6 Things You Need to Know About the Opioid Epidemic

In January 2019, the National Safety Council announced - for the first time in history - that the odds of dying as a result...

Rural Minnesota Newspapers Face an Uncertain Future

  Employees at The Dodge County Independent were so concerned about the future of the small-town newspaper last April that they decided to take their...

Muslim Shero Ayan Omar Transforms Hate into Harmony

  Earlier this summer, The New York Times ran a story about the rise in anti-immigrant activism and violence in St. Cloud, Minn., a city...

Ever visited Petroglyphs Historic Site?

  The Jeffers Petroglyphs Historic Site sits on native prairie just a few hours' drive from the Twin Cities in southwestern Minnesota, near Comfrey. “We’re...

Is Minnesota the next wine country?

  Minnesota is known for its harsh winters. But wine? Not so much. Despite the state's cold weather, a lot has been happening in the...

Henderson, MN Needs Bonding Money – Not Floodwaters – to Flow

  The charming town of Henderson, Minn., is overflowing with history and character. But the way water has flowed all around this Minnesota River city...

Will greater Minnesota lay its last broadband miles?

  It used to be that, when people went on vacation, they'd choose destinations such as Voyageurs National Park to get away from it all. Tom...

Gov. Dayton Gets His Official Portrait

  Gov. Mark Dayton’s official portrait is now part of history at the Minnesota State Capitol. He didn’t want to be the star of his own...

Why Indigenous Languages, Education, Hair & the Portrayal of Mascots Matter

"Every language embodies a unique worldview, a unique way of looking at the world - and to lose one is not just to lose...

In the Wake of an Impeachment Inquiry, Pres. Trump Comes to...

As an impeachment inquiry moves ahead in Washington, D.C., President Donald Trump held his first rally since the U.S. House of Representatives began to...