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Learning About the African Diaspora Helps Kids Grow into Leaders

  Anthony Galloway knows ARTS-Us, both personally and professionally. He grew up in the Saint Paul program, immersed in learning about the cultural heritage of the African...

Winona Throws Down the Welcome Mat for New Americans

  Fatima Said had never heard of Rochester, Minnesota. But when war broke out in her home country of Bosnia in 1992, she was given 24...

Can the massive Department of Human Services gain our trust?

  Not many issues cause people to queue at the Capitol Complex, but when an embattled state agency is about to suffer through another public...

Time for an electric road trip?

  A little over a year ago, I bought a used Nissan Leaf electric car for commuting to and from work. The 2015 model has...

Governor Tim Walz Makes an Impression at the Minnesota State Fair

  This year, for the first time in quite a while, Tim Walz attended the Minnesota State Fair not as a teacher or congressman but,...

Change is Afoot in the North Minneapolis Foodscape

  Miah Ulysse keeps a close eye on the foodscape of North Minneapolis. As the Policy Manager at Appetite for Change, much of Ulysse’s life...

Almanac’s State Fair Show Brings the Governor and Leaders Together

  The state's three most powerful people in public policy have hatched a plan that revolves around a renewed dedication to work together in an...

Food, Fun and a Side of Politics at the Minnesota State...

  Along with myriad new foods, a sprawling midway filled with rides and opportunities galore to pet farm critters, the Minnesota State Fair offers visitors...

First-Term Congresswoman Angie Craig Appreciates Bipartisanship

  Minnesota's Second Congressional District (CD2) voted for Republican President Donald Trump in 2016 and then sent Democrat Angie Craig to Congress in 2018. "It...

First-Term Democratic Congressman Dean Phillips ‘Learns Something Every Day’

  Minnesota Congressman Dean Phillips is home from Washington, D.C. for the August recess and he's busy learning about his his district in the western...