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Meet the New Speaker of the House

  Minnesota lawmaker Melissa Hortman was recently elected by her peers to serve as the next Speaker of the House. Almanac's David Gillette sat down...

Micronesians Part of Milan’s Future

  The first Micronesians arrived from the island of Chuuk in Micronesia in 2000. They settled in Milan, Minnesota, a small rural community with a...

Gene’s American Dream: Journalism & Justice

Mary Lahammer is a longtime political reporter for Twin Cities PBS. She followed in her father’s footsteps at the Minnesota State Capitol, where he...

Gov. Mark Dayton’s Goodbye

  Mark Dayton has held many positions in government: Commissioner, Auditor, U.S. Senator and Governor. But the one he liked best was his last, serving...

When Gorbachev Visited Minnesota

  The year is 1990. Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev visits Minnesota. His trip to "flyover country" is a global news headline, and a huge PR...

5 New MN Politicians Head to Congress

  Most of Minnesota's Congressional delegation is new. Change was a big theme in the 2018 election, and the state is sending five new members...

Gene’s American Dream: College & Contentment

Mary Lahammer is a longtime political reporter for Twin Cities PBS. She followed in her father’s footsteps at the Minnesota State Capitol, where he...

Meet Ilhan Omar and Pete Stauber, Two Of Minnesota’s New Members...

  We continue to check in with Minnesota's newest members of Congress. This time, we meet 5th District Representative Ilhan Omar and 8th District Congressman...

Restoring the People’s House (Full Episode)

  Take an inside look at the Minnesota State Capitol’s top-to-bottom renovation. A decade of planning and years of work went into the $300 million...

Governor Dayton’s Legacy, According to his Two Sons

  Governor Mark Dayton is the first bachelor governor in generations, so any family insights on our two-term governor are best shared by his adult...