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Rep. Hortman To Become Minnesota’s Third Female House Speaker

  DFL Representative Melissa Hortman is poised to become Minnesota's third female Speaker of the House when the legislature returns in January. The attorney from...

Election Turnout Explainer

  2018 was a big election, voter turnout was high everywhere, but nowhere saw a higher percentage of votes cast ballots than Minnesota. Not every...

Missing In Action: Women Coaches

In 1972, Title IX came into effect. Title IX is a civil rights law that prohibits gender discrimination on any federally funded education program...

Transition Begins

The 2018 Election is over. Minnesota is seeing a lot of changes. A new governor and five new members of congress will take office...
Sovereign Nations: Giving Visibility

How Do Tribal Nations Govern Themselves?

Tribal nations have always had formal ways of self-governing. Take a closer look at local Tribes’ exercising their inherent rights to land, culture, and...

Cheryl Reeve On Being A Female Role Model

During an interview for the documentary Game On: Women Can Coach, Cheryl Reeve, head coach and general manager of the Minnesota Lynx, reflects on...

Democrats Dominate Minnesota: Election 2018

The Democratic Farmer Labor Party (DFL) swept all the statewide offices in the Northstar State. Gov.-elect Tim Walz becomes the first Democrat in state...

Election Night: Inside a Political Reporter’s Notebook

After 20 years of covering politics in Minnesota, I like to create a list of races to watch for our staff on election night....

2018 Gubernatorial Debate Debrief

  Immediately after the final 2018 Minnesota gubernatorial debate between Jeff Johnson and Tim Walz, we asked two members of the “Wrong About Everything” podcast,...

Citizen Lane: Episode 5

Episode 5: Sanni and Sandy learn about how Minnesota is conserving our natural resources and why wild rice cultivation is an important indicator of its...