Politics

What Does Back to School Mean for the Critical Race Theory...

The start of the academic year is underway, as thousands of Minnesota parents and students begin school for the fall. But while educators prepared their schools to...

A Dry Spell Threatens Minnesota’s Livestock Farmers

Story published: July 27, 2021 After nearly 50 years of farming, Richard Moen surveyed some of his 640 acres of pasture land in Clearbrook, Minn....

One Year After George Floyd’s Killing, a Rural Community Grapples With...

  Rahima Jamac, like many graduating seniors, spent her last year of high school at home, on her laptop. The coronavirus pandemic changed her life...

The Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline Project Divides Indian Country

  Story published: May 6, 2021 Taysha Martineau walks through the Miigizi resistance camp on Fond du Lac reservation near Cloquet, Minn., with her four kids...

Law Enforcement Is On Trial at the State Capitol

  As law enforcement stands at the ready outside the trial of a white officer charged with the murder of a Black man in Minnesota,...

A Tribute to Dr. Robert Lewis, Minnesota’s First Black Senator

  The first Black Senator in the State of Minnesota, Dr. Robert Lewis, hailed from the suburb of St. Louis Park. Sen. Bobby Joe Champion (DFL-Minneapolis)...

Sen. Amy Klobuchar Introduces America’s 46th President

  Minnesota U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar had the honor of being the first person to introduce the 46th President of the United States, Joseph Biden. The former presidential...

Minnesota Lawmakers Agree on Pandemic Business Relief

  As lawmakers head into the 7th special session to continue the COVID-19 state of emergency, they've reached a deal to provide relief to businesses...

Explore a Racial Awakening in a Small Minnesota Town

  Randy Hoffman farms in the same southeastern region of Minnesota that his Swiss great-grandparents farmed after they arrived in America. This summer, he participated...

Minnesota’s Budget Outlook Improves by Billions

  With the state's budget forecast improved by billions of dollars, the Minnesota Department of Management and Budget is now predicting a surplus as concerns...