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Letters to Editor

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Allison Austin grew up in a rural environment near Dayton, Minnesota. As a 7-year-old, she spent hours crushing herbs and making potions for fun. By fourth grade she knew she […]

Growing Community

Minnesotans find themselves living in this state for a variety of reasons. For example, Khou Lor moved in 2012 from Wisconsin to Tracy — a town of 2,000 in the […]


There are more than 90 pregnancy crisis centers in Minnesota. This essay was submitted by Vendela Cavanaugh, who decided to find out what happens at a state-funded resource center, compared […]

Hearts of Our People

The new ground-breaking exhibit, “Hearts of Our People,” at the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia), offers a look at how the legacy, relationships, and power of Native women creators are […]