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Abortion Access in Greater Minnesota

The challenge …is all of the misinformation and judgment. Dr. Carol Ball has been an abortion provider in Minnesota since

  • 08/24/2019
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The Minnesota State of Abortion Rights Today

What is the status of abortion rights in Minnesota today? It might not be as unrestricted as you think.

  • 08/24/2019
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Alicia Kozlowski: Leading With Heart

Growing up, Alicia Kozlowski was exposed to sicknesses including racism, violence, depression, and substance abuse. She also saw her grandmother

  • 08/01/2019
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Plant-Based

Allison Austin grew up in a rural environment near Dayton, Minnesota. As a 7-year-old, she spent hours crushing herbs and

  • 08/01/2019
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The Big Lake Effect

I grew up in a small northern Minnesota town that was rough around the edges. Even in the 1960s, in

  • 08/01/2019
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Growing Community

Minnesotans find themselves living in this state for a variety of reasons. For example, Khou Lor moved in 2012 from

  • 08/01/2019
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My Sanctuary of Wildcats

Twenty years ago my goal was to be a top executive at an advertising agency, raising a family in a

  • 08/01/2019
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Being the Bulldozer

At a recent Minnesota Farmers Union Women’s Conference, guest speaker Karen Clark asked each woman to name how she leads.

  • 08/01/2019
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Voices From Greater Minnesota

Everyday women respond: “How Do You Engage In Our State?” Mary Ellen Ashcroft, Boundary Waters Canoe AreaWe are so fortunate

  • 08/01/2019
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Undercover

There are more than 90 pregnancy crisis centers in Minnesota. This essay was submitted by Vendela Cavanaugh, who decided to

  • 08/01/2019