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Shelter Development Proceeding in Saint Cloud

Many local business leaders in the neighborhood opposed the construction, but community members who supported the project pushed back.

Two Red Wing Students Reflect on an Immersive Experience

Nixon and Parsons were based in Florida for seven days, painting, installing insulation, and putting up the walls of a home.

What the Crow Wing County Jail Needs in Order to Reduce Crime

Said one staff member at the jail, “I have had clients tell me, ‘You can send me to chemical dependency treatment all you want, and they’re going to teach me how to identify my triggers and some coping skills, but the reasons I’m using are not being addressed.’”

The Motivations Behind a Campaign: Rachel Bohman and Jen Schultz

Both Rachel Bohman of Rochester (District 1) and Jen Schultz of Duluth (District 8) are attempting to unseat anti-choice incumbents in the 2024 U.S.Congressional elections in Minnesota.

Board Members Explain Why They Work With a Shelter

"I didn’t actually realize domestic violence was going on in our own community. I started asking questions and realizing how many people are affected."

I’ve Arrived

"I’ve arrived in rural Minnesota — a small town where the Dairy Queen is the threshold guardian along Highway 75."

Prose: Reflecting From Time

Someday an old woman will tell a tale of this time. She will have white hair, thin skin, fragile ankles. Will be a master of revision, and offer the story. Not this version, but the rewritten one.

Challenges and Joys in Northfield

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"Everyone on the leadership board is under the age of 21; some are as young as 12. It is a phenomenal model. I’ve never been a part of something like this before."

Suicide Has Become an Epidemic in Rural Minnesota — How Can We Prevent Further Loss?

"I’ve heard more people telling me somebody they knew died from suicide in the last six months than I ever have in my whole life put together."

A Conversation With Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan: What We Can Celebrate Around the State

Many of us have been working on these issues for two decades, and we are now seeing the fruit of that organizing.

Foraging for Connection: Three women celebrate their love of foraging around White Earth

“They were doing such a simple thing, picking berries, that act of love.”

Minnesota Women Step Into U.S. Congressional Campaigns at Women Winning Event

"I could be the first Congresswoman in that district to represent Minnesota."