BookShelf: About the Road to Title IX, and Jesse Diggins

"We were told for generations that the reason that girls and women didn't play sports is because it was preordained, biologically, physiologically."

Kate DiCamillo’s Writing Life Is Fueled by Walking

Far from a solitary and sedate life, she indicates, writing requires movement of the body, heart, and mind.

A Bar of Their Own

Hiscock grins when asked what prepared her to run a socially progressive bar: “I’m a woman accustomed to being underestimated and overlooked."

Why Sports Matter to Me

Belly dancing is great exercise. I may have fatigue — I am 80 years old — but I keep dancing.

Grace & Grit: A Dance Compilation by Georgia Finnegan

Among the short biographies in an encyclopedia compiled by…

Minnesotan Emily Ford Aims to Be Second Black Woman to Finish Iditarod

Running with sled dogs is a slight departure from solo backpacking, but not as much as you think — you are not with other humans, living with full self-sufficiency in the backcountry, and do all troubleshooting on your own.

Being in the Same Boat: Breast Cancer Survivors Are Racing Teammates

There are active paddlers who have metastatic breast cancer, people who have survived for decades, and people who completed treatment last year.

The State of Gender Parity in Minnesota Politics

"Research indicates that women in office tend to pass more legislation, bring more resources home, and be more active advocates for communities."

LEGACY: Darlene Jackson is the “Woman Who Helps”

She is currently preparing to lead a sensitivity training to teach law enforcement officers about Native American practices. “One of the hardest things to do is to walk across the room and to shake that person’s hand who doesn’t like you because you’re Indian,” Jackson said.

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.