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Victoria McWane-Creek: Practicing Community

With continued experiences of racism, McWane-Creek decided to put her training into action.

  • 11/25/2020
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Reimagining Rural Healthcare

“How do we create a system — not a business?”

  • 09/22/2020

Ely Winter Festival Snow Sculpting Symposium

Wander Whiteside Park as teams of professional sculptors turn 8-ft and 12-ft blocks of snow into works of art! Observe,

  • 02/06/2020

Ely Winter Festival

The Ely Winter Festival is 10 days in February celebrating winter. Activities include the amazing snow carvings in the Park,

  • 02/06/2020
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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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Undercover

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

  • 08/01/2019
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Taking Action Statewide

For more than a year, communities have met as part of the Thriving by Design Network, organized by Growth &

  • 08/01/2019
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Connecting Us With MinneStory

I grew up surrounded by the bluffs of southeast Minnesota, a flock of sheep, a close-knit family, and lots of

  • 01/01/2019