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Some Twin Cities faith communities are becoming more vocal in supporting abortion rights

Many Minnesota churches have long been part of the anti-abortion movement, but local religious perspectives on abortion are diverse and often nuanced.


Author and former nun Karen Armstrong reflects on climate change and 'Sacred Nature'

Talking Volumes guest wonders: Is there a spiritual solution to climate change?


What's it like to be Amish? Minnesota man answers all on TikTok

Eddie Swartzentruber ran away from his settlement in Harmony, Minn., as a teen.


First day of school? Dad bod? Unsolicited advice? Twin Cities pastor has a blessing for that

Meta Herrick Carlson's book "Ordinary Blessings for Parents" has a verse for nearly every parental moment.


With drive-in movies, barbecues and ax throwing, Twin Cities churches aim to beckon people back

Disc golf. Board games. Ax throwing. BYOB (bring your own bow) archery shoots.These may not be your typical church events, but they pepper the calendars…


Minnesota's hot dish ministries serve parishioners in need

These volunteers organize comforting meals when church members need them most.


Minnesota State Fair hopes it's 'back to normal' this year, with revived features — and a giant loon

Baby animals, amateur talent, mass karaoke and a giant loon are among the beloved attractions returning or debuting at 2022's Great Minnesota Get-Together.


Pick your own flowers at these U-pick flower farms in Minnesota

A growing number of pick-it-yourself flower farms taking root in Minnesota.


Anoka man arrested, charged with murder of infant daughter

Baby died in his care 13 years ago, police say


How to grow your own majestic sunflower patch

Tips from Minnesota farmers on how to plant and which varieties to choose.