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Minnesotan tackles genocide prevention, women's rights awareness one city at a time

Priscilla Hagerman received the University of Minnesota Inna Meiman Human Rights Award for her work.


'Socially conscious flower service' teams with Spyhouse to help Twin Cities charities

Flowers for Dreams sells locally crafted flowers in Chicago, Milwaukee, Detroit and, now, Minneapolis.


Our reporter tested four newly legal THC products: Here's what happened

With a limited experience of mind-altering products, she tried gummies, snacks and a beverage newly legal in Minnesota.


Black Twin Cities women find hope in law prohibiting discrimination based on hair

A form of the CROWN Act is either being considered or passed into law in 44 states, including Minnesota.


Why Minnesotans are all wrong about 'the Dakotas'

For too long, Minnesotans have remained ignorant when it comes to their neighbors to the west.


Breathing comes naturally: So why are people paying $40 to learn how to do it?

Twin Cities area workshops are teaching classes on the ins and outs of breathing.


What is causing the mysterious 'Longfellow Boom' in south Minneapolis?

Neighbors near the Mississippi River have been searching for the cause of these "house-shakingly loud" noises for decades.


University of Minnesota student David Smith creates music tracks for Latto, SZA and Jazmine Sullivan

The music producer and musician credits God, church and Instagram for his success.


Somali singer-songwriter Sharma Boy will perform at First Avenue

The artist's concerts are a part of an annual Somali festival in Minnesota.


It's OK to reinstall your bird feeders, U's Raptor Center says

Current guidance reflects a low transmission risk of bird flu, but things could change.