City of Brooklyn Park Achieves National Recognition and Meets a BP2025 Goal

City Manager Jay Stroebel announced today another milestone toward their BP2025 goals of “Beautiful Places.” The City is being honored as a “Tree City USA” community. This is the 18th year the city has been recognized.

Outdoor Skills Expo

Whether you are preparing for the next global pandemic, planning an epic National Park adventure or just trying to survive your next family car or river camping trip, this event is for you!

A Look At The Hmong Archives – 20 Years On

In the epicenter of Hmong America, an unrivaled collection of over 200,000 unique cultural artifacts – including but not limited to books, photographs, videos, sound recordings, newspapers, maps, musical instruments, and paj ntaub – turns 20 years old.

Hmong College Prep Academy To Host Annual Job Fair

Hmong College Prep Academy recently announced the dates and times for its annual job fair.

St. Paul Police Search For Missing Hmong-American Teen

Hmong-American teen Chuejee Thao, 17, has been missing since Monday, the 15th of April.

Kou Yang Book Explores Homeland Of ‘Sayaboury – Land Of A Million Elephants Of Laos’

Kou Yang, a professor emeritus of ethnic studies at California State University, Stanislaus, is also originally from the area of Sayaboury, Laos, and recently published his latest book on the history and impact of the region on the Hmong world.

The Hmong Times’ Focus On Education Series

The Hmong Times is creating a summer-long series promoting education – Pre K, K-12 and Higher Education. Over 40% of the students in the Twin Cities come from a diverse background.

Bird Watching In Minnesota: How To Increase Your ‘WOW’ Moments

When Alex Watson walks through a state park, he can tell what’s going on over the next hill because of audio cues he hears from birds.

Nkauj Yiv A Novella – Chapter 11 – The Finale

Nkauj Yiv stared out the window for the fifth time that morning. She hadn’t the slightest idea why Nraug Txuj wouldn’t write to her. He had shown her so much attention and interest during their last encounter.

SEARAC Co-Sponsors CA Legislation To Improve Cultural Competence In Mental Health

Southeast Asian Americans experience high rates of PTSD, depression, and anxiety.

The Hmong Times Newspaper is a quality publication for the Hmong Community. Providing valuable information and tools to promote togetherness and give the Hmong community a forum. The Hmong Times newspaper also provides the means for businesses, schools and organizations to make a connection with the Hmong Community.

Nkauj Yiv A Novella – Chapter 10

There was a sharp pain at the back of her left hand. She tried to lift her neck but couldn’t for she was lying on a bed elevated at the head. She also didn’t have enough strength to move even her neck let alone lift her head.

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Nkauj Yiv A Novella – Chapter 9

The days passed. Friday merged into Saturday, Saturday into gloomy Sunday. Monday came again and Nraug Txuj hadn’t called. He didn’t appear at their house. No email came into her inbox. Had he changed his mind about her?

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Nkauj Yiv A Novella – Chapter 8

Nraug Txuj’s brows creased when Nkauj Yiv shook her head, no. She gazed over at stepmother, surveying the twitch of her brow. She wouldn’t hear the end of stepmother’s wrath following Nraug Txuj’s departure if she happened to join the meal.

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The Hmong Journey

The Hmong people are an ethnic group in East and Southeast Asia. Stories of the Hmong people – an ethnic group from China and Southeast Asia – are passed down orally and can be told through paj ntaub story cloths.

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YouTube: I’m Done!

Classic case of clickbait, did you fall for it? No, I am not quitting YouTube, but I am quitting my podcast style. Wasn’t it Jeff Bezos of Amazon who said ‘Be firm on vision but flexible on details’?

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YouTube: Thumbnails

Of course, five years ago, if you asked me ‘How are your thumbnails doing?” I would naturally reply, “Well, I don’t bite them as much because I use the nail clipper.”

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YouTube: GEAR

You have your idea, your audience and your niche. Let’s burn some money and buy a whole bunch of stuff at Best Buy. If you have lots of money you can stop reading now, if not, continue.

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A Look At The Hmong Archives – 20 Years On

In the epicenter of Hmong America, an unrivaled collection of over 200,000 unique cultural artifacts – including but not limited to books, photographs, videos, sound recordings, newspapers, maps, musical instruments, and paj ntaub – turns 20 years old.

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Kick Start A Healthier New Year With HAP

We’re only one month into 2019, and if you’re anything like me, all the New Year’s resolutions you planned to start the moment the clock struck midnight are quickly fading into distant memories.

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Fight TB: Know The Signs And Symptoms

Since January of 2016, we have seen an increase of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB) in Minnesota. The increase in these rates is due to an MDR TB outbreak within the Hmong community of the east metro.

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Outdoor Skills Expo

Whether you are preparing for the next global pandemic, planning an epic National Park adventure or just trying to survive your next family car or river camping trip, this event is for you!

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