Finding A Purpose For Reading

Growing up I rarely saw myself reflected in the books I read and hated to read. My elementary teachers motivated students to read by offering incentives such as reading a number of books each month to get a free pizza coupon.

AARP Tax-Aide Program Seeks Volunteers for Next Year’s Income Tax Season

AARP Tax-Aide, the nation’s largest free, volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance service, is seeking new volunteers to add to its group of volunteer tax preparers. Volunteer tax preparers help taxpayers who are seeking assistance preparing and filing their income tax returns.

The Best Career Advice For College Students: Avoid Easy Internships Ambitious College Students Have the Advantage

Although young job seekers with only a high school degree are in even worse shape, recent college graduates have entered a grim job market.

HCPA Student Takes Part in Vanderbilt University Internship Program

Last summer, Hmong College Prep Academy student Madanna Vue was selected from over 400 applicants to take part in Vanderbilt University’s Summer Research Internship Program.

DNR Helps Hunters, Others Stay Safe While Enjoying The Outdoors

Wild animals such as deer and squirrels don’t really stop to think about safety. The way they move across the landscape and react to threats is largely a matter of instincts, survival mechanisms that have evolved over thousands of years.

Hmong Stories – Part 2 – The Students’ Reaction

This is the second in a series by Hmong Times of recollections and images of those who came out of Laos after the war and made their way to the U.S.

3D Mammography Now Available At North Memorial Health Breast Center In Robbinsdale

New tools give medical experts a new look at breast cancer detection.

Home Weatherization 101: Tips for a Comfortable Home

(StatePoint) Do seasonal temperatures sometimes leave you frustrated with your home’s lack of insulation? Staying comfortable indoors is a top priority for most people, and luckily, it’s easy to ensure your home is an optimal temperature.

Take A Walk And Enjoy Nature

Nature is performed outdoors as a “walking play.”  A professional ensemble of actors takes the audience on a journey through the natural environment as scenes unfold around them.

Here’s Credit 101 For Your College Freshman

To parents who have sent a freshman off to college this fall: You’re probably expecting to shell out major bucks for tuition, room and board and a million other necessities over the next few years.

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Finding A Purpose For Reading

Finding A Purpose For Reading

Growing up I rarely saw myself reflected in the books I read and hated to read. My elementary teachers motivated students to read by offering incentives such as reading a number of books each month to get a free pizza coupon.

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Take A Walk And Enjoy Nature

Take A Walk And Enjoy Nature

Nature is performed outdoors as a “walking play.”  A professional ensemble of actors takes the audience on a journey through the natural environment as scenes unfold around them.

read more
Fat Asian Girl – A Short Story

Fat Asian Girl – A Short Story

Children swarmed out the double doors like busy ants. When had the schools gotten rid of the obnoxious brass bells that rang by the drumming of a sidearm? Sometimes, life had a way of making her recall how old she was.

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The Hmong Migration

The Hmong Migration

The ideas for this series came into being when I was a junior in college. I was reading “Tragic Mountain” by Jane Hamilton.

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Candle Afloat – A Short Story

Candle Afloat – A Short Story

One stormy night, a lonely housewife took a walk out in the fields that encircled their remote home. She was headed to their barnyard shed to obtain a few nails.

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Don’t Let Your Teen Leave Home Without A Boost

Don’t Let Your Teen Leave Home Without A Boost

Vaccines protect children from serious diseases. As they get older, teens can get diseases they already got shots for because the protection from vaccines can wear off. This is why teens need a second dose of meningococcal vaccine at age 16.

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YouTube: I’m Done!

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

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

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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Home Weatherization 101: Tips for a Comfortable Home

Home Weatherization 101: Tips for a Comfortable Home

(StatePoint) Do seasonal temperatures sometimes leave you frustrated with your home’s lack of insulation? Staying comfortable indoors is a top priority for most people, and luckily, it’s easy to ensure your home is an optimal temperature.

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Hmong Stories Introduction

Hmong Stories Introduction

This issue of the Hmong Times begins a series of images and recollections of those who came out of Laos and made their way to Minnesota and around the U.S., in an effort to preserve that history and to reestablish the unique bond between the oldest and youngest generations.

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Fall Fireworks, And What Causes Them

Fall Fireworks, And What Causes Them

July may get all the glory for its patriotic displays of fireworks, but when it comes to a true explosion of colors, it’s tough to beat the show put on each year by September and October.

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Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park

Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park

If like me, you find 48 degrees to be a nearly perfect temperature, visit the cave and beat the heat. If like me you seek a family-friendly day trip that offers something valuable for both children and adults, visit the cave.

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Camping With Kids: Well Worth The Effort

Camping With Kids: Well Worth The Effort

When my husband and I decided to start a family, we promised ourselves that having kids wouldn’t mean abandoning our active lifestyle. We knew we’d have to make adjustments, but we also believed that children provide more reasons than ever to get outdoors.

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Collecting Hmong Refugee Stories In Minnesota And California

Collecting Hmong Refugee Stories In Minnesota And California

I have parents and grandparents who constantly remind my siblings and I how lucky we are because “back in Laos” or “when I was little” they were so poor. When we were picky about our food or didn’t finish what was on our plates, our elders would give us lectures about how they never had enough to eat.

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