Prioritizing Health While Honoring Culture And Tradition

Given that most of Minnesota’s Hmong population resides in the metro area, having a strong healthcare system that understands Hmong culture is critical. 

Hmong International Freedom Festival Q&A With Mee Vang And Kyarii Ly

With only a few weeks left until the 40th anniversary of the Hmong International Freedom Festival, I had the opportunity to interview two of the most important figures that are responsible for making this event happen.

FTC To Minnesotans: Everyone Has A Scam Story – Now’s The Time To Tell It

Moises’s salaried graphic production work in Minneapolis was earning him enough money to finally afford the opportunity to buy a good used car. As a favor, a friend at work offered him an introduction to a used car dealer who spoke Spanish.

HomeHelpMN Relief Program For Homeowners Open For Applications

Minnesota’s relief program for homeowners, HomeHelpMN, who have fallen behind on their mortgages or other housing-related expenses because of the COVID-19 pandemic is now open.

After A Two-Year Hiatus, The Hmong International Freedom Festival Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary

The mask mandate has been lifted and this year’s amazing Hmong International Freedom Festival will celebrate its 40th Anniversary. This monumental event will be held on July 2nd and July 3rd.

What’s A Credit Score And Why Is It Important

Your credit score is a number that tells a story of who you are as a customer. The good news is that understanding how it works and monitoring it can help you take control of the story over time.

Inaugural Hmong Economic Advancement, Research, And Equity (HERE) Conference Coming To Eau Claire, WI September 14-16, 2022

On Hmong American Day, HALED announces conference focused on Hmong and ethnic entrepreneurs.

United Hmong Family, Inc. And Hmong Women Soccer

On behalf of the board of trustees, we thank everyone for your input on the matters related to the Hmong International Freedom Festival (HIFF) sports competition prizes and payouts to all our competing teams.

Addressing Agent Orange In Laos

While investigating the impacts of Agent Orange in the A Loui Valley in Vietnam back in the early 2000s, I would always look across the valley towards Laos and wonder what the impacts of Agent Orange were on the other side of the border. 

One of Nature’s Harbingers of Spring: State Park Wildflowers

During her career as a naturalist for Minnesota Parks and Trails, Megan Johnsen eagerly observed the many wildflower species that bloomed in the parks where she worked.

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.

Preparing Your Student For College Entrance Exams

Preparing Your Student For College Entrance Exams

Love them or hate them, college entrance exams are unavoidable for most college-bound students. While every university has their own specific formula for evaluating prospective students, most schools do require that applicants submit either SAT or ACT scores.

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St. Paul City School Breaks Ground

St. Paul City School Breaks Ground

Education Minnesota President Denise Specht called on state and school leaders to “be bold” in their plans to vaccinate all school-age children against COVID-19 after an U.S. Food and Drug Administration FDA advisory panel endorsed the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for children 5 to 11 years old. 

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My Love, My Life: Mov Kua Dlis Rua Kuv Me Nplooj Sab

My Love, My Life: Mov Kua Dlis Rua Kuv Me Nplooj Sab

Hmong Educational Resources (HER) Publisher believes in the power of education and the impact of stories. We’re pleased to publish this new book, “My Love, My Life: Mov Kua Dlis Rua Kuv Me Nplooj Sab,” written by Hmong teacher, Ms. Pang Yang, and her Hmong students at Park Center Senior High School.

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The Home We Built On 46th St.

The Home We Built On 46th St.

Kia Vang, author of the new book, The Home We Built on 46th St., always knew that she needed a creative outlet to keep herself balanced at home through writing about her feelings and life experiences with a large Hmong family.

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Jazz It Up Laos

Jazz It Up Laos

Jazz has never known borders, always showing up in unexpected places at unexpected times. We are thrilled to share a special partnership this year with our friends.

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Health

About Long COVID

About Long COVID

Post-COVID conditions are health problems that people experience four or more weeks after being infected with the virus that causes COVID-19.

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Business and Finance

Why Your Business Needs To Be Certified As A Diverse Supplier

Why Your Business Needs To Be Certified As A Diverse Supplier

Supplier diversity is a crucial part of an organization’s success. It’s a way for companies to promote innovation, cultivate networking, boost hiring, and perhaps most important of all, a way for companies to experience the many benefits of diversity while taking steps to close the racial equity gap.

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Community

Sports/Outdoors

Introducing Afton State Park Staff: Linda Radimecky

Introducing Afton State Park Staff: Linda Radimecky

When you visit a state park or trail, you may encounter an employee wearing a light-colored uniform. What does that uniform signify? Afton State Park assistant supervisor Linda Radimecky says that to some park visitors, the uniform signifies law enforcement.

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Nation/World

Addressing Agent Orange In Laos

Addressing Agent Orange In Laos

While investigating the impacts of Agent Orange in the A Loui Valley in Vietnam back in the early 2000s, I would always look across the valley towards Laos and wonder what the impacts of Agent Orange were on the other side of the border. 

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A Homecoming To Remember

A Homecoming To Remember

It’s been my ritual to order a Beerlao as the plane approaches Laos. Over the years, it is always the same sense of joy, excitement, and sadness all in one feeling.

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