Maintaining Consistent Well-Child And Dental Visits During Covid-19

In recent months, families have been doing their part by staying at home as much as possible to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Great MN Schools

We recently had a chance to meet with Osman Ahmed at Great MN Schools to learn about the organization.

Burdens of COVID Hit Hardest Among Marginalized Students

(StatePoint) Students are the greatest hope for the future, but for many, their plans are threatened due to burdens posed by COVID-19.

The Girl And… Just The Girl, Finale

Water streamed from the showerhead and drummed onto the girl’s bare back as she sat balled up on her tiled shower floor. A reflection of the girl’s night ran through her head.

Governor Walz Makes More than 35,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Available for Minnesota Seniors this Week, Launches Statewide Vaccine Finder Detailing Vaccine Opportunities

Seniors will be able to get vaccinated through local providers in communities near where they live. Two large-scale, permanent state community vaccination sites also launching this week in Minneapolis and Duluth, with another site in southern Minnesota launching next week

And, Sometimes Growing Feels Like Losing

Fashion designers hold a special place in the Hmong community, especially from the Hmong history of Paj Ntaub to Hmong clothing and silver coin decorations on Hmong women’s, men’s and children’s apparel.

The Importance Of Well-Child Visits And What You Can Expect

Caring for your child when he or she is sick is a vital part of parenting. However, routine visits to your pediatrician as your child and teen grow are also crucial to healthy development.

COVID-19 Challenges HCPA Athletics And Activities

For HCPA Athletic Director Sam Malone, scheduling high school sports during the 2020-2021 school year has been challenged by the realities of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

The Parents And The Girl, Again

“Did you cook that?” asked her elder sister to her other sister. The girl was silent, observant. It was Nava, a traditional Hmong dessert of colored tapioca pearls and jelly in coconut and sugar syrup.

A New Annotated Bibliography Of Hmong-Related Works For Scholars, Researchers, And Community

Dr. Mark Pfeifer has compiled a new book, Annotated Bibliography of Hmong-Related Works: 2007-2019, published by the Hmong Educational Resources Publisher.

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.
Great MN Schools

Great MN Schools

We recently had a chance to meet with Osman Ahmed at Great MN Schools to learn about the organization.

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Grant Money Allowed Noble Academy To Feed Thousands

Grant Money Allowed Noble Academy To Feed Thousands

With the pandemic taking place, unemployment rate on the rise, and numerous of concerned families, Noble Academy hoped to provide a satisfactory meal bundle to feed the adult members in the community during this unprecedented challenging time.

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And, Sometimes Growing Feels Like Losing

And, Sometimes Growing Feels Like Losing

Fashion designers hold a special place in the Hmong community, especially from the Hmong history of Paj Ntaub to Hmong clothing and silver coin decorations on Hmong women’s, men’s and children’s apparel.

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The Parents And The Girl, Again

The Parents And The Girl, Again

“Did you cook that?” asked her elder sister to her other sister. The girl was silent, observant. It was Nava, a traditional Hmong dessert of colored tapioca pearls and jelly in coconut and sugar syrup.

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The Girl And The Restaurant

The Girl And The Restaurant

The girl pulled up her socks some more before entering through the restaurant door. Winter was starting to get to her. Her socks were Dollar Tree quality, threads porously woven into a thin sheath for her feet and ankles.

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The Woman And The Girl, Again

The Woman And The Girl, Again

The girl’s heart dropped. Angst rushed down her chest and down to her belly and inside her intestines. A customer had marched up to the girl’s desk and pounded one hand down on the checkout counter.

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Health

Vaccine Myths Debunked

Vaccine Myths Debunked

Vaccines are perhaps the best hope for ending the COVID-19 pandemic. Two pharmaceutical companies have applied for Food and Drug Administration (FDA) emergency use authorization for new COVID-19 vaccines, and a limited number of vaccines will be available before the end of the year.

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Get A Flu Vaccine!

Get A Flu Vaccine!

Flu and COVID-19 are spreading this winter. A flu vaccine is one of the best ways to stop the flu. It is more important than ever to do what we can to stop illnesses like flu, so we do not overwhelm our health care system.

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COVID 19 Vaccine Facts

COVID 19 Vaccine Facts

Factors outside our control will dictate timing but we know the vaccine is coming – and production and distribution will ramp up over time. When the vaccine is shipped to Minnesota, we are ready.

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Business and Finance

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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Community

2020 – The Year In Review

2020 – The Year In Review

2020 was a very eventful year for the Hmong community locally, nationally and beyond. The Hmong Times takes a look back at some of the top stories of 2020.

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Holiday Celebrations And Small Gatherings

Holiday Celebrations And Small Gatherings

Holiday celebrations will likely need to be different this year to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Avoid activities that are higher risk for spread. Consider fun alternatives that pose lower risk of spreading COVID-19.

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Sports/Outdoors

Deer Opener Information Available

Deer Opener Information Available

Minnesota’s firearms deer season begins half an hour before sunrise on Saturday, November 7, and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources expects nearly half a million hunters to participate.

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Nation/World

MINORS ASIA – #11 In A Series  For Hmong Times – Playing At Camp

MINORS ASIA – #11 In A Series For Hmong Times – Playing At Camp

Walking through the Hmong refugee camps of Ban Vinai and Chiang Kham in the late afternoon, could be heard the cry of hungry babies, the wailing of mourners, roosters fighting, the crackling fuzzy public address system in a language few understood, hammers pounding on anvils in the blacksmith shop; different sounds down every path and around every corner.

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MINORS ASIA – #10 In A Series For Hmong Times Children At Work

MINORS ASIA – #10 In A Series For Hmong Times Children At Work

Wandering the winding footpaths and dirt roads in the Hmong refugee camps in northern Thailand decades ago, one encountered men and women busily going about their daily tasks, as we saw in the last installment of this series*. Another level of work activity was just as evident in camp, the everyday chores of children.

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