Finding Both Thunder And Quiet In Nature – Thia Xiong And Her Favorite Minnesota State Parks

Research for Thia Xiong’s graduate thesis introduced her to Minnesota state parks and recreation areas: their land, history, and culture.

Remembering Tou Ger Xiong – Honoring The Legacy Of A Social Justice Champion

“Smile when you think of me, for I’m smiling because I thought of you,” Tou Ger Xiong is quoted as saying in the funeral program.

Building A More Inclusive Economy: Q&A with JPMorgan Chase’s Thelma Ferguson

All communities should have the resources they need to strengthen their economic futures. This Black History Month, JPMorgan Chase is affirming their commitment to breaking down barriers – including the racial wealth gap – and promoting opportunity for all.

8 Basic Steps For Building A Budget

Budgeting can be a useful tool to help you reach your financial goals. A budget can help you keep track of your spending, avoid and get out of debt, limit overspending, pay bills on time and build savings habits.

DNR PROPOSES NEW TROUT STREAM CLASSIFICATIONS IN MARATHON COUNTY

Pursuant to NR 1.02(7)(c), Wis. Adm. Code, the Department of Natural Resources gives notice of the change in classification for 11 streams in Marathon County for a total of 75.48 miles of stream to be changed from unclassified trout water to Class I or II trout water.

Getting Ready To Plant A Backyard Tree

Maybe like me you’ve wanted to plant a tree for a while. What about next spring? Kao Thao, a naturalist at Fort Snelling State Park, knows a lot about native Minnesota trees, differences between trees, and considerations in selecting a tree to add to your property.

Small Business Owners Need Access To Funding

Over 33 million small businesses make up about 99.9% of businesses in the U.S. and employ almost half of its workforce. During the Covid-19 pandemic, 40% of Black and Latino-owned businesses shut down, many permanently.

Three Voices On What It Takes To Heal From Hate

A journalist and organizer, a former political prisoner and a professor of African American studies share their thoughts on how victims and communities heal from hate.

Theater Mu Produces The World Premiere Of Hells Canyon This Spring

Former Mu Tang Clan playwright Keiko Green combines fictional and historical horror in this five-person ensemble play.

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.

Get The Most Out Of A Campus Visit

Get The Most Out Of A Campus Visit

Visiting a college campus allows you to experience the campus atmosphere firsthand, interact with current students, and gain valuable insights into the college’s academic programs and extracurricular offerings.

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Benefits Of After-School Sports And Extracurricular Activities

Benefits Of After-School Sports And Extracurricular Activities

While the classroom is an integral part of your child’s education and indeed their life, it should not be the only part of their education. The traditional classroom setting will teach your child a great deal, but if you want your child to have a truly well-rounded education, you will need to supplement that setting with after school and extracurricular activities.

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Back-To-School Preparation

Back-To-School Preparation

A new school year is almost here and parents are faced with financial and organizational challenges. How do you prepare your home for some of the busiest days of your lives?

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Health

What Is Influenza (flu)?

What Is Influenza (flu)?

The flu is a respiratory disease caused by a virus that attacks the nose, throat, and lungs. Illness is usually mild or moderate, not requiring hospitalization. However, at times flu can be severe, even leading to death.

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Business and Finance

8 Basic Steps For Building A Budget

8 Basic Steps For Building A Budget

Budgeting can be a useful tool to help you reach your financial goals. A budget can help you keep track of your spending, avoid and get out of debt, limit overspending, pay bills on time and build savings habits.

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Community

Small Business Owners Need Access To Funding

Small Business Owners Need Access To Funding

Over 33 million small businesses make up about 99.9% of businesses in the U.S. and employ almost half of its workforce. During the Covid-19 pandemic, 40% of Black and Latino-owned businesses shut down, many permanently.

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Sports/Outdoors

Getting Ready To Plant A Backyard Tree

Getting Ready To Plant A Backyard Tree

Maybe like me you’ve wanted to plant a tree for a while. What about next spring? Kao Thao, a naturalist at Fort Snelling State Park, knows a lot about native Minnesota trees, differences between trees, and considerations in selecting a tree to add to your property.

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Nation/World

The Return Of Cluster Bombs To Southeast Asia

The Return Of Cluster Bombs To Southeast Asia

Two disturbing milestones were passed in 2023. In April, the Cluster Munition Monitor, the research wing of the Cluster Munition Coalition (CMC), identified the first use of cluster munitions in Southeast Asia since the Indochina War ended 48 years ago, in 1975.

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A Journey Back To Laos

A Journey Back To Laos

My life’s journey began in Savannakhet, Laos, in the year of 1978. I was born into a diligent family; my father worked at the hospital, and my mother managed a convenience store.

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