How Twin Cities’ New Chase Community Manager Can Empower Your Financial Journey

From opening a bank account or line of credit, to exploring mortgage financing options and small business loans, Chase’s Community Manager at the Ventura Village branch on 1100 E Franklin Ave, is tuned in to the community’s financial wellness needs.

Governor Walz Announces Increased Testing Capacity In The Twin Cities Metro

Governor Tim Walz announced the state’s new COVID-19 community testing site in Anoka, operated by the Minnesota National Guard and Minnesota Department of Health, opened on Friday, January 7.

Now Is The Time To Get Up-To-Date On Teen Shots HPV Vaccine Helps Prevent 90% Of Cervical Cancers

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many young people may have missed getting recommended vaccinations.

Winter Animal Survival

How do animals survive Minnesota winters? Two Department of Natural Resource Parks and Trails naturalists, Kao Thao, (Fort Snelling State Park), and Jenni Webster, (Interstate State Park), weighed in on techniques that animals take to survive severe weather.

A Very Happy Hmong New Year From Legacies Of War!

Hmong New Year season typically starts after the harvest season. In the US, Hmong people begin celebrating as early as mid-to-late October. In Laos and Thailand, Hmong New Year lasts for a month – almost all of December!

2021 – The Year In Review

2021 was a very eventful year for the Hmong community locally, nationally and beyond. Although COVID-19 ranked as the number one story for many in the state of Minnesota and beyond, many other happenings were going on among the Hmong community. 

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. 

COVID-19 Stories Community At The Heart Of MDH’s COVID-19 Response

The Minnesota Department of Health’s (MDH) Cultural, Faith, and Disability Communities (CFD) Branch, part of the COVID-19 Response Team, is much more than a team of 70 contractors and staffers from various MDH units whose lives connected because of COVID-19.

METRO Blue Line Extension Seeking Members For Anti-Displacement Workgroup

The METRO Blue Line Extension project is seeking applications from community members for a new Anti-Displacement Workgroup.

Organizing For Hmong Americans Celebrates KaYing Yang’s Appointment To The President’s Advisory Commission On Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders

Organizing for Hmong America congratulates KaYing Yang on her appointment to the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders.

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.

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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Hmong College Prep Academy Hosts FAFSA Night

Hmong College Prep Academy Hosts FAFSA Night

Members of the Hmong College Prep Academy Counseling Office recently held FAFSA Night, the first in a series of workshops to help seniors and their families with the college enrollment, acceptance and financing process.

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Noble Academy is Highly Focused on Mitigating Learning Loss

Noble Academy is Highly Focused on Mitigating Learning Loss

When it comes to helping students recoup learning loss from the pandemic, one school in the twin cities will not settle for mediocre efforts.  Noble Academy in Brooklyn Park is a public charter school with a hard-earned distinction “High-Quality” by the Minnesota Department of Education for several years in a row. 

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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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Yang Warriors

Yang Warriors

Award-winning author Kao Kalia Yang delivers and inspiring tale of resourceful children confronting adversaries in the Ban Vinai refugee camp.

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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

2021 – The Year In Review

2021 – The Year In Review

2021 was a very eventful year for the Hmong community locally, nationally and beyond. Although COVID-19 ranked as the number one story for many in the state of Minnesota and beyond, many other happenings were going on among the Hmong community. 

read more
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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Sports/Outdoors

Winter Animal Survival

Winter Animal Survival

How do animals survive Minnesota winters? Two Department of Natural Resource Parks and Trails naturalists, Kao Thao, (Fort Snelling State Park), and Jenni Webster, (Interstate State Park), weighed in on techniques that animals take to survive severe weather.

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Nation/World

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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