Hmong News – Minnesota

In St. Paul, the most diverse Minnesota Legislature ever is just getting started

Esther Agbaje, from Minneapolis, just started her first term at the state House of Representatives. Kaohly Her, from St. Paul, just became majority whip in her second term. They’re both ...

University of Minnesota students learn the comfort of sharing comfort foods

University of Minnesota student Zubeda Chaffe cooks cacabsa with other members of the Oromo Student Union. Cacabsa, a traditional Sudanese dish made of bread, butter and spices, is one of ...

‘I’m looking for unity’: Minnesota immigrants share hopes for new Biden administration on Inauguration Day.

Sahan Journal publishes deep, reported news for, by and about immigrants and new Americans—the kind of stories you won’t find anywhere else.. Get them in your inbox. When Amee Xiong ...

Cheenew Yang to serve as missionary

Cheenew Yang will serve a two-year, Hmong-speaking mission to the Minnesota Minneapolis Mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Mission boundaries include most of Minnesota, ... Read ...

Will Public School Budget Cuts Boost Charter Movement?

The Charter Schools Movement Sees Public Schools Preparing for Deep Funding Cuts as a Growth Opportunity. A promotional message on the website of the Minnesota Math and Science Ac ...

Hmong Farmers Find Their Own Land in Minnesota

A trip to a farmers market in Minneapolis or Saint Paul, Minnesota may seem similar to one anywhere with a vibrant local food system. But taking a closer look at ...

City leaders react to toddler’s shooting death, growing gun violence

there is a shortage of general plasma donations this year Minnesota passes 400,000 cumulative COVID-19 cases Minnesota 'in a very good place' with COVID-19 vaccines Alcohol suspected in fatal Eagan ...

Prosecutors: No charges against officers in Chiasher Vueshooting in north Minneapolis

One year after Minneapolis police officers killed an armed man during a wild shootout in a North Side neighborhood, prosecutors said Monday that they would not file criminal charges against ...

Chiasher Vue Killing: Freeman Declines To Charge Minneapolis Police Officers

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Police shot 52-year-old Chiasher Vue 13 times on his porch on the 3100 block of Thomas Avenue north in the early morning hours of Dec. 15, 2019. RELATED: BCA Identifies ...

Prosecutors: No charges against officers in Chiasher Vue shooting in north Minneapolis

One year after Minneapolis police officers fatally shot an armed man outside his North Side home, Hennepin County prosecutors said Monday they would not charge the officers in the death ...

Surgeon says COVID-19 cases in the Hmong community spread through cultural, family gatherings

According to recent data from the Minnesota Dept. of Health, 5% of the total number of people who tested positive for COVID-19 are from the Asian community. Read more ...

No charges for Minneapolis police officers in 2019 Chiasher Vue shooting

Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said the officers' use of deadly force was "necessary, proportional, and objectively reasonable." ... Read more ...

Minnesota doctor says funerals, family get-togethers fueling COVID-19 transmission among Hmong

ST. PAUL — In the early days of the pandemic, Dr. David Thao braced for a grim reality. Many Hmong elders who had relied heavily on family to survive war, ...

St. Paul teacher dies in vehicle accident Friday

A teacher at St. Paul charter school was struck and killed by a passing driver Friday, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Alexa Hokeness, 29, Lakeville, was a special education ...

Teacher at Hmong charter school in St. Paul is fatally run over

A Hmong charter school in St. Paul is mourning the loss of a teacher who died in a traffic incident in central Minnesota. Alexa Rose Hokeness, 29, of Lakeville, was ...

More COVID-19 relief for Minnesota arts organizations; New Native Theatre Play Festival begins

ALSO: readings from three poets; new dance from Walker and Northrop; The Betty Crocker Musical; and more. High-quality journalism costs money to produce. MinnPost's nonprofit reporting is available ... Read ...

Next stop for Union Hmong Kitchen pop up: St. Paul

The popular pop-up Union Hmong Kitchen has announced its next residency. And, hurray, this one is in St. Paul. Starting Friday, Dec. 4, award-winning chef Yia Vang will run Union ...

St. Paul museum opens its windows to Southeast Asia’s ‘generation 1.5’

His short film “Left” — documenting his return to Southeast Asia with his Laotian-born wife and their children — is screening in a skyway above the Minnesota Museum of American ...