Hmong News – Minnesota

Minnesota AG launches unit to review wrongful convictions

/ Articles, general, Minnesota
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison and metro prosecutors announced the launch of a new unit on Tuesday that would review potentially wrongful convictions through a partnership with ... Read more ...

Missing man’s former wife charged with murder after search turns up body in St. Paul yard

As police investigated the disappearance of a 50-year-old man from St. Paul, a neighbor told them about a bad smell coming from the area of the family’s garden in the ...

I’m an Hmong American. Here’s why Suni Lee’s Olympics is so important.

Her win is being celebrated across the U.S., but it’s especially meaningful for the Hmong community. Lee, of St. Paul, Minn., is the first Hmong American Olympian. Since the start ...

Sunisa Lee Nailed a Huge Win—And Not Just For Herself. Just Look At Her Hands.

The all-around champion’s Olympic-themed nails are both a fashion statement and an extension of her Hmong roots in Minnesota. Read more (opens in new tab) ...

Our View: Gymnast Lee does Minnesota proud

Thumbs up to Suni Lee, of St. Paul, for doing Minnesota proud and winning the gymnastics all-around gold medal Thursday at the Olympics. Read more (opens in new tab) ...

‘Happy tears’: Lee’s gold sparks joy at home in Minnesota

Her triumph delighted all of Minnesota but carried special resonance in the state’s large and close-knit Hmong American community. The Hmong fought for the U.S. in Laos during the Vietnam ...

St. Paul gymnast Suni Lee wins all-around gold at Tokyo Olympics

Suni Lee, 18, of St. Paul, Minnesota won the individual all-around gold medal in the women's gymnastics at the Tokyo Olympics Thursday, the fifth straight American woman to do so ...

See the amazing moment Suni Lee’s family and friends found out she won a gold medal

Suni Lee, the 18-year-old gymnast from Minnesota who is the first Hmong American ever to compete on a U.S. Olympic team, is a gold medalist. Lee won the all-around individual ...

Minnesota’s Sunisa Lee Takes Gold In Women’s Gymnastics Final

TOKYO (AP) — A Minnesotan finished atop the podium in the women's Olympic gymnastics all-around, just like always. Sunisa Lee became the fifth straight American woman to claim the Olympic ...

As Gymnast Sunisa Lee Goes For Gold, Her Hometown Hmong Community Has Her Back

Minnesota native Sunisa Lee is the first Hmong-American to make a U.S. Olympic team. This week the gymnast is competing for a gold medal in Tokyo. Read more (opens in ...

Sunisa Lee’s Family: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Sunisa Lee is one of the gymnasts competing for Team USA at the Olympics in Tokyo. Lee comes from a large family. She has five siblings and her parents raised ...

‘We Were Pretty Loud’: Sunisa Lee’s Dad Beams With Pride After Olympics Performance

Minnesota gymnasts Sunisa Lee and Grace McCallum stepped up at the Olympics after Simone Biles exited the team final competition. Read more (opens in new tab) ...

St. Paul, Ramsey County call on renters to apply for COVID-19 assistance

St. Paul and Ramsey County are calling on residents in need to apply for a new rental assistance program. "Help is available for struggling renters," St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter ...

St. Paul and Ramsey County call on renters to apply for COVID-19 hardship assistance

St. Paul and Ramsey County are calling on residents in need to apply for a new rental assistance program. "Help is available for struggling renters," St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter ...

Fishing regulations now available in Hmong, Karen, Somali and Spanish

People who speak Hmong, Karen, Somali or Spanish now can read in their language how to legally fish in Minnesota. The Department of Natural Resources has translated the state’s fishing ...

‘A historic moment for our community’: Hmong Minnesotans revel in Sunisa Lee’s Olympic journey

As St. Paul’s Sunisa Lee prepares Tokyo Olympics in the coming days, the country’s Hmong community is expected to watch closely as the first Hmong American competes there on the ...

St. Paul phenom Suni Lee soars into Olympics spotlight as a Hmong trailblazer – StarTribune.com

Suni Lee, the first Hmong-American on Team USA, is soaring into the ultrabright Olympic gymnastics spotlight as an ambassador for her community. Read more (opens in new tab) ...

California man shot, killed by officers prompts calls for justice from Minnesota’s Hmong community

Soobleej Kaub Hawj was killed in late June. Now a man named Zurg Xiong is on hunger strike to protest the shooting and injustices happening in Siskiyou County. Read more ...