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Free financial aid events, scholarship opportunity for Minnesota students

To support local high schools with their financial aid efforts, the Ready, Set, FAFSA series will again be offered to ...

Former St. Paul school board chair honored with library in her name

A library in St. Paul will now honor the memory of Marny Xiong. Xiong was the former chair of the ...

Marny Xiong Memorial Library dedicated at St. Paul school

Marny Xiong, the late St. Paul school board chair who died of COVID at age 31, was celebrated Thursday with ...

See Sacramento community response team visits Hmong homeless camp at Morrison Creek

The City of Sacramento Department of Community Response makes a visit to largely Hmong homeless community on Sept. 22, 2022, ...

St. Paul City Council convenes early learning, childcare committee

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The Early Learning Legislative Advisory Committee is expected to make recommendations to the city council on the potential design and ...

‘She was the fixer’: The sister of a Grafton woman who was shot to death is raising awareness for domestic violence

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Kayla Finco, 29, of Grafton died May 18, 2021, shot by her on-again, off-again boyfriend in his Menomonee Falls apartment ...

Review: An Ox Cafe brings great Lao, Hmong and Thai flavors, and a diverse gathering place, to northwest side

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Step into An Ox Cafe on the northwest side, and you might find customers giving karaoke their all one night ...

Homeless immigrants have to leave south Sacramento creek, but where will they go?

Immigrants from Southeast Asia are not safe on the south Sacramento canal where major repairs start soon, writes Melinda Henneberger ...

Hmong New Year celebration returns to the area after two years of cancelations

After canceling the event for the last two years due to the pandemic, the Hmong New Year Festival returns with ...

Minnesota’s regular waterfowl season begins this weekend

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Minnesota’s regular waterfowl season opens a half-hour before sunrise on Saturday, Sept. 24, with the same regulations as last year ...

Attorney General Ellison speaks with small farmers in Blooming Prairie

More than 100 people from as far away as Wisconsin and Iowa gathered Prairie Saturday on a farm outside of ...

Couple opens new Hmong grocery store on Clairemont Ave.

A new Hmong grocery store is open for business in Eau Claire. HmongStop on Clairemont Avenue has a lot to ...

Hmong New Year Celebrations draws large crowds, first festival since pandemic began

For the first time since the start of the pandemic, the Hmong community gathered to celebrate the New Year. “It’s ...

Suit claims utility targeted Asians in pot searches

But a lawsuit filed by a data privacy watchdog says a Northern California utility went too far by racially profiling ...

UW To Host Harvest Festival

Photo courtesy of UW-Madison CALS. Folks are invited to celebrate Allen Centennial Garden’s abundant and diverse harvest during the... Read ...

Hmong New Year returns to West Salem

"We are very excited, we are just thrilled you know that the La Crosse County facilities gave us the OK ...

Vegan East sign goes up at former QC Pizza spot in Minneapolis

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A Vegan East poster hangs in the window at the former QC Pizza spot at 34th Ave. and 55th St ...

Letters: Look here in Minnesota for immigrant success

You only need to look at their representation on school boards, in state government, as successful business owners, on graduation ...