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Jessica Koehler, who won 2020's Mrs. Minnesota pageant, with her family

Mrs. Minnesota Is Going From Stage to Streets

Jessica Koehler shares her personal story as a pageant contestant, parent to kids with PTSD, and mentor with Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge
Houston White, Amáda Márquez Simula, Amira Adawe, Yao Yaj, Taylor Ngiri Seaberg

22 Champions of Change in Minnesota

A deeper look at artists, leaders, farmers, and more fighting for equity, progress, and community
Mill Valley Market, at Theodore Wirth Park

Weekend Best Bets: Dec. 31-Jan. 3

This weekend in the Twin Cities: Mill Valley Market New Year’s Eve party, an underwater exhibit, and a performance by the Minnesota Orchestra

Just the Pill Provides Mobile Family Medicine Across Minnesota

A family physician’s clinic expands access to abortion and other services to rural parts of the state
Laurel Lawson, a white woman, is flying in the air with arms spread wide, wheels spinning, and supported by Alice Sheppard. Alice, a light-skinned Black woman, is lifting from the ground below. They are making eye contact and smiling. Photo by Jay Newman/BRITT Festival.

Weekend Best Bets: Dec. 3-6

This weekend around the Twin Cities: Minnesota Zoo light show, holiday tree exhibit, virtual holiday baking class, and more

New App Spots COVID Cases Near You

Using Bluetooth technology, the Department of Health’s app tracks the coronavirus to curtail exposure
Janssen Hang, Hmong American Farmers Association

GiveMN’s Give to the Max Day Is More Important Than Ever

This year puts a spotlight on organizations impacted by the pandemic and racial inequality

Duluth’s First Female Pro Boxer, Amy Lemenager, Hits Hard

Amy Lemenager discusses her nickname “Hard Hands,” her Duluth training, and her decision to pursue law enforcement

Face Foundrié Offers DIY Facial Kits in Maple Grove

The facial spa recently opened its third location among the Shoppes at Arbor Lakes
Dock & Paddle's "Harvest By The Lake Festival" will take place on Oct. 23-25.

Weekend Best Bets: Oct. 22-25

In the Twin Cities this weekend: Federweisser Festival, "Women of Broadway," a lakeside fall celebration, and more