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Erik Tormoen

Erik Tormoen
Erik Tormoen is an Associate Editor of Minnesota Monthly. etormoen@greenspring.com

New Charges in George Floyd Case Announced

Attorney General Keith Ellison: Derek Chauvin Upgraded to Second Degree Murder

Where to Drop Off and Pick Up Donations in the Twin Cities

Give food, hygiene supplies, and other essentials at these locations

Faces and Voices From a Justice for George Floyd Protest

Reactions from protesters who marched at the State Capitol and on I-94 in St. Paul

How Minnesotans Can Fight for Racial Justice

Organizations to support, actions to take, things to read, and people to follow

Weekend Best Bets: May 28-31

This weekend: a 24-hour play festival, the Be Heard MN Youth Poetry Slam, puppy socializing, and more

Brian Yazzie Stands Up for Native American Recipes

On social channels like Twitter and YouTube, the St. Paul chef celebrates Indigenous cuisine and calls out cultural appropriation
Maria Bamford's speech is worth for anyone struggling with the pandemic

Watch: Maria Bamford Is Your 2020 Commencement Speaker

The Duluth-raised comedian's vulnerable, bizarre address to graduates fits 2020 perfectly
Whiskey Inferno is doing a BBQ Drive-Thru for a Difference

Weekend Best Bets: May 21-24

This weekend: Whiskey Inferno's barbecue drive-thru, Theater Mu's variety show, a bike tour of Minneapolis' top parking lots, and more
Pottery by Jan McKeachie Johnston, one of the 57 participating potters this year

St. Croix Valley Pottery Tour Goes Online

Support more than 50 potters as they go from studio to "web shop" this weekend
Worker B co-founder Michael Sedlacek stirs locally produced honey at his production facility in northeast Minneapolis, behind stacks of beeswax candles

Worker B’s All-Natural Bee Products Are Keeping Us Centered

Now in year 10, these beekeeper-made beeswax and honey products still do a body good