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The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

Kids for the Boundary Waters Fights Mining in MN

Joseph Goldstein formed Kids for the Boundary Waters to protect the BWCA from contamination

Motivational Kick: St. Paul's Sanneh Foundation Brings Soccer to Haitian Kids

How Tony Sanneh’s Haitian Initiative soccer program changes lives—on and off the field

Sext Ed

It doesn’t matter if she gets all As. Or if he has good friends. For teenagers, sending and receiving nude photos is as common as underage drinking and having sex. But when images go viral, parents, schools, law enforcement, and victims are struggling to deal with the fallout.

Bet Your Life

As problem gambling ensnares some in a nightmarish cycle of compulsion and shame, one innovative Minnesota center is at the forefront of treatment

R.T. Rybak's Next Act

Can the former Minneapolis mayor bridge the achievement gap in education?

User-Friendly

The drug scene has changed over the past generation: A new lineup of drugs and technology makes them easier to get than ever—but many parents don’t want to admit it.

Power of Attorney

Two years ago, Lori Swanson took office as the state attorney general, pledging to fight for everyday people. So why are lawyers leaving her office in droves?

The Long, Hard Slog

Lawyer Brian O’Neill is still fighting Exxon Mobil—20 years after the spill.

Circle Me

Bert Blyleven has yet to get into the Baseball Hall of Fame. But he’s still swinging for the bleachers.

40 Moments That Changed Minnesota

Four decades ago, Minnesota Monthly got its start. Here are 40 events that have had undeniable impact on Minnesota and its inhabitants in the past 40 years.