Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan

How Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan Speaks Up for Indigenous Peoples Day

The highest-ranking Native American woman elected to executive office in U.S. history reflects on Columbus Day
The Mahkato Wacipi Pow Wow is held each September in Land of Memories Park in Mankato

Minnesota Rethinks Columbus Day

As Indigenous Peoples Day catches on, Mankato joins Minnesota cities backing away from Columbus Day

Gift Boxes That Are All about Minnesota

You Betcha! Box packs MN-made goods—with themes like ”meat raffle” and locally sourced pancakes
From left: Two identical bottles of insulin (U.S. on the left, Canadian on the right); Nicole Smith-Holt (blue shirt) and Quinn Nystrom (black shirt) speak to the media before leaving Minnesota

These Minnesotans Are Going to Canada for Insulin

The Caravan to Canada raises awareness of life-saving insulin's prohibitive pricing in the U.S.
The Loring Park Art Festival

Sue Z.’s Charitable Check-In: July

The best events that give back this month—plus Sue Z.'s hot tips on where to eat next

The Nordly: Minnesota’s Local Take on “The Onion”

Since its inception in 2018, ”The Nordly” has produced satirical news stories and Minnesota-specific headlines

How Minnesota Could Win or Lose the 2020 Census

With much at stake—including a congressional seat—Minnesotans are already worried about getting a complete head count for the 2020 Census
r.Cup

r.Cup Takes Aim at Plastic Cups

You might have spotted this Minneapolis-based company's reusable product while gunning for a drink at First Ave

Can Can Wonderland 2.0: St. Paul’s Mini-Golf Haven Gets Bigger

This summer, the Willy Wonka-esque hub of games and entertainment adds new experiences
An event space in the Minneapolis Convention Center

Sue Z.’s Charitable Check-In: May 2019

Give back in fun ways at these charity events around the Twin Cities this month, picked by Sue Z.