Westerman was named Minnesota’s poet laureate in September

Q&A: Minnesota’s Poet Laureate, Gwen Nell Westerman

The state's new poet laureate explains her process, purpose, and what gives her hope

At Abang Yoli, a Former Bellecour Chef Goes Back in Time

Jamie Yoo is keeping the fried chicken sandwich craze alive at Malcolm Yards 
MOA store owner Patric Richardson, "The Laundry Guy," now has his own show

Local “Laundry Guy” Goes National with New Show on Discovery+

Patric Richardsosn preaches his love for laundry while helping others restore what they lost
Maggie Thompson, photographed at the Northrup King Building in northeast Minneapolis

How Makwa Studio Knits Together Art, Activism, and Business

Textile artist Maggie Thompson had a busy 2020 in Minneapolis
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

Dr. Zeke J. McKinney Helps Minnesotans Return to Work Safely

The HealthPartners occupational medicine physician's work has evolved during the COVID-19 pandemic

Dr. Retu Saxena Works to Advance Women’s Heart Health

The cardiologist and researcher is part of the Minneapolis Heart Institute's Penny Anderson Women’s Cardiovascular Center

Why This Man Gave Free Haircuts at George Floyd’s Memorial Site

Michael Hampton shares his thoughts on wealth inequality, the importance of education, and the vitality of the barbershop
Mike Max interviewing protesters

WCCO’s Mike Max on Covering the George Floyd Protests

The long-time sports anchor showed Minnesota the humanity in the midst of chaos

UPDATED: Minnesota’s COVID-19 Stay Safe Plan

Gov. Tim Walz has announced new guidelines in effect June 10