Sidebar Featured Widget

If you are using the Sidebar Featured Posts widget, add this label to posts to determine which to display in the widget.

Recent Posts

EDTalks: Mohamed Farah on mentoring Somali youth

EDTalks Thumb

Listen to Mohamed Farah who is co-founder and Executive Director of Ka-Joog, which enriches the lives of Somali-American youth in Minnesota through mentoring and guidance on education and employment. This month he joined other Minnesota leaders at the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism to talk about ways to prevent youth from being recruited by international extremist organizations. Continue Reading →

Filed under: , , , , , , ,

Sharp Differences In St. Cloud Legislative Candidates Debate – Full Video

14 B Candidates: Dorholt And Knoblach

Rep. Zachary Dorholt is a speck of blue in the sea of red that is Congresswoman Michele Bachmann’s district. He is the only Democrat in Minnesota’s legislature from that conservative area. As you might expect, he and his Republican opponent Jim Knobloch differ on many issues. But will Dorholt win a second term in conservative land? Continue Reading →

Filed under: , , , , , , ,

REPLAY: Hearing On “Financial Assurance” Question For PolyMet Mining Proposal

splitimage

REPLAY: A Minnesota House committee heard testimony Tuesday from environmental activists, mining advocates and other stakeholders on the controversial copper-nickel mining proposal for northern Minnesota that is being advanced by PolyMet Mining Corporation. Continue Reading →

Filed under: , , , , , , ,

Milwaukee School Supporters Rally to Fight Funding Cuts, Privitization

MIlwaukee School Supporters Rally. Click photo to watch video.

As the national debate over the direction of education rages, Milwaukee appears to be ground zero for the school choice movement, cuts in public education and expansion of charter schools that many public education advocates believe are detrimental to students and schools in the city. Continue Reading →

Filed under: , , , , ,

Inventing “Minneapolis Police 2.0:” Chief Wants More Diverse, More Community-friendly Cops

Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau

It’s been a rough first year for Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau, who took over as chief in January. With numerous protests spurred by the death of Terrance Franklin, who was shot by police in May, to recent incidents involving racial slurs by Minneapolis Police Officers in Green Bay and Apple Valley — including homophobic remarks about Harteau, a lesbian — the 48-year-old chief has her hands full.
Continue Reading →

Filed under: , , , , , , ,

MN House Live Channel

Wednesday November 9, 2016-HTV1

1:00 p.m. House Republican post-election media availability
House Speaker Kurt Daudt (R-Crown), House Majority Leader Joyce Peppin (R-Rogers), along with members and members-elect of the House Republican caucus, hold a media availability to discuss election results.
Continue Reading →

Filed under: ,