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Among the homeless, you’ll find people more like you than you...

We carelessly attach words to homeless people: panhandler, drunk, lazy bum. At Elim Church and Strong Tower Parish shelters, which have 80 beds in...

Indian Country leaders urge Native people to be counted in 2020...

Native Americans living on reservations and in traditional villages were the most undercounted people in the 2010 U.S. Census. This year, tribal leaders throughout...

Shelters are defenseless against the spread of COVID-19 More than 10,000...

At 7 o’clock on a recent evening, people began filing into the basement of a church in northeast Minneapolis for a free dinner of...

Thousands of Target employees work over 50 hours a week. Why...

Target Corp. has quietly settled half a dozen class action lawsuits and still faces two more from workers who allege the company has failed...

Janitors threaten open-ended strike as Minnesota prepares for coronavirus outbreak

Minneapolis city leaders are calling for a deal to be reach with 4,000 commercial janitors who clean buildings across the 7-county metro area, including...

St. Paul proposes 5 new ordinances to protect renters

St. Paul aims to pass renter protections this year, including capping security deposits to one month’s rent, shielding renters with bad credit or old...

Marshall is the site of a potentially litigious battle over a...

MARSHALL — The battle over a flag supporting LBGTQ students at a middle school here rages on amid threats of litigation on both sides. Advocates for...

Culture war rages in southwest Minnesota over rainbow flag

MARSHALL, LYON COUNTY — A rainbow flag displayed for a public middle school diversity project has met fierce opposition and a threat of legal action...

The story of how Lyon County rose up for refugees In...

MARSHALL, LYON COUNTY — Angela Larson was startled to see in her local paper in January that Lyon County commissioners would decide the following day...

St. Paul needs more police officers, report says. Here’s how the...

The St. Paul Police Department needs more than 100 additional officers and staff, a study by the department says — a recommendation at odds with...
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