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FREE SPEECH ZONE | From Cultural Conflict To Regional War in Minnesota (1862)

Photos By: 
Rico Morales

The artist, Scott Seekins, at the Minneapolis Central Library.

On a beautiful and sunny Saturday afternoon on September 15th, the Minneapolis Central Library invited artist and historian Scott Seekins to display and discuss his latest work in response to cultu


FREE SPEECH ZONE | The Video that Voter ID proponents do not want you to see

DFL State Representative Steve Simon is one of Minnesota's most articulate and plain speaking politicians.  That is why the proponents of the Voter ID amendment question on the November ballot


FREE SPEECH ZONE | SodaStream is outside the mainstream

SodaStream, a new product that turns tap water into seltzer water, has been showing up on the shelves of Twin Cities’ department stores.  The circumstances under which SodaStream products are


FREE SPEECH ZONE | Canoeing the Arctic Reserve

Utukok River in the Western Reserve

UPDATED 9/14/2012


A Corn Belt Vinyard in Southern Minnesota

On September 1st, I joined my extended family, friends and folks from a small Lutheran Church to pick grapes on Sundstrom's Lone Oak Farm near Vernon Center, Minnesota.  My in-laws operate a l


Leigh Douglas Johnson exhibits at the Robbin Gallery

The current show at the Robbin Gallery, “Art from Two Centuries,” is a solo exhibit of oils, graphite and photography by Leigh Douglas Johnson, an artist who wears many different hats.


FREE SPEECH ZONE | Pan Asian Dance Festival – Symposium and Competition, a Successful & Honorable Festival!

SAINT PAUL, MN – Lead by the Pan Asian Arts Alliance, the Pan Asian Dance Festival – Symposium and Competition, was successfully presented on August 17 and 18, at


Poet to Poet: LouAnn Shepard Muhm

In our latest Poet to Poet, we interview LouAnn Shepard Muhm, who is a poet and teacher from northern Minnesota.  Her poems have appeared in Du


E-DEMOCRACY | St. Paul Police Brutality

From: NickColeman 

Date: Aug 29 18:56 CDT 

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