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  • Wave Rider
    Jenny Schwietz owns eight surfboards and has become one of Lake Superior’s best-known year-round surfers. Reported by Jana Studelska.
  • 51 Days of Open Water
    Grounded: Ebba Safverblad-Nelson writes about Femmes du Nord. "The silence rang in my ears. It was the absolute stillness of a lake as calm as glass and a landscape without trees. It was the silence of isolation — of the knowledge that we had put hundreds of kilometers between us and the last place where we had seen other people."
  • A Wild and Alien World
    Conscious Mind: Emeri Burks writes about her adventures underwater. "After you dive, how could you not find all life beautiful with this diversity? How could you not be moved to a state of humility?"
  • Broken System: The Crisis of Elder Abuse in Minnesota
    Act Now: Elder abuse complaints have increased from 4,000 in 2010 to nearly 23,000 in 2017. Minnesota is the only state that does not license assisted-living facilities, which makes it difficult for the state to enforce standards of care. Assisted living licensure is one of the changes Elder Voice Family Advocates is pushing for in the Minnesota legislature this session.
  • We Ride to Heal
    Gabrielle Strong on her experiences with the Dakota 38 horse ride from South Dakota into Mankato, Minnesota, to help heal Native generational trauma.
  • Education Guide: Connecting Us With MinneStory
    Melissa Wray writes about how she is capturing storytelling in Minnesota communities, as she prepares to build a cultural community center in Caledonia.
  • Perspectives #2: Face-to-Face With the Divide
    Ann Markusen reflects on the personal impact of seeing Amoke Kubat's play.
  • Perspectives #3: What's Next?
    Anna Tennis reflects on the messages that are delivered in "Angry Black Woman Talks With Well Intentioned White Girl" and asks: what next?
  • Worthington is one of several cities around Minnesota benefitting from a rising immigrant population. Immigration is the “next opportunity for us as rural communities to revitalize rural America.”
  • Storytelling  Up North
    Karen Sunderman: “You can find interesting people everywhere if you just listen and pay attention and take the time."
  • The Responsibility of Being Visible
    Voices From Duluth: Anna Tennis reflects on the responsibility of being a visible white person in our political climate.
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