Rena Moran, St. Paul's first African-American legislator?Rena Moran's path from homelessness to a seat in the statehouse was all but assured last night with her victory over Jeremiah Ellis in the DFL primary for St. Paul's 65A legislative district.Moran beat Ellis by 1436 to 1231 votes, becoming ... More >>
The brightest stars and dimmest hacks in the Capitol
The latest round in the ongoing battle to ram a publicly subsidized Twins stadium into law despite widespread opposition to the concept occurred last night during a marathon session of the local government committee in the Minnesota House. The key vote of the evening was on an amendment by Rep. Fr ... More >>
As a Child, Cy Thao Crossed the Mekong from Laos to a New World. Now His Paintings Are Taking the Hmong People Home.
Primaries could mean a stronger, tougher lineup
The ward one race in St. Paul promises to be one nasty scrum
Community activist Cy Thao plans to tell the story of the Hmong people in a series of 50 paintings--and may one day speak for them in elected office