Elderly Somali man beaten to death after getting off Metro Transit bus led a simple life that centered around daily prayers, helping others
Family and friends describe Shirwa Hassan Jibril as a compassionate man who liked to assist his fellow elders with documents and forms that needed filling out.
Hijabs for patients and medical staff: St. Louis Park hospital makes health care history
Methodist Hospital on Thursday became the nation’s first to carry hijabs in its gift shop. That change was driven by a hospital worker who saw patients struggling with makeshift hijabs to cover their heads.
Youth, diversity take the reins of power at St. Paul City Hall
“We made our campaigns about people,” says council member-elect Nelsie Yang, 24 -- a renter, a woman of color and one of the new faces of political power in St. Paul.
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With floral candles, Hmong sisters honor parents’ farming legacy
Each November, the Hmong American Farmers Association offers artwork people can buy alongside produce grown by Hmong farmers. This year’s art -- candles featuring flowers from a Hmong family’s field -- comes with a good story.