Urban Boatbuilders works with schools, community organizations and juvenile corrections facilities to help young people learn craftsmanship, as well as other lifelong skills.
Inmates from correctional facilities have been employed to work on the buildings and learn carpentry and masonry skills.
Approval for a new charter school to occupy some of the historic buildings is a major breakthrough in preservation and reuse efforts.
The Mde Maka Ska Canoe Nations Gathering in Minneapolis brings together Indian students to celebrate culture, nature and experiential learning activities.
Casinos have revived pride on Minnesota’s reservations and lent psychological momentum as well as financial resources to renewed cultural celebration.
For some kids, the lure of “18 Money” makes it difficult to focus on school. But some tribes are making educational gains.
The same week that the U.S.-Dakota War began, Ojibwe tribes were on the brink of conflict with the U.S. Army.
He has been researching the history of Dakota people in Minnesota and interviewing elders for 15 years.
Last weekend was Take a Kid Fishing Weekend, an annual event sponsored by the Minnesota DNR.
As part of a science-focused summer school curriculum, 4th graders take a field trip to the Eloise Butler Wildflower and Bird Sanctuary.
Norman Roloff was flown recently to Washington, D.C., for a day to visit war memorials and to be thanked for his service.
Students (along with some cows, pigs, and sheep) from western Minnesota shared their agriculture knowledge with Andersen United Community School students.
The educational experience at Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center is sorely lacking in many of our schools these days.
The Hiawatha line is our first light-rail train since the 1950s. Good ideas have a way of coming back around.
Andy and Spencer Olson of Emily, Minn., have been playing music professionally for over five years. Now they’re starting a recording company.
The “laughing waters” tumble 53 feet as Minnehaha Creek nears the end of its journey from Lake Minnetonka to the Mississippi River.
The Minnesota History Center presented “What If? Alternate History Teen and Family Day” with music, fashion, art, film and more.
In my video, members of the Commonweal Theatre Company talk about Ibsen and this year’s festival.
Warm temperatures and sunshine last weekend brought green grass and budding or blossoming trees.