Good Question: What Second Language Should Our Children Learn?Language immersion programs have been growing in Minnesota as more and more parents want their kids to learn another language. There were fewer than 30 programs in the state just ten years ago, and now there are more than 70.
Target Lays Off Another 235 In Twin CitiesAnother round of layoffs has struck Target Corp. in the Twin Cities. The company eliminated 235 positions Tuesday from its headquarters in Minneapolis and satellite offices in St. Louis Park and Brooklyn Park. It also cut 40 positions from its IT Center in India.
MNfusion: Mekaal Hasan Band Stops In MN During First N. American TourIndo-Pak band, the Mekaal Hasan Band, gives audiences a taste of traditional Pakistan music with contemporary influences. The band blends Eastern classical sounds, subcontinental concepts and jazz harmonies taking inspiration from Pakistani poetry and Indian heritage.
Best International Festivals To Attend This FallA look at five of the best international festivals and events held in the fall.
Good Question: How Many Nuclear Weapons Still Exist?The United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima 70 years ago Thursday. Estimates of causalities were anywhere between 90,000 and 160,000 people. It was the first nuclear weapon ever used, at a time when the United States was the only country with that capability. All of that has changed.
Priest Gets Time Served, Faces Deportation In Sex Abuse CaseA Catholic priest who pleaded guilty last month to criminal sexual misconduct has been essentially sentenced to time served. The Rev. Joseph Jeyapaul was sentenced Monday to a year and a day in prison in connection with the 2005 abuse of a teenage girl.
Good Question: Where Do Our Immigrants Come From?Some Republicans don't want the President, among other things, to grant legal status to undocumented parents who have children born in the U.S. Where do our immigrants come from? And, how have those groups changed over time? Good Questions.
Travel To The Wonders Of The WorldHere's a quick guide for families to the New Seven Wonders of the World and the only surviving original Seven Wonders of the World.
This Indian Girls Soccer Team Is Playing In Minn. With A Purpose Like all teenagers, hanging with one’s peers is a simple pleasure. But for 18 girls from India, an outing to the Minnesota Zoo was both eye-opening and life-changing.
Dayton Hails US Gov't Duties On Foreign Steel Pipe Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is hailing the U.S. government's decision to impose duties on imports of steel pipe from South Korea, India and seven other countries.
Priest Guilty Of Abuse In U.S. Is Deported To IndiaA priest who was convicted of fondling a 12-year-old girl while he was working in the Diocese of Winona has been deported to his native India. Officials with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement say 48-year-old Leo Charles Koppala was turned over to authorities in New Delhi on Wednesday.
How To Look Like A Local When Dining AbroadThe good folks at The Restaurant Choice cooked up these handsomely designed infographics to get you through your next international dining adventure.