The St. Paul Police Academy has graduated its largest and most diverse class in at least 30 years, including its first officer from the Karen ethnic minority in Myanmar. Ler Htoo spent the first three years of his life in Myanmar, then 15 in refugee camps in Thailand.
After months of polar vortexes it’s finally almost time to lay out in the sun and sand. To help get the ball rolling, we rounded up the 25 best beaches in the world.
The good folks at The Restaurant Choice cooked up these handsomely designed infographics to get you through your next international dining adventure.
Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson is leading a trade mission to Vietnam and Thailand starting this week. The department says the focus will be on feed. The eight-member delegation, which leaves Tuesday, will include representatives of feed and feed ingredient companies as well as stakeholder groups.
Ever wanted to know how and when Mother’s Day is celebrated around the world? We take a look at the annual traditions of five countries to find out.
Thailand’s version of America’s Got Talent got an eye full this week when one of the contestants painted with her boobs. Plus, check out the winner from 2011, Myra.
Miss Minnesota was not chosen to represent the U.S. in the forthcoming Miss Universe Pageant. On Saturday night in Las Vegas, Nitaya Panemalaythong, of Savage, Minn., competed in the Miss USA Pageant.
On Saturday night, Miss Minnesota 2012 will compete for the title of Miss USA. Nitaya Panemalaythong comes from a big family in Savage; she has eight brothers and sisters.
The Minnesota Zoo is celebrating the birth of two litters of endangered Asian wild dogs.