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Minnesota State Fair bee and honey superintendent Hannah Hallahan

Hannah Hallahan caught the bug for bees as a young girl growing up in Minnetonka, when her father took up beekeeping as a hobby.

Not long ago, I was sitting in Sweeney’s Saloon with my literary crew, debating which author had written the best boxing book.

When 18-year-old Fue Xiong’s English teacher Anthony Jacobs assigned his class to write and submit essays to Chipotle’s “Cultivating Thought” student essay contest, Fue knew he wanted to keep his submission simple, showing how much a plate of rice and sardines can help a refugee family.

#learn more about Imogene: Member of National Honor Society. Intern at Urban Roots. Active in speech and robotics; two-time participant in state science fair.

The jocks, the geeks, the preppies and the teacher’s pets? Not so much. Today’s high school seniors are busting stereotypes with their diverse activities and achievements.

If there is one word that best describes Maria Isa Pérez, it’s dynamic. The petite Latina hip-hop artist bounds through the door of Electric Machete Studios, an indigenous and Latino art collective on Smith Avenue, loaded down with a large computer bag and a hefty purse.

In celebration of the Capital City’s music scene, Saint Paul Mayor Chris Coleman has declared 2016 the Year of Music. The initiative highlights the people, venues and sounds that make up the city’s diverse music community.

Dan Riggs is still amazed that the radio internship at KDWB he landed shortly after graduating from St. Paul’s North High School turned into a 17-year career as an on-air host for popular local stations also including Cities 97, KOOL 108 and WLOL.

“Meet them where they live” is an adage that Jeff Erickson, principal of Minnetonka High School, subscribes to—140 characters at a time, connecting with students in the Twittersphere.

Kailen Rosenberg travels the world to talk about love. People look to her for advice and tips for finding love, staying in love or reestablishing lost love.

You’ve heard her mellifluous voice over the airwaves as the delightful and engaging host of American Public Media’s The Splendid Table, which recently celebrated its 20th anniversary.

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