I love that there’s “Vote No” crop art at the Minnesota State Fair! (By voting no in November, Minnesotans will be voting against a Constitutional amendment to define marriage as being between one man and one woman.)
At the State Fair this year, Minnesotans got creative with glue and seeds and found a big audience for their political expressions in the Ag-Hort building’s crop art exhibition. MPR News’ Nikki Tundel snapped a few photos, but she wasn’t able to find any “Vote Yes” art.
Read more from reporter Sasha Aslanian about political expression at the fair and see more photos from Nikki Tundel here.
"In the arena of religion, my soul is a topic of contention. I’ve heard that I’m going to hell, but I’ve also heard that God loves everyone. It’s kind of cool to be the center of so much attention and gossip."
Justin Aaberg (pictured above) hanged himself in his room in 2010 following incidents of bullying.
At least six other Anoka-Hennepin School District students have committed suicide, and friends and parents of bullied victims say adults at the schools knew about harassment but did nothing. Read Beth Hawkins’ investigation.
It breaks my heart that this is going on in my state.