Protesting the Pipeline

Militarized police and their collusion with powerful oil interests, a call for the national guard and protection of historic treaties and water rights. Read more about protesting the pipeline.

North Dakota Protesters Petition After Dog Attacks, Sheriff Does Nothing

Have you been following the news about the brutal attacks on North Dakota protestors protesting the Keystone XL Pipeline project through sacred Native lands? The Sheriff in Morton County has refused to protect the protestors and now they want him out.


Andrew Zimmern Discusses Twin Cities Police Violence, Racism, Humanity on Sway in the Morning

Andrew Zimmern

Andrew Zimmern stopped by the Sway in the Morning radio show on Shade 45, a Sirius XM radio station owned by rap artist Eminem.

Prince Opioid Overdose Another Saga of Drug Debate in Music


Pop icon Prince has been all over the headlines, especially in the media in Minnesota, but countless magazines and newspapers have adorned their covers with his personna, paying homage to the cultural, secretly philanthropic and inspirational performer, who is now believed to have died of a drug overdose. The drug, fentanyl is stronger than heroin, and Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office released their report yesterday, according to reports.

Happy 420! Read These Great Pot Articles to Learn All About Cannabis

Drug War Times Website by LMP

Check out The Drug War Times articles that detail the news, history, politics, medical applications and scientific facts about marijuana.


Concert to be Held to Benefit Pregnancy Resource Group in Mankato

Pregnant Woman

There will be a concert to benefit Options for Women | Mankato, a resource center for pregnant women, on April 23 at Hosana Lutheran Church.


Street Art Culture: NoKato Author and Mpls Comic Artist Read from Illustrated Book

Original Fake

An novel written about street art rivalry will be featured at the Arts Center of Saint Peter with a Reading. The reading includes
the North Mankato author and Minneapolis comic artist. The two are siblings and the book is the subject of street art and sibling rivalry.


Red Lake Reservation Rappers Get Shine on Vice and Apple Music The Score Documentary

Ojibwe Red Lake Reservation residents

Apple has always been on the throbbing pulse of American pop culture and even a revolutionary force behind it at points. The company has teamed up with Vice to explore interesting music from across the spectrum of cultures across the globe, including the Red Lake Reservation in Minnesota.

Coca-Cola Pulls Ad After Offending Indigenous Mexicans

Coca-Cola delivery

Coca-Cola has offended indigenous people in Mexico after releasing a commercial depicting a young group of Caucasian people coming to bring Coke to people in Oaxaca. According to Delish via MSN, the commercial sparked outrage among many indigenous Mexicans in Mexico and others across the continent, accusing the company of racist messaging.


New Spike Lee Joint: Chiraq

Spike Lee's new joint, Chiraq, is his new movie about the violence in Chicago that has given it the new moniker, "Chiraq" due to a higher casualty rate in the city than in a combined amount of troop casualties over time in the Iraq war. His newest venture is a peering look into a Midwest city that faces economic, social and cultural challenges in one of the largest cities in the nation, and one with a bloody reputation dating back 100 years or more.