Minnesota aims to end veteran homelessness this year

Exciting news! City and state officials recently announced they will aim to end veteran homelessness in Minnesota this year.  With about 350 homeless veterans counted in the entire state last year, it is an attainable goal. Liz Kuoppala, Executive Director of the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless, stated: “We applaud the commitment to ending veteran […]

The Chosen Ones by Patrick Ness

As a kid, I loved the first day of school. The evening before, on that bittersweet last night of summer, the nerves, excitement, and sense of possibility were overwhelming. The preparation rituals for kids across the state probably go something like this: Lay out your best clothes. Pack a special lunch (mine was a peanut […]