Monday, October 25, 2010

Celeste Lasich - Intercultural Communities United in Marshall, Minnesota

Reverend Celeste Lasich, Pastor of Christ United Presbyterian Church in Marshall, Minnesota, discusses her work with a "Circles of Support" group convened and maintained with the help of a grant project called "Intercultural Communities United."

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Gerry Buse - Family Services in Saint James, Minnesota

Gerry Buse talks about his many formal and informal activities to help families in Wotonwan County, Minnesota.

Judy Harder -- Sharing her love of healthy food in Mountain Lake, Minnesota

Judy Harder recently resigned as a dietitian to start a community supported agriculture business, a new way of introducing ideas about food into her community.

Monday, October 4, 2010

Xiong Yang: Hmong New Year's Celebration in Walnut Grove, Minnesota

Xiong Yang, city council member in Walnut Grove, Minnesota, discusses the challenges facing this traditional Minnesota town that is now home to a thriving Hmong community. The occasion is the celebration of the Hmong New Year on October 3, 2010.


Becky and Derek Tonn run an international mapmaking business out of an old house in Springfield, Minnesota. Their successful business shows what can be done with internet based businesses in rural Minnesota.

Herb Holman M.D - Practicing Medical Acupuncture in Springfield, Minnesota

Herb Holman has worked in family practice medicine in Springfield for more than twenty years. In this interview, he discusses his reasons for studying Chinese medicine and shifting his practice to medical acupuncture.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Greg Warner - Community Organizer

Greg Warner has been active in community organizations to end poverty and improve the quality of life for all citizens of Southwest Minnesota. In this interview, he talks about his view of social justice.