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Newcomers' Guide
Our rundown on metro-area neighborhoods, including a look at award-winning schools.
Hosting an exchange student from Norway creates cross-cultural bonds.
by Sara Schlueter
Hosting an Exchange Student | Viking Magazine
Volunteering + Nonprofits
The winners of this year's WomenVenture grants grew up with the entrepreneurship bug in place.
Tina Wells
Newcomers' Guide
Ours is a tale of two cities, 182 leafy suburbs, and even more lakes. Consider this your welcome-wagon introduction.
Map of neighborhoods in Minneapolis/St.Paul
With many job fields booming, the state’s colleges and universities are ready to help adults like you move up.
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SPECIAL ADVERTISING SECTION | Many programs at Twin Cities Community and Technical colleges get Minnesotans into jobs surprisingly quick with surprisingly livable wages.
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SPECIAL ADVERTISING SECTION | Most students who attend Minnesota colleges stay here to work and make families. A smart idea for them and for our state? You betcha.
Volunteering + Nonprofits
This year’s honorees do everything from teaching preschoolers their colors to fostering peace among enemies.
Deciding to continue your education is the start of something big: Discovering a new part of you.
Tips from education experts on how students can make the most of their high school experience.
by Mpls.St.Paul
Volunteering + Nonprofits
In honor of WomenVenture’s 17th annual Fall Event, we chatted with keynote speaker Thia Breen and three intriguing local women entrepreneurs.
by Mpls.St.Paul Editors
Volunteering + Nonprofits
For more than 20 years, we’ve recognized Minnesotans who make a positive difference around the Twin Cities. Meet our  Volunteer Hall of Fame class of 2012.
Good Deeds: 2012 Volunteer Hall of Fame
Newcomers' Guide
It's hard to beat the wealth of talented folks who can solve our every challenge and meet our every need. We invite you to meet them, The Faces of Mpls.St.Paul.
Faces Of Mpls.St.Paul
Our expert-driven checklist will help you see where you stand.
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