Minnesotans Receiving Mysterious Packets of Seeds From China

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture Advises Minnesotans to Not Plant the Seeds

ST. PAUL, Minn. – On Monday, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) announced they’ve had multiple reports of residents receiving unsolicited packages of seeds appearing to come from China. “We’re uncertain what these seeds may be and why people are receiving these unsolicited packages,” said Denise Thiede, MDA’s Seed Unit Supervisor. “Until we know more, we encourage people to contact…

Duluth Gets Ready for Hmong New Year

Hmong Community Prepares Food for Celebration

DULUTH, Minn.- A cultural community in Duluth is gearing up for their New Year tomorrow. Hmong students and elders were making food today at the First United Methodist, or Coppertop church to prepare for their New Year’s celebration. The elders say they will be making roughly 960 egg rolls and about 125 lbs of sweet rice, to feed more than…