coming together

Philando Castile's mother joins the march for Justine Damond

Valerie Castile shared a hug with Justine Damond's fiance Don Damond

Update: Donations pour in for 2 dogs shot by Minneapolis cop

Meanwhile, a police incident report claims the dogs charged at the officer.

A 10-day festival is celebrating Minnesota's emerging black artists

Comedy, dance, theatre, poetry, photography, music, painting, and even aerial arts.

A 10-day festival is celebrating Minnesota's emerging black artists

Comedy, dance, theatre, poetry, photography, music, painting, and even aerial arts.

Protesters interrupt the Twin Cities Pride parade

They put the parade to a halt to read a list of demands.

Mark Zuckerberg had dinner with Somali refugees in Minneapolis last night

His said his hosts are a "a powerful reminder of why this country is so great."

A beloved soccer coach dies, and his wife learns she has cancer

Sly Sylvester died Friday after a battle with ALS. Now his wife, Tessie, is ready to fight a cancer diagnosis.

A middle school is renamed after a Minnesota icon (but it's not Prince)

Students at Ramsey started an effort to rename their middle school – and this week they achieved their goal.

A middle school is renamed after a Minnesota icon (but it's not Prince)

Students at Ramsey started an effort to rename their middle school – and this week they achieved their goal.

Meet the Minnesotan challenging stereotypes with 'The No Evil Project'

Race, religion, politics, sexuality – everyone has labels. But Troy B. Thompson says they don't define us.

Meet the Minnesotan challenging stereotypes with 'The No Evil Project'

Race, religion, politics, sexuality – everyone has labels. But Troy B. Thompson says they don't define us.

Minnesotans rally for equality at the State Capitol

There's been a couple demonstrations at the Capitol this weekend.

It's okay to play in the street this summer – Open Streets Minneapolis is back

Walk, bike, or roll down the streets while they're closed to cars.

It's okay to play in the street this summer – Open Streets Minneapolis is back

Walk, bike, or roll down the streets while they're closed to cars.

A tiny Minnesota town is getting its war hero back

There'll be a funeral for him more than 75 years after he died.

A tiny Minnesota town is getting its war hero back

There'll be a funeral for him more than 75 years after he died.

Some families are racing to pay off lunch debts before the school year ends

There's a campaign to raise donations to cover lunch debts in the Anoka-Hennepin district, which refers overdue accounts to collection agencies.

MN law enforcement officers stand 24 hours to honor those who died on duty

They'll remember the 278 Minnesota officers who died on duty over the years.

MN law enforcement officers stand 24 hours to honor those who died on duty

They'll remember the 278 Minnesota officers who died on duty over the years.

Watch: This Mother's Day ad crushes stereotypes about women

It's time to celebrate hardworking moms everywhere.

Forest Lake students walk out of class to protest city scrapping police force

A petition to recall the mayor who cast the decisive vote has also been launched.