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Refugee Resettlement: MinnPost's Greta Kaul Gives Us the Facts

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MN Dept. of Health
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Refugee arrivals to Minnesota, 1979-2018

MinnPost data reporter Greta Kaul talked with Heidi Holtan on All Things Considered about the numbers of refugees coming into the state of Minnesota, where they come from and which counties don't and won't have resettlements of refugees coming in, but may still be voting due to the executive order of President Trump in September. 

Her latest article is "As Minnesota counties vote on accepting refugees, here are the counties where refugees have actually moved in the last decade".

Heidi Holtan has worked at KAXE/KBXE for over 22 years. She currently helms the Morning Show as News and Public Affairs Director where she manages producers, hosts local interviews and programs, oversees and manages web stories and establishes focus areas of programming like phenology, clean energy, Indigenous voices, Strong Women, local foods, clean energy, economic development and more. Heidi is a regional correspondent for WDSE/WRPT's Duluth Public Television’s Almanac North. In 2018 Heidi received the “Building Bridges in Media” award from the Islamic Resource Group for her work on KAXE/KBXE hosting conversations about anti-Muslim movements in rural Minnesota. During the pandemic, Heidi hosted 14 months of a weekly statewide conversation on COVID-19 for the AMPERS network.