Favorite neighborhood business?
When graphic designer Brian Cornell and his wife Kari moved to Longfellow in 1996, the Riverview Theater stood proud at the … Read More
Minneapolis wrestles with homelessness
The combination of winter weather with its days of cold temperatures and shorter daylight hours, along with the isolation and fear … Read More
Looking back to move forward
As a young child, Denise Pike experienced an attempted cross-burning on the front lawn of her family’s home in St. Louis Park. Her … Read More
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL The Michael ‘Taz’ and Sakiko Nilan family has a global perspective on things as they’ve lived in both Japan (where Sakiko is front) and Minnesota (where Taz …
Rebuild Repair Recycle
MN350 wants people to question whether natural gas is really clean-burning, safe and abundant energy, and they are fighting Xcel’s proposed new billion dollar fossil …
Every Monday morning, Christopher Allison and Craig Drehmel meet at the Fresh Thyme grocery store parking lot in Southeast Minneapolis, where pallets of food are waiting to be loaded. Allison opens …
Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity’s Minneapolis ReStore, is celebrating its fourth anniversary in the Seward-Longfellow community after being closed because of COVID-19 and the protests over the …
Aging Well
To a cross country skier, there are few sounds more magical than the swoosh of their skis on a freshly groomed trail – and Minnesota has no shortage of these.According to Gail Lundeen Brand, …
Helping people let go of things to focus on a new season of life is what Blissworks is all about.Wendy Wolff launched Blissworks, Beautiful Living in Simplified Spaces, in 2019. The company merges …
Tanya Welch of Hiawatha Suites Senior Living Seniors at Hiawatha Suites Senior Living, 4140 Dight Ave. S., watched as Irish dancers …
Voices Against Violence

'She must have done something wrong'

Because fit mothers are losing custody and children are being harmed, supporters of Safe Child Act want to make sure family court focuses on child safety over parents rights By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN …

Lake Street Council launches grant programs totaling $1.5 million to encourage local ownership, development
The Lake Street Council announces two new grants that will provide a total of $1.5 million to local entrepreneurs who rebuild and … Read More
South High junior named school board student representative
The Minneapolis Board of Education has announced South High School junior Mary Ghebremeskal will serve as its next Student … Read More
On streets for democracy and justice
On Nov. 7, 2020, the day the Associated Press called the election for President Elect Joe Biden, nearly a thousand people gathered in … Read More

Creative Enterprise Zone hires new executive director

Nokomis resident Angela Casselton was recently named executive director of the Creative Enterprise Zone (CEZ), a non-profit organization that attracts and supports creatives …

NEBA Treasure Hunt kicks off Nov. 28

The Nokomis East Business Association (NEBA) is holding its first ever Nokomis East Scavenger Hunt. This community event will run from Nov. 28 through Dec. 12 to kick-off the holiday season. "Help us …
Nokomis East Neighborhood Association

Free food Dec. 16 at 5734 Sander Dr.

Please join NENA on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020, for the final free food and supply distribution. We offer a wide selection of fresh produce, dairy, meat, staples, clean supplies, and personal care …
It's confirmed: we're stronger together
No block party? No tree lighting event? No problem! At least that’s what the Nokomis East Business Association (NEBA) board … Read More
Letters January 2021
Loving where I liveTo the Editor:I just read this great book about loving your city: "This Is Where You Belong: the Art and Science of … Read More

Taking care of the George Floyd Global Memorial

At the center of the intersection at 38th St. and Chicago Ave. S., a large sculpture of a fist holding a red, black and green striped Pan-African flag is surrounded by a circular garden. On Chicago …

Through Their Eyes


Pregnant and parenting during COVID-19: There are no manuals for this

Ingrid Rasmussen and her six-week-old son Lars, carried through and delivered in the time of COVID. (Photo by Margie O’Loughlin)[/caption] Ingrid Rasmussen had everything …