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Steve Brandt announces his candidacy for one of two citizen seats on the Minneapolis Board of Estimate and Taxation.He pledged to employ common sense and good judgment on the board that sets the … more
Floyd Williams describes himself as a student of life, a revolutionary on many different levels: mentally, spiritually and socially. “I am definitely a person who is about my roots, and … more
Finding a medallion is something Roosevelt High School graduate Melissa Gross has always wanted to do. On Friday, Dec. 11, she crossed it off her bucket list. Gross discovered the Nokomis East … more
When graphic designer Brian Cornell and his wife Kari moved to Longfellow in 1996, the Riverview Theater stood proud at the intersection of 38th Street and 42nd Avenue – but there wasn’t … more
The combination of winter weather with its days of cold temperatures and shorter daylight hours, along with the isolation and fear caused by COVID-19, strikes a depressive chord within many. But if … more
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 own family was multi-racial, and they shared the duplex with a … 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 … more
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, … more
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 … more
The Lake Street Council announces two new grants that will provide a total of $1.5 million to local entrepreneurs who rebuild and invest in property on Lake Street. The grants are a part of the … more
Nokomis resident Angela Casselton was recently named executive director of the Creative Enterprise Zone (CEZ), a non-profit organization that attracts and supports creatives … more
The Minneapolis Board of Education has announced South High School junior Mary Ghebremeskal will serve as its next Student Representative. She replaces outgoing Student Representative Nathaniel … more
On Nov. 7, 2020, the day the Associated Press called the election for President Elect Joe Biden, nearly a thousand people gathered in front of the former Third Precinct police headquarters at … more
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 … more
Terra Girard wasn’t planning to be a widow in her 60s. But things changed quickly in September when her husband Teddy got a sore throat and a cough, was hospitalized for COVID-19, and died nine … more
A bedrock principle of the American criminal justice system is that a person accused of a crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. According to Sara Jones, executive … more
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 … more
“We’ve been on our own trying to figure out two crises,” Two Bettys owner Anna Tsantir told Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020.The first communication she got … more
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 … more
"Shopping small and supporting local businesses has never been more important than it is in 2020," remarked Homespun owner Ben Cooney. "Dozens of small businesses are closing each week due to the … more
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