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Many buildings that serve Native Americans across the Twin Cities are outdated and dilapidated, making it even tougher to help those in need, according to Dr. Joe Hobot, president and CEO of the … more
By SUSAN SCHAEFER Much has been written about the benefits of exercise and being outdoors to beat the blues. According to a recent report from the American Psychological Association, “There … more
Families from Minnesota and around the country who have lost loved ones to police violence stood together outside the Hennepin County Courthouse on Dec. 8, 2021 in support of the Wright family. It … more
Bob’s Barber Shop on 34th Avenue and 50th Street is unlike many barbershops portrayed in popular media. In some ways, getting a haircut at Bob’s is more like spending time in the kitchen … more
The new executive director of the Longfellow Community Council has a passion for driving progressive social change to impact people’s lives for the better and help them see their own … more
The Lake Street Council has unveiled sneak peek images of a new outdoor art installation coming to Lake Street. A heart-shaped “We Love Lake Street” sculpture designed by the Chicago … more
A memorial march for the homeless who have died took place Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021 at 4 p.m. Braving the cold, about 200 marchers bearing signs with the ages and names of the deceased started from … more
A two-year college through the University of St. Thomas is tailored to motivated, underrepresented students who have encountered barriers in pursuing a college degree.Founded in 2017, the Dougherty … more
The impact of COVID-19 on children with special needs and their parents is immense. Jerrod Brown, a Concordia professor who is the program director for the Master of Arts degree in human services … more
A drive around the Nokomis East neighborhoods one morning with Janet Strom Nelson and her husband, Lee Nelson, could best be described as an affectionate reminiscence through a city retail area long … more
Comment on METRO Blue Line Extention planThe METRO Blue Line Extension project has released the Draft Route Modification Report. This report describes the overall process, public input, and technical … more
Conversations with council membersThe 2021 municipal election had record turnout as voters across Minneapolis came out to be part of the public conversation on rent control, public safety, and other … more
Metropolitan Council Environmental Services, which operates the regional wastewater collection and treatment system, received the Public Works Project of the Year Award on Nov. 19 from the Minnesota … more
New year, new lensJoin NENA’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee to start your year off with a renewed commitment to our community. We are hosting a free, online event on Wednesday, … more
In 1909, 38th Street was barely a road or even only drawn on paper maps, especially close to the Mississippi River where this photo was taken. Most likely the photo was taken close to where 46th … more
Since late 2020 Mayor Jacob Frey has made known his intent to reopen the intersection at 38th St. E and Chicago Ave. S. When interim design surveys were returned in spring 2021, he and city leaders … more
U.S. Bank is donating its branch property at 2800 E. Lake Street to nonprofit community development corporation Seward Redesign. Seward Redesign will partner with 4RM+ULA, an architectural design … more
As Ericsson resident Josh Klauck tells it, he and a few friends were drinking beer at Buster’s on 28th, wondering what was going on with the old hardware store space next door at 4208 S. 28th … more
Ecumen is constructing a 100-unit senior housing community that will include 11 units designated for veterans who are experiencing homelessness. The aim of the Hillock project at Snelling and 45th … more
A month earlier, the West River Parkway had been filled with throngs of runners during the Twin Cities Marathon. But on a breezy November morning, another group of outdoor enthusiasts moved down the … more
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