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The 90th commemoration of the landmark 1934 truckers strike that made Minneapolis a union city hits high gear in July with a culminating picnic featuring striker descendants and labor activists, the … more
Twin Cities area labor activists and sympathizers will keep alive the spirit of the landmark 1934 Minneapolis Teamster strike over the next two months with a 90 th anniversary commemoration that … more
On a sunny May afternoon, a several hundred people gathered in front of Lake Harriet Lower School. They had come to the South Minneapolis school, formerly known as Audubon, to celebrate Lake … more
On May 30, 2024, Minneapolis police officer, Jamal Mitchell, 36, was shot and killed while responding to a double shooting in southwest Minneapolis, near 22nd St. and Blaisdell Ave. S. after 5:15 … more
As MnDOT evaluates its upcoming Interstate 94 project, community members are talking about how they live, work and play along the corridor, and what they envision for the next 50 years. It’s … more
Dog treats. I’ve seen this guy handing out treats to all the passing dogs around Lake Harriet for years. I guess that makes him dog’s best friend. (Illustration by WACSO) more
FILM SERIES AT MAYFLOWER On select Wednesday evenings throughout summer, join Mayflower UCC (106 E Diamond Lake Road) for a social justice film series. They will provide popcorn, non-alcoholic … more
Most people don’t think of moving as fun. The thought of it can be overwhelming. But Gentle Transitions will put anyone’s mind at ease. Gentle Transitions is a move management … more
The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) has kicked off a new program, Cycling Without Age, aimed at helping older adults with mobility issues enjoy time and connect with others in … more
South Minneapolis resident Donna Minter is riding her recumbent bike 3,200 miles from San Diego, Calif. to Saint Augustine, Fla. this fall. She plans to raise $500,000 for five climate organizations … more
The Minneapolis City Council is taking another look at how to better manage the decades-old practice of allowing city police officers to make money while working independently when they are … more
Organizers of the new Uptown Community Coalition want to push negative vibes out of Uptown and bring in resources to help local businesses make it cool again. “We really want to make … more
CEDAR LAKE ROAD BRIDGE The city will replace the Cedar Lake Road bridge over the BNSF railroad in the Bryn Mawr neighborhood in 2027. The temporary repairs were completed, and the bridge is open … more
After a nationwide search, the board of directors of the Minneapolis Parks Foundation is pleased to announce Anne Hoyt Taff’s appointment as executive director of the Minneapolis Parks and … more
Restaurant workers seek to unionize Workers at Ann Kim’s Korean American restaurant, run by award winning Ann Kim, are expected to vote on June 27 on joining Unite Here Local 17, a union … more
E-waste Collection Event JUNE 29 What do old cell phones, aging computers, and obsolete chargers have in common? They are all part of the e-waste problem in the U.S. According to a 2023 study, … more
Sebastian Joe’s expands Sebastian Joe’s has taken over the former Apoy space at 4301 Nicollet Ave., and opening its third ice cream shop. It will be the only Sebastian Joe’s … more
What’s next for community safety in the 3rd Precinct? Over 70 people gathered at the Lake Nokomis Community Center on May 23, 2024 to hear about two new safety centers planned for south … more
On May 25, Singer Kashimana and Brass Solidarity led a joyful procession from the solidarity fist at 38th St. and Chicago Ave. to the Say Their Names cemetery, where 400 candles were placed around … more
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