• Changing Lake Hiawatha into Lake Swampy

    BY ED FELIEN Former Mayor R T Rybak started a lively discussion in South Minneapolis by saying, “Sad to admit this, but until I saw this mural in South Minneapolis I didn’t know that what we now call Lake Hiawatha was once a wetland where wild rice grew. So if this is the case and we see the Minneapolis Park […]

    Changing Lake Hiawatha into Lake Swampy
  • Voter’s guide to the precinct caucuses

    BY DEBRA KEEFER RAMAGE March 1, 2016, is Caucus Night in Minnesota. When it comes to presidential elections, Minnesota is not a “primary” state, so there won’t be a Democratic primary for you to vote in. The only way you can register your preference as to the nominee of the Democratic Party, no matter who that is, is to attend, […]

    Voter’s guide  to the precinct caucuses
  • Accessibility

    BY TONY BOUZA It’s 3 a.m. and a black motorist, slightly tipsy, is pulled over by a white cop.  The driver is obstreperous.  This is a challenge to the officer’s manhood.  The cop wants to meet the challenge to his authority: “The asshole needs a lesson.”  That is the usual scenario. How to control the cop’s behavior such that he […]

    Accessibility

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