SCABA Car Show is annual hit

The South Chicago Avenue Business Alliance (“SCABA”) will host its 8th Annual Classic Car Show on Sunday, June 11, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.at the intersection of 48th Street and Chicago Avenue in South Minneapolis. The show is a highlight of the year!! As in other years, the…

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46th and 34th Ave pick up speed

BY STEPHANIE FOX For a couple of generations, the Sunrise Inn sat at the corner of 34th Avenue and 46th Street in the East Nokomis neighborhood of South Minneapolis. The next-to-the last of the 3.2 dive bars in the Twin Cities was the place where neighbors would drop in for…

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Our Revolution Minnesota report

BY ED FELIEN Our Revolution is shaking the foundations of City Hall. So far, they have challenged three incumbents and beat one for the DFL endorsement and fought two other incumbents to a draw with no DFL endorsement. Jeremiah Ellison beat Blong Yang for the DFL endorsement in the 5th Ward,…

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What’s happening in Syria

BY ED FELIEN On April 4 the Syrian Air Force attacked an ISIS warehouse in Idlib, Syria. Trump says the Syrian Air Force used poison gas in the attack. The Syrians claim the bombs targeted an ammunition warehouse, and the warehouse contained poison gas. The Russians say there should be an impartial international…

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From inside the Cano Camp

BY DAVID TILSEN I decided to help Alondra Cano in her re-election campaign this year because she stepped up when I asked her to help with the Dakota Access Pipeline effort.  I tend to be in solidarity with people who are in solidarity with me, and Council Member Cano has…

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6th Ward Convention this Saturday

BY GAIL RAJALA HAYDEN The 6th Ward race for City Council promises to be a lively and interesting competition for the hearts and minds of South Minneapolis 6th Ward voters. Indeed, the caucusing at the precinct level on April 4 was large enough to require the fire department to close…

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Twin Cities DSA updates and plans

BY DEBRA KEEFER RAMAGE On Sunday, April 23, DSA had its largest membership meeting ever, with over 50 attendees, the large majority of whom were DSA members. (Non-members are welcome to attend and volunteer, but cannot vote.) At this meeting, plans were made to widen and continue our involvement in…

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