Category: News

In response to John Delmonico

BY ED FELIEN On Dec. 23, 2013, John Delmonico, president of the Minneapolis Police Federation (MPF), wrote an op-ed piece for the Star Tribune arguing that the Minneapolis Police Department should not seek outside investigators when MPD officers use deadly force. The proposal of Chief Harteau to use the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) was temporarily shot down by Governor […]

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Richard “Skip” Nelson

BY ED FELIEN Richard “Skip” Nelson lost his battle with cancer on Dec. 18, 2013. No one can replace him. He was so gentle and so kind. Walt Whitman has a line, “He shamed silliness out of me.” Skip had a wonderful sense of humor and loved a good joke, but he cared too much about the world to be […]

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Community News

Food Addicts Anonymous Fridays, 8 to 9 p.m. United Church of Christ 3805 E. 40th St. All welcome. For more information contact Shea 612-722-5064 or visit website foodaddictsanonymous.org. Become a Minnesota Reading Corps Preschool Literacy Tutor with Way to Grow If you are passionate about education and Early Childhood Literacy, then join us at Way to Grow and make difference […]

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Theater & Film

Chanhassen Dinner Theatre 501 W. 78th St., Chanhassen, MN 55317 www.ChanhassenDT.com Grease! Photo by Dan Norman Need an escape from 2017? Then Grease is the Word! Harken back to the ’50s, rock ’n roll, high school days, raging hormones and fun times. Great songs, outfits and a whole lot of attitude. Truly a great night to be had by all. […]

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Music & Dance

NEBA Summer Concert: Princeton & Symone Wendy’s Doghouse 4207 E. 54th St. The Nokomis East Business Association continues its summer concert series. “Princeton & Symone,” with its focus on reggae, pop and R&B. Free. Everyone welcome. August 27, 2 – 4 p.m. Music in Minnehaha Regional Park Minnehaha Regional Park 4801 S. Minnehaha Dr. The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board […]

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Art

All My Relations Gallery 1414 E. Franklin Ave. 612-235-4970 www.allmyrelationsarts.com ColorWheel Gallery 319 W 46th St. 612-823-5693 www.ColorWheelGallery.com  Douglas Flanders & Associates 818 W. Lake St. 612-849-9494 www.flandersart.com Gage Family Art Gallery 22nd Ave. S. at Riverside Ave. 612-330-1524 Augsburg.edu/galleries Gamut Gallery 717 S. 10th St. 612-367-4327 www.gamutgallerympls.com Groveland Gallery 25 Groveland Terrace 612-377-7800 www.grovelandgallery.com Goldstein Museum of Design McNeal […]

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Announcements

Parent Resource Group Meets in South Minneapolis NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) provides support groups to help parents of children under 18 discover resources to meet the challenges of raising a child with mental illness, learn coping skills and develop problem-solving skills. The groups are facilitated by a parent who has a child with a mental illness and […]

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Powderhorn Birdwatch “Happy New Year to our dear Powderhorn Park”

BY JOHN KARRIGAN I could start by complaining about the weather, as I have many times lately, but I guess that won’t do much good. Or, I could start by saying I haven’t been spending as much time in the park as usual, which is true, but I have been spending a lot of time outdoors. Mostly when I was […]

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The 407 million dollar question for Hennepin County

BY LARA NORKUS-CRAMPTON, RN Is Hennepin County quietly rebuilding the aging downtown HERC Garbage Incinerator? Would this be the best investment of hundreds of millions of public dollars? Why not invest more in recycling programs? Shouldn’t the public be part of this discussion? A recent item appeared in the 12/10/13 Hennepin County Board, Public Works, Energy & Environment Committee Agenda. […]

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Raina’s Wellness “The food waste problem”

BY RAINA GOLDSTEIN BUNNAG Thanksgiving is a truly American holiday. Turkey, football, family and lots of leftovers. Were you able to use up all your leftovers? If so, I commend you. If not, you are certainly not alone. In our house we tried hard (cranberry sauce and peanut butter sandwich, anyone?), but inevitably part of the delicious feast ended up […]

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