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They’re starting to leave the sinking ship

BY ED FELIEN The five police officers involved in the Terrance Franklin killing have decided to get separate lawyers. That’s a big sign. It probably means Officers Andy Stender, Ricardo Muro and Mark Durand might be willing to tell the truth about what happened in the basement when Officers Lucas…

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The Keewaydin pool is gone?

BY KATHRYN KELLY Residents of the Keewaydin neighborhood in South Minneapolis are totally confused as to how they ended up with a plan that would eliminate any water features in Keewaydin Park. A master plan was created for Keewaydin Park in 2012 that would take out the current wading pool…

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Support for Nancy Ford – Letter to the Editor

So why is a true-blue former DFL legislator like me voting for Independent candidate Nancy Ford instead of 12th ward incumbent Andrew Johnson? It’s because my loyalty to Minneapolis exceeds my politics and her policies are better than his. Nancy Ford opposes defunding the police. She’s against eliminating Chief Arradondo’s…

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Southside Pride Sample Ballot

Mayor: 1. Sheila Nezhad 2. Kate Knuth City Council: Ward 1: Elliott Payne Ward 2: Cam Gordon Ward 3: Steve Fletcher Ward 4: Phillipe Cunningham Ward 5: Jeremiah Ellison Ward 6: Abdirizak Bihi Ward 7: Nick Kor Ward 8: Andrea Jenkins Ward 9: Jason Chavez Ward 10: Aisha Chughtai Ward…

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Get out and vote

BY ELINA KOLSTAD It may not be a major national election year, but Tuesday, Nov. 2, is still a very important election. If you are new to Minneapolis or haven’t voted in recent years here is some information I hope will get you started. If you are not currently registered…

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Charter amendment #2

BY ELINA KOLSTAD Nov. 2, 2021, will be a referendum on the murder of George Floyd and whether residents feel the city did enough to fix the problems within the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) that brought us to the center of international news, in the worst light possible, last summer.…

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The MPD budget

BY TONY BOUZA The Minneapolis Police Department budget document itself is a turgid piece of bureaucratic invention intended to obfuscate and mislead you into thinking your $200 million is being sensibly spent. It ain’t. The pages are replete with references to how sedulously they monitor and invest your dollars, how…

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We had to call 911

BY DEVIN HOGAN The CRUNCH was so massive it shook the earth. I was tooling around in the back yard when I heard squealing tires, followed by that visceral blow of what sounded like a car accident. I ran around to the front of the house, and, to my surprise,…

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