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Phillips/Powderhorn  •  Nokomis  •  Riverside


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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Justice in the Green Zone?

BY KAY SCHROVEN Low-income communities, Indigenous communities and communities of color in Minneapolis (and many cities) experience unequal health, wealth, employment and education, and also are often overburdened by environmental conditions such as traffic and stationary pollution sources, brownfield sites (real property that may be compromised by the presence or…

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Be on the lookout for stolen hedgehogs, spoons

Flotsam+Fork owners Joe P Hasler and Adrianna Fie are seeking information that might lead to the recovery and safe return of a delicate shipment from Germany, which was stolen from them last week. Most notably, the pilfered package contained 12 precious wood-bristle boot cleaners shaped like hedgehogs, as well as…

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VOTE

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

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Who is running in the 6th Ward?

BY ED FELIEN Southside Pride sent the following to the two candidates running to represent the 6th Ward on the Minneapolis City Council, Abdirizak Bihi and the incumbent, Jamal Osman: “Southside Pride will be publishing a Guide for Voters in the 6th Ward in our upcoming Riverside edition coming out…

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