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Secretary of State Mark Ritchie  discusses the voter ID amendment

Secretary of State Mark Ritchie discusses the voter ID amendment

Oct. 24 |     By Elizabeth Ellis Contributing Writer   On October 19, from 7:30-9 am at Turtle Bread, 4762 Chicago Ave. South, Minneapolis, Secretary of State Mark Ritchie, by invitation of City Council Member Elizabeth Glidden, discussed the...

Businesswoman specializes in customized strategies

Businesswoman specializes in customized strategies

Oct. 24 |   By Robin James Contributing Writer   For organizations that want to make a meaningful impact in the marketplace, equip a workforce with new skills, and get better at offering ideas that transcend genres and categories, it isn’t easy....

Make Halloween a healthy, teachable moment

Make Halloween a healthy, teachable moment

Oct. 24 |   There is no shortage of sweet treats on Halloween, which can often be a nightmare for parents of constant bargaining with their kids about how much candy they can consume.  Instead of dreading the season, use it as an opportunity to teach...

Support group offers information and understanding  to Black women with breast cancer

Support group offers information and understanding to Black women with breast cancer

Oct. 24 |   By Vickie Evans-Nash Editor-in-Chief   The African American Breast Cancer Alliance (AABCA) was started in October of 1990 by a group of women who had been affected by or diagnosed with breast cancer. This year they will celebrate 22 years...

City reports renovation of Riverside Plaza complete

City reports renovation of Riverside Plaza complete

Oct. 24 |   According to a recent City of Minneapolis press release, the $65 million renovation of 1,303 affordable housing units at the iconic Riverside Plaza is now complete. The renovation is one of the largest U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development-supported...

Entertainer shares his family’s love with Northside youth

Entertainer shares his family’s love with Northside youth

Oct. 24 |     Dennis Spears, successful local entertainer and beloved mentor to youth on the North Side, attributes much of his life success to a man who loved him unconditionally, taught him patiently, and provided steady examples of good citizenship...

This week’s entertainment spotlights!

This week’s entertainment spotlights!

Oct. 24 |   Tinariwen   Sat., Oct. 27, 7 pm Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant 1010 Nicollet Mall, Mpls., 612-332-1010 or www.dakotacooks.com Tickets are $35. Love & Marriage Oct. 10-27: Illusion Theater 528 Hennepin Ave., Mpls., 612-339-4944...

New music from late legends Wes Montgomery, Charles Mingus

New music from late legends Wes Montgomery, Charles Mingus

Oct. 24 |   There are two essential and noteworthy albums to look out for by two artists at their musical peak, which include the late-greats guitarist Wes Montgomery and bassist Charles Mingus. Both men are still very much revered for their signature...

Sgt. Pat King moves across the street — Law enforcement officer moves to Henn. Co. sheriff’s department

Sgt. Pat King moves across the street — Law enforcement officer moves to Henn. Co. sheriff’s department

Oct. 24 |   Last week there was a lot of surprise and concern in law enforcement circles regarding how this new chapter in Cowboy King’s history could take place: being transferred to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Department’s Violent Offender Task...