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City’s ‘Vision, Values, Goals  & Strategic Directions’ open to public comment

City’s ‘Vision, Values, Goals & Strategic Directions’ open to public comment

Mar. 12 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The public has until March 14 to submit comments on the City of Minneapolis’ proposed “Vision, Values, Goals & Strategic Directions” plan. If adopted — the City Council hopes to vote on it March 26...

When bribery and corruption causes death!

When bribery and corruption causes death!

Feb. 26 | In the deaths of five children in North Minneapolis   On Saturday, February 15, 2014, Minneapolis Fire Department units rushed to a blazing and fatal fire at 2818 Colfax Avenue, North. Five beautiful, precious and innocent children lost their lives....

Local civil rights leader Matthew Little passes

Local civil rights leader Matthew Little passes

Jan. 29 |     By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer Matt Little is gone, leaving a legendary legacy. He was widely renowned and will be well remembered as a Civil Rights Era icon who held a soul-deep commitment to empowering the African American community....

Get ready to vote Nov. 5

Get ready to vote Nov. 5

Sep. 11 | The City of Minneapolis is gearing up for the Nov. 5 municipal election, which will be the city’s second election to use ranked-choice voting. Candidate filing for the election is now closed, so voters can see who will be on the ballot in November...

Most Mpls workforce hiring goals currently unmet

Most Mpls workforce hiring goals currently unmet

Jul. 31 |       By Charles Hallman  Staff Writer     The City of Minneapolis’ workforce goals for construction projects involving City funds are 32 percent minority and six percent female. However, according to the latest monthly...

August 20, 2013: stadium day of judgment — Doug Mann takes on the State of Minnesota

August 20, 2013: stadium day of judgment — Doug Mann takes on the State of Minnesota

Jul. 31 |     “Let’s kill all the lawyers” is a misunderstood quotation from Shakespeare. The character in the play wanted lawyers who would create chaos and unrest so he could become king. The character was referring to killing attorneys and...

Mayoral forum focused on Mpls communities of color — Candidates acknowledged inequities but lacked solutions

Mayoral forum focused on Mpls communities of color — Candidates acknowledged inequities but lacked solutions

Jun. 12 |     By Jamal Denman Online Editor   On Thursday, June 6, the Sabathani Community Center in South Minneapolis hosted the One MPLS Mayoral Forum, giving candidate hopefuls the opportunity to address the questions and concerns of members...

Penn Gas Stop joins healthy eating project in N. Mpls

Penn Gas Stop joins healthy eating project in N. Mpls

May. 29 |     By Makula Dunbar Contributing Writer     If you look closely between the two “No Trespassing” signs on the outside of Penn Gas Stop, an improved addition is advertised on another sign: fresh produce. As a part of the Healthy...

Mpls to build 100 green  homes on city’s North Side

Mpls to build 100 green homes on city’s North Side

May. 29 |   Welcome, MSR readers, to a new section you will see appear regularly in these pages, something we call Green2Green. Most of you by now have heard of the green movement to clean up our planet, stop the waste of precious natural resources, and...

People’s Stadium in trouble! — Can the funding really be found?

People’s Stadium in trouble! — Can the funding really be found?

May. 1 |     How does “the People’s Stadium” stand at this hour? Answer: wobbly, as we see from the fierce and personal debates within the Minnesota legislature regarding how to pay for the “People’s Stadium.” Why the silence from the...