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North Mpls rental property owners refute slumlord label

North Mpls rental property owners refute slumlord label

Apr. 2 | Property owners place responsibility for code violations on problem renters   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer City landlords Keith Malmer and Mahmood Khan both do not see themselves as “slum landlords” simply because the majority of their properties...

Small group of slumlords have big effect on city

Small group of slumlords have big effect on city

Mar. 26 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   According to City of Minneapolis housing officials, there are at least 200 “problematic properties” among the estimated 85,000 units and 23,000 buildings that are annually inspected. A house fire last month...

Violence grips downtown

Violence grips downtown

Nov. 14 | One dead, three wounded in night of terror   When shots rang out around 11:53 pm, Saturday night, November 2, 2013, at the Epic nightclub in downtown Minneapolis (or 1 am; reports vary as this is written just two days after the shooting) the crowd...

North Minneapolis mayoral forum disappoints community members

North Minneapolis mayoral forum disappoints community members

Oct. 24 | (top-bottom) Mark Andrew, Betsy Hodges, Jackie Cherryhomes, Don Samuels, Stephanie Woodruff     By Helen Duritsa Contributing Writer   When DeVon Nolen asked her question on food justice at the October 8 mayoral candidate forum at Folwell...

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...

Northside neighborhoods reflect what it  means to be diverse

Northside neighborhoods reflect what it means to be diverse

Oct. 3 |     There are many reasons to live in or move to the Northside. These reasons are based on the many assets of our community and the assets of many of the people who live here. Some move to the Northside because of the great housing deals,...

Northside Achievement Zone envisions a ‘tipping-point’ of success

Northside Achievement Zone envisions a ‘tipping-point’ of success

Feb. 22 |   By Vickie Evans-Nash Contributing Writer   Over the next five years, just over 1,000 families in an 18-by-13-block area of North Minneapolis will be participating in a $28 million social experiment. What is at stake is much more than...

City Foreclosure Wrests Prime  Northside Land From Black Developer

City Foreclosure Wrests Prime Northside Land From Black Developer

Jan. 11 | Is ‘Heritage Park fatigue’ causing City leaders to neglect the historic project? Or is a land grab underway?   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The Minneapolis City Council recently voted to begin foreclosure proceedings against...

Contract for Student Achievement can  transform our public schools

Contract for Student Achievement can transform our public schools

Nov. 16 |     Today the Black community has an opportunity to take real leadership in ending our cities’ persistent educational crisis. We have an opportunity to change the game by impacting the negotiations that are currently happening between...