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Park & Franklin Lofts Resumes

Park & Franklin Lofts Resumes

 By DOUG HOVELSON, Tuffa Associates  Tashitaa Tufaa speaking  The constructing of a 43-unit, four-story apartment building at Park Ave. and East Franklin Ave., in the Ventura Village neighborhood has resumed.  Tashitaa Tufaa, the building owner, says it will help fill a need for moderately priced, family-oriented rental [...]

Tips from a COVID-19 Case Investigator

 By LINDSEY FENNER  How to gather together indoors As we spend more time indoors, it’s important to keep in mind all of the ways we can reduce risk of spreading COVID-19 and still spend time with family and friends. Unfortunately, smaller social gatherings are a very common way that coronavirus spreads. Numbers are rising and the [...]

Remembering Bob Albee

Remembering Bob Albee

 Robert Albee 1945 - 2020  By CARZ NELSON   Robert Albee Bob Albee was a great neighbor. He was a paragon of community involvement; his decades of work in Phillips spanned innumerable issues and organizations. He was generous as a mentor and a role model. He was a champion for social change. His work was fundamental to many [...]

“Power is Ever Stealing From the Many to the Few!”

“Power is Ever Stealing From the Many to the Few!”

Following is a segment of Chapter 12 of a book entitled: Wendell Phillips, Social Justice, and the Power of the Past  Edited by A. J. Aiséirthe and Donald Yacovone, Louisiana State University Press, 2016  This book is the 20th book of the Series: ANTISLAVERY, ABOLITION, AND THE ATLANTIC WORLD,  R. J. M. Blackett and James Brewer [...]

Seeking Answers & Justice

Minneapolis sued by East Phillips. Minneapolis Threatens to “unappoint” City Commissions.  By BRAD PASS, KAREN CLARK, and the Urban Farm Supporters  Followers of the alley newspaper are aware of the long struggle between the East Phillips Community and the City of Minneapolis over the use of the 7.6-Acre Roof Depot [...]

Start a Learning Pod

By CARZ NELSON The approaching school year will be different from every past school year because of COVID-19. School will most certainly involve lots of distance learning. Distance learning is challenging. It requires levels of self-discipline and focus that are hard for children to maintain.  Kids can learn better when distance [...]

Tips from a COVID-19 Case Investigator

By LINDSEY FENNER With all of the news about COVID-19, it can be hard to know what to do when YOU are the one feeling sick or when you find out you have been exposed to someone with COVID-19. It’s important that you do your best to follow public health recommendations for testing, isolation, and quarantine so that together we can stop the [...]

AIM and Traditional Peacemaking are Still Here

AIM and Traditional Peacemaking are Still Here

“We are still here.” “American Indian Vietnam vets were moving to the cities after their military service to find jobs to support their families.  In Minnesota, thousands left the reservations and moved to the cities to go to the schools and find jobs.  At the same time, negative attitudes toward Indians were [...]

Compassionate Duo Artfully Planting and Giving for Tomorrow: Pastors Luisa and Patrick Retire

Compassionate Duo Artfully Planting and Giving for Tomorrow: Pastors Luisa and Patrick Retire

By CHRISTINE LEEHEY, BART BUCH, SANDY SPIELER, SUE HUNTER WEIR Pastors Luisa and Patrick Cabello Hansel. Photo: Lowell Hanson, 2014 Poetic Art & Artful PoetryBy CHRISTINE LEEHEY“Pastors Patrick and Luisa Cabello Hansel have served St Paul’s Lutheran Faith Community for 15 years. Their art and poetry talents were gifts, to us and the [...]

“CLASS of 2020: You Carry the Legacy of Resilience. We Know You Will Deliver!”

“CLASS of 2020: You Carry the Legacy of Resilience. We Know You Will Deliver!”

South High School 2020 Graduate Lawn signs designed by the Graduate Recognition Committee, purchased by South High Foundation, and delivered to graduate’s homes by teacher and staff volunteers following strict distancing protocol. March 16 was the final day of classes, after schools were ordered closed; and May 13 was the first day signs were [...]

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