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U-COUNT… B-COUNTED Census And Tax Time Phillips And Everybody Else, Yikes!!!!!!!

U-COUNT… B-COUNTED Census And Tax Time Phillips And Everybody Else, Yikes!!!!!!!

“Oh why, oh why, did he swallow the fly?? I guess he’ll die!” By Raymond Jackson Oh why, oh why, did he swallow the fly?? I guess he’ll die!... a old fairy tale rhyme that greatly describes many dispositions at this time every ten years. Well, don’t swallow a fly, and whatever you do, don’t die as a result of this once every [...]

High Voltage Lines Public Meeting Feb. 10 “Draft” Environmental Impact Statement is Released

by Midtown Greenway Coalition The Minnesota Department of Commerce released a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) on January 8, 2010 regarding Xcel Energy’s proposed high voltage transmission lines and two new substations along the Midtown Greenway in Minneapolis. The 463-page document will inform proceedings by an Administrative Law [...]

Xcel Energy Letter to South Minneapolis State to Hold Public Hearing on Hiawatha Project

Xcel Energy Letter to South Minneapolis State to Hold Public Hearing on Hiawatha Project

By Betty Mirzayi, Hiawatha Project Manager The Hiawatha Project is entering another regulatory phase and, once again, we are asking you to get involved. Recently you and your neighbors received a postcard about upcoming meetings involving this project. We encourage you to participate and offer your input on this very important investment in [...]

The Alley is Bound for the Future

The Alley is Bound for the Future

Bound for the Future has two meanings for the Alley Newspaper in 2010: First, it means that the first 30 years of The Alley Newspaper’s issues are now reprinted on good quality book paper instead of lower quality newsprint paper, and the over 4,000 pages are bound into two sets of 13 hardcover volumes. One set is available to the public at the [...]

Thanks to YOU, The Alley Is Bound for the Future!

Thanks to YOU, The Alley Is Bound for the Future!

by Susan Gust Neighbors, friends, advertisers, writers, cartoonists, delivery people, volunteers, young and old, new and well-heeled,-----gathered at the Cultural Wellness Center for a terrific Annual Meeting celebrating 34 years of The Alley Newspaper. This important event also served as a fundraiser for our Bound for the Future Project. Cathy [...]

With Necessity as the Mother of Invention, Brothers “Rack-Up” Success

With Necessity as the Mother of Invention, Brothers “Rack-Up” Success

by Megan Sheridan It all started at the University of Minnesota’s Campus Security. As Rolf Scholtz and his brother Derk used to patrol the Twin Cities Cam­pus, they would notice how unappealing and dysfunctional the bike racks were – as far as they could tell, the market for aesthetically appealing, U-lock compatible bike racks was wide [...]

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