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AICDC’s New Shelter Homeward Bound Opens To Serve in Minneapolis!

AICDC’s New Shelter Homeward Bound Opens To Serve in Minneapolis!

 By LINDSEY FENNER The Homeward Bound Shelter opened at the former Cedar Box Company building at Cedar and Franklin. On December 7, 2020, American Indian Community Development Corporation (AICDC) opened a new 50 bed shelter providing culturally specific services for the Native American community.The shelter will operate 24/7, and provide meals [...]

Alley January 2021

Alley January 2021

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 [...]

New Hours for Using Computers

By CARZ NELSON  Hennepin County Library services during the Coronavirus Pandemic, visit www.hclib. org. All information is accurate as of September 15, 2020  Franklin Library at 1413 E Franklin Avenue is open for computer use. Call (612) 543- 6925 to make an appointment. The building will remain locked, but staff will let you in at [...]

Tips from a COVID-19 Case Investigator

 By LINDSEY FENNER  The pandemic has brought into sharp focus all of the inadequacies and inequities of American society. And yet, so many are zoomed in on personal actions and individual rights, based on some blurry idea of “freedom.” While there is much we can each do as individuals to limit risk and exposure to COVID-19, after [...]

Unsheltered Native People Return to Wall of Forgotten Natives

 By Metropolitan Urban Indian Directors  2020 there was yet another forced eviction of our homeless relatives, mostly Native American, from publicly owned property within the City of Minneapolis. Unfortunately, there was no solution or direction offered to our homeless relatives as to where to go, and so they were left to fend for [...]

Tips from a COVID-19 Case Investigator

By LINDSEY FENNER For the past two months, I have been reassigned  as a COVID-19 Case Investigator. This means that everyday I have conversations with people who have tested positive for COVID-19. Over the next few months, I will share tips and ideas from this experience. This month, I want to introduce everyone to what a Case Investigator [...]

Swim Safely at Home or Away

By H. Lynn Adelsman, Modified from MN Dept. Natural Resources advice With few or no lifeguards at Minneapolis lakes and beaches this summer,  please be aware of these safe practices: Always watch children around water, without being distracted. Phones can be distracting and contrary to child-monitoring.Keep young children within arm’s [...]

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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