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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 [...]

Raise Your Voice: Commentary Honor The Community’s Vision Of A Better World. Please!

Raise Your Voice: Commentary Honor The Community’s Vision Of A Better World. Please!

Our Righteous Community By PETER MOLENAAR Note: In the realm of politics and leadership, the designation of “opportunist” intends a pejorative, i.e., it describes a person whose self-interest supersedes the longterm benefit of the whole. By now, every reader of “the alley” newspaper, is aware that governance of Minneapolis [...]

“Being alive and Native is an act of resistance, resilience and activism,” says Marcie Rendon

“Being alive and Native is an  act of resistance, resilience and activism,” says Marcie Rendon

By DWIGHT HOBBES Marcie Rendon, writer and grassroots firebrand, has made her way into the mainstream with the hit novels, “Murder on the Red River” and “Girl Gone Missing” (Cinco Puntos Press), racking up love-letter reviews from Publisher’s Weekly, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Kirkus Review and more like it’s lunch. Marcie [...]

The Fateful Day in Duluth: June 15, 1920

The Fateful Day in Duluth:  June 15, 1920

BY HOWARD McQUITTER II On June 15th, 1920, three young African American boys—Elias Clayton, 19 years old; Elmer Jackson, 19 years old; Isaac McGhie, 20 years old—working for the John Robinson Circus were lynched by a white mob. Postcard of the 1920 Duluth lynching: Two of the victims are still hanging while the third is laid on the [...]

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