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Free Meals and Snacks for Kids

Free Meals and Snacks for Kids

En la escuela y en otros sitios Comidas escolares nutritivas gratuitas/Iskuulada iyo meelo kaleba  For more free meals for kids, download the “Free Meals for Kids” app on your smartphone!  East Phillips Park Cultural and Community Center 2307 17th Ave S  •Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 15-August 12 •Meal Bags [...]

Reflections From a Former COVID-19 Case Investigator

Reflections From a Former COVID-19 Case Investigator

By LINDSEY FENNER  After over a year working in public health as a pandemic responder, I am back doing my pre-pandemic work. And although this doesn’t mean the pandemic is over, it does mean this column is at an end. I started writing it because I wanted people to have something to hold onto within the swirl of pandemic uncertainty and [...]

Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center Mural Unveiling

Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center Mural Unveiling

The Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center at 2300 15th Ave S unveiled their new mural on May 14. The mural was designed and created by Holly Henning-Garcia (Miskitoos), Lina Downwind-Jubera (Migzi Ikwe), Charlie Garcia, Thomasina Topbear, and Miskwa Mukwa Desjarlait. Photo by Laura Hulscher

People and Pets Together

People and Pets Together

By DWIGHT HOBBES MPRnews.org Probably most people’s well being is intrinsically, inextricably tied to caring for a pet. The furry, four-footed friend you take care of who actually takes care of you. And who you need to feed. Tougher and tougher as financial times have grown, more than a few folk struggle to put food on the table, let alone [...]

A Closer Look at the Deep Winter Greenhouse going up on 15th Ave.

A Closer Look at the Deep Winter Greenhouse going up on 15th Ave.

By ELIZA SCHOLL, HECUA INTERN WITH TAMALES Y BICICLETAS A mild late fall/early winter allowed Jacqueline Zepeda (Pine and Poplar LLC, https://pineandpoplar.org/ @femmeempowermentproject) and Scheidel (Fireweed Community Woodshop https://www.fireweedwoodshop.org/) to continue work on the ridgebeam. Photo: Jose Luis Villaseñor April: [...]

CHANGEMAKERS

CHANGEMAKERS

Magdalena Kaluza: Direct Action By GAEA DILL-D’ASCOLI Reprinted with permission from Minnesota Women's Press "By sharing vulnerability, we build deeper relationships. We need deep relationships to face what’s coming — floods, heat waves, climate refugees.” Magdalena Kaluza (photo courtesy of Magdalena Kaluza) The story of [...]

Let’s Get This Garden Started!

Let’s Get This Garden Started!

By MARY ELLEN KALUZA Dreaming of spring and summer... (illustrations by Jessie Merriam, photos by Mary Ellen Kaluza of her garden) March in Minnesota. The days are noticeably longer. We are longing to have dirt under our nails. But isn't it too early? There's still snow on the ground. It's the perfect time to get the garden [...]

March 2021

March 2021

Down But Not Out: The Future of Uncle Hugo’s

Down But Not Out: The Future of Uncle Hugo’s

By CARZ NELSON Don Blyly might reopen the Uncles.  During the George Floyd uprising, twin retailers Uncle Hugo’s Science Fiction and Uncle Edgar’s Mystery Bookstores were burned to the ground. The loss of these neighborhood institutions was deeply felt. Hugo’s is the oldest science fiction bookstore in the country; its importance [...]

Vaccines and Variants

Tips from a COVID-19 Case Investigator By LINDSEY FENNER As I’m writing this in early February, COVID-19 news has seen rapid developments: hopeful, frustrating, and uncertain. The two biggest uncertainties have been how to get a vaccine and understanding how the different COVID variants will impact the pandemic in Minnesota. First [...]

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