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Community Update & Training: Safe Needle Disposal

Community Update & Training: Safe Needle Disposal

Marie Sandvik Center

Marie Sandvik Center

Book Review Thirty Rooms to Hide In: Insanity, Addiction and Rock ‘n’ Roll in the Shadow of the Mayo Clinic

Book Review Thirty Rooms to Hide In: Insanity, Addiction and Rock ‘n’ Roll in the Shadow of the Mayo Clinic

By DWIGHT HOBBES Luke Longstreet Sullivan’s memoir, Thirty Rooms to Hide In: Insanity, Addiction and Rock ‘n’ Roll in the Shadow of the Mayo Clinic (University of Minnesota Press), brilliantly written, does not make for particularly pleasant reading. In fact, it’s the kind of the experience, especially being a true story, that, beyond [...]

Not a Mascot

Not a Mascot

“Living it again” needn’t happen; but it is “lived again”  “Living it again” is forced on Indigenous peoples by constant “reminders” of the tragedies of the colonization of the Americas. Protests of this continued inhumanity are also repeated and the occasion pictured here was at U.S. Bank Stadium October 24, 2019 as the [...]

MN Governor Walz and Lt. Gov. Flanagan proclaim Indigenous People’s Day October 14, 2019

MN Governor Walz and Lt. Gov. Flanagan proclaim Indigenous People’s Day October 14, 2019

EMILY MATSON COURTESY OF DREAM OF WILD HEALTH An Indigenous Food Tasting event presented by the Indigenous Food Network and hosted by Dream of Wild Health celebrated Indigenous People’s Day at the Minneapolis American Indian Center, 1530 East Franklin Av. The event highlighted six Indigenous chefs and entertainment from several local artists. [...]

17th Annual Phillips Clean Sweep another success!

17th Annual Phillips Clean Sweep another success!

By JANA METGE Even the cold, rain, and snow did not stop our Annual Phillips Clean Sweep from going on! Saturday, October 12th Phillips residents came out to clean up their neighborhood. Bethlehem Baptist brought over a tent to protect the free T-Shirts for each participant. Beth Hart and her grandson, Joe Golish and John Richard volunteered to [...]

Jana Metge—Phillips’ Good Neighbor and Advocate – Extraordinary day for an extraordinary quilt, for an extraordinary neighbor

Jana Metge—Phillips’ Good Neighbor and Advocate –  Extraordinary day for an extraordinary quilt, for an extraordinary neighbor

BY CLEAN SWEEP COMMITTEE MEMBERS  Jana Metge, the Clean Sweep Event and Community Organizer Extraordinaire, was honored with a very symbolic gift of a quilt at the Stewart Park Clean Sweep Luncheon (held inside this year due to the early wintery chill). It couldn’t have been more appropriate to the weather and acknowledgement of Jana’s [...]

Peace House Community Journal – The Need for Sleep

Peace House Community Journal – The Need for Sleep

By MARTI MALTBY When asked to name a person’s most basic needs, most people will reliably name food, shelter and clothing. A quick Google search adds air, safety, warmth, health and sex. Sometimes one or two other ideas like companionship get tossed out, and Wikipedia adds sanitation, education, healthcare and internet to the list. (I suppose [...]

Peace House People

Peace House People

This poetical picture story is by Mike Hazard. It is part of a project called Peace House People. The work will be exhibited at Franklin Library in February, 2020. The project is funded by an Artist Initiative grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. MIKE HAZARD BACK PORCH Life surprises on the back porch at Peace House. Ellie [...]

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