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MIGIZI moves to Downtown Longfellow

MIGIZI moves to Downtown Longfellow

Open house set for Sept. 12, 4-8 p.m. by JOHN GWINN, MIGIZI TESHA M. CHRISTENSENMIGIZI staff members, including new Executive Director Kelly Drummer (far left), are excited to be in their new office at 3017 27th Ave. S. Lake Street Council hosted a morning mixer on Aug. 22.  As of late June 2019, Migizi Communications has finally [...]


Imagine MayDay on Sept. 11 Attend the Imagine MayDay: Community Update Meeting Sept. 11, 6-8:30 p.m. at Hearty of the Beast Theater (HOBT). At this meeting, hear insights and learnings from community engagement work this summer, which includes feedback from more than 500 people who shared their ideas and dreams for HOBT and MayDay: • 80 [...]

Semilla Center for Healing: Peace Lantern Procession on Sept. 21

By Patrick Cabello Hansel Saturday, Sept. 21 is International Peace Day. It was established in 1981 by a unanimous vote at the United Nations, with a hope that all nations would recommit to building a Culture of Peace. Without a doubt, our neighborhood and our world are in desperate need of recommitting to building peace.  The Semilla [...]

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MPRB shuts down Nokomis Beach after confirmed cases of E. coli

Disease investigators at the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) have  identified a total of 49 people so far who became ill with diarrhea after swimming at Lake Nokomis. The total includes the three initial lab-confirmed cases of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) announced Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. The cases include both children and [...]

Toward collective healing and cultural wellness

From race to culture By MINKARA TEZET  Cultural Wellness Center “Many who find themselves experiencing a sense of dis-equilibrium, alienation, disconnectedness and disease, now have a place where each person is able to relearn the basics of healing and being in relationship with self and others.   “The founders and the faculty of [...]

Backyard Community Health Hub August 2019

Backyard Community Health Hub August 2019

Movie corner ‘Toy Story 4’ shining light

Movie corner  ‘Toy Story 4’ shining light

By HOWARD McQUITTER II “Toy Story 2”(2019) ****1/2 Disney/Pixar Animation/Adventure/Comedy What’s makes the “Toy Story” installments so wonderful is the characters are in many ways we can relate to.  In the fourth franchise – “Toy Story 4” – is more [...]

Hobbes in the House: Decent job on ‘Roaches’

By DWIGHT HOBBES What is a more repulsive household nuisance than the cockroach? On top of which, these nasty insects infest everywhere, into everything and are hell to get rid of.  Samuel J. Kapelac’s suspenser “Roaches” (Xlibris Corporation) takes things a fresh-crawling step further.   Imagine this scuttling, hard-to-kill [...]

Raise Your Voice: Shane is his name

Raise Your Voice: Shane is his name

By PETER MOLENAAR Peter Molenaar Once a month, 15 copies of the Alley are delivered to Little Earth Neighborhood Early Learning Center at 2438 18th Ave. S. While delivering the July issue, I witnessed Native children joyfully play with children of all races under multi-ethnic supervision. Thoughtful people, our community nurtures a [...]

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