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Mississippi Market honored with Sustainable St. Paul Award
Community

Mississippi Market honored with Sustainable St. Paul Award

Mississippi Market Natural Foods Co-op received the 2016 Sustainable St. Paul “Local, Healthy Food – Business Award.” “Concern for community is one of our underlying principles as a cooperative,” said Gail Graham, Mississippi Market general manager. “We use the co-op model to help build a sustainable community of farmers, workers and shoppers that benefits us…

Lowertown Bike Shop moving to Union Depot
Community

Lowertown Bike Shop moving to Union Depot

Lowertown Bike Shop has a new home in Union Depot. Targeting an opening date of May 1, Lowertown Bike Shop will operate a repair shop and the indoor bike storage facility with shower services on the lower level of the Head House. A retail shop will be located on the main level of the Head…

Fathers spent a perfect Valentine’s Day with their daughters
Community

Fathers spent a perfect Valentine’s Day with their daughters

Commentary By Sharon Brooks The Fourth Annual Father/Daughter dance was magical. Hundreds of royally dressed daughters were escorted by their elegantly dressed fathers to an early evening date on Valentine’s Day. The event was held at the Earl Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center on a wintry cold day, but it was unable to stop…

Game changer for Northside
Community, News

Game changer for Northside

Governor Dayton breaks ground on new employment, education and healthy living center in North Minneapolis Gov. Mark Dayton joined officials on Tuesday, December 1, to celebrate the groundbreaking of 800 West Broadway, a new employment, education and healthy living center in north Minneapolis. Craig Taylor, director of Minneapolis Planning and Economic Development, called the new…

Justspeak:  Humanity’s Fate is Not a Pretty Picture
Community

Justspeak: Humanity’s Fate is Not a Pretty Picture

Dr. Irma McClaurin Look up from the technology that has made us addicted to non/communication Look up from the iPhones, iPads, tablets, droids. Unplug for just a moment and witness the humanity Sitting next to you. When was the last time You really talked face to face with someone without a device present? Witness the…

Car review: 2015 Lexus GS F Sport AWD
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Car review: 2015 Lexus GS F Sport AWD

By Frank S. Washington AboutThatCar.com DETROIT – Lexus has long been known as a producer of luxury cars that were top notch in terms of quality, smoothness and for running as quiet as a sunset. But now the automaker is on a mission to put some spunk in its treads. Much like the automaker’s effort…

Headwaters Foundation launches “The Emergency Fund for Black Lives”
Business, Community

Headwaters Foundation launches “The Emergency Fund for Black Lives”

Headwaters Foundation for Justice is launching the Emergency Fund for Black Lives to provide grants to Black Lives Matter Minneapolis and Neighborhoods Organizing for Change (NOC). According to Headwaters, these two groups have inspired, mobilized and supported hundreds of community members to call out and change police violence against people of color. With an initial…

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