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Aug 04th

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More services coming to North Minneapolis Service Center

More services coming to North Minneapolis Service CenterStarting June 1, the Hennepin County Service Center in North Minneapolis will offer expanded hours and services.
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City of Minneapolis launches new Housing Program aimed at increasing number of homeowners in Minneapolis and reducing racial disparity gap in homeownership

City of Minneapolis launches new Housing Program aimed at increasing number of homeowners in Minneapolis and reducing racial disparity gap in homeownershipThe City of Minneapolis recently launched Homeownership Opportunity Minneapolis (HOM), a new housing program aimed at increasing the number of homeowners in Minneapolis and reducing the racial disparity gap in homeownership. In the City's 2015 adopted budget, the Minneapolis City Council approved Mayor Betsy Hodges' recommendation of $940K ($840K for affordability assistance and $100K for outreach efforts) for HOM. It is anticipated that about 125 families will be served by the program this year.
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Ides to lead West Broadway Business Coalition

Ides to lead West Broadway Business CoalitionThe West Broadway Business and Area Coalition (WBC) welcomes experienced community and economic development leader, Matthew Ides, as the new Executive Director.
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WholeSoul Pop Up Restaurant a success

WholeSoul Pop Up Restaurant a successOn Saturday, May 16th, WholeSoul-A Lavender and Sage Eatery drew a crowd of diners that formed a line out the door of 1210 West Broadway. North Minneapolis residents and visitors hungry for a sit down, wholesome southern meal in their own neighborhood enjoyed Chicken Wings, Remoulade Catfish Po'Boy Sliders, Backyard BBQ Dawgs, Mean Beans, Red Beans and Rice, Veggie Mac & 7 Cheeses, Remoulade Coleslaw and Seasoned Fries.
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On West Broadway, shelters get a steward

On West Broadway, shelters get a stewardThere are a few more watchful eyes making sure transit shelters along West Broadway Avenue are staying clean and safe.

The West Broadway Improvement District has adopted more than a half-dozen shelters along the North Minneapolis corridor, which stretches about two miles from the Mississippi River to Sheridan Avenue.
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Cherie Lovelace Price (Jackson) remembered

Cherie Lovelace Price (Jackson) rememberedCherie Lovelace Price (Jackson), 83, of Minneapolis was peacefully called home May 14, 2015. Mrs. Price, eldest daughter of Orrin and Marguerite Price, was born on Nov. 2, 1931 in Hennepin County where she resided all of her life. She is survived by sister, Darrell Cox (Meek) and brother, Orrin "Jeep" Price, Jr. (Delores); honorary sisters, Doris Spencer and Ora Lee Law; children, Shane M. Price (Verna) Floyd E. Price and Carmelle B. Abron; 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
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Saint Paul Public Schools provide free summer meals

Saint Paul Public Schools provide free summer mealsSaint Paul Public Schools (SPPS) will provide free meals this summer to children 18 years old and younger, and people 19 years of age and older who have a mental or physical disability and who participate during the school year in a public or private nonprofit school program for the mentally or physically disabled.
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