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Aug 31st

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Ramadan Reflections – Part 1

First and foremost, I would like to wish everyone Ramadan Mubarak (Blessed Ramadan). My initial feelings about Ramadan were somewhat negative. The thought of no food and no water for 16 hours wasn’t pleasant especially with the record temperatures set this summer.  

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic Calendar. It is considered the holiest month as it was during Ramadan in which the Holy Koran was revealed to the Prophet Mohammed (Peace be upon him).  During Ramadan, Muslims observe Sawm (Fast) from dawn to dusk.
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Minnesota citizens redistricting commission public meetings

Statewide commission members are seeking community input on redistricting for the state of Minnesota.  Draw the Line Minnesota, believes that those district boundaries, which can hold communities toge...
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The Riverfront: A new view of North Minneapolis

The Riverfront: A new view of North Minneapolis The August 4th meeting of the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board’s Minneapolis Riverfront Development Initiative (MRDI) told area stakeholders about benefits and opportunities that will come from r...
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North Minneapolis neighborhood beat…

St. Anne's Place   
With a generous $250 donation from its foundation, the Edina Realty Marketing Department purchased and planted flower borders and a beautiful garden at St. Anne's Place. Boston Scie...
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Building the power of Minnesota’s communities

With the MN Legislature often hopelessly dead-locked, nonprofits are finding new ways to ensure that communities continue to strengthen.

Sarah Catherine Walker, of the MN Second Chance Coalition, admit...
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