Funded by a host of different public agencies and nonprofits, the new Wakan Tipi Center is scheduled to open by 2023.
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The review of Minneapolis’ handling of the civil unrest following the murder of George Floyd is eight months into the year-long engagement and it would be irresponsible to force reviewers to end their analysis prematurely.
In 2014, Six Flags offered a one-time deal: $150 for an annually renewable pass to the park, which included free parking and two meals any time you enter. A dude from Southern California decided to take advantage.
At the end of last school year, SPPS had 969 students supported by its Project Reach program. That is a heartbreaking number, and it’s already gone up almost 12% this year.
I share Schiff’s concern about these recent transgressions by the Justice Department under Donald Trump, but he misses the larger and more permanent constitutional ways the United States falls short of full democracy.
The current mayor’s failure to provide voters a timely after-action report after George Floyd’s death and the ensuing unrest and destruction is not a small oversight.
In a water-rich environment like northeastern Minnesota, the network of interconnected waterways would cause the acid mine drainage to spread hundreds of miles beyond the mine.
In 1946, the Minnesota State Fair was canceled because of a polio outbreak. Uncertainty was everywhere and no effective vaccine was yet available. Now, the world is on the verge of being polio-free.
Walz is in a purely defense mode, especially with crime and police reform.
If you’ve been anywhere near a Twin Cities bike shop in the last forty years, you’ve likely seen Doug Shidell’s Twin Cities Bike Map.
If we are people who are sincere in their intent to offer opportunities (sometimes more than one) for rehabilitation and participation — then every person should have the opportunity to live, work, learn, vote and serve.
The tone of all the obits and recaps I read about Powell ranged from respectful to celebratory, except for one, a single run-on sentence at the beginning of the latest weekly installment of the Harper’s Magazine feature called “Weekly Review.”
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Biofuels cut carbon emissions, and are doing so right now.
What has all this marketing and all these flavors caused? In 2020, 23.6% of Minnesota high school students used some kind of tobacco product, including e-cigarettes, vapes and combustible cigarettes.
The law requires teachers to “present opposing views on controversial subjects.”
Age 0 to 5 is the most critical period for learning and growth, and yet it is the period most neglected by society.
The value of Afghanistan’s rare earth elements is estimated at $3 trillion. The pullout has happened, and those minerals are up for grabs — and China is grabbing.
Doubling Pell as part of the post-pandemic recovery will ensure this generation of young Americans receives the education and training they need to both move up the economic ladder and get the economy working again, while helping America compete in a global economy that demands educated workers.
The Twin Cities metro has one of the lowest housing vacancy rates anywhere in the nation — worse than notoriously unaffordable San Jose.