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Food Supply Minnesota U.S. 

The Seward Co-op plans to open new location in south Minneapolis

At the end of June, the Seward Co-op announced that it was planning to open a new location in the, south Minneapolis, Bryant neighborhood. The MPR reports that community members are divided on if the co-op will be a positive addition to the low-income neighborhood. There aren’t any full service grocery stores located within the neighborhood, which has certain residents… Read More
Minnesota NFL The Vikings Zygi Wilf 

Minnesota Vikings stadium deal entering murky waters

On Thursday, Governor Mark Dayton, publicly requested that the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority re-evaluate the stadium deal that was brokered with Vikings owner, Zygi Wilf. But, within the same breath Dayton reassures Minnesota taxpayers that there is no need to revise the states Vikings stadium bill. Dayton’s request is based on a lawsuit ruling from a New Jersey Judge. Judge… Read More
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Washburn High School goes from bad to worse

The Star Tribune reports that Patrick Exner was fired, by Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson, after being the Washburn High School principle for only one day. He worked at the high school on Monday, was suspended on Tuesday, and was fired on Thursday after being accused of cheating on Wednesday. In a bizarre twist of events, Exner’s future within the school district… Read More
Minnesota MPD U.S. 

Minneapolis Police Department stuck in a race battle

On Wednesday, black community leaders held a press conference at the Minneapolis City Hall to make a public request for an independent investigation of the Minneapolis Police Department. After a number of incidents, involving blacks, community leaders believe that the officers actions are racially motivated. MPD is notorious for using excessive force, derogatory language and for not disciplining officers for… Read More
Minnesota NFL The Vikings Zygi Wilf 

Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf is in hot water

On Tuesday, a New Jersey court determined that Zygmunt Wilf, his brother Mike and cousin Leonard, treated their business partners Ada Reichmann and her brother, Josef Halpern, unfairly 21-years-ago. The plaintiffs, sued Wilf for $51 million. Judge Deanne Wilson ruled in the plaintiffs favor but hasn’t determined how much money they will receive. For some odd reason, the Vikings vice… Read More
Gun violence Minnesota 

‘Mayors Against Illegal Guns’ bus tour reaches Minneapolis

Mayors Against Illegal Guns have organized a 25-state rally, that they hope will result in stricter private gun ownership legislation. MAIG will be making a stop in Minneapolis, on Wednesday morning at 10 a.m, in front of the U.S. District Court House. The goal of the rally is to persuade Congress to pass legislation that would allow for more in… Read More
Minnesota 

Minneapolis Police Department pays out big sums for misconduct

Over the past seven years, the Minneapolis Police Department, has paid out around $14 million in misconduct payouts. But, the MNPD almost never admits that the officers were in the wrong. Over a period of six years, starting in 2006, there have been a little over 90 misconduct payments. The payments were made to victims and family members of victims.… Read More
International Minnesota 

MNworks fighting to “Unlock Our Future”

More then 6,000 janitors and security guards are facing an unsure future and have been working without a contract since the beginning of this year. Their contracts expired at the end of last year and their employers aren’t willing to agree upon the terms of the new contract(s). The groups representing them, don’t see the situation getting any better in… Read More
International Minnesota 

Erasing free market capitalism becoming a trend in Minneapolis

City officials want to place occupational restrictions on ‘pedal pubs.’ The city wants to schedule formal hearings concerning the bars on wheels, so that they can be formally recognized by the city. “A people… who are possessed of the spirit of commerce, who see and who will pursue their advantages may achieve almost anything.” George Washington This formal recognition isn’t… Read More
International Minnesota 

Loon liquors has positive environmental impact

Is it possible to create and operate a company that has a zero impact on the environment? Loon Liquors is putting this question to the test. Mark Schiller & Simeon Rossi Loon Liquors is the brain child of Minneapolis residents Mark Schiller and Simeon Rossi, who are originally from Northfield, MN. Loon Liquors was started by Schiller and Rossi after… Read More