Alice Rainville

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2005

    Follow the money: City campaign contributions

    Having trouble figuring out the difference between incumbent Mayor R. T. Rybak and his challenger, Hennepin County commissioner Peter McLaughlin? Maybe a glimpse into who forks over the money for them to run will help you with your decision.

  • News

    June 23, 2004


    How the Twin Cities Pride fest helped turn Minneapolis into the San Francisco of the wheat belt

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    January 14, 2004

    Boss Lady

    Meet Barb Johnson, the most powerful politician in Minneapolis

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    January 14, 1998

    Snuffed Out

    Mayor Sharon Sayles Belton praised fired fire chief Tom Dickinson for "bringing professionalism and racial diversity to the Fire Department," as if minority hires had been prompted by a sense of fairness rather than contempt-of-court citations and whopper

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    December 10, 1997
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    October 15, 1997
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    August 13, 1997

    Notes of a Native Son

    For an immigrant kid from Northeast, Walt Dziedzic did all right for himself. His proudest accomplishment? That he never forgot where he came from.

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    April 9, 1997

    Shrink Rapped

    Did a local Psychologist conjure a patient's "memories" of cannibalism and torture?

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    April 2, 1997

    Riverfront Double Play

    Developer and Sports Facilities Commissioner Peggy Lucas pursues both a new ballpark and upscale condos

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    March 12, 1997
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    September 4, 1996

    A Changing of the Guard?

    Retiring pols and a shifting could change the of politics on Minneapolis's long-entrenched north side.

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    May 15, 1996
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    January 10, 1996
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    November 1, 1995

    Separate But Equal

    "Neighborhood schools" are coming to Minneapolis packaged with talk of responsibility and community empowerment. But the bottom line is that the age of integrating public schools is over.