Minnesota United FC took home its first victory of the season Saturday afternoon, beating Edmonton 2-0 at the Metrodome.
It was the team's second game since rebranding from the Stars (they tied against San Antonia two weeks ago). Forward Simone Bracalello scored 31 minutes into the game on a penal ... More >>
St. Croix Valley Red CrossThe aronist hit just after 3 a.m. Wednesday.A fire that drove 59 people from a Stillwater apartment complex was arson, the Minnesota fire marshal ruled yesterday.Just after 3 a.m. Wednesday morning, residents of Birchwood Apartments noticed smoke, and some reported heari ... More >>
Tony WebsterThe mess on Broadway after the twister struck.There's still a huge mess in North Minneapolis in the wake of May's tornado, even after the big June 4 city-sponsored cleanup effort, and people still need help. So, this weekend, a coalition of volunteer groups is launching a relief d ... More >>
Tony WebsterMinneapolis put out a call for volunteers, and people answered fast. Two thousand people have signed up for Saturday's big cleanup, and now the city doesn't need anyone else.
And don't bother showing up thinking you can get around the rules--only people who are already signed up will ... More >>
Eat wings and help tornado victimsEat dinner at Buffalo Wild Wings on Wednesday, June 1, and a portion of your bill will go to help the victims of the north Minneapolis tornado.
The local company announced that it will donate 10 percent of money spent on food and nonalcoholic drinks at its ... More >>
Victims are going to be closer to their neighhborhoods.The shelter set up by the city and Red Cross at the Northeast Armory in the immediate wake of Sunday's tornado is closing down and moving to the North Commons Recreation Center.
The city made the move to keep those at the shelter closer ... More >>
North Minneapolis Recovery Fund on GiveMN.orgA special matching-grant fund has been set up for NOMI tornado victimsWant to help the north Minneapolis victims of the tornado?
The Minneapolis Foundation has set up a specific fund for tornado victims called Minnesota Helps--North Minneapolis Recove ... More >>
Tony WebsterNeed assistance? Buses are running to a special event at the Minneapolis Convention Center today run by the city and county.Minneapolis and Hennepin County officials have established a one-day tornado assistance center aimed at helping families knocked sideways by Sunday's tornad ... More >>
Tony WebsterThe storm uprooted this massive tree in North Minneapolis.Parts of of North Minneapolis looked like a war zone by Sunday evening after a tornado touched down inside city limits, killed one person, injured more than 30, damaged about 100 homes and snapped trees like they were tooth ... More >>
"This is only small things we can do but we have to do something. Small things adds up."--Birthday SuitsFour stellar local bands are rallying for Japan at the Triple Rock tonight for a fundraiser organized by Japanese punk duo Birthday Suits. Pink Mink, the Gateway District, and Still Pacific are ... More >>
WakameEat sushi, help earthquake victimsCNN and BBC switched their 24-hour coverage from Japan earthquake to Libya last week, but the hardship for survivors is far from over. Behind the news coverage of the nuclear crisis in Fukushima are hundreds of families in evacuation shelters, as well as fa ... More >>