Yesterday, City Pages connected with U.S. Representative Keith Ellison for a long conversation.The interview touched upon everything from what it's like for Keith to buy cereal at the North Side Cub Foods to the relationship between free speech and "incitement." SEE ALSO:-- Chris Fields' first TV ad ... More >>
After watching the last two superintendents it tabbed go up in smoke, what will the Minneapolis School Board do for an encore?
The Twin Cities-based Northwest Area Foundation has a $450 million endowment to use on charitable programs. So why has it been nearly invisible for years?
Despite promises, Minneapolis plans to displace a north-side training center
Will the shiny new near north side need social-service agencies?
Five years ago Joel Sisson's blend of art, social work, and lawn furniture was the talk of the town. Now the founder of the Green Chair Project is sitting on a pile of dreams and unpaid bills.
The likely demolition of over 700 public housing units in north Minneapolis will scatter people who live there and open up 73 acres of prime real estate at downtown's edge. Is it a matter of civic renewal or a land grab?
"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.