A handful of Washburn High School students were disciplined after a black doll was found hanging from a noose in a school stairwell on January 11.SEE ALSO: Obama effigy hangs from Duluth billboard [PHOTO] The Independent Business News Network's Don Allen reports that three students were suspend ... More >>
During a debate yesterday, Congressman Keith Ellison created national waves by calling his Republican opponent, Chris Fields, a "lowlife scumbag."SEE ALSO:-- Chris Fields: I didn't call Keith Ellison a reverse racist in "reverse racism" ad-- Chris Fields: "Keith Ellison is militantly anti-America" ... More >>
In addition to next weekend's all-star benefit at the State Theatre, another concert has sprung up to help those affected by last month's tornado. "Arms Around the Northside" will take place this Sunday afternoon, June 5, on Plymouth Avenue North across from the Minneapolis Urban League (2100 Ply ... More >>
Another North Minneapolis school may be in trouble.There may be more bad news for students in North Minneapolis: The Strib is reporting that The City Inc. might be closing, along with its alternative school, as early as today. That could mean another kick in the gut for a neighborhood that's ... More >>
Reverend Al Sharpton speaks at Minneapolis Urban League annual dinner, disses Democrats and baby-hating Republicans More than 1300 people attended the Minneapolis Urban League Dinner at the downtown Hilton last night. Fresh-dressed WCCO's Don Shelby (take that, Paul Magers!) emceed the event, which ... More >>
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The MCDA may be backing off the proposed co-op site at the corner of 38th Street and Fourth Avenue.