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The Salvation Army

  • Calendar

    December 18, 2013
  • Calendar

    December 18, 2013
  • Blogs

    June 7, 2013

    Celebrate National Donut Day in the Twin Cities

    Whether you prefer doughnuts or donuts, it's hard to nitpick over how delicious those little bits of fried dough are... especially when there are opportunities around town to get 'em for free for National Donut Day. Started in 1938, this scrumptious national holiday was established by The Salvatio ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 30, 2013
  • Blogs

    June 11, 2012

    Ice cream and beer bookend this summery Week in Food

    While we wouldn't necessarily put ice cream and beer together (that beer/ice cream float idea is better in theory than practice) we don't mind that our Week in Food begins with free ice cream and ends at the State Fair Grounds sucking down 85-plus premium brews. 6/12 This sounds like the best idea ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    December 28, 2011

    Little Szechuan brings fiery Chinese to St. Louis Park

    New location ups the ante when it comes to decor

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2011

    Toots and the Maytals coming to the Minnesota Zoo Saturday

    ​Twin Cities soul and reggae fans are blessed whenever Frederick "Toots" Hibbert brings his party to town. At 65, Toots still delivers his action packed deluge of roots reggae hits from "Sweet and Dandy," "Do the Reggae," "Time Tough," and "Monkey Man," all the while revving up his band and tu ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 15, 2011
  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    Minneapolis tornado Super Saturday relief drive scheduled

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2011

    Minneapolis tornado cleanup: No more volunteers needed

    Tony Webster​Minneapolis 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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    Buffalo Wild Wings donates 10% of sales to north Minneapolis tornado relief

    Eat wings and help tornado victims​Eat 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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    Salvation Army tornado donations overwhelming, only accepting cash now

    Tony WebsterAmbulance crews in the disaster zone.​So many people have donated clothes and other goods to the Salvation Army in the wake of Sunday's tornado that the organization can't accept any more. "In just two days we've filled two whole semi-trucks with all the food, clothing, diapers, hygie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    How to help tornado victims in north Minneapolis [UPDATES]

    North Minneapolis Recovery Fund on GiveMN.orgA special matching-grant fund has been set up for NOMI tornado victims​Want 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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    Tornado assistance today: Project Connect

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    Minneapolis hits 14 degrees below zero [UPDATE]

    MuladDangerously cold.​It's cold: 14 degrees below zero at 7 a.m. in Minneapolis, according to the National Weather Service. That was frigid enough for Minneapolis Public Schools to notify parents that all absences are automatically excused for the day. It's even colder in the suburbs: Minus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    Did a homeless woman freeze to death in Minneapolis?

    Ryan McFarland, Flickr.Sources say the death was just a rumor.​Several news outlets reported this morning that a homeless woman had died from the cold on her way to a the Salvation Army Harbor Light shelter in Minneapolis. It was a believable story -- temperatures did plummet to 14 degrees b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    Andrew Todd Anderson caught stealing from Salvation Army bucket

    Ryan McFarland, Flickr.Anderson doesn't have much in the way of holiday spirit.​It doesn't get much lower than stealing from charity just before Christmas. On Tuesday afternoon, Andrew Todd Anderson was working as a bell ringer for the Salvation Army when he decided $8 per hour just wasn't en ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2010

    Blizzard socks the Twin Cities [UPDATES & VIDEO]

    Welcome back to winter.​The weather forecasters called this one right: The Twin Cities have been inundated with snow measured by the foot rather than just inches. And wind, as promised, is clearly kicking up. Driving around Minneapolis was sloppy and choppy this morning. Neighbors were helping ea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2010

    Blizzard socks the Twin Cities [UPDATES]

    Welcome back to winter.​The weather forecasters called this one right: The Twin Cities have been inundated with snow measured by the foot rather than just inches. And wind, as promised, is clearly kicking up. Driving around Minneapolis was sloppy and choppy this morning. Neighbors were helpin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2010

    Kevin Love wants your coat. Right now

    Give it to me.​What do you do when a 6-feet 10-inch, 260-pound slab of human with a scruffy beard demands the coat off your back? You hand it over. Right now. But you'll feel OK about it, because the guy glaring at you is Kevin Love, and he wants to donate your threads to the Salvation Army.

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    Calm, collected holiday shopper, what's on your iPod? (Part II)

    ​We know, we know: there's still more holiday shopping to be done, and you're not swayed by the idea of getting everybody the exact same world-music pop extravaganza or a Bob Evans gift card. So it's back to the outlet mall, the strip mall, Macy's, downtown - and we've got more jingle-jangle anti- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2010

    Guthrie Theater's "Streetcar" opens tonight. STELLLLLA!

    by T. Charles EricksonOne happy family: the Guthrie's "Streetcar Named Desire"​ Tonight my finicky critic's keyster will be firmly ensconsed in a seat at the Guthrie for opening night of A Streetcar Named Desire (time, perhaps, to break out the Converse One Star button-up purchased for $3 at the W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    2 arrested in Lionel Franklin's murder

    ​Lionel Franklin died Friday night at Hennepin County Medical Center, about an hour after police found him lying in a downtown parking lot, stabbed in the chest. And now they've arrested two men in connection with his murder. Tony Devon Mayo and Julius Wayne Willis were booked into the Hennep ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2009

    Salvation Army: Door-to-door house-call a hoax

    If it's solicitation door-to-door, you can bet it ain't the Salvation Army

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2009

    Swiping kettles encouraged this holiday season

    No, really. The Salvation Army is asking you to.

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2009

    Salvation Army provides air conditioning, cold water to homeless

    Just like in the extremely cold winter months, Salvation Army is providing shelter to homeless people, this time to avoid the extreme heat this week.

  • Calendar

    December 17, 2008
  • News

    November 26, 2008

    Living on the streets of Minneapolis for a week

    More than 9,000 Minnesotans are homeless. I decided to join them.

  • Calendar

    October 22, 2008
  • Arts

    May 21, 2008
  • Arts

    May 16, 2007
  • Blogs

    November 15, 2005
  • Blogs

    June 3, 2005
  • Arts

    August 18, 2004

    Where Records Go To Die

    Scavenging used albums and mutilating forgotten vinyl with avant-turntablist Christian Marclay

  • Books

    August 15, 2001

    High and Dry

    The Salvation Army bails on providing detox services to Hennepin County

  • Books

    May 9, 2001

    Safe Harbor?

    The Salvation Army plans to house prison inmates in a work-release program at its Minneapolis shelter

  • News

    October 18, 2000

    Their Generation

    Not trying to cause a big sensation--just stoked on Mountain Dew and Parliaments

  • News

    June 21, 2000

    Dim Bulb

    For years the Salvation Army's Harbor Light homeless shelter has been plagued by inept management, insufficient security, and unspeakable acts. And Hennepin County taxpayers are footing the bill.

  • Music

    April 26, 2000
  • News

    March 8, 2000

    Living Against the Law

    Public camping has been prohibited in Minneapolis for years. Trouble is, for Westside and Chris, Little John and Gnat, there's no place else like home.

  • Sports

    November 3, 1999

    Real to Reel

    Making short films, Minnesota-style

  • News

    October 14, 1998

    Helter Shelter

    Fresh air, a river at your feet, and stars on the ceiling: Home, sweet home. At least until Minneapolis cops raid your camp.

  • Books

    July 15, 1998

    The Gospel According to the Army

    A Minneapolis congregation that preaches sobriety surrenders to the Salvation Army

  • News

    December 24, 1997

    Christmas in the Big House

    Out of Stillwater's 1,300 or so inmates, 80 attended this year's holiday service, which Chaplain Steve Hokonson calls "pretty good": "You're talking Monday evening. Monday Night Football--there's a little bit of competition there."

  • News

    December 17, 1997
  • Feature

    October 29, 1997

    Every Day Is Halloween

    Skeleton Crew: The scary monsters in charge of Circus Berserkus: A Carnival of Spirits.

  • News

    September 3, 1997

    Ground Zero

    Wedged between Target Center, the freeway, and the garbage incinerator, Currie Avenue is the terminal station for the city's unwanted.

  • News

    June 19, 1996

    THE NEW NOMADS

    How do you solve a problem as intractable as homelessness?

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