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Best of Neighborhood News 8/24: Black women building a wealth of friendships and finances | Twin Cities Daily Planet Best of Neighborhood News 8/24: Black women building a wealth of friendships and finances
This week: the growing Black Women's Wealth Alliance on the Northside, upcoming City Council elections in Falcon Heights and the getting the word out about wage theft.
Twin Cities Daily Planet | August 24, 2017
Minnesota man, 54, charged with 11th DWI | Twin Cities Minnesota man, 54, charged with 11th DWI
A 54-year-old Duluth man is facing his 11th DWI charge in St. Louis County. Todd Alan Murphy was charged in State District Court on Tuesday with two counts of first-degree driving while impaired and one count each of driving after cancellation, possession of an open container and no proof of insurance. The DWI, a felony, […]
Twin Cities | August 23, 2017
It’s a fair assumption this clan is nutso about the Fair. They even live right by it. | Twin Cities It’s a fair assumption this clan is nutso about the Fair. They even live right by it.
It’s a Fair assumption that Dan Williams got to the State Fair at 5:30 this morning to be among the first through the gates when the 2017 Great Minnesota Get Together opened at 6 a.m. The Marshall, Minn., Realtor hasn’t missed a State Fair since his birth in 1963. He even managed to get there […]
Twin Cities | August 23, 2017
After nearly 25 years, Como Park’s mini-golf proprietor says he’s sunk | Twin Cities After nearly 25 years, Como Park’s mini-golf proprietor says he’s sunk
Thomas Annunziata has run the Putt’er There Miniature Golf Course in St. Paul’s Como Park for nearly 25 years, doubling the number of holes over that time and turning what were once fold-up attractions into permanent fixtures. Annunziata never expected someday he’d have to reapply for the job. On July 27, he penned a letter to […]
Twin Cities | August 23, 2017
The 10 State Fair-only craft beers we most want to drink | Twin Cities The 10 State Fair-only craft beers we most want to drink
It seems like craft beer mania has nearly hit its peak in Minnesota, so it only makes sense that the State Fair’s beverage offerings reflect that. Many of the state’s best breweries are releasing Fair-only beers, and fittingly, those brews are a whimsical, sometimes head-shaking lot. Here are the 10 beers or beer-related beverages that […]
Twin Cities | August 23, 2017
Inver Grove Heights pulls back plan to sell neighborhood park | Twin Cities Inver Grove Heights pulls back plan to sell neighborhood park
Faced with neighborhood backlash, Inver Grove Heights is dumping the idea of selling River Heights Park — at least for now. In a letter sent late last week to neighborhood residents, Eric Carlson, the city’s parks and recreation director, said the planning commission will not discuss the issue at its Sept. 5 meeting, as was […]
Twin Cities | August 23, 2017
For sale: Mahtomedi cottage where architect Edwin Lundie lived and worked | Twin Cities For sale: Mahtomedi cottage where architect Edwin Lundie lived and worked
Lamese McDowell sighs as she looks around her vintage Mahtomedi cottage. With its walnut-stained hardwood floors, its Versailles-reproduction wallpaper and its antique glass windows, it almost feels as if McDowell is seated inside an exquisite jewelry box that an artisan crafted more than a century ago. In a way, she is: This cottage, built in […]
Twin Cities | August 23, 2017
County says St. Paul bridge work won’t endanger Tiger Jack’s Shack. His son isn’t buying it. | Twin Cities County says St. Paul bridge work won’t endanger Tiger Jack’s Shack. His son isn’t buying it.
As a kid, Lucky Rosenbloom watched in horror as construction of Interstate 94 destroyed the homes of friends and neighbors, as well as black-owned businesses from Western Avenue to Lexington Parkway decades ago. His father’s property — home of the iconic Tiger Jack’s Shack do-it-yourself products and magazine stand — was the notable exception, surviving […]
Twin Cities | August 23, 2017
Seventh Street Truck Park owner loves the tacos. Try them when it opens Aug. 25 | Twin Cities Seventh Street Truck Park owner loves the tacos. Try them when it opens Aug. 25
New Bohemia Wurst + BierHaus (newbohemiausa.com) chef/founder/owner Brian Ingram is getting ready to open his latest venture, Seventh Street Truck Park (recently changed from its original name, Seventh Street Truck Yard) food truck hall in St. Paul (214 W. Seventh St., St. Paul; truckyardusa.com) on Aug. 25. We catch up with Ingram, 48, also COO/concept […]
Twin Cities | August 23, 2017
Garrison Keillor: America has never been here before | Twin Cities Garrison Keillor: America has never been here before
Anxious times in America. There was a news story a few weeks back, “Interrupted Sleep May Lead To Alzheimer’s,” and next to it, a wine review with the line “Vivacious and well balanced, with chewy tannins and flavors of fresh red fruits.” You know and I know that a vivacious beverage will not compensate for […]
Twin Cities | August 23, 2017
Ms. Hall’s Curtain Call! | Spokesman Recorder Ms. Hall’s Curtain Call!
  Regina Hall launched her career in the late ’90s while still earning a master’s degree from New York University. The accomplished actress will soon appear in Naked, a remake of the 2000 Swedish film Naken. The romantic comedy co-starring Marlon Wayans is set to be released on August 11th. In 2016, Regina appeared opposite Morris Chestnut […] The post Ms. Hall’s Curtain
Spokesman Recorder | August 23, 2017
Shooter wounds 4 at St. Paul bar early Wednesday | Twin Cities Shooter wounds 4 at St. Paul bar early Wednesday
Four people were shot at a St. Paul bar early Wednesday. Police say it appears someone outside the building fired into Born’s Bar, wounding two males and a female in a leg and a male in the hand. All four have injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening. Officers were called to a report […]
Twin Cities | August 23, 2017
Thankful for menthol ban | Spokesman Recorder Thankful for menthol ban
As a community elder, I want to share my appreciation for the Minneapolis City Council voting to restrict menthol tobacco to adult-only stores. We, as African Americans, have been heavily targeted by the tobacco industry for five decades. So, it was exciting to witness Minneapolis be a leader in the state and the nation by […] The post Thankful for menthol ban appeared first on MSR News Onli
Spokesman Recorder | August 23, 2017
Charlottesville racists: amateurs compared to U.S. government | Spokesman Recorder Charlottesville racists: amateurs compared to U.S. government
Despite all the noise coming from the Charlottesville assortment of racist lunatics, it is important to recognize that they do not have the real power. We should pay even more attention to the people with the real power; the power structure that forced President Donald Trump to do something he didn’t want to do — […] The post Charlottesville racists: amateurs compared to U.S. government
Spokesman Recorder | August 23, 2017
Holding people hostage if the ‘market will bear’ it | Spokesman Recorder Holding people hostage if the ‘market will bear’ it
Maribel Garcia’s rent went from $1,095 to $1,400 in one single increase, for the two-bedroom apartment she and her family have on Pleasant Avenue. “I can’t leave, I’ll be on the street with my children,” said Garcia in the Star Tribune, August 4, 2017. These rapid rental increases are a form of violence. “What the market […] The post Holding people hostage if the 
Spokesman Recorder | August 23, 2017
Groundbreaking Black catcher honored with commemorative day | Spokesman Recorder Groundbreaking Black catcher honored with commemorative day
Inspired by TV One’s Unsung series, this multi-part MSR series shines a well-deserved spotlight on individual or group accomplishments that unfortunately have been overlooked, or perhaps even “forgotten.” This week: Remembering Roy Campanella The Brooklyn Dodgers in the late 1940s forever smashed baseball’s color barrier. St. Paul at the time was one of the organization’s minor leagu
Spokesman Recorder | August 23, 2017
Celebration for former U of M athletes next month | Spokesman Recorder Celebration for former U of M athletes next month
The Committee for the History of African American Contributions to the University of Minnesota will be celebrating their fifth bi-annual reunion next month. The event, which is to honor African American former student athletes (AA-SA), will be held Thursday, September 14 and Saturday, September 16, 2017. Former Gophers Johnathan Richmond (2000-2004) and Crystal Flint (1989-94) […] The post C
Spokesman Recorder | August 23, 2017
At 82, longtime Minnesota State Fair police chief prepares for his last one | Twin Cities At 82, longtime Minnesota State Fair police chief prepares for his last one
For two weeks at the end of every summer, the Minnesota State Fair police force swells into the largest police force in the state. It hires and borrows officers from all over — even from Wisconsin. And, yes, the State Fair has its own police force. You need one to manage the nearly 2 million […]
Twin Cities | August 23, 2017
St. Paul police to target distracted driving with start of State Fair | Twin Cities St. Paul police to target distracted driving with start of State Fair
With thousands of people expected to travel through St. Paul on the way to the Minnesota State Fair, police said Wednesday they’re cracking down on distracted driving in the Capital city. Beginning Wednesday, officers will be paying extra attention to people who are texting and driving, or otherwise distracted behind the wheel. The State Fair […]
Twin Cities | August 23, 2017
ESPN broadcaster Robert Lee taken off game due to his name | Twin Cities ESPN broadcaster Robert Lee taken off game due to his name
BRISTOL, Conn. — ESPN broadcaster Robert Lee will not work Virginia’s season opener because of recent violence in Charlottesville sparked by the decision to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. A spokeswoman for ESPN says Lee has been moved to Youngstown State’s game at Pittsburgh on the ACC Network on Sept. 2. […]
Twin Cities | August 23, 2017
After Ohio death, Minnesota State Fair offers ride safety reassurance | Twin Cities After Ohio death, Minnesota State Fair offers ride safety reassurance
Officials of the Minnesota State Fair want to assure fairgoers that the Midway rides are safe. State Fair general manager Jerry Hammer says the Great Minnesota Get-Together does everything possible to make sure its rides are safe. Hammer told Minnesota Public Radio News the rides get three rounds of inspections. That includes an initial inspection […]
Twin Cities | August 23, 2017
Charges: Rochester man made up story about driver in fatal crash | Twin Cities Charges: Rochester man made up story about driver in fatal crash
ZUMBROTA, Minn. — A Rochester man who authorities allege concocted a scheme to place a fictitious fourth individual in the driver’s seat in a fatal crash last week on U.S. 52 near Zumbrota  in southeastern Minnesota faces charges of vehicular homicide. Jesse Jerold Juaire, 27, also is charged with driving while impaired in the fourth-degree […]
Twin Cities | August 23, 2017
Camp Lift grief support comes to North Minneapolis | Spokesman Recorder Camp Lift grief support comes to North Minneapolis
The death of a loved one can be an overwhelming experience for a child. On September 9, Fairview’s Youth Grief Services, in collaboration with Stairstep Foundation and His Works United, is offering a new program tool to help — Camp Lift. This free, day-long bereavement camp offers a lifeline of hope for children and teens coping with the death […] The post Camp Lift grief support
Spokesman Recorder | August 23, 2017
U student from St. Peter is crowned 64th Princess Kay of the Milky Way | Twin Cities U student from St. Peter is crowned 64th Princess Kay of the Milky Way
A 19-year-old University of Minnesota student from St. Peter has been crowned the 64th Princess Kay of the Milky Way. The Midwest Dairy Association selected Emily Annexstad, representing Nicollet County, from a field of 12 county dairy princesses during a Wednesday evening ceremony at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in Falcon Heights. Annexstad will serve as […]
Twin Cities | August 23, 2017
For bicycle safety, the key is VISIBILITY! | Spokesman Recorder For bicycle safety, the key is VISIBILITY!
Preventive Medicine is a board-certified specialty of medical practice that focuses on the health of individuals, communities and defined populations. Its goal is to protect, promote and maintain health and well-being and to prevent disease, disability, injury and death. With that in mind, let’s discuss bicycle safety. The popularity of bicycle riding is at an […] The post For bicycle safe
Spokesman Recorder | August 23, 2017
Twins bullpen falters in 4-3 walk-off loss to Chicago White Sox | Twin Cities Twins bullpen falters in 4-3 walk-off loss to Chicago White Sox
CHICAGO — This one stings. Six outs away from pulling back within 3 1/2 games of first place, the Twins coughed up a one-run lead over the final two innings in a 4-3 walk-off loss to the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night at Guaranteed Rate Field. Tim Anderson’s single through the shortstop hole scored […]
Twin Cities | August 23, 2017
Dodgers’ Rich Hill loses no-hit try on HR in 10th inning; Pirates win 1-0 | Twin Cities Dodgers’ Rich Hill loses no-hit try on HR in 10th inning; Pirates win 1-0
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dodgers lefty Rich Hill lost his perfect game on an error in the ninth inning, then lost his no-hitter on a leadoff home run in the 10th by Josh Harrison that sent the Pittsburgh Pirates over Los Angeles 1-0 Wednesday night. Hill became the first pitcher since Pedro Martinez in 1995 to […]
Twin Cities | August 23, 2017
Gophers coach P.J. Fleck says Minnesota was on his list two years ago | Twin Cities Gophers coach P.J. Fleck says Minnesota was on his list two years ago
The new Gophers football coach wanted to conduct an exercise with a group of Land O’ Lakes employees during Wednesday’s episode of “Being P.J. Fleck.” “Take your phone, pass it to your left, unlock it and let everybody look inside your phone,” Fleck said. “No, rhetorically.” Nervous laughter followed, presumably from the company’s offices in [&
Twin Cities | August 23, 2017
The Loop Pop Quiz: 8-24-17 | Twin Cities The Loop Pop Quiz: 8-24-17
If you’ve been reading the papers, then our weekly exam prepared by Kevin Cusick should be relatively painless ...
Twin Cities | August 23, 2017
DNR seeks designs for Minnesota’s 2018 pheasant stamp | Twin Cities DNR seeks designs for Minnesota’s 2018 pheasant stamp
Wildlife artists can submit entries for the 2018 Minnesota Pheasant Stamp from Sept. 5-15. The pheasant stamp validation for hunting is $7.50 and is required for pheasant hunters ages 18 to 64. For an extra 75 cents, purchasers can receive the validation as well as the pictorial stamp in the mail. It also is sold […]
Twin Cities | August 23, 2017
‘Suffrage Celebration’ to honor pioneering South St. Paul women | Twin Cities ‘Suffrage Celebration’ to honor pioneering South St. Paul women
On Aug. 26, 1920, the U.S. Congress ratified the 19th Amendment to the Constitution and granted women the right to vote. South St. Paul quickly scheduled a special election for a water bond referendum, and the next morning 87 South St. Paul woman were the first in the U.S. to vote. Margaret Newburgh voted at […]
Twin Cities | August 23, 2017
Vikings think offense is better, but ‘we have to prove it,’ says Mike Zimmer | Twin Cities Vikings think offense is better, but ‘we have to prove it,’ says Mike Zimmer
It’s time for the Vikings’ offense to put their coach at ease. In two preseason games, Minnesota’s first team has managed just three points on six possessions. On Sunday night, the Vikings are hoping finally to break loose. They face San Francisco at U.S. Bank Stadium in their third — and last for most starters […]
Twin Cities | August 23, 2017
Ramps at Victoria, I-694 closing next week for construction | Twin Cities Ramps at Victoria, I-694 closing next week for construction
As construction continues on a third eastbound lane of Interstate 694 in the northern St. Paul suburbs, some ramps have been reopened and others are about to close. Ramps between Rice Street and the interstate reopened Tuesday, and the ramps at Victoria Street will close for about a month beginning early Thursday, Aug. 31, or […]
Twin Cities | August 23, 2017
Bystander shot, injured near downtown Minneapolis bus stop | Twin Cities Bystander shot, injured near downtown Minneapolis bus stop
Minneapolis police are investigating the shooting of a bystander near a downtown bus stop. Authorities say the man happened to be standing near two other men who were arguing about 7:15 p.m. Tuesday at Hennepin Avenue and Sixth Street. One of the arguing men shot at the other and missed, hitting the bystander in the […]
Twin Cities | August 23, 2017
Top Wisconsin school superintendent launches challenge against Walker | Twin Cities Top Wisconsin school superintendent launches challenge against Walker
MADISON, Wis. — State Superintendent Tony Evers on Wednesday became the latest Democrat to join an increasingly crowded primary field for governor, touting his years of experience leading Wisconsin schools as making him the best Democratic candidate to challenge Republican Gov. Scott Walker. Evers, 65, said his experience makes him even more qualified than Walker […]
Twin Cities | August 23, 2017
Judge: Minneapolis mayor must unveil budget or explain delay | Twin Cities Judge: Minneapolis mayor must unveil budget or explain delay
A judge has ordered Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges to either produce a full 2018 budget this week or go to court to explain why she can’t. Board of Estimate and Taxation member Carol Becker filed a lawsuit in Hennepin County Court last week arguing that Hodges’ budget delay is a disservice to citizens and violates […]
Twin Cities | August 23, 2017
Cargill takes stake in non-traditional meat producer | Twin Cities Cargill takes stake in non-traditional meat producer
Cargill Inc. is betting you won’t always need cattle to make hamburgers. The Wayzata-based agricultural conglomerate has invested in Memphis Meats Inc., a startup developing technology to grow meat from self-reproducing animal cells. The stake marks the first investment by a traditional meat company in the nascent “clean meat” sector, where startups are creating products […
Twin Cities | August 23, 2017
City of New Brighton outbids Tibetan-American group for abandoned church | Twin Cities City of New Brighton outbids Tibetan-American group for abandoned church
The Tibetan American Foundation of Minnesota’s search for a new community center will continue, after the New Brighton City Council on Tuesday night voted to redevelop a former church, which the St. Paul-based nonprofit had planned to purchase and renovate. The council agreed to pay $1.9 million for the abandoned Korean United Methodist Church on […]
Twin Cities | August 23, 2017
How Powerball manipulated the odds to make another massive jackpot | Twin Cities How Powerball manipulated the odds to make another massive jackpot
At $700 million, Wednesday night’s Powerball prize is the second-largest lottery jackpot in its history, and the math is working out in favor of lotto commissions. Two years ago, your chances of becoming an instant millionaire were 1 in roughly 175 million. Now, the odds are 1 in roughly 292 million. Tweaks to the game […]
Twin Cities | August 23, 2017
Plan your State Fair visit: Aug. 24 — Thrifty Thursday | Twin Cities Plan your State Fair visit: Aug. 24 — Thrifty Thursday
Today’s deals: Reduced admission – adults (13-64) $12; kids (5-12) $9. Special ride and game promotions are at Mighty Midway and Kidway all day. Many merchandise and food vendors off€er special Thrifty Thursday bargains. STEM Day at Dan Patch Park (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.):  Fair guests get an up-close look at intriguing, interactive adventures in […]
Twin Cities | August 23, 2017