The Minnesota Republic

Minnesota Entrepreneur Prepares for Launch of Rugby League

John Quinlan, Contributor

May 7, 2020

With the sports world quiet due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a Minneaoplis entrepreneur has taken this opportunity to launch his new rugby league. League Commissioner, Michael Clements, has announced the re-launch of the National Rugby Football League (NRFL).  Clements is confident in the timing of start...

A$AP Ferg and MadeinTYO “Floor Seats” tour review

A$AP Ferg and MadeinTYO

Casey McCabe, Editor

November 22, 2019

Saturday November 16th was a significant day, not only because the Gophers lost tragically to Iowa, but also because A$AP Ferg and MadeinTYO rocked the Skyway theater in downtown Minneapolis to its core.  Upon entering the Skyway theater I immediately noticed that the renovations that began last fal...

Minneapolis police are failing downtown

Downtown Minneapolis, Nicollet Mall. Image courtesy of iStock.

Addison Scufsa, A&E Editor

October 10, 2019

Before I started working at a hotel in downtown Minneapolis, I had little experience wandering around the area. Having to commute daily via the light rail station at Nicollet or the Hawthorne parking ramp near 10th and Hawthorne, I quickly learned what I needed to do to avoid trouble. Despite the ...

Green Line KOA Shortens Business Hours

Timothy Wilmot, Editor

September 30, 2019

In 2014, Metro Transit opened the first moving KOA campground connecting St Paul and Minneapolis. Originally named the Central Corridor, we now know it as the Metro Green Line, and it offers transportation and temporary housing for residents of the metro area. Metropolitan Council General Manager Wes...

Does restricting vaping help or hurt university students?

Does restricting vaping help or hurt university students?

Casey McCabe, Editor

September 26, 2019

Since its advent in 1963 there has been much controversy over the safety of vaping as opposed to traditional smoking.  Although the devices that deliver users high levels of nicotine via an aerosol vapor have been marketed as a safe alternative to traditional smoking, in recent months there have bee...

Minneapolis City SC: Why You Should Pay Attention

Football Training Practice Exercises for Youth Soccer Players. Boys on Training with Soccer Balls on Pitch

Ethan Olson, Contributor

September 17, 2019

It would be reasonable to be confused when told about the local Minneapolis soccer team, Minneapolis City SC. Minneapolis City SC is currently in the fourth division of professional soccer here in the United States. However, the anti-corporate upstarts are loud in their fight to "#uncorporate" soccer ...

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