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They Broke It, but We’ll Have to Fix It

They Broke It, but We'll Have to Fix It
Minnesota's government officials are going to have to face their failures
December 10, 2020

The big question that always seems to pop up the moment that chaos has at least somewhat settled is “Who is going to pay for this?” This was the case when the riots in Minneapolis slowed at the end...

The K-12 Conundrum

The K-12 Conundrum
A look into the COVID-19 responses of Minnesota's largest public school districts
November 4, 2020

Minnesota doesn’t have a blanket policy covering how all public K-12 schools in the state should be dealing with COVID-19 concerns. Prior to the start of the 2020-2021 school year, Gov. Walz instructed...

An unwanted and unusual record – crime in Minneapolis has reached a record high number

An unwanted and unusual record – crime in Minneapolis has reached a record high number
October 22, 2020

  The death of George Floyd has become a topic that few people are still unaware of, especially in Minnesota. However, the responses of hurt Minnesotans have caused confusion that has enabled crime...

Minnesota Entrepreneur Prepares for Launch of Rugby League

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...

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

A$AP Ferg and MadeinTYO
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. ...

Minneapolis police are failing downtown

Downtown Minneapolis, Nicollet Mall. Image courtesy of iStock.
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...

Green Line KOA Shortens Business Hours

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...

Does restricting vaping help or hurt university students?

Does restricting vaping help or hurt university students?
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...

Minneapolis City SC: Why You Should Pay Attention

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

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