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An additional four people were charged on July 10 on top of the 30 people arrested on July 4.

Firework crimes rock Dinkytown on July 4

by Ainsley Brown
Published July 16, 2024

Dinkytown residents saw lit fireworks aimed at apartment buildings, windows hit by fireworks and a firework lit underneath a car on the night of July 4.  The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office arrested...

The Marcy-Holmes Neighborhood Association’s Leave a Light On program has been around since 2019 and provides funds to purchase and install outdoor lighting.

Program promotes safety through street lights

by Katrina Bailey
Published July 16, 2024

The Marcy-Holmes Neighborhood Association’s (MHNA) Leave a Light On program funds outdoor lighting to promote safety and brighten the neighborhood.  Under the program, properties can be reimbursed...

Bicycles are one of the most convenient and efficient ways to get around a college campus.

Twin Cities ranked in top ten best cities to bike

by Katrina Bailey
Published July 16, 2024

Minneapolis and St. Paul were ranked in the top 10 for best cities to bike in, according to an annual rating by PeopleforBikes. Minneapolis took first and St. Paul took fourth in the large city category.  The...

LIUNA Local 363 workers strike at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden on July 9th, 2024 over concerns about pay, benefits and working conditions.

Minneapolis Park and Recreation workers strike for better wages

by Mady Leick
Published July 16, 2024

Minneapolis Park and Recreation workers began striking for pay raises on July 4 following failed contract negotiations with the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB).  Around 40% of the workforce...

Many clinics also offer therapy and referrals to other services to help support all aspects of people’s lives.

Pathways to drug addiction recovery around campus

by Alexandra DeYoe
Published July 15, 2024

As rates of fentanyl overdoses increase across the country, local addiction recovery providers find ways to start and succeed in substance recovery.  Opioid-involved drug overdoses increased by 3%...

Cannabis was legalized in August 2023, with recreational cannabis sales set to start in 2025.

Cannabis has been legal in Minnesota for almost a year. What now?

by Ainsley Brown
Published July 14, 2024

In two years, cannabis use has gone from being outlawed before August 2023 to being available for sale in retail stores starting in early 2025. However, the Office of Cannabis Management (OCM) has not...

The Alliance Française building has a cafe, library, boutique, classrooms and art gallery open to the public.

Alliance Française draws in communities to promote French culture

by Alexandra DeYoe and Mady Leick
Published July 12, 2024

With upcoming events celebrating a French national holiday, the Alliance Française strives to introduce Twin Cities residents to the French community and culture.  The Alliance strives to promote...

People cause 90% of Minnesota wildfires, according to the Minnesota DNR.

How communities can protect themselves from intense wildfires

by Ainsley Brown
Published July 10, 2024

Minnesota may not be the first place that comes to mind when thinking about wildfires. However, with over 17 million acres of forest in Minnesota and a rise in forest fires worldwide, efforts to educate...

The city council is set to vote on the contract on July 18.

Residents voice mixed opinions on proposed MPD contract

by Ainsley Brown
Published July 10, 2024

More than 30 Minneapolis residents gave mixed opinions on the proposed Minneapolis Police Department contract Monday, which includes a historic 21.7% pay increase over three years.  A Minneapolis City...

The University is the largest employer in Falcon Heights.

The University and State Fair’s secret neighbor —– Falcon Heights

by Ainsley Brown
Published July 8, 2024

Home to the Minnesota State Fairgrounds and the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus, the city of Falcon Heights’ unique placement allows for some great opportunities and uncommon challenges. Despite...

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