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Twin Cities Pride festival makes its return

Twin Cities Pride festival makes its return

by MaryKate Fenstermaker
Published August 2, 2021
After being canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, Twin Cities Pride returned to Loring Park on July 17 and 18.
The Market at Malcolm Yards stands empty in Prospect Park on July 27, 2021, awaiting its August 5th grand opening. The food hall will have nine kitchens and a self pour tap wall.

The Market at Malcolm Yards set to open on Aug. 5

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published August 2, 2021
When completed, the Prospect Park development will include affordable housing, mixed-use housing, parks and office spaces in addition to the food hall.
The University of Minnesotas inaugural Senior Advisor to the President for Native American Affairs, Karen Diver poses for a portrait. Photos by White House Photo Office, courtesy of Diver.

Karen Diver joins UMN as new senior leader for Native American affairs

by Marlee Louden
Published July 28, 2021
Diver started in the role earlier this summer.
City council members Cam Gordon and Steve Fletcher answer questions about affordable housing and share bad landlord experiences during a “Housing Town Hall” event hosted by the MSA at Coffman Memorial Theater, Wednesday Jan. 31, 2018.

Minneapolis will add a mental health response to 911 calls

by Emalyn Muzzy
Published July 25, 2021
Beginning in August, Canopy Mental Health & Consulting will be responding to emergency calls along with police, firefighters and paramedics.
Minneapolis City Council meets in the council chambers at Minneapolis City Hall on Jan. 16, 2017.

Proposed amendment could change organization of Minneapolis government

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published July 21, 2021
A local Minneapolis organization is raising support and awareness for the amendment in order to change the structure of city government.
Mark Globus poses with his girlfriend, Sabrina Lukalu, for a portrait outside the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. Photo courtesy of Mark Globus.

Q&A with Minneapolis mayoral candidate Mark Globus

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published July 16, 2021
Learn more about the local business candidate who is running for mayor.
Volunteer painting the mural at Art 4 Water event at Zion Lutheran Church on July 7 in Minneapolis, Minn.

Spreading awareness through art: Art for Water mural to be installed in Lyndale community garden

by Frankie Carlson
Published July 13, 2021
With help from members of the Lyndale neighborhood, artist Alex Dresdner creates a new mural as a part of Minnesota Water Stewards “Art for Water” program.
The Minnesota State Capitol on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2018.

UMN to receive $692.8 million in pandemic relief from Legislature

by Olivia Stevens
Published July 11, 2021
The University of Minnesota will receive 40% of the total $692.8 million in Walz’s higher education budget.
All public, nonprofit private colleges in Minnesota now eligible for state funding for food insecurity

All public, nonprofit private colleges in Minnesota now eligible for state funding for food insecurity

by Sonja Kleven
Published July 9, 2021
Colleges can apply for up to $8,000 to launch food pantries, hold educational events and create task forces to reduce food insecurity.