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Pastor Lowell Busman (left) interviews worship leader Jonny Max (right) during their last service at Stadium Village Church at their Oak Street building on Nov. 28. Photo courtesy of Namit Bhalla

Stadium Village Church moving after University buys land

by Emalyn Muzzy
Published December 2, 2021
Stadium Village Church will change to River of Hope Church and move a mile away after over 110 years in the same building.
Actor Dominic Kanaventi poses for a portrait in Minneapolis on Tuesday, Nov. 30. Dominic works with the Barbara Schneider Foundation to provide deescalation training for crisis intervention in the Twin Cities.

Mental health crisis de-escalation trainings offered to Ward 2 members

by Karisa Erickson
Published December 2, 2021
With the goal of educating people on mental health crises, the Barbara Schneider Foundation has facilitated trainings in Minneapolis since 2002.
Robin Wonsley Worlobah poses for a portrait in Coffman Memorial Union on Monday, March 1.

BREAKING: Robin Wonsley Worlobah named Ward 2 winner after a recount 

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published December 1, 2021
Wonsley Worlobah won the recount by 14 votes over challenger Yusra Arab. 
A parking meter in Minneapolis on Tuesday, Nov. 16. The City of Minneapolis has added a night shift for traffic control officers to respond to parking violations, shifting some responsibilities away from MPD officers.

Minneapolis traffic officers add night shift so MPD can respond to priority calls

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published November 23, 2021
Traffic officers respond to parking violations and abandoned vehicles during weekdays.
Minneapolis Police drive downtown on Tuesday, June 26, 2018.

Mental health 911 response teams to begin Nov. 29

by Karisa Erickson
Published November 18, 2021
After a unanimous vote by City Council, Minneapolis is rolling out a new method of alternative policing, though the start date has been delayed for several months.
Participants in an after school program congregate around a fire at Luxton Park on Tuesday, Oct. 27th, 2020. The program was created to raise money for additional teachers and increase social time for students whos education has gone completely virtual.

Pratt Community School to dedicate playground to first Black family in Prospect Park

by Emalyn Muzzy
Published November 16, 2021
Pratt plans to kick off their fundraiser on Nov. 18, Minnesota’s Give to the Max Day.
The Van Cleve Park sign sits in Van Cleve Park on Wednesday, Sept. 29. Van Cleve will be hosting the Como Cookout on Saturday, Oct. 2.

Parks board superintendent recommends 2022 budget

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published November 15, 2021
The parks board superintendent recommended the 2022 budget that will include a historic investment in youth programs.
Minneapolis redistricting underway with Wards 2 and 3 set to shrink in population

Minneapolis redistricting underway with Wards 2 and 3 set to shrink in population

by Olivia Stevens
Published November 11, 2021
University area Wards 2 and 3 shrink, while Wards 1 and 6 will grow to include more people.
Robin Wonsley Worlobah poses for a portrait in Coffman Memorial Union on Monday, March 1.

Meet Robin Wonsley Worlobah, the Ward 2 Democratic Socialist City Council member

by Emalyn Muzzy
Published November 10, 2021
Wonsley Worlobah won Ward 2 by a small margin and is now one of three Democratic Socialists on the Council.
Elliott Payne poses for a portrait on June 10, 2021. Payne recently won the Nov. 2 election for City Council in Ward 1.

Newly elected Elliott Payne focuses on racial equity in Ward 1

by Caleb Hensin
Published November 10, 2021
Payne unseated incumbent Kevin Reich in a close race for City Council.