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Reflections on “Pointergate”

The Twin Cities have been rocked by more than an arctic blast this November, the now infamous “#Pointergate” scandal has drawn national attention. Questions have risen to the surface: How did KSTP (one of our local news stations) think it would be sensible to run a story indirectly accusing Mayor Betsy Hodges of standing in […]



NaNoWriMo: Get Your Novel Written!

“If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.” ~Toni Morrison For many would-be novelists, National Novel Writing Month is in full swing with the first full weeks of writing passed. A local kickoff was hosted by the local Municipal Liaisons of NaNoWriMo at Wilde Roast […]


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‘The Football Jones’ Week 12 Picks

I'm going in reverse/upside-down order with my picks this week because these last two full weeks of remorselessly cold polar vortex winter in November have … [Continue Reading...]

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‘Pride of Minnesota’ Indoor Concert This Saturday

The University of Minnesota Marching Band, the Pride of Minnesota, play two concerts Saturday after three years away from the University of Minnesota's historic Northrop Auditorium. Having the … [Continue Reading...]

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‘Sharks After Dark’ at Mall of America

If you like fishies and other sea creatures, in just a week, you'll be able to see all sorts of aquatic creatures accompanied by a lot more fun. The soon-to-be expanded Sea Life Aquarium at the Mall … [Continue Reading...]

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Minneapolis ‘Blueprint-Approved’ Event Tuesday Night

Want to support the community? Don't like youth violence? Perfect. There will be a number of youth-created projects on stage Tuesday night 6-8 p.m. at the Capri Theater located at 2027 West … [Continue Reading...]