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The Minneapolis City Council passed a resolution opposing the prospect of war in Iran, calling for immediate de-escalation. Read more

Arts & Culture

Ace General Store

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The Excelsior shop is calling on the community for love letters in all shapes and sizes, with the winning letter receiving a pro photo session. Read more

Shop & Style

Proposed Mississippi River Promenade

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The Hennepin County Board presented the near-mile long riverfront project this week, but the path to building it remains unclear. Read more

Arts & Culture

Ice Castles

Photograph by Bryan Rowland

Just when you thought the fun part of winter was over, the Ice Castles are a reminder that the coldest months can be the prettiest. Read more

Arts & Culture

Is This a Room? Reality Winner Verbatim Transcript

Photograph by Paula Court, courtesy of The Kitchen

What happens when actors reenact a word-for-word transcript of the whistleblower's FBI interrogation? Read more

The Morning After

YMCA Youth in Government

Courtesy of the YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities

At a time when many adults feel discouraged by politics, hundreds of students will debate hundreds of bills at the state capitol. Read more

Arts & Culture

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After all the holiday gluttony, how do I start the new year on a lighter note? Read more

Just Wondering

Minnesota Conversion Therapy Ban

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With a ban of the practice blocked at the state level, municipalities are taking steps to protect LGBTQ+ minors from abuse. Read more

Arts & Culture

'10s

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2020: A new decade. A clean slate. We remember the trends and headlines from the past decade as we enter the '20s. Read more

, General Interest

Walking in the Skyway

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Asking for a friend. Read more

Just Wondering

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Photograph by Caitlin Abrams

It’s been 100 years since prohibition, and we have the perfect way to celebrate. Raise your glasses–alcoholic or not–and head out to these confetti-filled NYE events around the Twin Cities to send off 2019. Read more

, Arts & Culture

St. Paul Vulcans

Photograph by Ackerman + Gruber

At January’s Winter Carnival, the Vulcans ride again. Wanna know the secret behind St. Paul’s very old, very strange fraternal society? Read more

Arts & Culture

Minneapolis City Hall

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The United Nations recently found that human-induced climate change is propelling earth towards the sixth mass extinction. Following the lead of 18 countries, Minneapolis is taking action. Read more

Arts & Culture

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The idea of giving up or cutting back on alcohol has grown into a larger “sober curious” movement, with 20- and 30-somethings at the helm. Here’s how the local bar and dining scene is creating spaces to meet those needs. Read more

Health & Fitness

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When is it time to seek professional help? Read more

Health & Fitness

Sick during holidays

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Can deficiency of this water-soluble vitamin actually bring on illness? Read more

Health & Fitness

Mall of America

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

This Black Friday, we're combating the effects of tryptophan by taking it to the local malls and shopping centers for a little post-turkey day shopping. Here are the best deals, tips, and where to shop for savings around the Twin Cities. Read more

, Shop & Style

The Foundry

photo by Caitlin Abrams

It's here, it's here! The greatest shopping day of the year. If you ask us, there's no better way to kickstart the holiday shopping season than by supporting our fave local neighborhood shops. Read more

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Ted Hearne’s theatrical composition combined with Dorothea Lasky’s striking poetry created a unique sonic experience. Read more

The Morning After

Here are some local nonprofits that can use your help. Read more

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