Residents of East Phillips want less industrialization, more green jobs and space for the community.

Residents and City Council members gather at the East Phillips Community center to discuss alternative uses for the Roof Depot in the East Phillips neighborhood. The Roof Depot has been a controversial site where City officials propose building a water yard in an already over industrialized, residential area.

MINNEAPOLIS: In January, 2015, The City of Minneapolis inquired on a plot of land located between The City Hiawatha Public Works facility and Smith Foundry in the South Minneapolis neighborhood of


Hospital workers picket Allina hospitals, calling for safe staffing levels

Nearly 1,000 members and supporters of SEIU Healthcare Minnesota members picketed at Abbott Northwestern Hospital.


OLA: For public safety’s sake, Board of Nursing needs to react quicker

Fairview Southdale in Edina.

The Board of Nursing has taken too long to suspend nurses when there is a threat to public safety, according to an MORE »

Growing the Herb: Marijuana and Indian Country

The Red Lake Tribal Council.

“I think that decriminalizing recreational use would benefit our people greatly since so many of us use it and many have been incarcerated for possessing it.


Tentative agreement reached at eight Twin Cities hospitals

Public health spending focuses on children, mentally ill

Deputy Human Services Commissioner Chuck Johnson, left, and Commissioner Lucinda Jesson present an overview of the governor’s biennial budget proposal for the Department of Human Services to members of the House Health and Human Services Finance Committee Jan. 29. Photo by Andrew VonBank.

Minnesota’s greatest health challenges fall into two categories: children living in poverty and gaps in care for people with mental illness, according to Human Servi


BEHIND THE STORY | Agreeing to Disagree

Photo by Johannes Jansson, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Denmark License. 

This might be surprising, but I run with a pretty liberal/progressive crowd.

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