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Murphy holds town hall on gun violence
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Murphy holds town hall on gun violence

Nearly 100 Minnesotans gathered in a conference room in the basement of the Wellstone Center on April 7 for State Rep. and DFL gubernatorial candidate Erin Murphy’s town hall meeting on gun violence. The meeting was organized as part of the national Town Hall For Our Lives effort led by students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas…

The Bachelor Farmer: New flavors from Minnesota farmers
Food & Drink

The Bachelor Farmer: New flavors from Minnesota farmers

Touted as one of Minnesota’s premier restaurants, The Bachelor Farmer has been serving up sensational yet simplistic cuisine since 2011. Their mission is to stay true to Minnesota’s delicious farm-to-table ingredients and offer food that “celebrates our state’s cultural heritage and draws inspiration from the surrounding region.” I was graced with the opportunity to sample…

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Proposed line 3 pipeline springs activists into action

“Pipelines spill, tar sands kill” read one sign from the Hold the Line March to Stop Line 3 on Sept. 28, as activists marched to the state capitol to protest the construction of a new tar sands pipeline in northern Minnesota. Several environmental advocacy groups including Youth Climate Intervenors and Honor the Earth, united to…

Fashion Week Minnesota continues with Envision
Arts

Fashion Week Minnesota continues with Envision

By Liz Hallgren Fashion Week Minnesota (FWMN) kicked off its week-long series of events Friday, April 21 at the Machine Shop Minneapolis with the Envision fashion show. FWMN is a semi-annual event that brings together artists involved in the Minnesota fashion industry. The show highlights many different members of the industry, including designers, stylists, makeup…

Students protest possible transit cuts
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Students protest possible transit cuts

A group of 10 Macalester students joined a rally outside the Minnesota State Capitol on Tuesday evening to protest funding cuts to transit proposed in a recent transportation bill by the Republican-controlled state legislature. Despite the dreary weather, the rally drew an energetic and diverse crowd of bicyclists — many of them wearing helmets —…

Food & Drink

Minnesota Craft Beer Festival Preview

Get your pint glasses and taste buds ready. On April 1, the Minneapolis Convention Center will be transformed into a beer festival that craft beer aficionados will not want to miss. The Minnesota Craft Beer Festival is committed to providing a taproom experience for all attendees, with each brewery bringing a taproom-only beer and/or a…

Opinion

The State of things: Minnesota deserves your activism

With the election, the Republican Party took firm control of the legislative branch. The “Party of No” must transition from sitting in opposition these past two years into the role of governing. The fate of healthcare, environmental protection, transportation, racial justice, policing, economic inequality and fiscal policies lie in the balance as the new majority…

Inside Minnesota fashion week
Arts

Inside Minnesota fashion week

Fashion Week Minnesota continued its weeklong series of events Friday night, Sept. 25, at the Minneapolis Club. Minneapolis-based twin designers and tailors Tim and Thom Navarro revealed the newest collection from their brand “Tim + Thom” and presented the runway event, “Lark,” to a crowd of long-time fans and the broader Twin Cities fashion scene….

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