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Our friends on Saint Paul’s East Side like to remind us the sun rises in the East, as a way to playfully tell us their neighborhood is blessed and full of opportunities. And it is fitting, as a … more
Mike Reynolds By Mike Reynolds, HMC Board Secretary The Hamline Midway Coalition (HMC) engages the voice and power of the community to serve the neighborhood. HMC plays a specific role representing … more
By CHAD KULAS, Midway Chamber of Commerce Executive Director chad@midwaychamber.com As we fully embrace the fall season, two statements about the rebuild of University Avenue appear true: 1) … more
Artika Tyner (Photo submitted) The 2020 U.S. Census is of critical importance. It will shape the future of our community. To raise awareness about the Census, Planting People Growing Justice in … more
Melvin Giles Progress in the struggle Hello Midway Como Frogtown Monitor readers, This month I’m sharing two proverbs and words of encouragement and wisdom that I find helpful in … more
The year 2020 has been an absolute insane ride, especially here in the Minneapolis/St.Paul area. It’s felt like a seemingly relentless torrent of negativity, disasters, frustration, and … more
Summer is winding down again, but this year it probably feels different. While many rejoice at cooler temps and yearn for the crispness in the air, in a year where a pandemic is causing people to go … more
Thanks for reporting Dear Editor: Your article, “Provide repair vouchers instead of tickets” was wonderful - if not voucher - I wish the police would approach the driver with a little more … more
By REV. DR. RON BELL, ronaldbelljr@gmail.com Dr. Ronald Bell When morning comes and the lingering stench of teargas burning wood and burned rubber fills the air Will you remember … more
Hello Greater Hamline/Midway Community, Like many I started this year with a New Year’s Resolution. My resolution has been very challenging due to … more
Capturing moments By Abha Karnick South Minneapolis writer and photographer, Abha Karnick They look at the combination, never verbally questioning. But they don’t have to – … more
Mayor Carter is using crisis as cover for questionable hires By Shirley Erstad, Dave Durenberger and Laura Goodman The year is more than half over and what a ride it has been. Globally, … more
By JESSICA KOPP, Saint Paul Public School board member Jessica Kopp jessica.kopp@spps.org At four in the morning on March 13, the first teacher strike in St. Paul in over 70 years ended. … more
Melvin Giles   These lyrics were jointly written by Megan P, Deon H. and Melvin G. The song is a tribute to Bill Withers. When I wake up in the morning light I think about my … more
Building a stronger Midway Chad Kulas Over the past month you have probably noticed more businesses reopening, leading to more cars on the road and fewer people staying at home. In the Midway, … more
Have a little grace Amy Pass There was a saying that was repeated so often when I was in graduate school that we all used to groan when our professors would say it. It was a deceptively simple … more
South Minneapolis writer and photographer, Abha Karnick I watched his last breath. Millions of people soon would as well. I can’t breathe. He was murdered on my block next to the bus I … more
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by Dr. Ronald Bell, Camphor Memorial United Methodist Church pastor My city is burning, but not in the way the media is showing. Did you see the fire, not the one burning down the precinct but … more
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