News & Info

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Uncleared sidewalks endanger pedestrians

Some communities have their workers remove snow from the sidewalks, but both Minneapolis and St. Paul put the onus on property owners.

The day the Harlem Globetrotters dropped by

Opinion

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The silent ‘White’ in America

‘When someone gives an outsized voice to—or aggrandizes—Whiteness, they may simply be
responding to centuries of intergenerational social conditioning.’

Sports

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Vikings announce Kwesi Adofo-Mensah as the new general manager

Calling it a new era, the Minnesota Vikings announced that Kwesi Adofo-Mensah will take over as the new general manager.

Everybody wins in historic girls’ hoops tourney

Arts & Culture

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Jazz happenings: new releases, old favorites and more

Saxophonist Immanuel Wilkins, saxophonist Melissa Aldana, and pianist Ethan Iverson all have new music coming out from Blue Note Records in the coming months, so 2022 is off to a great start.

Bulletin

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Western Governors University to award $100K in scholarships in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Western Governors University has launched a new scholarship for Minnesota residents in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King.

Celebrating 70 years of marriage

Business

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Black Business Spotlight: Seward Pharmacy

‘I’ve never had a business in my past, neither has my wife—so, the most difficult part was all of the insurance and the finance part.’

COVID-19 Info & Resources

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How to order free at-home COVID-19 tests

Starting Wednesday, January 19, every household in the U.S. will be able to order up to four free rapid tests at the government website covidtest.gov.

Health & Wellness

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‘Please tell everyone how important it is to get vaccinated’

This week Dr. Charles E. Crutchfield III’s son Charles E. Crutchfield IV interviews his father for the MSR on the most recent COVID-19 developments.

Go Green

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blue solar panel board

U.S. Department of Energy kicks off recruitment to for bipartisan infrastructure law

‘This is an open call for all Americans who are passionate about taking a proactive role in tackling the climate crisis and want to join the team that is best positioned to lead this transformative work.’

Education

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Western Governors University to award $100K in scholarships in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Western Governors University has launched a new scholarship for Minnesota residents in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King.