The son of former Congressman and current Attorney General Keith Ellison, Jeremiah Ellison has struck out and made a name for himself. He first appeared in the Twin Cities political sphere as an activist. The then-long-dreaded mural artist with a locally famous name joined protesters demanding answers following the shooting and killing of Jamar Clark by Minneapolis Police in … [Read more...]
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Scams have become an unfortunate part of our society. You probably know someone who has gotten a call from a Social Security impersonator. The U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) is warning people about protecting their information. In the past year, SSA has posted a series of blogs about how beneficiaries can protect their information from scammers and what … [Read more...]
Starting Aug. 1, 2019, Minnesota joined 19 other states in enacting a “hands-free” cell phone law to prevent deadly crashes caused by distracted driving. It’s estimated that more than 60,000 crashes were distracted driving-related from 2014-2018, contributing to nearly one in five crashes in Minnesota. AAA, while supporting the new law, is also cautioning drivers … [Read more...]
In a child’s mind, summer seems to last forever. But the launch of the Minnesota State Fair next week is a sure sign that the end of summer is nigh as is the start of another school year. The National Retail Federation is forecasting record-breaking spending on back to school items this year. Families with children in elementary school through high school plan to spend … [Read more...]
Are you an avid reader with a love of literature? Apply today to be a judge for the 32nd annual Minnesota Book Awards. Judges are selected from across the state to include a diversity of professional experience, educational background, ethnicity, age, and gender. Previous judges are welcome to apply. Qualified individuals — both experienced in judging and those new to the … [Read more...]