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Twin Cities Pride To Hold Marches This Weekend

Twin Cities Pride To Hold Marches This Weekend

It's a Twin Cities tradition for 350,000 people, rooted in camaraderie and executed with fun. But this year the Pride festivities will be a bit less boisterous [...] Read full article: Twin Cities Pride To Hold Marches This W...→

Twin Cities Pride To Hold Marches This Weekend

Twin Cities Pride To Hold Marches This Weekend

It's a Twin Cities tradition for 350,000 people, rooted in camaraderie and executed with fun. But this year the Pride festivities will be a bit less boisterous [...] Read full article: Twin Cities Pride To Hold Marches This W...→

Twin Cities Pride 2020: virtual, socially-distanced, and politically charged

Twin Cities Pride 2020: virtual, socially-distanced, and politically charged

Typically this time each year hundreds of thousands of people would flock to the Twin Cities for the annual Pride Festival raising awareness, spirits and money [...] Read full article: Twin Cities Pride 2020: virtual, sociall...→

Twin Cities Marathon to be run virtually this year

Twin Cities Marathon to be run virtually this year

The Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon will be run virtually this year, the organization announced Tuesday morning, as is the case for the entire weekend of events [...] Read full article: Twin Cities Marathon to be run virtually...→

More Black Lives Matter Marches, Events Planned for This Weekend in South Florida

More Black Lives Matter Marches, Events Planned for This Weekend in South Florida

After a multitude of events took place across South Florida Friday to commemorate Juneteenth, a celebration of the day in 1865 when enslaved people in Texas le [...] Read full article: More Black Lives Matter Marches, Events ...→

YMCA hosting essential supplies drive for Twin Cities community

YMCA is providing meals and essential supplies to the Twin Cites following the recent protests and COVID-19 restrictions. YMCA began their food drive in March [...] Read full article: YMCA hosting essential supplies drive fo...→

12 ways to observe Juneteenth in the Twin Cities

12 ways to observe Juneteenth in the Twin Cities

Juneteenth commemorates the day enslaved African-Americans in Galveston, Texas, first heard the news they had been freed. It was on June 19, 1865, that a Union [...] Read full article: 12 ways to observe Juneteenth in the Twi...→

Outdoor water parks in the Twin Cities: 11 spots to splash and cool off

Outdoor water parks in the Twin Cities: 11 spots to splash and cool off

Minnesota’s short outdoor water park season is upon us. Here are this season’s details on Minneapolis-St. Paul water parks. Read full article: Outdoor water parks in the Twin Cities: ...→

As Colorado’s minor league cities face “economic and cultural void,” Grand Junction and Colorado Springs stakeholders hold out hope

As Colorado’s minor league cities face “economic and cultural void,” Grand Junction and Colorado Springs stakeholders hold out hope

As MLB’s farm system braces for a major overhaul, the state’s two minor league teams, the Grand Junction Rockies and the Rocky Mountain Vibes, are facing contr [...] Read full article: As Colorado’s minor league cities face “...→

Lance Bass, Cyndi Lauper, Billy Porter and more to celebrate Pride Prom this weekend

Lance Bass, Cyndi Lauper, Billy Porter and more to celebrate Pride Prom this weekend

Todrick Hall unveiled the list of headliners for the weekend celebration, which features Lance Bass, Billy Porter, Cyndi Lauper, Noah Cyrus, Doja Cat and more. Read full article: Lance Bass, Cyndi Lauper, Billy Porter a...→

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As Gov. Tim Walz tours St. Paul’s damaged University Ave., insurance association says losses to Twin Cities businesses could top $100M

As Gov. Tim Walz tours St. Paul’s damaged University Ave., insurance association says losses to Twin Cities businesses could top $100M

Insurance claims from Twin Cities businesses damaged in rioting could easily exceed $100 million, according to an estimate Monday from a Minnesota insurance as [...] Read full article: As Gov. Tim Walz tours St. Paul’s damage...→

Investigators Looking For Public's Help Identifying Persons Of Interest In Twin Cities Arson Cases

Investigators Looking For Public's Help Identifying Persons Of Interest In Twin Cities Arson Cases

Investigators are looking to the public for help identifying persons of interest related to the arson cases in several St. Paul businesses last week. Read full article: Investigators Looking For Public's Help ...→

A great Twin Cities reporter is gone. We need thousands more like ‘Mac.’ | MinnPost

A great Twin Cities reporter is gone. We need thousands more like ‘Mac.’ | MinnPost

Everybody wanted to help Paul McEnroe, risk be damned. Once asked how he came up with a particularly sensitive document on a breaking story, he replied matter- [...] Read full article: A great Twin Cities reporter is gone. We...→

Daily Distraction: Explore some Twin Cities architecture

If you’re tired of watching all those television home makeover shows, you can learn about real-life architecture with four books recently honored with the Gebh [...] Read full article: Daily Distraction: Explore some Twin Cit...→

‘No one to call for help’ — Twin Cities neighbors band together to stand guard

‘No one to call for help’ — Twin Cities neighbors band together to stand guard

A week of civil unrest has led some Twin Cities residents near the epicenters of the violence to take steps to protect their homes and neighborhoods. They’ve s [...] Read full article: ‘No one to call for help’ — Twin Cities ...→

As Twin Cities Target Stores Reopen, Lake Street & Uptown Locations Remain Closed

As Twin Cities Target Stores Reopen, Lake Street & Uptown Locations Remain Closed

While most Target stores around the Twin Cities have reopened, two remain closed following last week’s riots in south Minneapolis. Read full article: As Twin Cities Target Stores Reopen, Lak...→

'It's The Right Thing To Do': Organizers Say Twin Cities Marathon To Go Virtual This Year

'It's The Right Thing To Do': Organizers Say Twin Cities Marathon To Go Virtual This Year

This year would have marked the 39th annual marathon weekend. Organizers say that the event usually draws about 30,000 participants, in addition to 300,000 spe [...] Read full article: 'It's The Right Thing To Do': Organizers...→

UK demonstrators hold fourth weekend of anti-racism protests

UK demonstrators hold fourth weekend of anti-racism protests

Anti-racism demonstrators are holding a fourth weekend of protests across the U.K., despite a ban on large gatherings because of the coronavirus pandemic Read full article: UK demonstrators hold fourth weekend of ...→

How COVID-19 has affected the price of rent in the Twin Cities | MinnPost

How COVID-19 has affected the price of rent in the Twin Cities | MinnPost

COVID-19 has affected almost every aspect of life in Minnesota. The cost of rent, which had been going up for a long time, is no exception. Read full article: How COVID-19 has affected the price of r...→

ATF Offers Total Of $70,000 For Information, Identification Of Twin Cities Arson Suspects

ATF Offers Total Of $70,000 For Information, Identification Of Twin Cities Arson Suspects

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is offering $70,000 in reward money for information that helps identify multiple people suspected [...] Read full article: ATF Offers Total Of $70,000 For Informat...→

Waiting Tables: 3 Twin Cities Restaurants Prepare For Return Of Dine-In Service

Waiting Tables: 3 Twin Cities Restaurants Prepare For Return Of Dine-In Service

As part of WCCO's series "Waiting Tables," Susan-Elizabeth Littlefield checks in for the third time with three restaurants ready that are now ready to serve. Read full article: Waiting Tables: 3 Twin Cities Restaurant...→

Pricetag to call up National Guard for Twin Cities disturbances: Nearly $13M

Pricetag to call up National Guard for Twin Cities disturbances: Nearly $13M

It cost $12.75 million to use the Minnesota National Guard to respond to civil disturbances in the Twin Cities after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis p [...] Read full article: Pricetag to call up National Guard for T...→

Terrorizing in plain sight: A Twin Cities history lesson that must not repeat itself | MinnPost

Terrorizing in plain sight: A Twin Cities history lesson that must not repeat itself | MinnPost

How many people know that in 1917, as part of the St. Paul Winter Carnival, hundreds of men and women wearing the robes of the KKK rode from Minneapolis throug [...] Read full article: Terrorizing in plain sight: A Twin Citie...→

Twin Cities graduates make the best of coronavirus-altered celebrations

Twin Cities graduates make the best of coronavirus-altered celebrations

When her daughter Mariana’s in-person high school graduation ceremony was canceled due to the spread of COVID-19, Andrea Cournoyer got creative. Ahead of Highl [...] Read full article: Twin Cities graduates make the best of c...→

LGBTQ activists in NYC, LA reimagine pride marches as solidarity protests

LGBTQ activists in NYC, LA reimagine pride marches as solidarity protests

Organizers of the LA Pride Festival and New York's Queer Liberation March announced their respective events will this year be dedicated to black solidarity. Read full article: LGBTQ activists in NYC, LA reimagine pri...→

Twin Cities blood donations dangerously low. Here’s why and how to help.

Twin Cities blood donations dangerously low. Here’s why and how to help.

As the coronavirus pandemic and protests concerning the death of George Floyd continue in the Twin Cities, blood donations have reached extremely low levels. D [...] Read full article: Twin Cities blood donations dangerously ...→

Thousands gather for peaceful protests around the Twin Cities | MinnPost

Plus: several Minnesota labor organizations call for Minneapolis police union head Bob Kroll to step down; Metro Transit to resume bus and rail services; Twitt [...] Read full article: Thousands gather for peaceful protests a...→

Closings & Layoffs Continue As Twin Cities Businesses Feel COVID-19 Impact

Closings & Layoffs Continue As Twin Cities Businesses Feel COVID-19 Impact

From manufacturing plants to neighborhood cafe's and movie theaters -- the bottom line at some Minnesota businesses has been hit hard by COVID-19. Read full article: Closings & Layoffs Continue As Twin Citi...→

Twin Cities literary calendar for week of June 21, 2020

Twin Cities literary calendar for week of June 21, 2020

ALKA JOSHI: Indian author gives a virtual reading from her bestseller “The Henna Artist,” a Reese Witherspoon book club pick about a 17-year-old who escapes an [...] Read full article: Twin Cities literary calendar for week o...→

Demonstrations, celebrations mark Juneteenth in Twin Cities

Demonstrations, celebrations mark Juneteenth in Twin Cities

Minnesota’s Black Lives Matter chapter took to the state Capitol on Friday to mark Juneteenth with a demand for reparations and real police reform in a continu [...] Read full article: Demonstrations, celebrations mark Junete...→

What's Happening On Juneteenth In The Twin Cities?

What's Happening On Juneteenth In The Twin Cities?

Juneteenth dates back to June 19, 1865. A union general announced from his balcony in Galveston, Texas, that enslaved African-Americans were free. Slaves in Te [...] Read full article: What's Happening On Juneteenth In The Tw...→

Twin Cities Pharmacies Damaged In Riots Working To Get Back In Business

Twin Cities Pharmacies Damaged In Riots Working To Get Back In Business

Twenty-three pharmacies were damaged during the unrest in the Twin Cities. Fewer than half have since reopened, making medication complicated for the people wh [...] Read full article: Twin Cities Pharmacies Damaged In Riots ...→

Twin Cities air pollution cut by coronavirus due to reduced traffic levels

Twin Cities air pollution cut by coronavirus due to reduced traffic levels

Go ahead, walk outdoors and take a deep breath — air pollution has been cut by coronavirus. Metro area traffic levels have plummeted since Gov. Tim Walz’s stay [...] Read full article: Twin Cities air pollution cut by coronav...→

Minneapolis FBI Examining Video & Images Of Unrest In The Twin Cities To Identify Violent Actors

Minneapolis FBI Examining Video & Images Of Unrest In The Twin Cities To Identify Violent Actors

The Minneapolis FBI is continuing to investigate and analyze video and pictures from the recent riots in Twin Cities that occurred following the death of Georg [...] Read full article: Minneapolis FBI Examining Video & Images...→

Tropical downpours in the Twin Cities? Thanks, Cristobal

Tropical downpours in the Twin Cities? Thanks, Cristobal

Tropical downpours and the Twin Cities rarely, if ever, go hand-in-hand, but that’ll be the case on Tuesday and Wednesday. Thanks in large part to the remnants [...] Read full article: Tropical downpours in the Twin Cities? T...→

Calls grow for police to be banned from Pride marches - amNewYork

BY RACHEL SAVAGE, Thomson Reuters Foundation Calls are growing for police to be banned from marching in Pride parades and for the LGBT+ events to return Read full article: Calls grow for police to be banned from ...→

Live Updates: Car Drives Into Seattle Protest, 1 Shot; Many US Cities Hold Peaceful Protests, Vigils

Live Updates: Car Drives Into Seattle Protest, 1 Shot; Many US Cities Hold Peaceful Protests, Vigils

Tens of thousands of protesters streamed into the nation’s capital and other major cities over the weekend in another huge mobilization against police brutalit [...] Read full article: Live Updates: Car Drives Into Seattle Pr...→

Twin Cities nonprofits raise $1.3M for minority-owned businesses damaged in protests

Twin Cities nonprofits raise $1.3M for minority-owned businesses damaged in protests

Three big nonprofits are teaming up to spend $1.3 million to help businesses damaged by arson and looting. The Greater Twin Cities United Way announced Friday [...] Read full article: Twin Cities nonprofits raise $1.3M for m...→

LA Pride Organizers To Hold Peaceful Protest In Place Of Canceled West Hollywood Pride Parade

LA Pride Organizers To Hold Peaceful Protest In Place Of Canceled West Hollywood Pride Parade

HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) — L.A. Pride organizers have announced they will hold a peaceful protest in place of their annual West Hollywood Pride Parade that was cancel [...] Read full article: LA Pride Organizers To Hold Peaceful Pro...→

Thousands gather for peaceful protests across Twin Cities Tuesday

Thousands gather for peaceful protests across Twin Cities Tuesday

Faith leaders from several congregations marched in silence Tuesday in St. Paul as a way to reflect the “beloved community” and the social justice action of th [...] Read full article: Thousands gather for peaceful protests a...→

Twin Cities Pride 2020: virtual, socially-distanced, and politically charged

Twin Cities Pride 2020: virtual, socially-distanced, and politically charged

Typically this time each year hundreds of thousands of people would flock to the Twin Cities for the annual Pride Festival raising awareness, spirits and money [...] Read full article: Twin Cities Pride 2020: virtual, sociall...→

Closings & Layoffs Continue As Twin Cities Businesses Feel COVID-19 Impact

Closings & Layoffs Continue As Twin Cities Businesses Feel COVID-19 Impact

From manufacturing plants to neighborhood cafe's and movie theaters -- the bottom line at some Minnesota businesses has been hit hard by COVID-19. Read full article: Closings & Layoffs Continue As Twin Citi...→

'It's The Right Thing To Do': Organizers Say Twin Cities Marathon To Go Virtual This Year

'It's The Right Thing To Do': Organizers Say Twin Cities Marathon To Go Virtual This Year

This year would have marked the 39th annual marathon weekend. Organizers say that the event usually draws about 30,000 participants, in addition to 300,000 spe [...] Read full article: 'It's The Right Thing To Do': Organizers...→

More Black Lives Matter Marches, Events Planned for This Weekend in South Florida

More Black Lives Matter Marches, Events Planned for This Weekend in South Florida

After a multitude of events took place across South Florida Friday to commemorate Juneteenth, a celebration of the day in 1865 when enslaved people in Texas le [...] Read full article: More Black Lives Matter Marches, Events ...→

Demonstrations, celebrations mark Juneteenth in Twin Cities

Demonstrations, celebrations mark Juneteenth in Twin Cities

Minnesota’s Black Lives Matter chapter took to the state Capitol on Friday to mark Juneteenth with a demand for reparations and real police reform in a continu [...] Read full article: Demonstrations, celebrations mark Junete...→

12 ways to observe Juneteenth in the Twin Cities

12 ways to observe Juneteenth in the Twin Cities

Juneteenth commemorates the day enslaved African-Americans in Galveston, Texas, first heard the news they had been freed. It was on June 19, 1865, that a Union [...] Read full article: 12 ways to observe Juneteenth in the Twi...→

Twin Cities Pharmacies Damaged In Riots Working To Get Back In Business

Twin Cities Pharmacies Damaged In Riots Working To Get Back In Business

Twenty-three pharmacies were damaged during the unrest in the Twin Cities. Fewer than half have since reopened, making medication complicated for the people wh [...] Read full article: Twin Cities Pharmacies Damaged In Riots ...→

Waiting Tables: 3 Twin Cities Restaurants Prepare For Return Of Dine-In Service

Waiting Tables: 3 Twin Cities Restaurants Prepare For Return Of Dine-In Service

As part of WCCO's series "Waiting Tables," Susan-Elizabeth Littlefield checks in for the third time with three restaurants ready that are now ready to serve. Read full article: Waiting Tables: 3 Twin Cities Restaurant...→

Lance Bass, Cyndi Lauper, Billy Porter and more to celebrate Pride Prom this weekend

Lance Bass, Cyndi Lauper, Billy Porter and more to celebrate Pride Prom this weekend

Todrick Hall unveiled the list of headliners for the weekend celebration, which features Lance Bass, Billy Porter, Cyndi Lauper, Noah Cyrus, Doja Cat and more. Read full article: Lance Bass, Cyndi Lauper, Billy Porter a...→

Tropical downpours in the Twin Cities? Thanks, Cristobal

Tropical downpours in the Twin Cities? Thanks, Cristobal

Tropical downpours and the Twin Cities rarely, if ever, go hand-in-hand, but that’ll be the case on Tuesday and Wednesday. Thanks in large part to the remnants [...] Read full article: Tropical downpours in the Twin Cities? T...→

Terrorizing in plain sight: A Twin Cities history lesson that must not repeat itself | MinnPost

Terrorizing in plain sight: A Twin Cities history lesson that must not repeat itself | MinnPost

How many people know that in 1917, as part of the St. Paul Winter Carnival, hundreds of men and women wearing the robes of the KKK rode from Minneapolis throug [...] Read full article: Terrorizing in plain sight: A Twin Citie...→

As Gov. Tim Walz tours St. Paul’s damaged University Ave., insurance association says losses to Twin Cities businesses could top $100M

As Gov. Tim Walz tours St. Paul’s damaged University Ave., insurance association says losses to Twin Cities businesses could top $100M

Insurance claims from Twin Cities businesses damaged in rioting could easily exceed $100 million, according to an estimate Monday from a Minnesota insurance as [...] Read full article: As Gov. Tim Walz tours St. Paul’s damage...→

Live Updates: Car Drives Into Seattle Protest, 1 Shot; Many US Cities Hold Peaceful Protests, Vigils

Live Updates: Car Drives Into Seattle Protest, 1 Shot; Many US Cities Hold Peaceful Protests, Vigils

Tens of thousands of protesters streamed into the nation’s capital and other major cities over the weekend in another huge mobilization against police brutalit [...] Read full article: Live Updates: Car Drives Into Seattle Pr...→

Twin Cities graduates make the best of coronavirus-altered celebrations

Twin Cities graduates make the best of coronavirus-altered celebrations

When her daughter Mariana’s in-person high school graduation ceremony was canceled due to the spread of COVID-19, Andrea Cournoyer got creative. Ahead of Highl [...] Read full article: Twin Cities graduates make the best of c...→

A great Twin Cities reporter is gone. We need thousands more like ‘Mac.’ | MinnPost

A great Twin Cities reporter is gone. We need thousands more like ‘Mac.’ | MinnPost

Everybody wanted to help Paul McEnroe, risk be damned. Once asked how he came up with a particularly sensitive document on a breaking story, he replied matter- [...] Read full article: A great Twin Cities reporter is gone. We...→

LGBTQ activists in NYC, LA reimagine pride marches as solidarity protests

LGBTQ activists in NYC, LA reimagine pride marches as solidarity protests

Organizers of the LA Pride Festival and New York's Queer Liberation March announced their respective events will this year be dedicated to black solidarity. Read full article: LGBTQ activists in NYC, LA reimagine pri...→

‘No one to call for help’ — Twin Cities neighbors band together to stand guard

‘No one to call for help’ — Twin Cities neighbors band together to stand guard

A week of civil unrest has led some Twin Cities residents near the epicenters of the violence to take steps to protect their homes and neighborhoods. They’ve s [...] Read full article: ‘No one to call for help’ — Twin Cities ...→

Thousands gather for peaceful protests around the Twin Cities | MinnPost

Plus: several Minnesota labor organizations call for Minneapolis police union head Bob Kroll to step down; Metro Transit to resume bus and rail services; Twitt [...] Read full article: Thousands gather for peaceful protests a...→

Twin Cities Marathon to be run virtually this year

Twin Cities Marathon to be run virtually this year

The Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon will be run virtually this year, the organization announced Tuesday morning, as is the case for the entire weekend of events [...] Read full article: Twin Cities Marathon to be run virtually...→

Twin Cities literary calendar for week of June 21, 2020

Twin Cities literary calendar for week of June 21, 2020

ALKA JOSHI: Indian author gives a virtual reading from her bestseller “The Henna Artist,” a Reese Witherspoon book club pick about a 17-year-old who escapes an [...] Read full article: Twin Cities literary calendar for week o...→

UK demonstrators hold fourth weekend of anti-racism protests

UK demonstrators hold fourth weekend of anti-racism protests

Anti-racism demonstrators are holding a fourth weekend of protests across the U.K., despite a ban on large gatherings because of the coronavirus pandemic Read full article: UK demonstrators hold fourth weekend of ...→

YMCA hosting essential supplies drive for Twin Cities community

YMCA is providing meals and essential supplies to the Twin Cites following the recent protests and COVID-19 restrictions. YMCA began their food drive in March [...] Read full article: YMCA hosting essential supplies drive fo...→

What's Happening On Juneteenth In The Twin Cities?

What's Happening On Juneteenth In The Twin Cities?

Juneteenth dates back to June 19, 1865. A union general announced from his balcony in Galveston, Texas, that enslaved African-Americans were free. Slaves in Te [...] Read full article: What's Happening On Juneteenth In The Tw...→

How COVID-19 has affected the price of rent in the Twin Cities | MinnPost

How COVID-19 has affected the price of rent in the Twin Cities | MinnPost

COVID-19 has affected almost every aspect of life in Minnesota. The cost of rent, which had been going up for a long time, is no exception. Read full article: How COVID-19 has affected the price of r...→

Outdoor water parks in the Twin Cities: 11 spots to splash and cool off

Outdoor water parks in the Twin Cities: 11 spots to splash and cool off

Minnesota’s short outdoor water park season is upon us. Here are this season’s details on Minneapolis-St. Paul water parks. Read full article: Outdoor water parks in the Twin Cities: ...→

Twin Cities air pollution cut by coronavirus due to reduced traffic levels

Twin Cities air pollution cut by coronavirus due to reduced traffic levels

Go ahead, walk outdoors and take a deep breath — air pollution has been cut by coronavirus. Metro area traffic levels have plummeted since Gov. Tim Walz’s stay [...] Read full article: Twin Cities air pollution cut by coronav...→

ATF Offers Total Of $70,000 For Information, Identification Of Twin Cities Arson Suspects

ATF Offers Total Of $70,000 For Information, Identification Of Twin Cities Arson Suspects

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is offering $70,000 in reward money for information that helps identify multiple people suspected [...] Read full article: ATF Offers Total Of $70,000 For Informat...→

As Colorado’s minor league cities face “economic and cultural void,” Grand Junction and Colorado Springs stakeholders hold out hope

As Colorado’s minor league cities face “economic and cultural void,” Grand Junction and Colorado Springs stakeholders hold out hope

As MLB’s farm system braces for a major overhaul, the state’s two minor league teams, the Grand Junction Rockies and the Rocky Mountain Vibes, are facing contr [...] Read full article: As Colorado’s minor league cities face “...→

Minneapolis FBI Examining Video & Images Of Unrest In The Twin Cities To Identify Violent Actors

Minneapolis FBI Examining Video & Images Of Unrest In The Twin Cities To Identify Violent Actors

The Minneapolis FBI is continuing to investigate and analyze video and pictures from the recent riots in Twin Cities that occurred following the death of Georg [...] Read full article: Minneapolis FBI Examining Video & Images...→

Pricetag to call up National Guard for Twin Cities disturbances: Nearly $13M

Pricetag to call up National Guard for Twin Cities disturbances: Nearly $13M

It cost $12.75 million to use the Minnesota National Guard to respond to civil disturbances in the Twin Cities after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis p [...] Read full article: Pricetag to call up National Guard for T...→

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St. Paul news -- including crime, politics, education, business, sports, entertainment and things to do -- from the Pioneer Press. Read full article: Twin Cities...→

Calls grow for police to be banned from Pride marches - amNewYork

BY RACHEL SAVAGE, Thomson Reuters Foundation Calls are growing for police to be banned from marching in Pride parades and for the LGBT+ events to return Read full article: Calls grow for police to be banned from ...→

Investigators Looking For Public's Help Identifying Persons Of Interest In Twin Cities Arson Cases

Investigators Looking For Public's Help Identifying Persons Of Interest In Twin Cities Arson Cases

Investigators are looking to the public for help identifying persons of interest related to the arson cases in several St. Paul businesses last week. Read full article: Investigators Looking For Public's Help ...→

Twin Cities nonprofits raise $1.3M for minority-owned businesses damaged in protests

Twin Cities nonprofits raise $1.3M for minority-owned businesses damaged in protests

Three big nonprofits are teaming up to spend $1.3 million to help businesses damaged by arson and looting. The Greater Twin Cities United Way announced Friday [...] Read full article: Twin Cities nonprofits raise $1.3M for m...→

Daily Distraction: Explore some Twin Cities architecture

If you’re tired of watching all those television home makeover shows, you can learn about real-life architecture with four books recently honored with the Gebh [...] Read full article: Daily Distraction: Explore some Twin Cit...→

LA Pride Organizers To Hold Peaceful Protest In Place Of Canceled West Hollywood Pride Parade

LA Pride Organizers To Hold Peaceful Protest In Place Of Canceled West Hollywood Pride Parade

HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) — L.A. Pride organizers have announced they will hold a peaceful protest in place of their annual West Hollywood Pride Parade that was cancel [...] Read full article: LA Pride Organizers To Hold Peaceful Pro...→

Twin Cities blood donations dangerously low. Here’s why and how to help.

Twin Cities blood donations dangerously low. Here’s why and how to help.

As the coronavirus pandemic and protests concerning the death of George Floyd continue in the Twin Cities, blood donations have reached extremely low levels. D [...] Read full article: Twin Cities blood donations dangerously ...→

As Twin Cities Target Stores Reopen, Lake Street & Uptown Locations Remain Closed

As Twin Cities Target Stores Reopen, Lake Street & Uptown Locations Remain Closed

While most Target stores around the Twin Cities have reopened, two remain closed following last week’s riots in south Minneapolis. Read full article: As Twin Cities Target Stores Reopen, Lak...→

Thousands gather for peaceful protests across Twin Cities Tuesday

Thousands gather for peaceful protests across Twin Cities Tuesday

Faith leaders from several congregations marched in silence Tuesday in St. Paul as a way to reflect the “beloved community” and the social justice action of th [...] Read full article: Thousands gather for peaceful protests a...→

Twin Cities Pride 2020: virtual, socially-distanced, and politically charged

Twin Cities Pride 2020: virtual, socially-distanced, and politically charged

Typically this time each year hundreds of thousands of people would flock to the Twin Cities for the annual Pride Festival raising awareness, spirits and money [...] Read full article: Twin Cities Pride 2020: virtual, sociall...→

Closings & Layoffs Continue As Twin Cities Businesses Feel COVID-19 Impact

Closings & Layoffs Continue As Twin Cities Businesses Feel COVID-19 Impact

From manufacturing plants to neighborhood cafe's and movie theaters -- the bottom line at some Minnesota businesses has been hit hard by COVID-19. Read full article: Closings & Layoffs Continue As Twin Citi...→

Twin Cities Marathon to be run virtually this year

Twin Cities Marathon to be run virtually this year

The Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon will be run virtually this year, the organization announced Tuesday morning, as is the case for the entire weekend of events [...] Read full article: Twin Cities Marathon to be run virtually...→

'It's The Right Thing To Do': Organizers Say Twin Cities Marathon To Go Virtual This Year

'It's The Right Thing To Do': Organizers Say Twin Cities Marathon To Go Virtual This Year

This year would have marked the 39th annual marathon weekend. Organizers say that the event usually draws about 30,000 participants, in addition to 300,000 spe [...] Read full article: 'It's The Right Thing To Do': Organizers...→

Twin Cities literary calendar for week of June 21, 2020

Twin Cities literary calendar for week of June 21, 2020

ALKA JOSHI: Indian author gives a virtual reading from her bestseller “The Henna Artist,” a Reese Witherspoon book club pick about a 17-year-old who escapes an [...] Read full article: Twin Cities literary calendar for week o...→

More Black Lives Matter Marches, Events Planned for This Weekend in South Florida

More Black Lives Matter Marches, Events Planned for This Weekend in South Florida

After a multitude of events took place across South Florida Friday to commemorate Juneteenth, a celebration of the day in 1865 when enslaved people in Texas le [...] Read full article: More Black Lives Matter Marches, Events ...→

UK demonstrators hold fourth weekend of anti-racism protests

UK demonstrators hold fourth weekend of anti-racism protests

Anti-racism demonstrators are holding a fourth weekend of protests across the U.K., despite a ban on large gatherings because of the coronavirus pandemic Read full article: UK demonstrators hold fourth weekend of ...→

Demonstrations, celebrations mark Juneteenth in Twin Cities

Demonstrations, celebrations mark Juneteenth in Twin Cities

Minnesota’s Black Lives Matter chapter took to the state Capitol on Friday to mark Juneteenth with a demand for reparations and real police reform in a continu [...] Read full article: Demonstrations, celebrations mark Junete...→

YMCA hosting essential supplies drive for Twin Cities community

YMCA is providing meals and essential supplies to the Twin Cites following the recent protests and COVID-19 restrictions. YMCA began their food drive in March [...] Read full article: YMCA hosting essential supplies drive fo...→

What's Happening On Juneteenth In The Twin Cities?

What's Happening On Juneteenth In The Twin Cities?

Juneteenth dates back to June 19, 1865. A union general announced from his balcony in Galveston, Texas, that enslaved African-Americans were free. Slaves in Te [...] Read full article: What's Happening On Juneteenth In The Tw...→

12 ways to observe Juneteenth in the Twin Cities

12 ways to observe Juneteenth in the Twin Cities

Juneteenth commemorates the day enslaved African-Americans in Galveston, Texas, first heard the news they had been freed. It was on June 19, 1865, that a Union [...] Read full article: 12 ways to observe Juneteenth in the Twi...→

How COVID-19 has affected the price of rent in the Twin Cities | MinnPost

How COVID-19 has affected the price of rent in the Twin Cities | MinnPost

COVID-19 has affected almost every aspect of life in Minnesota. The cost of rent, which had been going up for a long time, is no exception. Read full article: How COVID-19 has affected the price of r...→

Twin Cities Pharmacies Damaged In Riots Working To Get Back In Business

Twin Cities Pharmacies Damaged In Riots Working To Get Back In Business

Twenty-three pharmacies were damaged during the unrest in the Twin Cities. Fewer than half have since reopened, making medication complicated for the people wh [...] Read full article: Twin Cities Pharmacies Damaged In Riots ...→

Outdoor water parks in the Twin Cities: 11 spots to splash and cool off

Outdoor water parks in the Twin Cities: 11 spots to splash and cool off

Minnesota’s short outdoor water park season is upon us. Here are this season’s details on Minneapolis-St. Paul water parks. Read full article: Outdoor water parks in the Twin Cities: ...→

Twin Cities air pollution cut by coronavirus due to reduced traffic levels

Twin Cities air pollution cut by coronavirus due to reduced traffic levels

Go ahead, walk outdoors and take a deep breath — air pollution has been cut by coronavirus. Metro area traffic levels have plummeted since Gov. Tim Walz’s stay [...] Read full article: Twin Cities air pollution cut by coronav...→

ATF Offers Total Of $70,000 For Information, Identification Of Twin Cities Arson Suspects

ATF Offers Total Of $70,000 For Information, Identification Of Twin Cities Arson Suspects

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is offering $70,000 in reward money for information that helps identify multiple people suspected [...] Read full article: ATF Offers Total Of $70,000 For Informat...→

As Colorado’s minor league cities face “economic and cultural void,” Grand Junction and Colorado Springs stakeholders hold out hope

As Colorado’s minor league cities face “economic and cultural void,” Grand Junction and Colorado Springs stakeholders hold out hope

As MLB’s farm system braces for a major overhaul, the state’s two minor league teams, the Grand Junction Rockies and the Rocky Mountain Vibes, are facing contr [...] Read full article: As Colorado’s minor league cities face “...→

Waiting Tables: 3 Twin Cities Restaurants Prepare For Return Of Dine-In Service

Waiting Tables: 3 Twin Cities Restaurants Prepare For Return Of Dine-In Service

As part of WCCO's series "Waiting Tables," Susan-Elizabeth Littlefield checks in for the third time with three restaurants ready that are now ready to serve. Read full article: Waiting Tables: 3 Twin Cities Restaurant...→

Minneapolis FBI Examining Video & Images Of Unrest In The Twin Cities To Identify Violent Actors

Minneapolis FBI Examining Video & Images Of Unrest In The Twin Cities To Identify Violent Actors

The Minneapolis FBI is continuing to investigate and analyze video and pictures from the recent riots in Twin Cities that occurred following the death of Georg [...] Read full article: Minneapolis FBI Examining Video & Images...→

Lance Bass, Cyndi Lauper, Billy Porter and more to celebrate Pride Prom this weekend

Lance Bass, Cyndi Lauper, Billy Porter and more to celebrate Pride Prom this weekend

Todrick Hall unveiled the list of headliners for the weekend celebration, which features Lance Bass, Billy Porter, Cyndi Lauper, Noah Cyrus, Doja Cat and more. Read full article: Lance Bass, Cyndi Lauper, Billy Porter a...→

Pricetag to call up National Guard for Twin Cities disturbances: Nearly $13M

Pricetag to call up National Guard for Twin Cities disturbances: Nearly $13M

It cost $12.75 million to use the Minnesota National Guard to respond to civil disturbances in the Twin Cities after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis p [...] Read full article: Pricetag to call up National Guard for T...→

Tropical downpours in the Twin Cities? Thanks, Cristobal

Tropical downpours in the Twin Cities? Thanks, Cristobal

Tropical downpours and the Twin Cities rarely, if ever, go hand-in-hand, but that’ll be the case on Tuesday and Wednesday. Thanks in large part to the remnants [...] Read full article: Tropical downpours in the Twin Cities? T...→

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Terrorizing in plain sight: A Twin Cities history lesson that must not repeat itself | MinnPost

Terrorizing in plain sight: A Twin Cities history lesson that must not repeat itself | MinnPost

How many people know that in 1917, as part of the St. Paul Winter Carnival, hundreds of men and women wearing the robes of the KKK rode from Minneapolis throug [...] Read full article: Terrorizing in plain sight: A Twin Citie...→

Calls grow for police to be banned from Pride marches - amNewYork

BY RACHEL SAVAGE, Thomson Reuters Foundation Calls are growing for police to be banned from marching in Pride parades and for the LGBT+ events to return Read full article: Calls grow for police to be banned from ...→

As Gov. Tim Walz tours St. Paul’s damaged University Ave., insurance association says losses to Twin Cities businesses could top $100M

As Gov. Tim Walz tours St. Paul’s damaged University Ave., insurance association says losses to Twin Cities businesses could top $100M

Insurance claims from Twin Cities businesses damaged in rioting could easily exceed $100 million, according to an estimate Monday from a Minnesota insurance as [...] Read full article: As Gov. Tim Walz tours St. Paul’s damage...→

Live Updates: Car Drives Into Seattle Protest, 1 Shot; Many US Cities Hold Peaceful Protests, Vigils

Live Updates: Car Drives Into Seattle Protest, 1 Shot; Many US Cities Hold Peaceful Protests, Vigils

Tens of thousands of protesters streamed into the nation’s capital and other major cities over the weekend in another huge mobilization against police brutalit [...] Read full article: Live Updates: Car Drives Into Seattle Pr...→

Investigators Looking For Public's Help Identifying Persons Of Interest In Twin Cities Arson Cases

Investigators Looking For Public's Help Identifying Persons Of Interest In Twin Cities Arson Cases

Investigators are looking to the public for help identifying persons of interest related to the arson cases in several St. Paul businesses last week. Read full article: Investigators Looking For Public's Help ...→

Twin Cities graduates make the best of coronavirus-altered celebrations

Twin Cities graduates make the best of coronavirus-altered celebrations

When her daughter Mariana’s in-person high school graduation ceremony was canceled due to the spread of COVID-19, Andrea Cournoyer got creative. Ahead of Highl [...] Read full article: Twin Cities graduates make the best of c...→

Twin Cities nonprofits raise $1.3M for minority-owned businesses damaged in protests

Twin Cities nonprofits raise $1.3M for minority-owned businesses damaged in protests

Three big nonprofits are teaming up to spend $1.3 million to help businesses damaged by arson and looting. The Greater Twin Cities United Way announced Friday [...] Read full article: Twin Cities nonprofits raise $1.3M for m...→

A great Twin Cities reporter is gone. We need thousands more like ‘Mac.’ | MinnPost

A great Twin Cities reporter is gone. We need thousands more like ‘Mac.’ | MinnPost

Everybody wanted to help Paul McEnroe, risk be damned. Once asked how he came up with a particularly sensitive document on a breaking story, he replied matter- [...] Read full article: A great Twin Cities reporter is gone. We...→

Daily Distraction: Explore some Twin Cities architecture

If you’re tired of watching all those television home makeover shows, you can learn about real-life architecture with four books recently honored with the Gebh [...] Read full article: Daily Distraction: Explore some Twin Cit...→

LGBTQ activists in NYC, LA reimagine pride marches as solidarity protests

LGBTQ activists in NYC, LA reimagine pride marches as solidarity protests

Organizers of the LA Pride Festival and New York's Queer Liberation March announced their respective events will this year be dedicated to black solidarity. Read full article: LGBTQ activists in NYC, LA reimagine pri...→

LA Pride Organizers To Hold Peaceful Protest In Place Of Canceled West Hollywood Pride Parade

LA Pride Organizers To Hold Peaceful Protest In Place Of Canceled West Hollywood Pride Parade

HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) — L.A. Pride organizers have announced they will hold a peaceful protest in place of their annual West Hollywood Pride Parade that was cancel [...] Read full article: LA Pride Organizers To Hold Peaceful Pro...→

‘No one to call for help’ — Twin Cities neighbors band together to stand guard

‘No one to call for help’ — Twin Cities neighbors band together to stand guard

A week of civil unrest has led some Twin Cities residents near the epicenters of the violence to take steps to protect their homes and neighborhoods. They’ve s [...] Read full article: ‘No one to call for help’ — Twin Cities ...→

Twin Cities blood donations dangerously low. Here’s why and how to help.

Twin Cities blood donations dangerously low. Here’s why and how to help.

As the coronavirus pandemic and protests concerning the death of George Floyd continue in the Twin Cities, blood donations have reached extremely low levels. D [...] Read full article: Twin Cities blood donations dangerously ...→

As Twin Cities Target Stores Reopen, Lake Street & Uptown Locations Remain Closed

As Twin Cities Target Stores Reopen, Lake Street & Uptown Locations Remain Closed

While most Target stores around the Twin Cities have reopened, two remain closed following last week’s riots in south Minneapolis. Read full article: As Twin Cities Target Stores Reopen, Lak...→

Thousands gather for peaceful protests around the Twin Cities | MinnPost

Plus: several Minnesota labor organizations call for Minneapolis police union head Bob Kroll to step down; Metro Transit to resume bus and rail services; Twitt [...] Read full article: Thousands gather for peaceful protests a...→

Thousands gather for peaceful protests across Twin Cities Tuesday

Thousands gather for peaceful protests across Twin Cities Tuesday

Faith leaders from several congregations marched in silence Tuesday in St. Paul as a way to reflect the “beloved community” and the social justice action of th [...] Read full article: Thousands gather for peaceful protests a...→