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‘Push For Peace’ Brings North Minneapolis Community Together

A movement is underway in north Minneapolis to make a change in the streets. The goal is to focus on kids, clean up the area, and take the community back from violence.

05/09/2015

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‘Push For Peace’ Looks To Curb Violence In North Minneapolis

A movement is underway in north Minneapolis to make a change in the streets — it’s called “Push for Peace.” The goal is to take the community back from violence, focusing on making a difference in the lives of kids.

05/02/2015

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Mpls. Selected In Nat’l Initiative To Curb Racial Bias

Minneapolis has been selected as one of six cities to host a pilot initiative designed to improve relations between police and the communities they serve.

03/12/2015

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Dinner Honors We Day Organizers

Before We Day Minnesota kicks off Wednesday, the people behind the event celebrated those who made it possible. We Day Minnesota, which will begin Wednesday, is an event complete with a concert and speakers for 500 schools and 18,000 students at Xcel Energy Center.

11/11/2014

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Why Small Business Saturday Is Important For Your Community

Small Business Saturday will take place nationwide this year on November 29th. Since its launch in 2010 it has helped change the landscape of big-city neighborhoods and small town U.S.A.

11/11/2014

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Mpls. Police Unveil New Program To Connect To Community

Minneapolis’ police chief said Thursday she’s enlisting the help of religious and cultural leaders to help the communication between different communities and police.

09/18/2014

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2,000 To Break Bread At Half-Mile-Long Table In St. Paul

A Twin Cities artist has teamed up with a chef and an army of volunteers to do something that’s never been done in Minnesota before. On Sunday, they are setting up an outdoor dinner table for 2,000 people.

09/11/2014

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Community Invited To Honor Officer Patrick During Processional Wednesday

Memorial services for Officer Scott Patrick are planned for Wednesday morning. The funeral service will be held at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church in West St. Pau, Minn.

08/04/2014

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Is Cohousing Right For Your Family?

If you’ve tried to picture life for you and your family in a cohousing community, here’s what you need to know.

07/02/2014

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Fundraiser Held For ‘Miracle Baby’ Who Fell 11 Stories

The community plans to rally around a Minneapolis toddler whose survival has been nothing short of a “miracle.”

06/12/2014

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Vigil Held For Missing Anoka Man Found In RV

The family of a missing Anoka man want to know how his body wound up in a rented RV. A bachelor party, on their way to the Kentucky Derby, found Kevin Casserly’s body in a storage compartment of the rented camper.

05/04/2014

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Another Year, Another Playground Built By Vikings

The Vikings traded in cleats for work boots today as players and staff took part in their annual playground building project.

05/30/2013

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Best Of Minnesota: Hardware Store

As soon as this latest round of snow melts, spring projects begin — and that means a trip to the hardware store.

04/11/2013

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Day After Hoax, New Prague Receives Bomb Threat

With a community still reeling after a school shooting hoax, officials say New Prague Area Schools received a bomb threat Thursday, which forced student evacuations.

03/21/2013

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Search For Kira Trevino Continues, Cops Thank Volunteers

St. Paul Police are still tracking down dozens of leads in the case of the disappearance of Kira Trevino, the St. Paul woman who was last seen February 24th.

03/10/2013

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Washburn HS Racial Incident Cancels Parent Meeting, Community Still Stirring

A Minneapolis Public School says they are “deeply disturbed” after a racial incident involving a baby doll occurred last Friday at Washburn High School.

01/17/2013

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Harding HS Sends Origami Cranes To Sandy Hook For Support

Some local students are sending something special to Connecticut to help comfort the Sandy Hook community.

12/21/2012

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Community Throws Birthday Party For Boy Killed By Stray Bullet

It was a birthday a little boy never had a chance to celebrate.

07/29/2012

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Community Members Volunteer To Help North Mpls. Youth

Despite the tough stories you see coming out of North Minneapolis, there are a lot of people in that community who are reaching out and helping young people.

07/01/2012

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Family: $1,000 Reward For Boy’s Killer Not Enough

Three-year-old Terrell Mayes, Jr. was inside his house when the bullet came through the wall and hit him in the head. Nearly two weeks after a Minneapolis boy was killed by a stray bullet, his killer remains on the loose.

01/06/2012

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Homeland Security Sec. Talks Mpls-Linked Terrorism

After a suicide bombing in Somalia this past weekend was linked to a young man from Minneapolis, homeland security is on the minds of law enforcement here. Amelia Santaniello had the chance to ask Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napalitano about it Tuesday.

11/02/2011

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Block Parties Planned For National Night Out

Block parties and cookouts are being held in neighborhoods throughout Minnesota as part of National Night Out.

08/02/2011

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‘Taps’ For A Teeny, Tiny Town

The teeny, tiny town of Tenney, Minn. has voted itself out of existence. With a turnout of 100 percent, voters approved a motion to dissolve.

06/22/2011

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Rocori Holds Community Meeting On School Safety

The Rocori school district is holding a community meeting to discuss school safety — after two students brought weapons to school in April.

05/31/2011

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Minn. Community Leader Faces Child Porn Charges

A community leader in northern Minnesota says he’s sorry for the damage his addiction to Internet porn has caused.

11/16/2010

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