'I Used To Believe That I Would Just Give Up': In South Minneapolis, Garden & Hope Grow In TandemIn the middle of a major urban area is an unsuspecting farm, where cabbages, radishes, spinach and other vegetables are growing in a neighborhood where half the kids are born into poverty.
'I Did Not Sleep For Those Three Nights': Lake Street Boot Store Co-Owner Reflects On Last Year's UnrestIt's been a year of trauma for the Twin Cities. The south Minneapolis neighborhood was Ground Zero for destruction after the killing of George Floyd.
'My Whole Store Was Collapsed': Lake Street Restauranteur On His Feet Again 1 Year After George Floyd UnrestIt's been a year of trauma for the Twin Cities. For some it's been mental, for others it's been financial. For business owners on Lake Street, it's been both.
Shooting Reported Near South Minneapolis Soccer Practice, Coach InjuredAccording to CEO Dave Hawn, the shooting took place on the corner of 5th Avenue and 29th Street while a soccer practice was underway.
About 150 Businesses Damaged In Unrest To Receive Surprise Relief ChecksUrban Ventures typically focuses on education and parental support, but with COVID-19 and a Lake Street location, they've shifted to feeding thousands of people through donations.
Former NBA Players Serve As Positive Role Models At Youth Basketball ClinicA basketball clinic taught dozens of Twin Cities youth more than just the basic skills of the game. The "Full Court Press: Prep for Success" program hosted its first clinic ever in Minneapolis on Saturday.
Father Of Teen Arrested In Assault Case Says Son 'Defended Himself' The father of one of the teens arrested in Wichita, Kansas, over the weekend asks people to reserve judgment until the whole story is told.
Urban Ventures: We're Taking Teen Assault Case 'Very Seriously'Urban Ventures says they're taking the incident involving a number of teenagers allegedly assaulting people in Kansas "very seriously." Over the weekend, police said seven kids ranging in age from 12 to 18 yelled and threw things at people in Wichita, including a number of homeless people.
7 Minneapolis Teens Arrested In Kansas AssaultSeveral teens from a Minneapolis basketball program were arrested on assault charges in Wichita, Kansas over the weekend. The kids range in age from 12 to 18.
Urban Ventures: Using Music To Keep Kids In SchoolUrban Ventures has been helping kids break the cycle of poverty for 20 years. It's an organization built around academics and mentorship, but one of its most successful programs uses the power of music.
Helping Youth Find Work, One Cup At A TimeA local coffee company is celebrating a big milestone: 10 years in business. But this isn't your typical coffee company. The money made helps young people land jobs.