You are Invited — MayDay Ultimate Make

The theatre was buzzing on Saturday morning. All the images here are from Saturday April 11, 2015.


'We can't do this without you!' Mayor Hodges sets her agenda in State of the City address

“One Minneapolis” was the central theme in Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges’s State of the City Address on April 2, at the American Swedish Institute, where she discussed how the community working to


Residents of East Phillips want less industrialization, more green jobs and space for the community.

Residents and City Council members gather at the East Phillips Community center to discuss alternative uses for the Roof Depot in the East Phillips neighborhood. The Roof Depot has been a controversial site where City officials propose building a water yard in an already over industrialized, residential area.

MINNEAPOLIS: In January, 2015, The City of Minneapolis inquired on a plot of land located between The City Hiawatha Public Works facility and Smith Foundry in the South Minneapolis neighborhood of


Examining Minnesota's historical radiation data

Since the start of the nuclear age, the State of Minnesota has monitored radiation levels within its borders.  In recent decades, that responsibility has fallen to the Minnesota Department of


In the sugar maple grove, things are sweeter than ever

Sugarbushing begins in February when the snow is still on the ground and the sap in the sugar maple trees begins to rise.


MN House Coal Caucus votes to keep bill about air pollution away from environment committee

Photo: Coal piled up at the Sherco coal-fired power plant near Becker. Via Pioneer Press

It's the sort of post-moronic (and moneyed) politics Bluestem has come to expect from Speaker Daudt's majority, foreshadowed by the leader's removal of "Energy" from the Environmental and Natural R


For lasting climate-change reform, focus on consumption

Per capita emissions in Paris are nearly four times lower than per capita emissions in Minneapolis. CC/Flickr/R/DV/RS.

Last month, MinnPost’s Ron Meador outlined


Metropolitan Council water plan gets feedback; new plan addresses Twin Cities concerns

A sewer being maintained by the Met Council.

A new plan aimed at preserving water resources in the metro area is set to begin next month.

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