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Brazen Wells Fargo robber patronizes Franklin Avenue shops while police respond

Suspect who bought liquor and sandwich is still at large

SEWARD—After allegedly robbing the Wells Fargo branch at 2600 East Franklin Ave. at around 3 p.m. on Monday, March 12, an unidentified suspect went on a short shopping spree before hopping on a bus to escape.

According to the FBI, which is ...

Fight on Central Avenue bus ends in homicide

At the 2PAC (Second Precinct Advisory Council) meeting on Monday night, precinct commander Inspector Robert Skomra was interrupted at approximately 7:30 pm by an important phone call. When he returned, he reported to meeting attendees that he had just learned that the precinct had just registered its first homicide of 2007.

Community engagement should engage the community


Did you read the Community Engagement Report that city staff prepared for the City Council in November? It’s 43 pages long. Last May, the City Council decided they must approve it by November 2006 so the Mayor can include its recommendations in ...

KFAI celebrates International Women's Day with 24 hours of programming

Other events happening this month

Women will take over the airwaves on March 8, with 24 hours of programming developed and hosted by women to honor International Women’s Day (IWD). The event marks the 17th year that West Bank–based KFAI (90.3 FM Minneapolis, 106.7 FM St. Paul) ...

City should consider alternative snowplow

Letter to the editor

The basic principle promoted by Jacques Rousseau in his 1762 treatise, "The Social Contract, Or Principles of Political Right," is that a legitimate government is one which meets the needs and wishes of its citizens. Would the denizens of the ...