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Guilty plea in domestic slashing

ROCHESTER, Minn. – A woman has confessed to attacking her husband.

49-year-old Marie Antonette Matthews of Columbia Heights pled guilty Friday to a felony charge of domestic assault.  45 more words

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dear older neighbor on the way to the grocery store
and younger neighbor on the way home,
dear drunk, clamoring throng of something almost like men, but not quite, 79 more words


Peace Is Its Own Reward

This is an idea whose time has definitely come — again.  It’s been a brutal summer in DC.  We just passed 100 homicides for 2015 — way beyond the number at this point last year.   74 more words


Bicyclist, 82, Dies After Being Hit By Car

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Officials say an 82-year-old bicyclist died Tuesday morning after being hit by a car in Minneapolis.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office said Allen Gerald Knutson, of Columbia Heights, died of multiple injuries he suffered in the collision near the intersection of Stinson Boulevard and 37th Avenue Northeast. 25 more words


It's Changing

Kenyon St, alongside Harriet Tubman Elementary School

Columbia Heights



Three Sisters

When I think of the Irish in America, snapshots like this one come to mind. My grandma Agnes with two of her three older sisters, young and happy in the midst of the Great Depression. 144 more words


Thip Khao

I’m fairly certain everyone around me is relieved that I’ve now been to Thip Khao, so I’ll stop talking about it. What they don’t realize, though, is that now I’ll talk about it even more. 304 more words

Pickle In The City