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Go Ahead and Ponder That New Hope

By Andrew Richter

There really is no hope for New Hope

After receiving a proposal to construct a market rate apartment complex at 8400 Bass Lake Road, New Hope City Council is questioning the future of the property.  539 more words

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UPDATE: Missing 8-Year-Old Girl Found

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The 8-year-old girl who was missing from Minneapolis Wednesday night has been found.

Kayara Marie Kegg was found safe in Minneapolis late Wednesday evening. 34 more words


New Hope's Consent Agenda

By Andrew Richter

My friends, are you all aware of something called a Consent Agenda? Cities, Counties, and School Districts all have a consent agenda that is supposed to pass “routine and non-controversial” things in one quick motion. 374 more words

City Government

Never Forget The Armenian Genocide

April 24th marked the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, something the Turks would like to forget.


The facts don’t care how embarrassed the Turks are.   185 more words


Oh Oberlin: John and Anne Elder

John and Anne Elder were a presence in my life from as far back as I can remember. That, undoubtedly, is aided by the fact that they arrived (back) in Oberlin the year after I was born. 187 more words


Oh McDonald Had a Goal E-I-E-I-O

By Andrew Richter

You have to love the high standards and objectiveness of the New Hope City Council. Once again, just like last year, they have the greatest city bureaucrat in the history of Western Civilization! 659 more words

City Government

Minneapolis officer wounded in apparent targeted attack

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minneapolis police arrested someone Saturday in the early-morning wounding of an officer who investigators believe was shot because he was a member of the police force. 256 more words