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People walk past businesses on 4th Street Southeast in Dinkytown on Sunday, Feb. 18. A group of businesses are being forced to close after the building's owner decided to sell the property.

People walk past businesses on 4th Street Southeast in Dinkytown on Sunday, Feb. 18. A group of businesses are being forced to close after the building's owner decided to sell the property.

2/19/2018, 1:06am

Several Dinkytown businesses to close by mid-summer

Milo’s on Fourth barber shop, Dinkytown Optical, Underground Printing, Blue Serge Alterations and the Hair Shaft barber shop were told to vacate the building.

Shops located in a building to the right of the Varsity Theater on the corner of 13th Avenue Southeast were recently informed by their landlord that they have until mid-summer to leave. Affected businesses are Milo’s on Fourth barbershop, Dinkytown Optical, Underground Printing, Blue Serge Alterations and the Hair Shaft barbershop.


2/19/2018, 12:58am

UMN students seek GMO regulation reform

Some University of Minnesota graduate students, frustrated by what they call outdated regulations on genetically modified organisms, are asking their congressional representatives for help. 


2/19/2018, 12:53am

Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board plots future for neighborhood parks

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board and community members are working to develop an East of the River Park Master Plan that will examine all parks east of the Mississippi River and outline future improvements. The plan is funded by the 20-Year Neighborhood Park Plan, which allocates funds based on racial and economic equity criteria. 


2/19/2018, 12:52am

Wellness Wednesday connects diversity to 'The Walking Dead'

Wellness Wednesdays, a new project led by the University’s School of Public Health, is a series dedicated to “pursuing wellness in less than traditional ways,” said project organizer Lauren Eldridge, the School of Public Health’s coordinator of diversity, equity and inclusion.