with the wrong GOP state House candidate
Officials claim that more than 1,000 St. Paul absentee votes have been sent 2022 general election ballots listing the wrong Republican candidate to Minnesota’s House of Representatives. After Beverly Peterson’s death earlier in the month, the GOP nominated Scott Hesselgrave to succeed him in House District.67A. However, ballots that were issued by Ramsey County election officials still listed Peterson as the Republican candidate. According to a Tuesday filing to the Minnesota Supreme Court.
MPR News’ Dana Ferguson said that Judy Moe appeared on a small stage at Veterans Park Monday night to appeal to many candidates for elected office. She asked them to make their campaigns accessible to Minnesotans living with disabilities and address their top issues. Moe, director of Richfield Disability Advocacy Partnership, , hoped to highlight to candidates from all walks of the political spectrum the importance of including Minnesotans living with disabilities in their campaigns.
Colette Davidson from the Christian Science Monitor wrote that Sarah Hopkins has lived in her gray two-story house in northeast Minneapolis for six consecutive years in harmony with other renters, homeowners and multifamily dwellers. She is not happy about the changes that her block will see. A local development plan was approved by the city to build a 4-story apartment building with 23 units on one lot. Is it possible to make housing more affordable by building more multifamily homes? Minneapolis is a case in point, as residents find that racism and NIMBY are keeping housing equality from being realized.
KARE 11 Kiya Eds reports that “Mother Jeniffer Kuria and her daughter Joanne Kuria are proud owners of Amani Construction & Development. Amani in Swahili means “peace”. The word was chosen to honor Kenya, where they emigrated about 20 years ago. Joanne, Joanne’s daughter, said that she and her mom have a wonderful relationship. My mom was frustrated by trying to find housing for her family on her own and decided to help other families. ‘”
Minnesota Reformer’s Christopher Ingraham says: “Soaring interest rate, driven by the Federal Reserve’s efforts to tampdown inflation are sending homebuyers in the Twin Cities region their costs skyrocketing. The average home purchase in the Twin Cities region now requires a 20% downpayment. This is almost double the amount of 2021.
Stribber Jana Hollingsworth reported that “Gaggles by geese have stopped plans to restore wild rice to the St. Louis River, leaving those in charge to resort to To give native rice the chance to thrive. As part of a plan for removing it from the Great Lakes’ national list of polluted waterways, several agencies including the Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of Natural Resources have been fighting the Canada geese.
Em Cassell wrote for Racket. “First Animales BBQ now this?” Northeast’s internationally acclaimed BBQ trailer, Animales announced on Saturday that they would no longer be allowed to use offset smokers. This was due to an archaic Minneapolis City ordinance. They have done this since October 1. We’ve heard that Able Seedhouse + Brewery is closing its doors this week. This is where Animales began in 2018. Saturday, October 1, will be the last day you can enjoy a First Light at 1121 Quincy St. NE or Ol’ Trusty.