Love, Controversy, and Library Loons: This Week’s Newsletter Highlights!

This week’s edition covers stories from February 8th, 2024 to February 14th, 2024. Today’s issue is 900 words, a 7-minute read. Ebe talks Mayor Frey in “hot water”, Super bowl celebrities and fans hating on Tay Swift, and St. Paul Library card and the laser loon Hi hi, it’s Ebe! It’s the season of love and social media feeds and grocery stores are sprinkled with hearts, cupids, […]

Lamenting Losses, Grammys Glory, & Super Bowl Spectacle

This week’s edition covers stories from February 1st, 2024 to February 7th, 2024. Today’s issue is 738 words, a 5-minute read. Mateo talks Lutsen Lodge, The Grammy’s, and Super Bowl weekend Good afternoon, readers. Mateo here! Due to technical difficulties this issue is going out a little later than usual, thank you for your patience! I’m excited to discuss some of the things that are […]

Cultural Transformations, Music Revelations, and Advocating for Education

This week’s edition covers stories from January 25th, 2024 to January 31st, 2024. Today’s issue is 750 words, a 5-minute read. Isabella talks TCMG billboard, Minneapolis Black Cultural Center, MN Yacht Club Festival, and Teacher walkout  Top of the morning readers,  This is Isabella reporting from South America, providing you with the latest news from the Twin Cities. Although I’m not currently experiencing […]

Stanley Cups and Culinary Awards

This week’s edition covers stories from January 18th, 2024 to January 24th, 2024. Today’s issue is 727 words, a 5-minute read. Ebe talks the Stanley Cup trend and the 2024 James Beard Awards. Hi hi, it’s Ebe! Anyone else experiencing whiplash from the drastic weather changes? I don’t know about you guys, but I’ve just been wearing a spring jacket and alternating between chattering teeth […]

Green Initiatives, Crime Insights, and Political Shifts

This week’s edition covers stories from January 11th, 2024 to January 17th, 2024. Today’s issue is 780 words, a 5-minute read. Isabella talks NewPrensa’s commitment to environmental consciousness, MPD active staff decreases, Trump’s Iowa win and the future of D.E.I.  Good morning readers,  Isabella here. The last time I wrote to you, we were just starting the New Year. The lakes are finally freezing up, and […]

Local Chronicles: St. Paul’s Milestone, Labor Struggles, and City Dynamics

This week’s edition covers stories from January 4th, 2024 to January 10th, 2024. Today’s issue is 800 words, a 5-minute read. Mateo talks St. Paul’s All-Women Council, Workers Strikes Nationally, Fentanyl crisis and impact on Minneapolis Public Schools and the end of the Vikings Season Hey Folks, Mateo here. In this edition, we’re diving into St. Paul’s groundbreaking all-women city council, Downtown Minneapolis janitors advocating for […]

2024 Kickoff: Laws, Encampment Battles, ‘Saltburn’ Insights 🎥

This week’s edition covers stories from December 28th, 2023 to January 3rd, 2024. Today’s issue is 1000 words, a 7-minute read. Ebe talks Minnesota’s eventful 2023 legislative session, Mayor Frey’s lawsuit from residents of the Nenookaasi homeless encampment, and review of the latest film ‘Saltburn’ (2023) Hi, hi, it’s Ebe. I hope you all had a safe, happy, […]

Flag Fables & Ebe’s Festive Picks!

This week’s edition covers stories from December 14th to December 20th, 2023. Today’s issue is 1300 words, a 10-minute read. Ebe talks Minnesota’s new State Flag and Ebe’s Holiday Picks! Hey ya’ll, it’s Ebe! I hope the holiday season has been treating you cozily as end-of-the-year projects wrap up and we look ahead to a whole new chapter of our lives! Every year that […]

Year-End Harmonies: Unwrapping Spotify’s Musical Journey & Navigating Metro Transit’s New Code of Conduct

This week’s edition covers stories from November 23rd to November 29th, 2023. Today’s issue is 1400 words, a 9-minute read. Ebelin talks Spotify Wrapped and their marketing campaign, the new code of conduct for Metro Transit Lines and the myth about what the Twin Cities public transit system used to be. Hey readers, it’s Ebe. I hope you all had a wonderful and restful […]

Winter Vibes: Minnesota Elections, TSA Incident, and Flag Redesign!

This week’s edition covers stories from November 2nd to November 8th, 2023. Today’s issue is 750 words, a 5.5-minute read. Ebe talks Minnesota elections, the concerning story of an airline employee, and contenders for Minnesota’s new flag design Hi everyone, it’s Ebe! The temperatures just keep dropping and I couldn’t be more excited to break out my big sweaters and knee socks, listen […]