Magazine May 17, 2021, Issue

The Most Minnesotan Thing

A view of downtown Minneapolis in 2018 (Brace Hemmelgarn/USA Today Sports/Reuters)

 live in Minneapolis. I love it. Always have. I am not in awe of the leadership. The other day the Park Board, which you would think was concerned with things like mowing the grass and oiling the swing sets, held an emergency session to take up the Very Important Issue of allowing the State Patrol to use a park building on occasion. Since the State Patrol was involved in restoring public order/bringing down the militant fist on innocent civilians (take your pick; everything’s a choose-your-path adventure book these days), it would be inappropriate to let them use the building.


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