Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging: Aging News You Can Use

February 2016 Information and Resources to Know and Share Welcome to the first 2016 edition of Aging News You Can Use! This issue features answers to two Medicare questions: how Social Security Administration is related to Medicare and the different Medicare Part B premiums. We highlight the Community Options Team; provide an update on two new…

Public Health Week nominations reminder

This is just a quick reminder that award nominations for Local Public Health Heroes are due on Friday, March 11 at 4:00 pm. You can submit your nominations by email or survey monkey to sebastiana.cervantes@minneapolismn.gov or justo.garcia@minneapolismn.gov.  This is a great opportunity to recognize an individual, team, or organization doing great work to support the…

MPRB: First truss removed in St. Anthony Parkway Bridge replacement

  St. Anthony Parkway Bridge First truss removed in St. Anthony Parkway Bridge replacement Workers will remove the 91-year-old bridge’s remaining four trusses over the next few months Workers will remove the 91-year-old bridge’s remaining four trusses over the next few months Last week the project to replace the St. Anthony Parkway Bridge over Northtown…

Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging: Register to attend a free WISER forum on March 10th

Changing aging in our communities. Seeking Better Outcomes: Expanding Coverage, Enhancing Portability, Improving Plan Design, and Solving Retirement Income Retirement plans, coverage and access, and improving outcomes for plan participants will be the focus of a forum in Minneapolis on March 10th, 1:00–5:30 p.m., at the Marquette Hotel’s Windows on Minnesota. The event is co-sponsored…

Upcoming Events in Ward 5

Upcoming Events in Ward 5 Hosted by Minneapolis City Council Member Blong Yang “A Day in the Life of a Cop” City Council Member Blong Yang will facilitate a community conversation around public safety and community and police relations. 4th Precinct Inspector Mike Friestleben and his officers have been invited to share their experience working…

News from the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office

Plus more news February 26, 2016 CONTACT INFO Michael O. Freeman Hennepin County Attorney 300 S. Sixth St. Minneapolis, MN  55487 612-348-5550 citizeninfo@hennepin.us www.hennepinattorney.org Find us on Facebook IN THIS ISSUE Court Watch gives your community a voice Running Spotted Cow out of Wisconsin costs two Minnesotans a felony OUR MISSION We serve justice and…

MPRB: Community Advisory Committee to discuss South Minneapolis parks March 8

South Service Area Master Plan Discussion of South Minneapolis parks scheduled March 8 The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) has scheduled Community Advisory Committee (CAC) meeting #9 related to the South Service Area Master Plan (SSAMP) onTuesday, March 8, 6-8 pm at Stewart Recreation Center, 2700 S. 12th Ave. The general public is welcome to…

Minneapolis Public Schools: MPS News – MPS unveils new data dashboard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 26, 2016 MEDIA CONTACT:                   Dirk Tedmon Media Relations Specialist 612.668.0227 dirk.tedmon@mpls.k12.mn.us Minneapolis Public Schools unveils new data dashboard MINNEAPOLIS – Minneapolis Public Schools’ (MPS’) Research, Evaluation and Assessment Department shared a new tool to monitor academic progress and outcomes today. The MPS Insights dashboard will allow members of the public to find…