Homeless Encampment

By Edgar Linares
Edgar Linares
November 09, 2018 - 8:16 pm
The bitter cold has people concerned about the homeless encampment in South Minneapolis near Franklin and Hiawatha Avenues. For Daniel Robertson the cold doesn't bother him, he has lived along the sound wall for a long time. “I prepare myself for situations like this, and I’m ready for it,” said...
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By Edgar Linares
Edgar Linares
October 19, 2018 - 4:27 pm
The Minneapolis City Council has taken another major step in getting hundreds of homeless people out of tents and into shelters. The Council approved $1.5 million in funding for a temporary Navigation Center being built on 1.25 acres of land owned by the Red Lake Nation and the city. Construction...
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By Edgar Linares
Susie Jones
September 25, 2018 - 3:38 pm
As the Minneapolis City Council prepares to vote on a possible new location for the homeless encampment on Hiawatha, Mayor Jacob Frey spoke with WCCO Radio about what might happen next — when the moment arrives to ask people to pick up their tents and move. WCCO Radio reporter Susie Jones conducted...
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By Edgar Linares
Edgar Linares
September 07, 2018 - 6:18 pm
As the homeless encampment near Hiawatha and Cedar Avenues South in Minneapolis continues growing each day, groups helping the people there say attention on the tents needs to shift away from the eyesore to the people. “The problem isn’t that there are people that are homeless in your neighborhood...
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