Minneapolis Fur Ban: The “local” Push

A Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing The Minneapolis City Council will consider an ordinance banning all manufacturing and sales of fur related items in the city. The ordinance, which was authored by Council Member Alondra Cano and co-authored by Council Member Cam Gordon, would prohibit the sale and manufacture of animal fur products inside the cityContinue reading “Minneapolis Fur Ban: The “local” Push”

Minneapolis Fur Ban and Discrimination

Ignoring Equality The Minneapolis City Council will consider an ordinance banning all fur sales in the city. The ordinance, which was authored by Council Member Alondra Cano and co-authored by Council Member Cam Gordon, would prohibit the sale and manufacture of animal fur products. There is an exception in the ban for Native American tribesContinue reading “Minneapolis Fur Ban and Discrimination”

Santa Is Coming To Town

… and he rode in a fire truck! Photo Courtesy of Stacy Smith The small fleet of various floats, trucks and emergency vehicles made it’s way through McGregor Saturday, December 7th capping off a fun filled day of cookies, hot chocolate, and live Christmas Carols! The floats lined up and made their way down MaddyContinue reading “Santa Is Coming To Town”

Made in McGregor: Goff’s Bay Catering, Salsa & Sauces

The Spoon That Spurred the Man In my families quest to shop local and find new businesses, we stopped in at the McGregor Sip & Shop early in November. Booths were spread out full of local businesses and artists alike. The first table we stopped at was Goff’s Bay Catering, Salsa and Sauces. I dippedContinue reading “Made in McGregor: Goff’s Bay Catering, Salsa & Sauces”

A Simple Gesture of Kindness

It’s cold out there Let’s face it, winter is here around the McGregor area. Winter Storm Warnings are in full effect If you are in denial, take a step out your front door and shake hands with Jack Frost. Thanksgiving is here and Christmas soon to follow and before I consume an unhealthy amount ofContinue reading “A Simple Gesture of Kindness”

Made in McGregor: Erin Napoli Designs

In any small community, it takes many different people coming together to succeed. I am always looking for ways to support the community that supports my family and myself.  With that said, I would like to shine the spotlight on a local artist and business; Erin Napoli of Erin Napoli Designs. Erin Napoli Designs ErinContinue reading “Made in McGregor: Erin Napoli Designs”

It takes a (Spooky) Village

Two hot dogs walk into a grocery store… It sounds like a joke, but on this particular Halloween night, that actually happened. My son and I have a running tradition on Halloween to wear the same costumes. So, when he decided he wanted to be a hot dog, the deal was sealed. With trip toContinue reading “It takes a (Spooky) Village”