MPD Geographic Restriction List, 5-4-18

Hello. Here is the 5-4-18 list of people with geographic restrictions in the 3rd Precinct, compiled by City of Minneapolis Paralegal Beth Clark.

Since the last time a list was released, these people have been added:

Tasnim Abidakar

Michael Preston Bame

Burhan Khalif Farah

Duglas Eliezer Martinez Hernandez

Brian Keith Matlock

Mohamed Abdirizak Mohamed

Bryan Jeffrey Muniz

Johnathan Deshawn Myles

Terry Duane North

Gatluak Wechtuor Rik

Timothy Daniel Skarphol

Michael John Thomlinson

Yolanda Marie Tucker

Rosalino Cruz Valencia

These people were deleted:

Ableza-Win Cavanaugh

Charles Frederick Fink

Michelle Koerner

Please review this list, keep it handy and share it with others! It can help you monitor convicted offenders in your neighborhood.Each person on the list is forbidden from being in a certain part of the 3rd Precinct, often as part of a court sentence. If you see one of these people in their restricted area, please call 911 immediately. Police officers will respond.

Note: Violation of a geographic restriction is now a separate charge under MN law. Violation of a restriction can also be a probation violation that leads to jail time for the offender.

Please let me know if you have any questions. Thank you.

John R. Baumann

Midtown Community Safety Center

Minneapolis Police Department

2949 Chicago Ave. S

Minneapolis, MN 55407





Hej, Hej – Make Way for May

Explore – Taste – Create
ASI is gearing up for spring

The Fantastical Worlds of Kim Simonsson
See this stunning exhibition now – on view through July 15!

Finnish artist Kim Simonsson graced the American Swedish Institute during the April 20 First Look opening of this fascinating exhibition. His “Moss People” and other mysterious hand-sculpted characters installed throughout the Mansion and Osher Gallery were inspired by fairy tales, forests, movies, pop culture and his own rich imagination. Described by designer Kaj Kalin as the “spirits of dangerous toys,” Simonsson’s work combines a ceramic heritage with contemporary influences. Check out this excellent MPR interview with Kim by reporter Marianne Combs to find out more about the exhibition.

The Fantastical Worlds of Kim Simonsson continues ASI’s 2018 year-long exploration of The Handmade. Entrance included in museum admission: $10 adults; $7 seniors; $5 students with ID; FREE for kids 5 and under and ASI members.

Save the Date for our Upcoming Exhibition: Gudrun Sjödén – A Colourful Universe

First Look preview party: Thursday, July 26

On View: July 27 – October 28

Gudrun Sjödén, considered the godmother of Swedish fashion, is a renowned textile designer and entrepreneurial force whose boldly feminine collections are inspired by nature and Swedish folk motifs. This ASI collaboration with Sjödén examines her career and inspirations through a visually striking exhibition that shares her original watercolors, clothing and archival constructed catalogs. Click here to learn more.

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Kids Dance, Play and Craft – from Muddy May into the Summer
Bring the whole family –
only $8!

Mini Transmission Dance Party
Saturday, May 19, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Back by popular demand, this kids and family dance romp is hosted by prominent DJ (and father) Jake Rudh, on the heels of Saturday’s Kids at the Castle – one admission gets you into both events! Get down, get crafty and fill up on healthy snacks provided by sponsor Whole Foods.

$8 per family and no registration required.

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Kids at the Castle: Muddy May
Friday, May 18, 9 – 10 a.m.
Saturday, May 19, 9 – 10 a.m.
This is an especially muddy Kids at the Castle (no real mud involved!) as youngsters and their grown-ups explore the Turnblad Mansion, do story time and make crafts or play games inspired by the season.

$8 per family and no registration required.

Youth Handcraft Camp – NEW
June 25 – June 28, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sometimes a single day at camp is just not enough – so we’ve added a FOUR-day camp where kids (ages 7-13) can really get into having fun working with their hands. Transform wood, fiber, glass, clay and metal into fun and useful handmade items such as wool felted bags, Danish plate mosaics and glass-fused wall hangings.

$200 per ASI member child / $250 per non-member child. Registration required one week before camp date. Click here to register.

Summer Day Camps – Space still available, but filling fast!
Thursdays in July & August, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
ASI offers popular, one-day camps on summer Thursdays – pick from Pippi, Nordic Cooking and Culture and Vikings themes. One of the Pippi camps is already full, so move fast to get into your preferred day-long adventure! Click here for more info and to register.

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Language & Culture Nurture your Nordic Roots

Swedish Genealogy Weekend
Saturday, May 12 & Sunday, May 13
Direct from Sweden to help you discover your ancestry, SwedGen specializes in emigrant research, especially Swedes who came to the U.S. From intro. and advanced topics, to one-on-one research sessions, this is a great chance to learn more. Click on the links for info and to register.

Saturday, May 12:

Introduction to Swedish Genealogy, 10 – 11 a.m. Researching Beyond Household Records, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Swedish Online Resources, 2 – 3 p.m.Sunday, May 13:

Individual Research Sessions, Sign up for 30-minute intervals, as available
Sommar – a Hot Time for Learning Swedish & Finnish!
From a hiking club to drinking songs, learn Swedish in new and creative ways. Whether you’re a beginner, a current student seeking to prevent the “summer slide” or someone heading to Sweden in the Fall and wanting to learn as much as possible in a short amount of time, jump into one or all (!) of our summer language class offerings.

Sommarkurser – Summer Swedish Courses

Over three, multi-day courses – Sommarkurs 1, 2 and 3 – the first starting June 4, the second on July 9 and the third on August 6, these intensive sessions will quickly take you through three levels of Swedish, from A101-A205 and most of the Rivstart A1+A2 textbook. Take one or all. Click here for class time information and the links to register. Each course costs $180.

Från Adjektiv till Verb: Swedish Grammar Review

Brush up on your Swedish grammar in this series of classes covering six key grammar topics. Sign up for all, or target your trouble spots. Click here for more info and prices. Follow the links to register.

More Classes:

Intro to Swedish – one day introductory workshops on June 10 and August 8

Sommarprat Conversation Class

Short Stories for Intermediate Level Students
Short Stories for Advanced Level Students

Åh Snaps! – Swedish Drinking Songs
Kort Kurs – Short Course in Swedish

Swedish Hiking Club
Learn and speak Finnish with All About Finnish or the Finnish Conversation Class

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Creative Workshops at ASI
Nordic Craft and Nordic Table

Fused Glass Suncatchers
Wednesday, May 9, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Design and finish your own cool, custom 5 x 5″ glass suncatcher. No experience needed. Pieces will be fired and available to pick up two weeks later.

$30 ASI members / $40 non-members. Click here to register.

Smörgås, the Open-Faced Sandwich

Wednesday, May 16, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
The sometimes elegant, always delicious, smörgås, or open faced sandwich, is a Swedish favorite. In this class, learn how to make your own rye bread and layer it with tasty toppings.

$45 ASI members / $55 non-members. Click here to register.

Birch Bark Necklace
Sunday, May 20, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Make a unique, locally sourced, handmade necklace – with birch bark! Students will split bark and learn how to make three-fold, four-fold and cube style birch bark beads. String them together with colorful glass beads to create a lovely (and durable) birch bark necklace.

$85 ASI members / $95 non-members, plus an additional $25 materials fee payable to the instructor. Click here to register.

Tack (thank you) to Nordic Table presenting sponsor – Whole Foods Market

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Events & Programs
May Happenings at ASI

Breakfast with Beatrice – Book Launch
Saturday, May 5, 10:30 a.m.
Beatrice Ojakangas launches her newest cookbook, Breakfast with Beatrice: 250 Recipes from Sweet Cream Waffles to Swedish Farmer’s Omelets. She will provide demos (including small samples) and insights.

$5 ASI members / $10 non-members. Click here to register.

Afternoons at ASI: Nyckelharpa

Wednesday, May 8, 1 – 2 p.m.
The nyckelharpa is a traditional Swedish folk instrument now played around the world; stop by to learn more from local expert Cheryl Paschke.

Afternoons at ASI is a series held the second Wednesday of every month and is included in museum admission.

Svensk musik och dans (Swedish Music and Dance)

Wednesday, May 23, 7 p.m.
Celebrate Swedish classical and folk music with a performance by the East Metro Symphony Orchestra (EMSO), featuring the Twin Cities Nyckelharpalag and the Twin Cities Swedish Folk Dancers.

$10 ASI members / $15 non-members. Click here to register.

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Save the Date
Mark your calendars for June

Cocktails at the Castle
Friday, June 1, 7 – 11 p.m.
ASI’s signature museum party is back, highlighting The Fantastical Worlds of Kim Simonsson. It will be an enchanting evening with Graveyard Club, Gramma’s Boyfriend, FEEL FREE Hi Fi, Northern Clay Center, the U of M’s College of Biological Sciences Conservatory and Indeed Brewing. Dance to evocative music, make your own clay creations, talk moss and indulge in FIKA‘s famous food and cocktails!

$17 for ASI members / $20 for non-members. Tickets on sale Friday, May 4 HERE.

Jar City Book Discussion
Sunday, June 3, 12:45 – 2:45 p.m.

Midsommar Celebration 2018
Saturday, June 16, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. – A festive day for the whole family!

ASI’s Museum Store Gets Spring-y
Shop for bracelets and watches inspired by the season

Botanical Cuffs
Hand-crafted with all natural flowers and plant life, each miniature vignette is a wearable work of art you can keep close to you every day. $59 each.

Nature-Inspired Unisex Watches
These stylish wood watches evoke a feeling of being close to nature. Available in 5 different styles, each watch purchased plants a tree with Trees for the Future. $159 each.

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8,000 new trees coming to streets, parks in the coming weeks

Tree-planting season is underway
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Tree-planting season has begun

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Last Friday, hundreds of folks celebrated Arbor Day with the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB), helping to plant 150 trees in Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park. This week, the tree-planting season kicks into high gear, after delays caused by April’s record-setting snowstorms. Our intrepid arborists will have to dig deep to get some 8,000 trees into the ground before summer heat sets in. But they’re up for the challenge!

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Invite: May 3rd Phillips West Community Meeting! @6pm

Community Meeting Thursday May 3rd, 2018

6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

(Jakeeno’s Pizza Delivery Dinner & Beverages will be provided)

(Meeting held at The Center for Changing Lives in Centrum Room, 2400 Park Avenue the purpose of this meeting is for residents & Community stakeholders to have an opportunity to hear updates from Neighborhood Partners, Police & City Leaders, give input & network with other stakeholders)


6:00 pmMeeting called to order; Timekeeper assigned.

6:02 pmIntroductions.
6:04 pmApril 5th Community Minutes in packet for review.

6:05 pmPhillips West Business:

o City of Minneapolis 3rd Precinct Police Crime Update- presented by Inspector Mike Sullivan (10 minutes).

o Minneapolis 6th Ward City Council Update- presented by Abdi Warsame’s Senior Policy Aide Ryan SanCartier (10 minutes).

o 35w Access Project Construction update for this Spring/Summer impacts on traffic, street closures, re-striping of Portland & Park Avenues to allow 35w rerouting 35w rapid bus traffic- MN Dot staff will be present to discuss.

o Board of Directors Opening- there is one new opening on the Phillips West Board please let us know if you are interested!

o March Financials- in your packet for review.

o Phillips West Spring Clean Sweep May 19th- Flyer in packet!

o Phillips West 3 different Housing Programs- Flyer in packet!

6:58 pm Upcoming Phillips West Meetings

o Phillips West Board Meeting, No May Meeting due to Memorial Day Holiday

o Phillips West Annual Community Meeting, Thursday June 7th, 6 to 7 p.m. (CFCL, Centrum)

6:59 pm Adjourn

Crystal Windschitl, Executive Director
Phillips West Neighborhood Organization
2400 Park Avenue South, Suite 337
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404
Phone: (612) 879-5383
Fax: (612) 879-5217

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News: Autonomous shuttle demonstration this weekend on Midtown Greenway

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Media contacts:

John Doan, Community Works, 612-543-1468
Kyle Mianulli, Community Works, 612-596-9875

Autonomous shuttle demonstration this weekend on Midtown Greenway

Hennepin County is partnering with the Minnesota Department of Transportation and other agencies and community organizations to demonstrate use of the EasyMile EZ10 electric autonomous shuttle on a two-block section of the Midtown Greenway in Minneapolis this weekend, April 27-29.

Autonomous vehicles are no longer a thing of the future, and Hennepin County is interested in learning more about how the technology could work as one piece of a broader transportation system. The county has no current plans to implement an autonomous shuttle or other forms of autonomous transportation.

A chance to learn

“We’re looking ahead to the future of transportation in Hennepin County,” said Commissioner Peter McLaughlin, District 4. “Autonomous shuttles like this one could help more people get to more places without relying on a personal vehicle. We’re thinking about how this technology could help connect more people to major transitways, and how it might complement other types of transportation like walking, biking and driving. It could also improve mobility for people with disabilities and others without access to a car.”

“As our region continues to grow, making sure there are options for people to get where they need to go safely and efficiently is critical,” said Commissioner Marion Greene, District 3. “People want transportation choices. If we’re smart about how we develop and implement autonomous vehicle technology, it could be a valuable tool in building and maintaining smart, sustainable and healthy communities for the future.”

Hennepin County is inviting the public to learn about this new technology with us. Residents are encouraged to come out to the greenway this weekend, experience the shuttle in-person, and share feedback via an online survey that will be available at

A safe and efficient ride

The EZ10 shuttle has been used in 20 countries and has a perfect safety record. It has transported more than 230,000 people and logged more than 75,000 miles without incident, including in mixed pedestrian and bicycle environments.

For this demonstration, Hennepin County is taking extra safety precautions. The shuttle will travel no more than 12 miles per hour, and a human operator from First Transit will be on board the shuttle to take over, if needed.

Event details


Friday, April 27 — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Closed set up and demonstrations for partners

Saturday and Sunday, April 28 and 29 — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Free rides and demonstrations for the public


  • Two-block stretch of the Midtown Greenway between Hennepin and Fremont avenues


Media availability event


  • Get photographs, video footage of the EasyMile EZ10 shuttle being used for this demonstration
  • Talk with transportation experts, project staff, elected officials, and community representatives about the demonstration and driverless technology more broadly


  • Charlie Zelle, Minnesota Department of Transportation commissioner
  • Marion Green, Hennepin County commissioner, District 3
  • Peter McLaughlin, Hennepin County commissioner, District 4
  • John Doan, Hennepin County Transportation Planning, assistant department director
  • Soren Jensen, Midtown Greenway Coalition, executive director
  • Emma Pachuta, Transit for Livable Communities and St. Paul Smart Trips, director of programs
  • Sharon Monthei, Twin Cities chapter of National Federation for the Blind, president
  • Janelle Borgen, WSB & Associates, Intelligent Transportation Systems manager


Saturday, April 28 — 8:30 to 10 a.m.

  • 8:30 a.m. Shuttle available for photos
  • 9 a.m. Shuttle brought down to the greenway, rides available
  • 9 to 10 a.m. Experts available for interview


  • Girard Avenue South pedestrian bridge over the Midtown Greenway

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MPD Warrant List, 4-20-18

Hello. Here is the 4-20-18 warrant list for 3rd and 5th Precincts in Minneapolis, issued by Beth Clark, Paralegal with the Minneapolis City Attorney’s Office. Previous lists are obsolete and should be discarded.

When this list was compiled, the people on it were wanted by police and could be arrested on sight. If you see any of them, please call 911 immediately. Tell the operator that you know the location of a person who is on this warrant list. Be as specific as possible.

If you personally know someone on this list, please encourage them to turn themselves in at a police precinct.

Since the last time a list was released these people wereadded:

Michelle Carter

Victor Garcia

Ronald John King

Benjiman Lagarde (check for warrant – probation issuing A & D)

Lovell Love

Argentina Taylor

These people were removedfrom the list because they no longer have warrants:

Joe Belgarde

Kadeem Bradford

Raven Charette

Irvin Killsplenty

Michelle Koerner

Veronica Nastu

Gregory Lamont Riley

Cordell Townsell

Brian Ward-Dye

Antonio Zapata

This list is public information please post it and/or share with others who are interested.

Thank you!

John R. Baumann

Midtown Community Safety Center

Minneapolis Police Department

2949 Chicago Ave. S

Minneapolis, MN 55407



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Heart of the Beast Updates: Volunteer for MayDay!

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On the first Sunday of May, tens of thousands of folks will celebrate a day of community and festivity together. All this takes place because – and only because – hundreds of volunteers pitch in to make it happen.

Opportunities include:

  • Tabloid Distributor
  • Park Setup
  • Puppet Mover
  • Sun Flotilla Docent
  • Lost Child Caregiver
  • MayDay Booth Assistant
  • … AND MORE!

Sign up by the end of the day TODAY (4/12) for a chance to win 2 FREE tickets to next year’s season!

Learn more!

Donate to support MayDay!

In 1975, HOBT’s first MayDay was a gift to the community that was shared by just a few hundred neighbors. Last year, HOBT shared that gift with a record-setting 55,000 people.

The 2018 budget for this exuberant celebration is just over $200,000. We need your help to fill a $38,000 gap to ensure MayDay remains healthy and resilient. Your gift supporting MayDay is a gift to your community.




Help build the puppets for the MayDay Parade!

During the month of April, our building is transformed into a giant studio where staff artists and volunteers create the MayDay Parade.

From Saturday, April 7 – Thursday, May 3, 2018, MayDay Build Workshops are held:

Every Tuesday from 7-9pm*
Every Thursday from 7-9pm
Every Saturday from 9-11am and 1-3pm

* American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation is available at every Tuesday night workshop.

Workshops are free, although donations are graciously accepted, always welcome, and much needed.

Learn more about the workshops on our website!

MayDay Materials Wish List

Below is a list of materials needed for MayDay. You can bring donations to the Avalon Theatre during any workshop time starting April 7, 2018 – Saturdays 9-11am and 1-3pm; Tuesdays and Thursdays 7-9pm.

It’s a great way to recycle and help build MayDay – thanks!

Questions? Contact Site Director, Steve Ackerman at


Socket sets
Drill bits in good condition
Utility knives (preferably retractable)
T-50 or P-35 staplers (only these types!)
Scissors (children and adults)
Needlenose pliers


Minimum 4 feet long; as knot-free, nail-free, and straight as possible.

1x2s, 1x4s, 2x4s, plywood (4’×4′ minimum, 1/2″ thick or thicker)
Plywood, 1/2″ thick or thicker, 4’x4′ minimum square


Non-corrugated cardboard

Newspaper, brown paper bags, colored paper
Cardboard: minimum 3×3 ft., single or double ply

Cereal and pizza boxes

Frozen pizza rounds (the cardboard that the pizza sits on)


Clothes hangers


All paint colors needed, but looking for a lot of yellow. Please, minimum of 1 qt in can.
Paint brushes (wood chip brushes are nice! no foam brushes, please)


Wood and white glue
Masking tape – 3/4″, 1″, 2″
Duct tape
Strapping tape


Minimum size of 4’x4′ please, always looking for larger pieces. Solid, bright colors; lightweight big pieces (no patterns)
Bright colors; red, blue, green, yellow, purple, orange, white, brown, and lots of black
Yarn – of any kind, color, or length

Reemay garden fabric (new or used)


Clear 1/2 pint containers with covers
1/2 pint yogurt containers with covers
Large plastic sheeting

Plastic soda and juice bottles

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Free Tour of Compost Facility – Saturday, May 19th

Free event. Only 15 spots left… reserve yours A.S.A.P.

From plate to garden: Tour a compost facility on Saturday, May 19th

Ever wondered how the food scraps and paper towels you place in your organics recycling cart turn into compost? Minneapolis Solid Waste & Recycling has organized a bus tour to bring residents down to the compost site on Saturday May 19, 2018. Participants will get a detailed explanation of the composting process from start to finish and see the equipment needed to compost your organics. Bus transportation will be provided from Folwell Park and Powderhorn Park to the compost site in Rosemount, MN. You’ll learn how the Minneapolis organics program is going on the way down to the facility.
There is no cost to attend. All participants must be 10 years or older. The tour is limited to the first 45 residents that register for tour.

Click here to register for the tour.

Saturday May 19th, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
No cost to attend, tour limited to 45 attendees.
Bus transportation provided. Pick from Folwell Park at 9 a.m. and Powderhorn Park at 9:30 a.m.