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Photo used with permission from Kevin Martinez Herrera.

Kevin Martinez Herrera presents testimony at MN capital

Anna Williams April 11, 2023

During your testimony, you spoke on your personal life and all that has influenced you to be where you are today. Based on those experiences and mentors, what led you to this path of advocacy? My passion...

Why Biden should block the Willow Project

Why Biden should block the Willow Project

Johanna Kaplan March 10, 2023

The Biden Admission is currently in the process of making a monumental choice. They will imminently decide whether or not to approve the Willow project, a $6 billion decades-long drilling project on Alaska’s...

City Council member Larry Kraft speaks to Park students Jan. 13. Youth and Government focuses on teaching the inner workings of government

Youth in Government offers unique learning experience

Roberto Alvarez January 18, 2023

As a way for students to get more of an insight into government and how it works, Park students received the opportunity to experience what it's like dealing with everyday politics at a local conference...

Senior leaders Issac Israel, Amira Abdirahman and Sebastian Tangleson speak to club members Dec. 7. Youth in Government is preparing for a conference at the Minnesota capitol Jan. 5.

New youth and government club takes on the year

Jesse Belen January 5, 2023

Youth and government is a club that simulates different government actions — such as mock legislatures and mock trials. Each meeting prepares the club members for a conference Jan. 5-8 where students...

Vice President choosing Kamala Harris proves promising

Vice President choosing Kamala Harris proves promising

Aisha Hersi October 14, 2020

Previously, not knowing anything about Senator Kamala Harris, at the start my attention was focused on how the news outlets portrayed her. However, the 55-year-old major party national ticket withstands...

Protestors lead chants from the stage. At the beginning of the rally, the group flooded onto the stage and didnt leave until the event was cancelled.

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar rally derailed by protestors

Talia Lissauer and Marta Hill March 1, 2020

This story was updated 1 p.m. March 2.  The day after Sen. Amy Klobuchar was set to speak at Park, she suspended her presidential bid March 2.  Expecting to attend a peaceful Amy Klobuchar...

Photo Illustration by Noah Orloff. According to associate planner for St. Louis Park Jacquelyn Kramer, the census is mentioned in the Constitution.

2020 census aims to count every American

Gabriel Kaplan and Noah Orloff February 6, 2020

Jacquelyn Kramer, an associate planner for the city of St. Louis Park, said she believes it is essential that local communities are involved in the census process through various committees, such as those...

New city program reaches out to students

Samantha Klepfer January 28, 2020

As part of her role as Park elections specialist, Cara Luebke said she is running a new civic engagement program to get students more involved in politics. “Last year it was a program called student...

Impeachment explained

January 28, 2020

PCP: Impeachment of President Trump impacts national, local politics

PCP: Impeachment of President Trump impacts national, local politics

January 9, 2020

The House of Representatives impeached President Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of justice Dec. 18, the trial may go to the Senate, according to NBC News.

Deb Brinkman responds to an audience provided question Oct. 17 at St. Louis Park City Hall Candidate Forum. Deb Brinkman is running for City Council at Large A.

League of Women Voters creates impact

Sofie Geretz November 4, 2019

The candidates at the League of Women Voters Candidate Forum exceeded expectations, according to St. Louis Park City Council candidate Nadia Mohamed’s campaign communications manager Carolyn Guddal. “Every...

Former United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley spoke at Beth El Synagogue May 19. Haley spoke as Beth Els 16th speaker in their ongoing series.

Nikki Haley speaks in St. Louis Park

Nebyu Bekele June 7, 2019

AP European History teacher Jeffrey Cohen shows gratitude about his class getting the chance to hear Nikki Haley speak, and said they were fortunate to have this experience. According to Cohen, 30 AP...

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