Mark Wheat introduced one of the bands at 89.3 the Current's birthday party at First Avenue in 2016.

DJ Mark Wheat signs off at 89.3 the Current after 15 years

The well-known British DJ, there from Day One, plans to pursue other unspecified interests.
Revival in south Minneapolis

4 popular Minneapolis restaurants halt takeout after staffers test positive for COVID-19

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'COVID is coming. It is beating down our doors,' said one restaurant owner.
Mike Max interviews protesters at Bobby and Steve’s Auto World in Minneapolis on Sunday, May 31. Protesters were surrounded by MPD and arrested in a
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How WCCO sports anchor Mike Max became a frontline reporter at the George Floyd protests

During the crisis, WCCO sports director Mike Max has shown he can cover civil unrest as well as any hard-news reporter. Maybe even better.
The Hook & Ladder Theatre was damaged but still stood after last week's rioting along E. Lake Street.

Hook & Ladder operators see 'moral responsibility' after surviving Lake Street riots

June 2
Hook & Ladder's plans are on hold for now as the nonprofit venue hopes to fill other needs in its ravaged community.
Eat & Drink

Amid restaurant closings, the Grocer's Table is opening Wednesday in Wayzata

June 2
Dining will be restricted to a newly-expanded patio, and Lake Minnetonka boaters can take advantage of dockside pickup.
Summer 2020 reading guide: Books to help you escape when you're stuck at home

Summer 2020 reading guide: Books to help you escape when you're stuck at home

May 31
Staying home? Let these fine books transport you this summer
The remnants of the Hexagon Bar on Friday morning after it was ravaged by fire overnight.

Hexagon Bar owners deny blaming Black Lives Matter for arson, cite 'heavyset white male'

June 2
A post on the destroyed bar's Facebook page that pointed at "Black Lives Matter arsonists" was allegedly not approved by management.
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'We want to show hope': Patios are open for dining at some Twin Cities restaurants

June 2
But the long-awaited opening date has been put on hold for many more, who are reeling from a week of unrest.

St. Paul rapper Dua Saleh issues single 'body cast' in response to George Floyd tragedy

June 1
The song addresses police brutality and will benefit Minneapolis-based Black Visions Collective.