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Pre-kindergarteners at Kinderberry Hill’s downtown location participated in the second “Mail to the Chief” program in conjunction with National Handwriting Day. One of the students show in the picture carefully composed a letter to President Obama with the help of his teacher. 

Pre-kindergarteners at Kinderberry Hill’s downtown location participated in the second “Mail to the Chief” program in conjunction with National Handwriting Day. One of the students show in the picture carefully composed a letter to President Obama with the help of his teacher. 

Mayor R.T. Rybak talks about his plans for his last year as Minneapolis mayor after his wife Megan O’Hara thanks their supporters at their New Year’s Eve open house at the Aria in the North Loop. 

Of Monsters and Men performed an acoustic recording for the 2013 Cities 97 Sampler earlier today at the New Century Theatre in City Center. (Video by Sarah McKenzie) 

U.S. Bank employees have been volunteering for “French Toast Fridays” since last March at the Catholic Charities Opportunity Center in Elliot Park — a resource center for people experiencing homelessness. (Submitted photos).

Share your stories of how your company is helping the community with The Journal. Send photos and an email to Journal editor Sarah McKenzie at smckenzie@mnpubs.com.

Brian Shekleton took this shot of a bike commuter with skis attached to his bike. Only in Mpls! Got a great winter photo? Send it to smckenzie@mnpubs.com. We’ll post it here. :) 

Brian Shekleton took this shot of a bike commuter with skis attached to his bike. Only in Mpls! Got a great winter photo? Send it to smckenzie@mnpubs.com. We’ll post it here. :) 

Katie Loberg of the University of Minnesota’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s Murphy News Service checks out Holidazzle. 

Well, they’re white people from Minnesota. So hockey, fishing, skiing, sailing, and after a few drinks, put on a Prince album. DON’T mention the Green Bay Packers or the state of Iowa.
Ben Wyatt, telling Leslie Knope how to make conversation with his parents. (via finding-joy)

Musician and artist David Byrne explains his “Playing the Building” installation, which will be on display at Aria, 105 N. 1st St., through Dec. 4. 

Photos by Jeremy Zoss

Chris Kluwe argues against the proposed marriage amendment at the Brave New Workshop on Oct. 19. (Video by Sarah McKenzie)