Anecdotal evidence suggests there’s been a big increase in panhandling by the side of Twin Cities roadways, usually at off-ramps, and just outside businesses.
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The Moorhead City Council has had a change of heart — sort of — in its opposition to housing for the homeless in the city. This week the Council rescinded its resolution, passed last week, opposing an apartment complex for the previously homeless, the Fargo Forum reports. “We don’t have input necessarily on our destination, Read more →
Anti-homeless effort runs into neighbor opposition in Moorhead
In Moorhead, WDAY reports, neighbors are aghast at a proposal for a 41-unit apartment complex, sponsored by a group of area churches and intended to help those who are homeless. “We can’t be too self righteous,” resident Bill Beatler told the Moorhead City Council yesterday, just before it declined to take a vote on a Read more →
On the menu at the homeless shelter: A little respect
Today’s ‘gets you right in the feels entry’ comes from Glendale, Ca., where a group surprised 50 homeless people at a shelter with a better meal. Read more →