Changing name reflects changing realities for media

So, what’s up with the new “MyVillager” banner on the front page of this issue (reproduced above) and the new tagline “Know Your Neighborhood”? What’s up are a lot of things. The Villager continues its transition from a strictly free-distribution…

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Letters to the Editor, July 21, 2021

For a better legacy on Grand The developers of a proposed five-story apartment building at 695 Grand Ave. are trying to sell the project as a “legacy to the neighborhood.” A legacy can be good or it can be harmful.…

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No, it’s not business as usual at the Villager

My office window no longer catches the morning’s light but rather the afternoon’s. Instead of papers piled up on every square inch of desk and countertop space in my old office, boxes of papers and books are stacked up against…

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A moving experience is in store for Villager after 68 years in Highland

It has now been 25 years since this publication dropped “Highland” from its name and became simply the Villager. The change was made to better reflect the growing circulation, expanded distribution and greater editorial reach to all of the neighborhoods…

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Letters to the Editor, June 24, 2020

Villager InboxDominant reality overlookedI was stunned by the headline in the latest issue: “Floyd protests break out into widespread rioting” (Villager, June 10). I do not believe that is the dominant reality of what occurred. Rather widespread peaceful protests have…

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Villager subscribes to new model of doing business

With an additional online source for local news, paper enlists support of readers By Michael Mischke Unlike other small, locally owned enterprises, the Villager has remained open for business on the heels of Minnesota Governor Tim Walz’s executive order to…

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