Roadside shrine for Daunte Wright who was shot by Brooklyn Center Police Officer, Kim Potter. (Photo by Twin Cities Almanac, April, 2021).

Memorial for Melvin Jones and Brandy Banks-Sutta at Highway 55 and Morgan Avenue N. They were killed by a drunk driver who rear-ended them on Nov. 3, 2013. (Photo by Twin Cities Almanac, 2020).

A totem shrine to Arionna “Ari” Buckanaga who crashed into this tree on May 4, 2020 after being shot as she drove down Cedar Ave. S. near 39th St. in South Minneapolis. Another passenger in the car was apparently the intended target of the killing. (Photo by Twin Cities Almanac).

Memorial to victim of a shooting outside Tonis Market located at 35th St. E. & Bloomington Ave. S. in Minneapolis. The 17-year-old victim, Mario Sanchez Mendieta, was exiting the market when he was shot and killed. (Photo by Twin Cities Almanac, 2020).

Memorial for three victims of a negligent car crash in September 23, 2018. Flowers and a sign attached to a semaphore post. An 18-year old driver, speeding through south Minneapolis Neighborhoods in excess of 105 mph and driving a stolen SUV, crashed at the intersection of Cedar Avenue S. and 35th Street East. The driver who was initially being chased by state police, crashed into a pickup truck killing three people after running a red light. [“Minneapolis man sentenced to 32 years in prison for high speed chase, crash that killed 3 outside Matt’s Bar.” Chao Xiong, Star Tribune, June 5, 2019]. (Photo in 2020 by Twin Cities Almanac).


Is this insane shrine at Darby’s the reason the Twins are so good this year? [City Pages,

Minzoku NEO-shintô. [Green Shinto, by John D.]

Cathedral of St. Paul designated a national shrine. [Pioneer Press, , by Richard Chin].

State tries to balance safety and sensitivity with roadside shrines. [, By: Hastings newsroom,