Southwest Journal
TypeBi-weekly newspaper (Thursday)
Owner(s)Nebojsa Vujinovic Vujo
Founder(s)Janis Hall and Terry Gahan
EditorSrdjan Ilic
Founded1990; 34 years ago (1990)
LanguageAmerican English
Ceased publicationDecember 17, 2020 (2020-12-17)
RelaunchedJune 2023.
Headquarters1115 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55403-1705
CountryUnited States
Circulation32,000 (as of 2019)[1]
ReadershipSouthwest Minneapolis

The Southwest Journal was an American, English language free community paper covering 21 neighborhoods in Southwest Minneapolis. It was family owned and was founded in 1990. It covered the following neighborhoods:[2][1]

The website was relaunched in June 2023. It was acquired by Nebojša Vujinović, owner of Shantel Company in Serbia. The site now covers news and interesting articles from the US as well as from around the world. It features numerous stories on economy, sports, education, and entertainment.

On December 17, 2020, the newspaper printed its last edition.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Minnesota Newspaper Association Director" (PDF). Retrieved January 28, 2020.
  2. ^ "About the Southwest Journal". Retrieved January 28, 2020.
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