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In his last budget address, held at St. Paul College, Chris Coleman says the increase primarily is a cost shift.
12 meet the filing deadline in Minneapolis; 11 will run in St. Paul.
Investigators say they were seeking clues for a more complete picture of what happened the night she was fatally shot by a police officer.
Proposals range from tweaking regulations and encouraging developers to build more units to deeply contentious ideas like giving tenants the right to buy a building before a landlord can sell to someone else.
Many candidates have already been campaigning for months.
Minneapolis City Council Member Linea Palmisano, not known for being fiery, has been a vocal critic in the push for police reform in wake of Justine Damond being shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer.
An agreement, once it's drawn up, must go through committee and win City Council approval.
The north Minneapolis candidate has raised a fraction of the money three of his competitors have raised.
Three Minneapolis candidates have raised $200,000 or more in 2017, but deep coffers were not the deciding factor in the last mayoral election.
A City Council committee will consider Hodges' nomination of Arradondo as chief on Tuesday.
The policy lays out punishments ranging from a letter of reprimand to termination.
The policy change, announced by the mayor and acting police chief, comes in the wake of Justine Damond's shooting death. The officers involved did not turn on their body cameras.
Candidates have raised concerns over body cameras, training and police culture in the wake of Justine Damond's shooting death.
The committee could not vote on the issue because too many members were absent.
Council briefing comes after Damond shooting not caught on camera.
Businesses balk at lost revenue; advocates cite health benefits.
Activists have thrust the new issue into the heated election campaign.
Chamber of Commerce says ordinance in Mpls. oversteps its boundaries.
Ray Dehn has emerged as the favored mayoral candidate of Minneapolis DFL insiders. Now the challenge will be to translate his appeal to the broader…
DFL delegates fail to endorse a candidate in Minneapolis race.
Eight mayoral candidates are vying for the DFL endorsement.
Hoch and residents spoke Friday in north Minneapolis.
Mayor Hodges faces multiple challengers but is sticking to her plan.
City Council members released details of plans to raise the minimum wage for all.
Public hearing and City Council vote are set for June; some details still being worked out.
Commonly asked questions — and answers — on the minimum wage debate at City Hall.
A majority of City Council members have said they would support raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour.
Restaurant owners say many servers exceed $15 an hour.
Minneapolis is tackling challenges like growth, gun violence, affordability, mayor said in State of the City address.
Minneapolis candidates face unusual questions in candidate questionnaires.
Mpls. analysis recommends a higher minimum wage with four-year phase-in.
A committee of the Minneapolis City Council denied a request from police officer Michael Griffin that he be reimbursed for $75,000 in legal fees arising…
The City Council Member heads to November with the local party stamp of approval.
City officials decided to avoid concerns over holding city proceedings at a place of worship.
The event honoring the first female and first black mayor of the city drew about 300 people.
Under the proposal, Jim Surdyk must pay $50,000 by May 31 and close on three July Sundays.
Endorsing event will be Saturday even as two candidates want it canceled.
Even with months of campaign left before ballots are cast in November, council races in Minneapolis and St. Paul are already stoked with intensity, and the top issues are similar, divisive and complex.
Sayles Belton was the city's first woman and first African-American mayor.
The mayor says she wants to send a signal to Muslims that the city stands with them.
The mayoral candidate spoke Thursday at the City Hall rotunda.
Nicole Curtis must renovate the disputed North Side house by Oct. 15.
Neither the mayor nor the chief offered a timeline for a new appointment.
Original arrangements for the convention fell through, with no backup.
In the interview, Mayor Betsy Hodges maintains Lt. John Delmonico is not a right fit for the Fourth Precinct.
Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges didn't object to an appointment of a new Fourth Precinct inspector until after the news was announced, Police Chief Janeé Harteau said.
In the latest sign of the leaders' tense relationship, Hodges is said to have told Harteau to undo the appointment of John Delmonico, or Hodges would undo it herself. Harteau left the task to the mayor.
Three Minneapolis City Council incumbents expect battles to get seal of approval.
St. Mary's has backed out of the Mpls. DFL event.
In a Facebook post, Minneapolis mayor says attacks started at age 8.
The Minneapolis City Council candidate who accused Council Member Alondra Cano of “Jim Crow tactics” for challenging the credentials of more than 100 delegates elected…
Two conventions with longtime incumbents adjourned without an endorsement.
Minneapolis Council Member Alondra Cano's challenge of Ninth Ward caucus results is an attempt to suppress the votes of East Africans, said her election challenger, Mohamed Farah.
In a statement, the Minneapolis mayor noted the story came out after she gave a speech criticizing President Trump.
A tentative settlement with the liquor store for a looser punishment was rejected. A new, stiffer penalty will be negotiated over the next month.
"I have said repeatedly that if Donald Trump is coming after our immigrant community, he's going to have to get through me first, through all the rest of Minneapolis first," said Betsy Hodges, who is running for re-election.
Marchers disagree on whether tipped workers should be covered by any Mpls. law
After helping to run Ilhan Omar's groundbreaking campaign, recent U grad is now organizing Ray Dehn's outsider bid for mayor.
Two Minneapolis City Council candidates have challenged the outcome of last week's DFL caucus in the Sixth Ward, a scene of chaos and confusion from which Council Member Abdi Warsame appears to have emerged victorious.
Campaign manager Jorge Contreras and Kyrstin Schuette, the organizing director, both said they resigned.
There is no proposal yet, but a majority of council members say they would support the increase.
They join mayor in opposing exemption for tipped workers.
Gary Schiff says he bears no responsibility for the mishandling of a federal grant by the now-defunct Council on Crime and Justice, but two people who worked on the project say the project's failure is partly the fault of the Minneapolis City Council candidate.
James Carroll parachuted into a maze of canals and hedgerows 13 miles from the beach at Normandy to cut off German troops on…
Caucus results haven't been tallied and will only be partial even once completed. But reports from about 20 DFL insiders across the city point to a three-way endorsement race at the Minneapolis DFL convention on July 8.
It was chaotic in the Sixth Ward, where hundreds crowded into a small gym and later moved outside. About 800 people showed up to caucus at South High School, the site for all caucuses in the Ninth Ward.
Process favors insiders, mayoral challenger says.
Newly energized groups, many of them suspicious of traditional power brokers in the Minneapolis DFL, have produced and organized a raft of videos and caucus 101 sessions at coffeehouses and beer halls.
The effort will be focused on eliminating the public intoxication and catcalling that businesses in the area say are damaging the downtown Minneapolis experience.
City says it did not ask her to make a $200K deposit.
Any minimum wage hike should target support staff, an industry group says.
Hodges enters her fourth year as mayor amid skepticism that she and the chief have the close-knit relationship needed to adequately police a big city.
In a contract dispute, the city wants her to return a house she bought for $2.
Although the federal review found the city's handling of the protests was "peaceful," it also said a breakdown in communication from City Hall on down to cops on the streets hindered the proper response.
Incumbent Alondra Cano, is an outspoken progressive with an activist's instincts. Former Council Member Gary Schiff and nonprofit founder Mohamed Farah, are stressing the need for development and public safety.
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