Steve Brandt

Reporter | Minneapolis schools
Phone: 612-673-4438
Steve Brandt covers Minneapolis schools and city issues.

Recent content from Steve Brandt

Site of racial showdown in Mpls. is heading to National Register

A modest white craftsman house at 46th and Columbus in south Minneapolis, the former home of Arthur and Edith Lee, had a largely forgotten history as a flash point in a remarkable racial showdown eight decades ago.

Updated: July 24, 2014, - 01:41 PM

Minneapolis pool to offer swimming without chlorine

Natural filtration will make it possible to operate the 500,000-gallon pool at Webber Park in north Minneapolis without a dosing of chlorine.

Updated: July 19, 2014, - 07:49 AM

New chemical-free pool coming to north Mpls.

The first-of-its-kind-in-the-nation swimming pool being built in north Minneapolis will have a natural filtration system, using nearby plants to treat...

Updated: July 18, 2014, - 06:15 PM

REVIEW: 'Revolutionary Teamsters: The Minneapolis Truckers' Strike of 1934,' by Bryan D. Palmer

BOOK REVIEW: How tactics and muscle made Minneapolis a union town in 1934.

Updated: July 13, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Danish firm to pay Minneapolis $600,000 for missing jobs target

Coloplast missed hiring goals promised to get tax relief.

Updated: July 09, 2014, - 10:09 PM

Summer is already over for some kids

A widespread shift in start dates is bringing an end to the times when kids all returned to school on the same day in Minnesota. Although the bulk of schools still begin classes the day after Labor Day, close to 40 districts and more than one-third of the state’s 150 charter schools start beforehand.

Updated: July 05, 2014, - 08:47 PM

Powderhorn Park oratory draws Minneapolis left

Speakout oratory blows left of center as neighborhood introduces daytime events to replace traditional fireworks.

Updated: July 04, 2014, - 05:56 PM

Minneapolis South teacher accused of ‘sexting’ student

He allegedly pressed the 17-year-old girl to have sex with him, sent photos.

Updated: July 02, 2014, - 11:05 PM

Verdon Gorge offers a spectacular French hike

Hikers not yet yielding to aging bodies take on Verdon Gorge, one of Europe’s most spectacular river canyons.

Updated: June 27, 2014, - 01:19 PM

Northeast Minneapolis impatient for deal to close on old schools HQ

An issue with the title is holding up the redevelopment of 807 NE. Broadway.

Updated: June 24, 2014, - 07:53 PM

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