Steve Brandt

Reporter | Minneapolis
Phone: 612-673-4438
Steve Brandt covers anything in Minneapolis that interests him.

Recent content from Steve Brandt

A surge of students fills up south Minneapolis’ ‘river schools’

More kids mean that four schools in the neighborhoods loosely running close to the Mississippi River have reopened, expanded or are proposed to do so.

Updated: October 23, 2013, - 10:21 PM

In settlement, Park Board candidate resigns Minneapolis parks job

Instead of firing Hashim Yonis from his job as a youth specialist, parks officials agree to let him resign. The...

Updated: October 22, 2013, - 08:19 PM

Minneapolis mayoral contenders zero in on education

A look at top Minneapolis contenders’ ideas — and a reality check on them.

Updated: October 22, 2013, - 05:47 AM

Minneapolis mayoral hopeful Winton emphasizes jobs, schools, services

A lawyer, he wants less business regulation and better services in city.

Updated: October 18, 2013, - 05:32 AM

Minneapolis school board: Of 5 applicants, most from outside District 3

Only 1 of 5 in race for vacant seat can claim continuity in District 3.

Updated: October 16, 2013, - 08:15 PM

Minneapolis school board sets interviews for vacant seat

Five applicants from south Minneapolis seek to fill the opening.

Updated: October 13, 2013, - 09:15 PM

Minneapolis schools shift to growth mode

As enrollment rises, the district plans to reopen and expand schools, shuffle programs and add an arts high school. Discussion...

Updated: September 25, 2013, - 11:50 AM

Minneapolis teachers union seeks mediation; Johnson faults move

Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson on Monday blasted a request by the union representing Minneapolis teachers to seek help from a state...

Updated: September 23, 2013, - 08:33 PM

Minneapolis' record mayoral field offers options, opinions

From pirates to people living outside its borders, ballot offers 35 choices — and quirkiness. Only one candidate filed as a Republican.

Updated: September 22, 2013, - 06:24 AM

Minneapolis tax bills likely to stay flat

Third leg of Minneapolis levy means no increase unless values rise.

Updated: September 20, 2013, - 09:08 PM

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