Steve Brandt

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

Recent content from Steve Brandt

Long day of counting keeps 4 Minneapolis races on hold

Vote counters slogged away until almost midnight Wednesday with no final results for the Minneapolis mayoral or City Council races in sight.

Updated: November 07, 2013, - 06:57 AM

The final push: Mayoral candidates criss-cross Minneapolis

Minneapolis hopefuls are racing to Tuesday, trying to capture as many votes as they can in the ranked-choice system.

Updated: November 03, 2013, - 09:26 AM

500 North Side families sign up for intensive education program

The program provides intensive aid to help get kids to college.

Updated: October 30, 2013, - 09:35 PM

Northside Achievement Zone lauded

Geoffrey Canada, founder of the Harlem Children’s Zone, lauded Northside Achievement Zone or NAZ Wednesday morning as NAZ announced it...

Updated: October 30, 2013, - 05:53 PM

In Minneapolis, will 'doths' go the way of regulating stables?

It’s the League of Women Voters and former mayors on one side lobbying to modernize the 93-year-old Minneapolis city charter,...

Updated: October 29, 2013, - 02:18 PM

Minneapolis and St. Paul leaf sweeps are on, despite late fall

A late spring is blamed for leaves clinging to branches longer, but cities say sweeps need to start now to beat snow.

Updated: October 28, 2013, - 10:19 PM

Volunteering for the outdoors: The sweaty, muddy appeal

What compels someone to spend a vacation digging, raking and chopping off tree roots? Our correspondent explains why he volunteers to maintain, build and extend a favorite hiking trail.

Updated: October 24, 2013, - 05:50 PM

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

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