Steve Brandt

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

Recent content from Steve Brandt

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

July 3: 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

Minneapolis school budget back to drawing board on dividing funds

District studying what metrics to use to divide funds between needy and more well-off schools.

Updated: June 24, 2014, - 05:32 AM

April 7: Bold effort promises a reversal of fortune for troubled families

Five-year-old Ahzaneia Cook doesn’t know it, but she’s part of the most ambitious effort yet to improve the academic achievement and economic fortunes of African American children and their families in Minneapolis.

Updated: June 20, 2014, - 10:04 PM

Ray Aponte appointed as South High School's next principal

The Minneapolis School District is reaching into the ranks of South High School parents to fill a long-open principal post...

Updated: June 13, 2014, - 11:56 PM

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