Eric Roper

Reporter | Minneapolis
Phone: 612-673-1732
Eric Roper covers the city of Minneapolis with a focus on City Hall. He previously covered the Minnesota Legislature at the Capitol and the state’s congressional delegation at the paper’s Washington bureau.

Recent content from Eric Roper

Tech firm to anchor MoZaic expansion in Minneapolis' Uptown neighborhood

Fast-growing Code42 would add daytime vitality to Uptown.

Updated: May 21, 2014, - 09:21 PM

Minneapolis, hospitality industry already big winners from getting Super Bowl

The 2018 Super Bowl will bring millions of dollars in midwinter business to Minneapolis’ hospitality industry, but also exhibit a...

Updated: May 21, 2014, - 07:01 AM

Twin Cities bus changes promise faster service, better stops

A new kind of Twin Cities bus service that promises faster routes and improved stops is beginning to take shape.The...

Updated: May 20, 2014, - 09:48 PM

Private manager considered for downtown Minneapolis park

The third-party group would consist of city, Park Board and community representatives

Updated: May 19, 2014, - 09:23 PM

Ice cream plant expansion bumps up against history

A Kemps project on W. Broadway in Minneapolis drew a colorful protest over plans to demolish a historic but vacant...

Updated: May 16, 2014, - 09:14 PM

Minneapolis North Siders demand transit improvements

Cold shelters and rising fares drew fire at a community meeting with Met Council members.

Updated: May 12, 2014, - 05:29 AM

Gov. Dayton signs law to give women a better workplace

The law requires contractors to have level pay across genders, extends parental leave to 12 weeks and adds other workplace protections.

Updated: May 11, 2014, - 09:03 PM

Dealings with neighbors stop Mpls. projects, developers say

Panel asked Minneapolis officials for more support from city and consistency in how process works.

Updated: May 10, 2014, - 06:15 AM

Out-of-state investor targets North Side homes

Neighborhood, city worry about potential problems as Georgia firm scoops up houses to rent.

Updated: May 07, 2014, - 10:51 PM

Armory overhaul could start late summer

The plan calls for remaking the 1930s-era facility, now used for parking, into a live music venue.

Updated: May 05, 2014, - 10:10 PM

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