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

Judge rules state not liable for snooping into records at DNR

A federal judge dismissed class action claims against the state regarding an employee who allegedly snooped into driver’s license information.

Updated: September 20, 2013, - 11:15 PM

Ballots available in Mpls. races

CAMPAIGN NOTEBOOK: Voters can get a look at the two-sided ballot with its 35 mayoral candidates.

Updated: September 20, 2013, - 09:53 PM

Education top priority for Minneapolis residents

Poll results are playing out in mayoral campaigns.

Updated: September 16, 2013, - 08:27 AM

Poll: No clear leader among 35 Minneapolis mayoral hopefuls

Crowded ballot, ranked voting create unpredictable mayoral race in Minneapolis.

Updated: September 16, 2013, - 08:24 AM

Mayoral candidate causes stir with viral swimsuit picture

In ad, Jeffrey Wagner wades ashore, then rips campaign spending.

Updated: September 13, 2013, - 09:44 PM

Half of money in Minneapolis mayor's race not from city

The list includes trash haulers, Wall Street banker and bar and restaurant owners, according to a Star Tribune analysis.

Updated: September 09, 2013, - 10:50 AM

Aug. 2: Like it or hate it, Mpls. Peavey Plaza will remain

Preservationists appear to have won battle against wrecking ball.

Updated: September 08, 2013, - 08:38 PM

More than $1 million pouring into Minneapolis mayoral campaign

Candidates Mark Andrew and Betsy Hodges have pulled in the most money so far in what is expected to be...

Updated: September 04, 2013, - 09:51 AM

Bike cops make impact in downtown Minneapolis

The bike cops on the night shift break up fights, but they also offer up a friendlier face of a police force under fire.

Updated: September 03, 2013, - 01:01 PM

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