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The Minneapolis City Council will vote this week on a $15 minimum wage.
City Council members had asked for alternatives to big banks.
The wage increase could pass by the end of June.
The beloved teacher spent her four-decade career in the Minneapolis Public Schools.
The city and Kmart's parent company haven't reached an agreement to move the store.
A former Minnesota legislator has been hired as Minneapolis' chief resilience officer, a new position that coordinates the city's work on urban challenges from housing…
Without a clear model, businesses trying cuts, higher prices in test cities.
Nicollet Mall closed to vehicles in July 2015. The many months of construction have drawn complaints from business owners and pedestrians, in part because much of the early work was underground and progress was invisible. Most of the work will be completed by November, but some detail and landscaping work will continue into 2018.
Many popular commercial corridors will eventually cede part of the roadway to designated lanes for bicycles. The shift is already fanning the debate about safety, traffic congestion and lost parking in front of shops and homes. But there's another concern: How can people with disabilities navigate these new streets safely?
The ordinance banning plastic bags was supposed to go into effect June 1.
The agency is preparing for 10 years of capital improvements.
For now, shoppers and businesses are preparing for the change.
Republicans are expected to send the preemption measure to Gov. Mark Dayton as an individual bill, and Dayton would veto it.
As many as 500 properties are seen as opportunity to some.
High-end student housing is cropping up in the traditionally affordable neighborhood.
The city has not yet reached a deal to reopen the Nicollet corridor.
About 50 people demonstrated downtown Tuesday.
Movie nights, hip-hop dance and outdoor concerts are among the park's summer slate of activities.
The downtown corridor is expected to reopen by the end of November, with a few finishing touches to come the following spring.
Some like the idea of bike lanes along E. 38th Street, but others are worried about losing parking.
In the Third Ward, Fletcher won after another candidate withdrew her bid.
The long-empty theater may reopen as a retail space.
St. Paul City Attorney Sammy Clark summed up the city's response in an one-word email Tuesday: "Hooray!"
Several months and $2 million returned the landmark, which had unexpected damage, to its original condition.
In a Facebook post, Minneapolis mayor says attacks started at age 8.
Two conventions with longtime incumbents adjourned without an endorsement.
Dissatisfaction among voters in north Minneapolis ward spurs challengers.
City Council is working on new regulations for the downtown park.
The move comes after two recent investigations revealed health and safety risks at several venues.
The ordinance is scheduled to take effect July 1.
With the building's sale, options are dwindling for city's low-income renters
Women, minorities still lacking in construction and trade jobs, despite rules.
The fund would help nonprofit groups buy buildings that come up for sale.
Minneapolis city officials are exploring tougher regulations for strip clubs after two recent investigations revealed health hazards and sometimes dangerous conditions for entertainers. The most…
The ordinance will go into effect in 2018.
A City Council proposal would allow parkgoers to bring drinks to the park on certain days.
Rebecca Gepner remembers not paying much attention to the handsome boy in her German class. She’d just had her heart broken, and had decided to…
The federal government says the agency didn't follow standards for disaster aid.
Two City Council committees approved the measure after hours of emotional testimony.
It's still unclear how future renovations at the complex will unfold.
A public hearing on a proposed ordinance prohibiting discrimination against voucher holders is Wednesday.
Trump's reduced funding would have a big impact on Minnesotans, he says.
The Minnesota Supreme Court upheld a lower court's decision dismissing the petition.
The six disagree over payment of attorneys' fees and bank's role in distributing assets.
Report on adult venues draws attention to city's dated enforcement options.
Health inspections find "bodily fluids" at 11 sites.
A proposed Minneapolis ordinance prohibiting discrimination against Section 8 voucher holders would overburden landlords and cause rents to rise, members of the Minnesota Multi-Housing Association…
Updates to the zoning code would allow new houses and expansions of old ones.
The metal recycling facility has long been a source of north Minneapolis residents' air quality concerns.
Minneapolis' Historic Preservation Commission approved the historic designation Tuesday. The City Council will have final approval.
The house was a flash point for Minneapolis race relations in the 1930s.
Investors are pulling back from tax credits that help finance developments.
Site expected to close at end of March after effort to hand over operations to Ecumen fails.
A city fund would help pay damage claims in units rented by voucher holders.
Minneapolis may sell the Government Center Ramp in exchange for $6.5 million and the ramp next door.
Nonprofit Neighborhoods Organizing for Change hosted the candidates' forum.
For one hour on Valentine's Day, Hennepin County offers free weddings.
Becker official says his city has site well-suited for recycling facility.
People passing through Marcy-Homes — or renting an apartment or opening a business — often think they're somewhere else.
Incentives help residents buy, build on infill lots.
Panel approves reallocating Neighborhood Revitalization grant money to associations.
Mushkaad Abdi arrived after the reunion with her mother and sisters was threatened by President Trump's order on immigration and travel.
Thousands of Minnesota women are throwing themselves into the political process, some for the first time, as they seek to sustain the wave of energy generated by the Women's March the day after President Donald Trump's inauguration.
Only bicycles and emergency vehicles would be allowed to cross the greenway intersection.
Jacob Frey in Minneapolis and Melvin Carter III in St. Paul outpaced other candidates' fundraising.
10 percent of the rent is held in escrow to help with the down payment.
Housing will replace abandoned buildings.
The plant would leave the metro, pay settlement to Hawthorne community.
Barb Johnson will help oversee the state's pension fund until 2021.
The Minneapolis CDA is issuing tax revenue bonds for the North Market project.
A City Council committee unanimously passed resolutions last week approving historic designations for the landmarks in the black community.
A dozen properties, cash and 67 gold bars among items listed in inventory.
Macy's is one of downtown's biggest skyway hubs, providing a crossing over Nicollet Mall and many high-profile connections, especially the IDS Center.
Initial park plans are being re-evaluated as a result.
The North Market and clinic will be built in an underserved area.
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