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Half of buyers on track to finish rehabs in county's first year of new program.
Freedom Square was unveiled, along with new benches and bike racks.
Hennepin County would contribute $67 million.
Minnesota's signature pedestrian mall is getting ripped up, so why not rebuild part of it in your backyard?
The idea, called "Samatar Crossing" in tribute to the city's first Somali politician, was a parting priority for former Mayor R.T. Rybak.
Recovering from stumble, pulltab revenue is soaring. And there is further optimism in Minneapolis.
Meet downtown's new front yard
Driver gets 39 months in the hit-and-run death of bicyclist Jessica Hanson.
Bought at auction in 2015, the site could store goods, not grain.
The golden glow of Twin Cities streetlights will soon give way to the whiter hue of LED technology, raising new questions about the color and feel of our neighborhoods.
From the segregated schools of Nashville to the campus of Minnesota State University, Mankato, the tireless dance instructor encouraged generations of students to express themselves through their bodies — and convinced administrators that it was a legitimate academic and artistic pursuit. Cobb, 95, died at her Burnsville home June 24.
A midnight bite from a rare venomous snake was just the beginning of Nathan Tow-Arnett's animal problems.
The state says Golden Leaf owes $774,528 in unpaid tobacco taxes.
The "Great Lawn" is sodded, trees are being planted and lighting soon will be installed at the nearly two-block park bisected by Portland Avenue, near the new U.S. Bank stadium.
Developer of apartments nearby and the city hope to work out a parking plan for the club.
After years leasing downtown office space and deferring maintenance on city-owned facilities, Minneapolis officials may demolish a parking ramp and erect a new building to…
Pedalers will help scientists determine how pollution varies across the Twin Cities.
Reckless driving was a misdemeanor until 2015, when the Legislature made it a gross misdemeanor in circumstances that result in great bodily harm.
The local organizing group says it's out of money.
Dan MacLaughlin was let go following a city audit last month that uncovered overbilling and deleted files.
Hodges' pick has experience with "complete streets," transit.
A new website will offer updates on at least 12 major projects downtown, including Nicollet Mall. Its redo was launched by the officials.
"No funds have been misappropriated. No one got rich off doing business with [Move Minneapolis]," Dan MacLaughlin, who was placed on leave, said in an interview.
The director has been put on leave as city auditors look into the group's spending.
Between 2010 and 2014, there were 3,069 crashes with pedestrians in the Twin Cities and its suburbs. 95 were killed. 28 drivers were charged. But many of the deaths weren't even judged worth a traffic ticket.
The project's environmental impact statement also detailed remedies.
Minneapolis proposal would force landlords to accept housing vouchers.
Downtown park near stadium is set to open, but lack of Portland crosswalk raises questions.
Police ticket drivers who fail to yield for pedestrians as Stop For Me campaign gets underway.
The Park Board will still need to pass its own version of 20-year plan.
A committee featuring the City Council OK'd the $800M plan.
Deal would set "new level of service" for maintaining the city's streets, and overhaul deteriorating park facilities across the city.
Minnesotans are sending about a third less recyclable material to landfills than they were a decade ago, but plastic bags are nonetheless being trashed in…
About 30 unattended lots will need to accept payments electronically or by phone.
Data tracking recyclable items that ended up in landfills or at incinerators shows Minnesotans are trashing less than they used to overall, but more of some items like plastic bags and bottles.
About $4 billion in projects with the biggest built in Minneapolis.
Carl Auerbach’s century-long life had a remarkable number of chapters, each brushing up against some of the most consequential figures and events of the 20th…
The cause of W. Broadway blaze is still a mystery.
Timeline for the Penn Avenue rapid bus line now calls for construction in 2018 and a 2019 opening.
Violations that could make diners sick are getting more attention
The Star Tribune requested data on housing code violations at large apartment buildings in Minneapolis while reporting on a lawsuit against Stephen Frenz, owner of…
At one point, the $50 million overhaul of Nicollet Mall was $24 million over budget after only one company bid on the project.
County engineer warns of years of chaos if the road projects are not coordinated.
Minneapolis employs multilingual inspectors to educate restaurateurs
The city is considering the purchase of a 110,000-square-foot industrial building on the western riverfront, due in part to growing space constraints at City Hall.
Mayor's plan: $30M per year for 10 years to close the funding shortfall.
Plan for larger Uptown store with drive-through draws negative reaction from neighbors, board.
These are crucial times at Little Earth, a 43-year-old housing project that has long been the heart of the Twin Cities' urban American Indian population. A heroin epidemic, coupled with persistent gun violence, has spurred efforts large and small to restore peace there.
Minneapolis to pay $74 million of the $129 million cost.
Two Minneapolis City Council veterans say the city can draw from existing funds.
The final decision will be made by the City Council, but the planning commission's unanimous decision disappoints the Vikings.
Stephen Frenz is on trial in Hennepin County housing court, accused of fostering substandard conditions at a south Minneapolis apartment building. City records show he has more violations than other landlords with large apartment buildings.
The Minnesota Vikings see a branding problem with the street next to the new $1.1 billion downtown football stadium — and they intend to fix…
None of the fixes are yet funded or planned in Minneapolis.
The 120-room boutique hotel will be built on the corner of Lake Street and Emerson Avenue, now the site of surface parking lots and a shuttered restaurant.
Group protested police shooting of Philip Quinn and dispersed near Crashed Ice event.
Can you point the way to WeDo? How about SoFa? International Gateway? The name game is ever-present these days in Minneapolis, as people seek to…
The pending sale confirms that the business incubator on E. Lake Street is on the upswing.
A quiet street in northeast Minneapolis has been upended by BNSF Railway's sudden plans to expand its tracks closer to houses there, simultaneously leveling a thick tree buffer that once shielded residents from the 92 trains — several carrying crude oil — that pass through every day.
The railroad compromises with city after expanding tracks by Northtown Yard.
The plan cuts availability on North Side and southern edge but will offer remote stations.
The city will sign five-year contract with local firm.
The new renderings show concrete in place of thousands of brick-like pavers.
Minneapolis leaders want to clamp down on drive-throughs in favor of pedestrians. Further changes would restrict where drive-throughs could be installed in the city.
Competition for Twin Cities' recycling contracts sparks discussion of workers' rights, environmental goals
Recycling contracts, at least in Minneapolis and St. Paul, are about more than what people toss in the bin. Local nonprofit Eureka Recycling is competing…
The design change expected Feb. 10 and shift in bus shelter costs come after sole bid was over budget.
Dating from the 1930s and now serving as a parking garage, new status could affect development.
A makeover for the state's signature pedestrian thoroughfare has had a setback after the lone construction bid for the project came in $24 million higher than expected.
No "historic" status for North Side site, but no plan to raze it.
City officials worry about pressure to turn affordable housing such as the Alden, an 87-year-old former hotel tucked between the Laurel Village complex and I-394, into market-rate units.
Construction is outpacing the fundraising effort, prompting a shift in plans.
Accelerated construction timeline means some elements remain unfunded.
As in state statute, minor possession would be a petty misdemeanor
Samantha Pereira, a veteran of the local improv scene whose tenure as a teacher and performer spanned nearly two decades, died on Dec. 10 after her car crashed into a guardrail in Vadnais Heights. She was 46.
Federal court sides with Lakes and Parks Alliance's request for Met Council communications.
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