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The Ess House needed major repairs after a fire.
Mayor Betsy Hodges is seeking new spending to hire 15 new police officers.
Artwork from 1968 to be restored to its rightful place on Nicollet Mall.
The two cities are finalizing their 2017 budgets, but city taxes make up a small share of a homeowners' total obligation for services.
While the Stephen Frenz case has taken extra twists and turns, even more straightforward license revocations can lead to a lengthy process for city regulators.
An initial plan to include vehicles on the connection between Cedar-Riverside and downtown spurred backlash from some residents.
Eric Dayton asks members to choose sidewalks over skyways to revive downtown streets.
The arrival of the Super Bowl in just over a year has renewed interest in skyways, which some fault for leaving sidewalks empty.
Full council will hear the proposal to improve walkability on Friday.
The original stadium use agreement called for the team to split the naming rights with the state agency that owns the ramp and the stadium. But last year the Sports Facilities Authority struck a new deal that allowed the Vikings to collect all the renaming revenue — an undisclosed amount — from the ramp.
Investment company has snapped up properties, with the highest concentrations in Minneapolis' Camden and Near North communities and the Payne-Phalen neighborhood of St. Paul.
The city plans to deploy a dozen traffic agents and licensing inspectors to smooth bar traffic downtown.
A big donation and hope of a new operator are keeping doors open.
It's the latest Minnesota city to move away from workers scanning the roads manually.
The Red Wagon's owner, Essam Fawzy, said he has broken into tears during calls with the city trying to work out an arrangement.
Downtown Minneapolis club is part of a group with plans for an amphitheater at an all-new Upper Harbor.
Downtown Minneapolis clubs wouldn’t book black musicians in the late 1960s. Then Dean Constantine threw open the doors to the Foshay Tower. Constantine’s King Solomon’s…
The council found Cano violated the "aspirations" of the city ethics code, but not its rules when she tweeted critics' contact information.
The City Council wants a minimum wage policy recommendation by mid-2017.
It seems not a week goes by lately without news about low-income tenants forced to move when their landlord sells their apartment building to investors.…
Minneapolis and St. Paul want to boost collection by millions of dollars.
The days when a city employee went door-to-door checking water use are coming to a close in the Twin Cities area, as most cities have installed meters that send readings via radio signal. In many cities, a van cruises by once a month to pick up the signals.
New owners of tattered Park Laurel apartments tell residents that they can stay until Nov. 30, rent-free.
Minnesota crash statistics paint a glum picture of pedestrian deaths in 2016, and the long-term trends around pedestrian injuries aren't much better.
Regents will vote on razing steel grain silos for athletic facilities.
The ethics complaint stems from Cano's tweets during a Black Lives Matter protest in December.
A plan for a maximum property-tax increase of 8.6 percent faces a likely veto.
Officials have launched an investigation into the apartment buildings he owns, warning that he could be stripped of his rental licenses if he misrepresented his ownership of the properties.
Residents have concerns about the mall's role in the community.
Plans to rehab Park Laurel apartment complex concern advocates for the poor.
Minneapolis is among the nation's highest with about 5 percent of city workers now bike commuting, according to the American Community Survey.
The plan for Coe Mansion Apartments won initial approval Tuesday from the city's Heritage Preservation Commission.
Because the issue won't be on the Minneapolis ballot, supporters seek faster action.
Chief at MTN hopes to find new funding sources and diversify programming.
Minneapolis is looking for people to advise the city on workplace regulations. The city began soliciting applications Thursday for the new Workplace Advisory Committee, which…
Drinking on the sly may not be necessary at Minneapolis' newest park, the Commons in front of U.S. Bank Stadium, if a proposal to allow parkgoers to bring their own booze during certain events prevails at City Hall.
The ruling, the second from the federal Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, is the latest to narrow which queries should be considered improper.
The state's highest court found that neither $15 minimum wage nor police insurance rule met legal standards.
About 60% of Minneapolis homeowners would see increases under Hodges' 2017 proposal.
Nine people were in the vehicle and many had serious injuries, according to the State Patrol.
It's the fourth-largest infrastructure item in Hodges' budget proposal, which was released last week and must be approved by the City Council.
Douglas Peterson also has been a federal prosecutor.
The Minneapolis building's conversion spurred fight about supportive housing in Whittier.
Humphrey worked as a pharmacist on the corner to support himself through college at the University of Minnesota in the late 1930s.
Council member drew backlash last year after tweeting her critics' contact information.
A Minneapolis grant funds the Cedar-Riverside area club.
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.
Tenants and officials fear new owners of the eight Minneapolis buildings will raise rents.
Suburban stores and zoning fights took a toll.
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.
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.
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