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He cited his book project, demands of his nonprofit.
Charges this week against Lakeville Principal Chris Endicott are one of several criminal investigations involving Minnesota school principals.
After the rally, the group filed through the school board meeting. There, Superintendent Graff said he is working to reach a settlement.
The Century Middle School principal was already on leave during a police investigation.
Several districts are in the midst of overhauling their curriculum.
More teachers are expected to call in sick or show up late because Minneapolis is hosting the NFL title game.
Education Department targets rural areas.
Natural disasters, other crises contribute to influx.
Parents sought an investigation after students, staff reported health problems in special ed building.
Local businesses work with high schools to help with the transition to college and the workforce.
A traveling exhibit is helping parents spot all the hidden dangers in a child's room.
Before leaving to be president and CEO of the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, Jayne Miller reflected with pride on what she has accomplished and frustration at what she called unjust criticism.
Backpack Tutors helping to close achievement gap in Minneapolis schools.
Officials predict 32 inches of snow this winter; Scott County budgeted $800,000 to remove it.
Monroe Elementary students blended science, teamwork and fun in a fidget-spinner quest.
Roland Amundson rose to one of the highest seats in the Minnesota legal system as a judge on the state Court of Appeals. He also…
After seven years on the job, Jayne Miller is leaving Feb. 3 to take new job in Pittsburgh.
Crews are expected to take six weeks to remove debris from damaged area of building.
"I'm heartbroken," said one Minneapolis resident. Two of his children already fled to Europe when the situation in a Kenya refugee camp grew perilous. "My kids could get lost."
The Minneapolis Park Board voted unanimously to approve a five-year lease with Lola's to operate in the building that housed Tin Fish for 14 years.
After fleeing a war-torn country, living in refugee camps and starting new lives in the United States, the two Bloomington men now face a new ordeal.
The field training teaches kids ages 11 and 15 how to safely operate snowmobiles.
The Park Board recently approved a five-year $181,016 agreement to equip its 35 sworn patrol officers with the cameras.
Cafe would open in April; Park Board to vote Nov. 29.
The nine-member Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board will have six new faces next year.Final results announced Wednesday night revealed winners of the board's three at-large…
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Member Steffanie Musich held on to her South Side seat. Community activist Kale Severson won a seat on the North Side.
Construction of the 3.3-acre site, which begins this month, will restore a channel between the mainland and what used to be Hall's Island.
The Park Board partnered with Xcel Energy for the projects.
The Republican-aligned Minnesota Jobs Coalition gave $15,000 to the Save Our #1 Parks committee, according to recent campaign finance reports.
Since 2005, family has delivered squeals of fright, delight while delivering funds for charity.
Activists cite racial issues as their driving force.
They're joining with a growing number of Minnesota Somalis who have returned to the country of their roots.
Beloved Mexican restaurant up for sale amid owner's health struggles.
Coleman, Hodges back national "10-Minute Walk" campaign.
The delay allows more time for community input on future plans for the land in Minneapolis.
The 29 projects include theater, music and visual arts.
Olivia Irvine Dodge's legacy continues and expands at the nature center she founded.
Clinton Knudson had a knack for turning strangers into family.As he and his wife traveled the world and taught in the Twin Cities, they nurtured…
Officials said more time is needed to complete plans.
City's new online tour guides people to 300 pieces of public art.
Golfers are using a new strategy to try to save the Hiawatha Golf Club: Noting its significance to black golfers as one of the first Minneapolis courses that welcomed African-Americans.
The 6-3 vote to pump less groundwater will mean the end of the 18-hole golf course, but not until the end of the 2019 season.
Park Board planning committee was not swayed by about 70 golf supporters.
After changing careers to join the Minneapolis Police Department in 2015, Mohamed Noor was lauded by the mayor and his fellow Somalis as a welcome…
Money would complete parts of Downtown East Commons park near U.S. Bank Stadium.
The Minneapolis Park Board is expected to make a decision in August.
More than $300,000 still needed for gathering place, but Mpls. Park Board says no for now.
St. Paul nonprofit among the Kellogg Foundation's national grant recipients.
The fears leading to added security and extra precautions are not misplaced, according to new crime data.
More than 50 Little Free Libraries have opened at city parks and rec centers to encourage children to read while on summer vacation.
The board will vote in July on an option to reduce the groundwater pumping that keeps the course dry.
Minneapolis parks teams don't do fundraising, Park Board says.
The old Fuji Ya restaurant will be replaced by a pavilion, visitors center.
The public can comment on the proposal through an online survey.
Charles “Chip” Welling’s curiosity about aquatic invasive species extended from lakes to the family kitchen. His wife, Barb Thoman, would sometimes find bags of plants…
It's part of an overall goal to reduce the drowning rate.
The project is part of an ongoing effort to recognize Dakota culture and history.
The Park Board hopes the goats allow the agency to cut down on the use of herbicides.
It's Minneapolis' fifth year at No. 1 in the Trust for Public Land ranking of the 100 large city park systems.
Measles' impact on children, even after they recover, can last for years.
After the bill's near-unanimous passage in the House, longtime critics of the practice have raised concerns about the measure, leading to some second thoughts.
The local chapter wants fair treatment of employees of color in hiring, promotions and discipline.
A $17,000 project will change signs and make security upgrades, such as new locks, at 62 gender-neutral restrooms at 44 city facilities. Anyone can use the bathrooms.
In what arborists are calling an environmental catastrophe, cities are taking out ash trees by the thousands. When the two cities are done cutting, nearly 60,000 trees will be gone, leaving a gaping hole in the urban canopy.
Put out that cigarette before heading to a Minneapolis park. Tobacco products are no longer allowed.New rules went into effect Monday prohibiting all tobacco products…
The Park Board says it doesn't have the money to make all the repairs this year.
The choice of Bde Maka Ska, the lake's original Dakota name, as the sole one still must go through several more layers of approval.
The groups' message for a meeting planned for Sunday at the Brian Coyle Community Center in Minneapolis: "The epidemic is autism, not measles."
The Hopkins course is expected to reopen late this summer.
Misinformation about the measles shot raised fear in many Somali families. Now health officials are reaching out and redoubling their efforts.
The Minneapolis Park Board's planning committee voted Wednesday to push for Bde Maka Ska, its original Dakota name.
Man "patrolling" to impose what he calls "the civil part of the sharia law" has community leaders, police on watch.
Hani Jama, 27, hadn't been seen since March 24.
More than 45 local restaurants participated in the fundraiser.
Local agencies and individuals are moving quickly to feed the starving before the crisis in Africa becomes a large-scale catastrophe.
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