Edina approves disputed park and creek restoration plan

Edina approves disputed park and creek restoration plan

The plan was denounced for months by "Save the Waterfall," a neighborhood group.

Protesters disrupt Mpls. City Council meeting, demand immigrant rights

Protesters disrupt Mpls. City Council meeting, demand immigrant rights
The group wants the council to adopt policies protecting immigrant residents.

Minneapolis' black families lead way in fleeing to other schools

Minneapolis' black families lead way in fleeing to other schools
Reasons for leaving the district range from safety concerns to a belief that academics elsewhere are better than in Minneapolis, which has struggled for years to close the achievement gap between white and black students.
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Several staffers resign from Mayor Hodges' re-election campaign

The shake-up is the second one for Hodges, after her campaign manager left in April.
West Metro
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Met Council rejects Southwest light-rail bids

The decision responded to pricier-than-expected construction proposals, but the delay will add costs.
Eat & Drink
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Robbinsdale's hot Travail restaurant sells discounted tickets for last-minute seats

The foodie hot spot is known for its 15-course tasting menu.
South Metro
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Shakopee city councilman Mike Luce listens to council member Jay Whiting, who demanded that Luce resign during Tuesday’s meeting.

Shakopee council member asked to resign reacts with silence

Tension between two of Shakopee's council members strained to the breaking point when one filed a complaint alleging that the other had misspent money from the Shakopee Heritage Society.
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U.S. Bank Stadium repairs run behind, with Super Bowl closing in

Ongoing repairs to the zinc-paneled exterior of the 13-month-old stadium remain visible with no hard deadline for completion.
East Metro

Repairs close Main Street Stairs, in Stillwater, into November

Repairs will be made to the second landing of the stairway, as well as an adjoining wall.

Mpls. council to stop using nondisparagement clauses in separation agreements

The council also approved the separation agreement with former police Chief Janeé Harteau.

Dayton: 'Nightmarish' fed insurance process could cost state millions

The millions of dollars that Minnesota wants to spend to limit rate hikes in the individual health insurance market could cost the state millions more in federal funding for low-income health care.
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Internet access across Minnesota has improved, but still gaps for some

While about 80 percent of Minnesotans have home high-speed internet access, there are still disparities among demographic groups.
Luggage is now externally photographed in new larger bins with radar chips at the South TSA checkpoint at Terminal 1 at the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport on Tuesday in Blommington.

TSA says new security lanes will speed up MSP screening — eventually

TSA formally introduced four "innovation lanes" at the south checkpoint in Terminal 1 a week ago and showed them off Tuesday. MSP is the seventh airport in the nation to be outfitted.
Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
Special report Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
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More than 1,500 miles of bike trails line railroad beds and cross public lands.

How the school choice movement is reshaping Minnesota's public schools

The exodus of 130,000 Minnesota students from their home school districts is reshaping many of the state's public schools. Who's leaving, and why?
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Mystic Lake Casino locks up massive, glitzy nightclub for the Super Bowl

During Super Bowl week early next year, Mystic Lake Casino will host a massive traveling nightclub for four days that counts some of pop music's biggest stars among its attractions as it has roamed the country.
September 19
About 50 renters demonstrated Tuesday on the lawn of Minneapolis landlord Stephen Frenz's house on E. Harriet Parkway.

Angry renters demonstrate outside landlord Stephen Frenz's home

Renters demonstrate in Minneapolis and St. Paul over issues of gentrification and housing deterioration this week.
South Metro
September 19
City administrator Bill Reynolds walks through the Shakopee Community Center on Sept. 1.

'Bad press,' politics blamed for failure of $24M Shakopee project

CPM Cos. had planned to buy and demolish the old City Hall and replace it with a 70-unit, market rate apartment complex geared toward young professionals. as well as a 100-room boutique hotel nearby.
September 19

Lt. Gov. Tina Smith endorses Betsy Hodges for Minneapolis mayor

Hodges has also won support from SEIU, OutFront Minnesota and WomenWinning.
West Metro
September 19

Motorcyclist killed in Eden Prairie crash was father of 3

A motorcyclist killed in a crash Saturday in Eden Prairie has been identified as Tyrone Demitrius Alexander Ellis. Ellis, 28, of Bloomington, died of multiple…
West Metro
September 19

Driver arrested in Mpls. crash that killed St. Thomas student

A 21-year-old man was arrested at 5 a.m. Tuesday by Wright County authorities on suspicion of criminal vehicular homicide.
St. Paul
September 19

Ex-CEO of Microsoft, L.A. Clippers owner donates $20 million to St. Paul nonprofit College Possible

Gift from Steve Ballmer, which is unrestricted, will be dispensed to the St. Paul-based nonprofit over a 10-year period.
September 19

Audit: Mpls. police using body cameras more; some still not adhering to policy

Police don't always turn cameras on, but use has spiked under new rules.
September 19

Rochester, police officer settle bias claim for $1 million

Police Lt. Elisa Umpierre filed the claim after she said she was suspended for comments she made on Facebook.