Temporary "No Parking" signs have started to appear on city streets in Minneapolis and St. Paul as both municipalities this week send out sweepers to pick up gravel, leaves and debris as well as sand and dirt.
The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce announced Friday morning that it had filed a lawsuit against the city of Minneapolis challenging new mandated sick time rules -- on the basis that they conflict with state law.
There's nothing like a marathon right through the heart of the city to disrupt traffic, but the case this weekend as the 35th running of the Twin Cities Marathon takes place. Motorists heading to the race will likely encounter construction-related delays with closures on I-694 and I-94.
A 19-year-old Brooklyn Center man was ordered held on $150,000 bail for his role in an overnight shootout in downtown Minneapolis' Warehouse District on Monday that left six people wounded, leading authorities to announce a series of anti-crime measures.