U law dean says school's deep financial troubles may be ending

David Wippman tells regents that enrollment slide, financial troubles may be coming to an end.

Hot Property: Episcopal Commons near Loring Park in Minneapolis

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Hot Property: Episcopal Commons near Loring Park in Minneapolis

Architects unveil revamped design for Nicollet Mall overhaul

February 10
Architects unveil revamped design for Nicollet Mall overhaul
The new renderings show concrete in place of thousands of brick-like pavers.
Minneapolis
10:28pm

Review: Ongoing problems with research in U's Psychiatry Dept.

An assessment of psychiatric research at the University of Minnesota found continued problems with underqualified staff interacting with clinical research subjects, and a psychiatrist cutting corners on obtaining patient consent.
Minneapolis
10:12pm

One man shot, wounded in gunfire near north Minneapolis park

One man was wounded Thursday night in a volley of gunfire near a north Minneapolis park. Officers were called to the area near Glen Gale…
Minneapolis
8:39pm

Drinking-water tests flawed for decades, state Health Department says

Health risk is extremely low, but the Health Department has launched a major review
East Metro
4:13pm

Snelling bus rapid transit prepares for departure

Fewer stops and light-rail-like features will speed up trips, Metro Transit officials say.
Minneapolis
February 11
Three people were injured Wednesday night when a vehicle crashed with an Allina amublance in downtown Minneapolis.

Three injured when Allina ambulance rolls in downtown Mpls. crash

Two paramedics and a driver were injured Wednesday night after a vehicle crashed into an Allina ambulance, causing the rig to roll in downtown Minneapolis.…
Minneapolis
February 10
Minnesota’s U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison stood with Sen. Bernie Sanders and his wife, Jane O’Meara Sanders, after introducing the Democratic presidential candidate Tuesday night at St. Paul’s RiverCentre.

Tickets for Sanders' Minneapolis forum to be available at 4 p.m. Thursday

The surging Democratic presidential hopeful will speak at Patrick Henry High School on Friday evening.
Minneapolis
February 10
Black Lives Matter protesters demanded answers in the shooting of Jamar Clark during a march in downtown Minneapolis in early December.

Jamar Clark shooting inquiry now in county attorney's hands

The officers, Dustin Schwarze and Mark Ringgenberg, have returned to work, said department spokesman Scott Seroka. They had been on paid adminstrative leave since the shooting.
South Metro
February 10

Woman gets 15 years in murder of U student Anarae Schunk

The ex-girlfriend of a man serving life in the U student's death will be imprisoned for about 9 more years.
Minneapolis
February 10

Backers of $15 minimum wage plan to launch Minneapolis ballot campaign

15 Now group needs about 7,000 signatures to put issue on November ballot.
Minneapolis
February 10

Reappointment of Mpls. Police Chief Harteau is now in City Council's hands

The full council is expected to confirm another term for the city's police chief.
West Metro
February 10
New Met Council Chair Adam Duininck held a news conference at the Metr...

Obama recommends $125M for Southwest light-rail project

Congress will now review the money for the $1.79B transit line.
Blogs
February 10
The Walkway, a 92-unit luxury apartment building in Uptown, was a record-setter last year with a per-unit price of $437,000.

For apartment rentals, lap of luxury shifts to Twin Cities suburbs

The record-breaking luxury apartment construction boom that has transformed downtown Minneapolis and neighboring areas now will be spreading out to the suburbs, especially to the west.
Minneapolis
February 10
Jason Mclean at the Loring Pasta bar in Dinky Town, Minneapolis, summe...

Twin Cities restaurateur Jason McLean is target of fourth sex-assault lawsuit

Twin Cities restaurateur is the target of a fourth lawsuit by a ex-student at Children's Theatre. This one does not name CTC.
Minneapolis
February 9

Gallery: The Luminary Loppet

The Luminary Loppet night of the City of Lakes Loppet Ski Festival was held Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016 at Lake of the Isles in Minneapolis, Minn.
Minneapolis
February 9
Jamar Clark was fatally shot during a confrontation with Minneapolis police on Nov. 15.

ACLU, NAACP lawsuit calls for release of Clark shooting video

State agencies are being sued. Activists have been demanding release of the video
West Metro
February 9

Transit planners finalize SWLRT station names

  What’s in a name? For transit stations, quite a bit. The Metropolitan Council says the name of a transit station should reflect local geography,…
Minneapolis
February 9
Sergeant Kent Warnberg was given a Medal of Valor by Police Chief Janee Harteau during the ceremony.

Medal of Valor for Mpls. security guard who disarmed attacker, saved victim's life

The guard took two knives from the suspect and kept a woman from bleeding to death outside an apartment building.
Eat & Drink
February 9

Restaurant going into old Walker Library

The developer behind the remake of the Minneapolis Armory is looking to breathe new life into the now-empty Uptown landmark.
Local
February 9

Thousands of Mpls. property owners sent wrong notices

Incorrect property assessment notices went to almost 3,000 households by a mailing firm to which the city outsourced the job.
Minneapolis
February 9

What happened to the artwork at Thomas Lowry Elementary?

Lowell Ludford can still see himself as a schoolboy at Thomas Lowry Elementary in northeast Minneapolis, gazing at the canvases in heavy oak frames that…

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