Judge is asked to force Hodges to submit Mpls. budget 'immediately'

Judge is asked to force Hodges to submit Mpls. budget 'immediately'

Judge asked to force mayor to file 2018 budget "immediately" for the public's benefit.

Now Minneapolis' top cop, Medaria Arradondo brings useful skills to big task

August 18
Now Minneapolis' top cop, Medaria Arradondo brings useful skills to big task
As a national debate about race and policing swells, having someone in the chief's seat who understands both sides is important, observers say.

Bold new plan re-envisions Park and Portland avenues in downtown Minneapolis

August 18
Bold new plan re-envisions Park and Portland avenues in downtown Minneapolis
Today, there's little reason to get out of your car near Park and Portland avenues in downtown Minneapolis, aside from the new Commons park. But a walkable neighborhood is worth bringing back. And that's what BKV Group hopes to do.
Minneapolis
August 18

Minneapolis City Council backs off plastic bag fee

In Minneapolis, plastic bags are still free — for now. On Friday, the City Council delayed voting on an ordinance that would attach a 5-cent fee to bags that retailers provide.
Minneapolis
August 18
Kayla Pederson, left, stood with a sign identifying her assailant Satu...

U frat adviser suspended after e-mail criticizes rape accusers

A fraternity quickly suspended an adviser to a local University of Minnesota chapter after an e-mail he sent to members blasting rape accusers became public.
Stage & Arts
August 18

New online tours offer guide to public art in Minneapolis

City's new online tour guides people to 300 pieces of public art.
Minneapolis
August 18

Minneapolis City Council to vote today on bag fee

Paper or plastic? It won't matter. Both will cost 5 cents per bag if the measure passes.
Minneapolis
August 17

South Minneapolis man admits killing neighbor with stab wound to the heart

The 29-year-old victim died on Thanksgiving Day.
Minneapolis
August 17

Bicyclist fatally struck by car in north Minneapolis

A 34-year-old bicyclist was fatally struck by a car in north Minneapolis early Thursday, authorities said.The woman was pedaling north on 2nd Street N. when…
Minneapolis
August 17

Twin Cities swimmers drawn to challenge, allure of open water

Every summer, Minnesotans get out of the pool and into the outdoors -- and tap into something that, in some cases, recalls their young lives on waterways.
Minneapolis
August 17

Minnesota attorney general sues companies over loans to vets, seniors

The lawsuit alleges that the companies violated state lending laws by issuing loans without a license and often charging annual percentage rates of 200 percent.
Minneapolis
August 17

Uptown Diner fires 2 workers shown wearing Nazi uniforms

A Minneapolis restaurant has fired two employees who appeared in photos wearing Nazi apparel, an announcement on the restaurant's Facebook page said.
Stage & Arts
August 16

Patrick's Cabaret, foundation settle discrimination charge

Under the settlement, the Laura Musser Fund paid $12,000 and will do diversity training.
Minneapolis
August 16

Minneapolis to launch drones to survey sewer problems

The city is experimenting with the technology as part of its annual smoke testing of the sewers.
Music
August 16

Prince lights up his old Minneapolis neighborhood again – this time for real

Electric utility boxes near the singer's old schools have been decorated with his royal likeness.
Minneapolis
August 16

Boys & Girls Clubs are getting glasses for the eclipse

UnitedHealthcare is giving 600 pairs of glasses to the Clubs' six branches in the Twin Cities, with 100 pairs earmarked for community members who live nearby.
West Metro
August 16

Met Council approves rail agreements for Southwest light rail

Concerns about a concrete wall along a part of the route concern Minneapolis officials and state lawmakers.
Minneapolis
August 16
Bobby Warfield addressed a group of golfers and supporters of the Hiaw...

Black golfers rally to note historical significance of Hiawatha Golf Club

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.
Minneapolis
August 16

Bouncer on video punches man in handcuffs as police watch

Minneapolis police say they are looking into the incident Saturday night outside Augie's Cabaret.
West Metro
August 15

Tevlin: Two kids were able to play with toy guns and not get killed

This is now the world in which we live.
Minneapolis
August 15

Former Minneapolis Star editor Leonard 'Lee' Canning dies at 87

Canning presided over the newsroom at the Minneapolis Star, the afternoon newspaper that would merge with the morning Tribune in 1982.
Minneapolis
August 15

Two suspects in Minneapolis home invasion slaying arrested in Nebraska

Investigators are working on having both men extradited to Minnesota.
West Metro
August 15

Construction bids submitted for Southwest light rail, but challenges remain

Move is a "milestone" but bids now face scrutiny from Met Council staff.