Regulators want Mpls. scrapyard to close if it can't meet air rules

Regulators want Mpls. scrapyard to close if it can't meet air rules

MPCA response follows firm's complaint it was being singled out.

Minneapolis not prepared for sharing body camera footage, officials say

July 29
Minneapolis not prepared for sharing body camera footage, officials say
City auditor said staffers not prepared for likely surge in video data requests.

McLaughlin: Ballpark taxes, authority could aid soccer stadium

July 29
McLaughlin: Ballpark taxes, authority could aid soccer stadium
Hoping to break an impasse over a pro-soccer stadium in Minneapolis, a Hennepin County commissioner is suggesting that a final deal could hinge on the taxes and agencies associated with Target Field.
Minneapolis
July 29

One of two men shot and killed at Minneapolis intersection identified

One of two men shot and killed Saturday near Franklin and Chicago avenues in south Minneapolis was identified as a 20-year-old Minneapolis man by the…
Minneapolis
July 29

Augsburg preparing to launch 'River Semester' on the Mississippi

  It’s no surprise if college students sometimes daydream about skipping class and floating down the Mississippi River like Huck Finn. But this fall, 16…
East Metro
July 28
Sarah Super, Minnesota's only "trauma-sensitive" yoga instructor, has said she doesn't want to be an anonymous victim anymore.

Minneapolis man gets 12 years for raping ex-girlfriend at knifepoint

Rape survivor Sarah Super said she is ‘stronger, more alive and more inspired than ever before.’
Minneapolis
July 28

Man arrested in most recent fatal Minneapolis shooting

One died, one was wounded when two cars pulled over near 34th and Morgan avenues N. and gunfire erupted.
West Metro
July 28

Minneapolis City Council scrutinizes reconstruction plan for Penn Avenue

Some council members worry long-term renovation plan scraps county road’s bike lanes.
Local
July 28

Mpls. authorities suggest W. Broadway fire may have been arson

Minneapolis police and fire investigators are exploring if someone intentionally set a fire that destroyed several north Minneapolis buildings.
Local
July 28

Outdated law banning hats in Mpls. theaters may soon be gone

The proposal is the latest from officials looking to clean up the city's business laws.
Local
July 28

North Minneapolis teen bakery to expand to St. Paul

Cookie Cart will add a location on St. Paul's East Side, is seeking more than $3 million for renovations.
Local
July 28

Newest downtown Minneapolis pinch point: 7th Street

New bottlenecks developed on 7th Street in downtown Minneapolis Monday as work on sewer line began at the intersection of Nicollet Mall.
Local
July 28

Biker pushback likely to kill Queen Avenue bike boulevard

Proposal designed as an alternative to Penn Avenue after reconstruciton
Minneapolis
July 27

Lead cases plummet in Minneapolis

The city used grant money to attack the problem.
Minneapolis
July 27

Pastor, other community activists rally to help stop gun violence in Minneapolis

Community activists rallied Monday at a south Minneapolis intersection that has been the scene of recent shootings to decry a rash of gun violence that…
Minneapolis
July 27
Minneapolis
July 27

Minneapolis mayor hires staffers to focus on youth, early education initiatives

The two new hires will address mayor’s Cradle to K effort and focus on city’s racial disparities.
Minneapolis
July 27

Webber Park pools provide plain and simple swim in north Minneapolis

  The best preparation for a visit to the new north Minneapolis Webber Park pool is to think of it as an urban swimming hole.…
Blogs
July 27

Minneapolis downtown real estate market: Maybe NOT that cheap.

A recent report by the national firm CBRE highlighted 11 attractive Midwestern real estate markets, topped by Minneapolis. The thing is, Minneapolis rents are relatively low, which suggests rents could only be going up.
Minneapolis
July 27

Blood transplant slowdown a challenge for Be the Match

Entrepreneurial nonprofit is struggling to contain rising expenses
Minneapolis
July 26

2 men are killed in shooting at busy Minneapolis intersection

The bloodshed occurred about 10:20 p.m. Saturday near Franklin and Chicago avenues, according to police.
July 26
Donald Trump and Jesse Ventura

Ellison says Trump can win GOP nod, points to Minn. electing Ventura governor

“You know, George, we had Jesse Ventura in Minnesota win the governorship,” the representative from Minneapolis said.
West Metro
July 26
The Minneapolis City Hall Clockface in Minneapolis, Minn., on Friday J...

Neon no more: Mpls. looks at redo for City Hall clocks

That familiar red glow isn’t exactly 1889-appropriate.