Minneapolis City Council Vice President Andrea Jenkins spoke as neighbors gathered on the newly rebuilt 38th Street Bridge for a dinner and community

Dinner on rebuilt I-35W bridge reconnects divided south Mpls. community

As a south Minneapolis bridge reopens, neighbors hope to heal a historic divide.

Nearly 3 years for driver who smashed into toddler on Mpls. playground

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Nicolle Peltier testified Thursday about her children’s injuries. Beside her were her father, Tim Brinkley, and her husband, Kyle.
Refusal to apologize stuns injured children's family.

Regulators pull money from controversial downtown Minneapolis riverfront power project

August 16
Gregory Merz, an attorney representing Friends of the Lock and Dam, addressed the Public Utilities Commission on Thursday.
Crown Hydro attorney says the project is "not feasible financially" without the money, but the firm's owner disagrees.
Minneapolis
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ACLU sues Nobles County sheriff over detaining immigrants

"Scores" more individuals have been unlawfully detained, suit alleges
Music
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Lauren Peper and Alana Tingelhoff of Minneapolis took a drink with Lyall Stearns, a Mortimer’s bartender of 23 years.

Newest rock club, Mortimer's, fills void left by Uptown redevelopment

Just eight months in, the new Mortimer's music room has become a fitting replacement for other vital rock clubs lost in the Twin Cities.
Minneapolis
August 16
Sterling V. Smith

90-day maximum sentence for man who beat Metro Transit bus driver bloody

Attack in north Minneapolis was captured on video and shared on social media.
Minneapolis
August 16
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey gave his first budget address on Wednesday at Minneapolis City Hall in front of notes to him from the people about the af

Mpls. mayor's proposed budget focuses on more money for affordable housing

Jacob Frey said Minneapolis is confronting an affordable housing crisis and putting off investments.
Eat & Drink
August 16
Waffle "sandwiches" at Nordic Waffles.

Sample new State Fair food over lunch hour at Star Tribune's preview party

To ready you for the Great Minnesota Get-Together, the Star Tribune will hold its Preview Party Thursday at Strib headquarters (Capella Tower Atrium, Star Tribune…
State + Local
August 16
Yvonne, 32, sits in the makeshift camp just off of Hiawatha and Cedar Avenues as James Cross, founder of Natives Against Heroin, burns sage and prays

Help is on the way for homeless encampment in south Minneapolis

"Unprecedented" effort will offer assistance on housing, medical care, drug treatment.
Minneapolis
August 16
Developers release new renderings of north Mpls. riverfront concert venue

Developers release new renderings of north Mpls. riverfront concert venue

Developers are sharing more information about possible plans to transform part of the Minneapolis riverfront.
Minneapolis
August 16
Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor, left, and attorney Thomas Plunkett in May.

Attorneys for ex-Mpls. officer ask for charges to be dropped in Damond death

Mohamed Noor's attorneys say his attempts to revive victim with CPR vindicate him.
Minneapolis
August 16
Tescil R. Mason-Kimmons

Career criminal admits to making good on jailhouse vow, killing rival near Mpls. park

The guilty plea allowed the defendant to avoid a possible life sentence without parole.
Eat & Drink
August 16
Thom Pham, pictured in 2012.

Restaurateur Thom Pham charged with 38 counts of tax fraud

Investigators say he underreported sales at Thanh Do restaurant in St. Louis Park.
Minneapolis
August 15
Solaris Redevelopment Corp. is building a six story apartment building with 156 apartments atop 20,000 square feet of retail space that surrounding a

Colorado developer looks to juggle two North Loop apartment projects

Solaris looks to add more than 300 upscale units in hot Minneapolis neighborhood.
Minneapolis
August 15

Morrie's Back-to-School Backpack Roundup

Morrie's and Salivation Army teamed up to help local children during the back-to-school season. For the over half million children in Minnesota living in low-income homes, the cost of back-to-school shopping is a big burden. During the month of August, the Twin Cities Salvation Army and Morrie's Automotive teamed up to help Minnesota families in need by collecting backpacks at Morrie's locations across the state.
Minneapolis
August 15
Lake Harriet Bandshell.

Bat found on path near Lake Harriet tests positive for rabies

Health officials urge shots for anyone who might have come in contact with the animal.
Home & Garden
August 15
This geodesic dome home is located on a cul-de-sac near a park in the Camden neighborhood of north Minneapolis.

Atheist activist's rare geodesic dome home hits market in north Minneapolis

The dome home, built in 1982, includes three levels and a spiral staircase.
State + Local
August 15
2018 Minnesota primary election results

2018 Minnesota primary election results

Tina Smith and Karin Housley advance in U.S. Senate race. Ilhan Omar wins Fifth District primary; Keith Ellison takes DFL race for attorney general.
Minneapolis
August 15
Robert Sheie, who started Menswear Market online in 2011, believes his new brick-and-mortar store will help make him more efficient.

Minneapolis men's upscale clothing reseller goes from clicks to bricks

Menswear Market, a men's-only consignment store, is a rarity in the Twin Cities.
Minneapolis
August 14
Roderick Evans

Shooter admits to midday drive-by killing in north Minneapolis

A 22-year-old man has pleaded guilty to shooting and killing a man in a midday drive-by in north Minneapolis.Stevevontae D. Champion, of Minneapolis, admitted in…
Minneapolis
August 14

Prosecutors: Minneapolis murder suspect pulled gun during fistfight

The suspect was identified through witness statements and surveillance video.
Minneapolis
August 14
City Attorney Susan Segal said the settlement was in the best interest of “all involved,” and that the department has changed its contractor used

Minneapolis must pay $190,000 to spurned police recruit over psychological screen

Police recruit, a veteran who served in Iraq, was rejected over PTSD diagnosis.
State + Local
August 14
Yvonne, 32, sits in the makeshift camp just off of Hiawatha and Cedar Avenues as James Cross, founder of Natives Against Heroin, burns sage and prays.

Growing Mpls. homeless camp raises public health alarms

The camp dwellers say they feel safer watching over each other in a large group than living scattered on the streets; they are determined to remain despite repeated attempts by the state to clear them out.