Mpls. traffic agent struck by car pleads with motorists to 'pay attention'

Mpls. traffic agent struck by car pleads with motorists to 'pay attention'

Jennifer Schlosser is on the mend after being hit by a car on Sept. 12 and hopes to return to the streets.

Tevlin: Creating a new Peavey Plaza for all to treasure

March 28
Tevlin: Creating a new Peavey Plaza for all to treasure
Fixing one of the jewels of downtown Minneapolis promised the inevitable collision of two issues — preservation and accessibility.

Minneapolis Park Board breaks ground on $7 million Phillips Aquatics Center

March 28
Minneapolis Park Board breaks ground on $7 million Phillips Aquatics Center
The pool is expected to open in early 2018.
Minneapolis
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Minneapolis disputes 'Rehab Addict' star's account of building permit cost

The city is suing Nicole Curtis and wants the return of a house she bought for $2.
Minneapolis
3:36pm

Part of Washington Av. reopens; police investigate stabbings

A segment of Washington Avenue in downtown Minneapolis has reopened, but police continue to investigate a double stabbing. Two men were stabbed around 4:30 a.m.…
Minneapolis
10:14am
Kamonty Wade works on building an ethernet hub box at Rudolph Technologies. He graduated from Summit Academy, a school training more women and people of color in building trades and technology.

Diversity hiring for public projects falls short of goals

Contractors on public construction projects and government officials say more recruiting and training is needed.
Music
9:55am

Musical memorial pays tribute to Minnesota conductor Stanislaw Skrowaczewski

Fellow classical musicians remember the conductor's contributions to music and culture remembered in an emotional gathering.
West Metro
March 28

Hennepin County Board tables transit tax increase

It was considered due to CTIB's vote to dissolve.
Minneapolis
March 28

Minneapolis explores city loans for nonprofits to preserve affordable housing

The fund would help nonprofit groups buy buildings that come up for sale.
Minneapolis
March 28

Amber Alert canceled: Abducted child found after woman stabbed

Authorities have canceled an Amber Alert after a 2½-year-old boy who was kidnapped during a domestic situation early Tuesday in Minneapolis was found and is safe. The suspect in the abduction has been arrested.
Local
March 28

Fitness center opening at Minneapolis North High

North High School Fitness Center grand opening is Thursday.
Minneapolis
March 28

2 arrested after U students assaulted, robbed on campus

Boys ages 14 and 15 were arrested in one of the attacks.
Minneapolis
March 28

Mpls. strip club dancers cite workplace dangers, especially in VIP rooms

Minneapolis city officials are exploring tougher regulations for strip clubs after two recent investigations revealed health hazards and sometimes dangerous conditions for entertainers. The most…
Minneapolis
March 27

Appeals court rules against Minneapolis landlord Mahmood Khan

City officials began efforts to revoke Khan's licenses more than two years ago.
Minneapolis
March 27

Restaurant group: Minneapolis servers make $28.56 per hour

Any minimum wage hike should target support staff, an industry group says.
Minneapolis
March 26

Obituary: Clayton Sonmore, 92, owned Becky's Cafeteria

The engineer-turned-restaurateur bought Becky's in 1949 with his wife, Jeanne, and turned it into what AAA called "the most unique cafeteria in the nation" until its closure in 1986.
Minneapolis
March 25

Minneapolis schools study Chicago for lessons in 'social-emotional learning'

Research shows that kids schooled in reading as well as responsibility and equations along with empathy do better in class and get into less trouble.
Minneapolis
March 25

Hodges, Harteau say conflict helped bring them closer

Hodges enters her fourth year as mayor amid skepticism that she and the chief have the close-knit relationship needed to adequately police a big city.
West Metro
March 25

Hennepin County readies for $13 million child protection overhaul

A year after stepping into the county's top human services role, Jennifer DeCubellis is leading the most dramatic reform of the child protection system in Minnesota.
Minneapolis
March 25

Mpls. City Council OKs demolition of 20th century feminist writer Brenda Ueland's home

Council overrides efforts to preserve home of 20th-century feminist writer.
West Metro
March 25

Hennepin County puts 1930s-era Century Plaza up for sale with no price

The county is moving out of the former vocational high school by May.
North Metro
March 24

Northstar rail, bus service available to all Twins home games

Northstar Commuter Rail and the Northstar Link Commuter Bus will provide service for all Twins home games at Target Field, beginning April 3 with the…
Minneapolis
March 24

U plans 'independent review' of handling of Gophers football sex assault allegations

Regents seek lessons from new scrutiny of high-profile incident involving football players.