Poll conducted by Minneapolis DFL reveals fault lines on the City Council

Poll conducted by Minneapolis DFL reveals fault lines on the City Council

The Minneapolis DFL explored whether Green Party Council Member Cam Gordon is vulnerable.

Mpls. police second-in-command Arneson set to retire

February 22
Mpls. police second-in-command Arneson set to retire
Her replacement hasn't been named, officials said.

Macy's empties its attic: Elf, Harry Potter holiday animatronics for sale

February 22
Macy's empties its attic: Elf, Harry Potter holiday animatronics for sale
Prices on the figures used in the annual Santaland holiday exhibits range from $200 to $1,500 and can be found on the downtown store's fourth floor.
Minneapolis
February 22

U law professor, alleged rape victim have extensive legal history

His lawyer contends rape charges linked to pending case over condo deal.
Minneapolis
February 22

Minneapolis explores financial incentives for landlords who rent to Section 8 tenants

A city fund would help pay damage claims in units rented by voucher holders.
Minneapolis
February 22

Dayton to announce interim chief to U.S. Bank Stadium oversight panel Thursday

Panel's top two officials resigned last week under legislative pressure.
Celebrities
February 22

100 women pack Mpls. tattoo shop to get inked with 'Nevertheless, she persisted'

Over a nine-hour span, Twin Cities women lined up to get the exact same tattoo.
Minneapolis
February 22

U Law School prof charged with sex assault and stalking

Francesco Parisi, 54, of Minneapolis, was scheduled to appear in court Wednesday. His lawyer said the 55-year-old woman has "zero evidence" of her accusations.
Minneapolis
February 21

Minneapolis DFL expects to move citywide convention to July 8

The new date would avoid conflicts with Ramadan and Twin Cities Pride.
Minneapolis
February 21

Teen killed, four others injured in crash on I-35W in northeast Minneapolis

The vehicle swerved across three lanes of traffic on I-35W.
Minneapolis
February 21
Tom Hoch, former chairman of the Minneapolis downtown Council and foun...

Tom Hoch enters race for Minneapolis mayor

In a kickoff at the State Theatre, Hoch said the city's leaders are reactive, "playing small ball" and failing to raise the city's national profile.
Local
February 21

Minneapolis is country's 15th most traffic riddled city, study says

Here in Minneapolis-St. Paul, we come in slightly below the average at 40 hours a year. That was enough to earn us the dubious title of the 15th most congested city in the nation and 18th most snarled in North America.
Minneapolis
February 20

GOP lawmakers seek to divert SW light rail money to roads

Some lawmakers want $929 M in federal funds for Southwest line to be used on roads, bridges.
Minneapolis
February 20

Minneapolis Park Board may act as developer for former Scherer Bros. site

Commissioners trying to work out a new approach for former Scherer Bros. Lumber site.
Minneapolis
February 20

Parking garage swap would make way for new Mpls. offices

Minneapolis may sell the Government Center Ramp in exchange for $6.5 million and the ramp next door.
Minneapolis
February 20
Demario Jefferson stood for a portrait in September.

For those aging out of Twin Cities gang life, retirement isn't so easy

North Side gang leader says he seeks to distance himself from his criminal past. It's not easy.
Minneapolis
February 18

Police seek suspect in shooting of woman at north Minneapolis home

A woman suffered noncritical injuries when she was shot Saturday afternoon at a north Minneapolis residence.
Minneapolis
February 18
Rep. Ilhan Omar hosted a forum at Mixed Blood Theatre aimed at providi...

Omar navigates rising political celebrity as she adjusts to life in Minn. Legislature

First Somali-American state legislator finding her way at the Capitol.
Minneapolis
February 18
Representative Pat Garofalo listened as DFL members challenged his bil...

Capitol fight over workplace rules raises prospect of local right-to-work laws

Republicans say progressive cities setting wage, sick-leave laws has patchwork effect.
Minneapolis
February 18

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak speaks at Augsburg

He spoke as part of Augsburg College's Scholarship Weekend.
Minneapolis
February 18

Up to 2,000 join Mpls. march to support immigrants, refugees

The march, organized by the Anti-War Committee and the No More Deportations campaign, featured speeches, chants and signs in both English and Spanish.
Minneapolis
February 18

A tale of two Civil War-era soldiers and neighbors at Lakewood Cemetery

One was the original Hubert Horatio Humphrey. The other, Leland P. Smith, has been all but lost to the obscurity that comes from such a common last name.
Minneapolis
February 18

Chicago Amtrak officer who killed Mpls. man charged with murder

LaRoyce Tankson, 31, turned himself in to authorities.