Super Bowl brunch draws Twin Cities tourism, sports, business brass

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Super Bowl brunch draws Twin Cities tourism, sports, business brass
Former Viking Matt Birk calls Super Bowl "the biggest secular holiday that we have."

Bystander shot during argument at downtown Minneapolis restaurant

February 6
Bystander shot during argument at downtown Minneapolis restaurant
The male victim was wounded during the confrontation at Asian Taste.
Minneapolis
February 7

North Side police commander draws on lessons learned on the beat

Three months after Jamar Clark was shot to death, the task of soothing racial tensions and restoring the confidence of the rank-and-file officers falls to Mike Friestleben.
Minneapolis
February 7
A shop selling Super Bowl 50 merchandise in Super Bowl City, a tempora...

Minnesotans watch and learn from San Francisco's Super Bowl

When Minneapolis' turn to host comes in 2018, activity will be concentrated in a smaller, colder city.
Minneapolis
February 6

Gallery: The Luminary Loppet

The Luminary Loppet night of the City of Lakes Loppet Ski Festival was held Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016 at Lake of the Isles in Minneapolis, Minn.
Minneapolis
February 6

Choice fair is one-stop shop for Minneapolis schools

Daylong event gives parents a chance to compare public, charter options in the Minneapolis district.
Minneapolis
February 6

For one woman, Lake Calhoun naming controversy is personal

Antoinette Lee has always been drawn to Lake Calhoun. “For me, it is a place of reminiscences about the past, slavery and my historical roots,”…
Minneapolis
February 6
Neighbors of this McDonald’s at University and Broadway expressed concerns in 2014, when the restaurant proposed adding a second drive-through.

Minneapolis considers putting the brakes on drive-throughs

Minneapolis leaders want to clamp down on drive-throughs in favor of pedestrians. Further changes would restrict where drive-throughs could be installed in the city.
Minneapolis
February 5

Minneapolis man indicted on 13 counts in two attempted rapes, charged in third

A registered sex offender was charged Thursday in connection with the attempted rape of two women assaulted within hours of one another in Minneapolis’ Uptown…
Minneapolis
February 5

Minneapolis City Council newcomers proving to be deft fundraisers

Some Mpls. City Council newcomers have more on hand than the mayor.
Local
February 5
The Minneapolis school board dumped Sergio Paez as their choice to lead the Minneapolis School District.

Advocacy group will not take action against Sergio Paez's former school district

The Disability Law Center in Massachusetts announced this week it would not take legal action against the Holyoke, Mass. school district.
Variety
February 5

Many see coding boot camps as a fast track to better jobs

The fast-paced, boot camp-style program coaches students to become certified for computer user support positions. The programs help put Minneapolis on the map as a TechHire city, a White House initiative launched last year.
Minneapolis
February 5

Super Bowl 52: Behind the scenes at San Francisco game prep

Our reporter on the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee, Joe Montana, Jamie Yuccas, beef Wellington and much more.
TV & Media
February 5

Obituary: Curious and gregarious, Charles Brin was the voice of Fresh Air Radio

Charles Brin loved Edgar Allan Poe's "The Telltale Heart." An actor and co-founder of KFAI Fresh Air Radio and longtime host of the weekly program…
Minneapolis
February 5

374-unit condo planned in downtown Mpls. between river, stadium

The Twin Cities’ most prolific condo developer submitted plans to the city Thursday for his next project in Minneapolis’ Mill District, just blocks from U.S.…
Minneapolis
February 5

Minnesota host committee hits the ground in San Francisco, at Super Bowl

The days are long and packed for members of Minnesota's Super Bowl Host Committee as they observe, learn and plan.
Minneapolis
February 4
Angie Bagares poses for a photo Wednesday in front of a Super Bowl 50 sign at Super Bowl City in San Francisco.

Super Bowl prep offers great glimpse for Twin Cities in 2 years

As Minnesota prepares to host Super Bowl LII in two years, here are 10 musings from the City by the Bay as we follow Vikings officials and the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee around town to see how it's done.
Minneapolis
February 4
Carolyn Cone who lives three blocks from Lake Harriet was braving the...

City of Lakes Loppet ski festival returns to Minneapolis this weekend

The fun begins Friday with new sports and participants grateful for a fresh 9 inches of snow.
Minneapolis
February 4

Tentative contract agreement reached for Twin Cities security guards

A union representing about 2,000 security guards at Twin Cities office buildings and other complexes said Thursday it had reached a tentative contract agreement with…
Minneapolis
February 4

Minneapolis Park Board overrides Hodges veto

More talks are likely as the board seeks to put a funding request on the fall ballot.
Blogs
February 4

Marquette Hotel at IDS Center sold for $74.5 million

The Austin, Texas company is a private investment and development group for luxury hotels, with holdings in several states. It's also the hotel development partner of the high-profile Nicollet Hotel Block, according to Bloomington-based United Properties, which is lead developer of that project.
Minneapolis
February 4

Woman killed crossing Hennepin had left work early because of snow

Rachel David and her co-workers had been let out of work early because of the snowstorm.

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