After signs 'rename' Calhoun, Park Board opts for dual names

After signs 'rename' Calhoun, Park Board opts for dual names

Same signs that got makeshift names will now bear Dakota and historical names.

Three robberies hit cyclists on Midtown Greenway

3:10pm
Three robberies hit cyclists on Midtown Greenway
Patrols on the Midtown Greenway are being beefed up and extra precautions are being urged.

Lightning blast topples cross from atop south Minneapolis church

5 minutes ago
Lightning blast topples cross from atop south Minneapolis church
The falling rubble caused some exterior damage at St. Helena’s in south Minneapolis.
West Metro
1 minute ago
New Met Council Chair Adam Duininck held a news conference at the Metr...

Southwest light-rail project planning continues, despite delays, uncertainties

Lawsuits, financial concerns, municipal approvals still remain for the $1.77 billion project.
Minneapolis
11 minutes ago
The former home of the MTC bus barn is on part of the parcel proposed...

Soccer team owners close in on stadium deal for St. Paul

St. Paul appears to be the choice of Minnesota United team officials as home for a new Major League Soccer team and $150 million stadium, sources told the Star Tribune.
Minneapolis
44 minutes ago

Gallery: Bob Dylan mural takes shape, updated Sept. 2

The transformation has begun at 5th Street and Hennepin Avenue S. in downtown Minneapolis.
Minneapolis
9:28pm

U.S. Sens. Al Franken and Tammy Baldwin call for oil train safety

As senators seek disclosure, industry says it’s being unfairly maligned.
Local
1:19pm

'MEA break' returns after 17 years of never really going away

If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. Education Minnesota is bowing to popular usage and rebranding its annual fall teacher conference as the "Minnesota Educator Academy."
Minneapolis
September 1

Minneapolis park vote could be delayed

Minneapolis park advocates oppose the proposal to join park and street referendums in 2017.
Minneapolis
September 1

Speeding driver guilty of dragging woman in Henn. Av. parking lot

The two had been arguing in a club; county attorney to seek 6-month sentence.
Minneapolis
September 1

Worker who survived fall at Vikings stadium hit post on way down

A pole stopped one man’s fall, but not the other’s, the report says. The full state investigation could take months to be made public.
Local
September 1

Minn. schools narrowing achievement gap as Mpls., St. Paul fall behind

Nearly two-thirds of Minnesota schools are making significant progress in closing achievement gaps in reading and math, according to new data released by the Minnesota Department of Education.
West Metro
September 1

Minneapolis soccer stadium land deal ends in silence

Deal expires on Mpls. site, but mayor and council president not giving up on landing team.
Minneapolis
August 31
The enclosed metal shredder operated by Northern Metal Recycling in n...

Legal showdown delayed in scrap-yard battle

Meanwhile, four more potential air quality violations were recorded near Northern Metal in Minneapolis.
Local
August 31

Suspects in robbery of elderly Minneapolis woman arrested

Minneapolis police on Sunday arrested the second of two suspects in the robbery of a 90-year-old woman as she walked home from a grocery store in south Minneapolis earlier this month, officials said. The other suspect was arrested last week.
Health
August 31
Jeff Metzdorff, co-owner of Mill City Running in Northeast Minneapolis...

Twin Cities 'run-commuters' leave the rat race in their dust

A nascent but fervent few workers are run-commuting in the Twin Cities and beyond. No car, transit pass or bicycle is necessary — just a well-hewn pair of running shoes and a plan for cleanup upon arrival on the job.
Minneapolis
August 31
Bulbulo Mohamud lifted a piece of malawax (similar to a pancake) for a customer at her cafe.

Women drive success of Somali mall in south Minneapolis

The women who run the shops cover their heads, and many of them believe it is a man’s responsibility to pay bills for the family. Yet they prize entrepreneurship.
Minneapolis
August 30

Green space coming down the tracks along University

More than a year after the Green Line made its inaugural run, new and renovated green spaces and public places around University Avenue are gaining momentum.
Minneapolis
August 30

Dakota descendants seek new name, reclaimed history at Calhoun

Several people on a citizens panel want to restore the lake’s original name of Bde Maka Ska (White Earth Lake) instead of honoring John C. Calhoun.
Minneapolis
August 30

Mpls. Mayor Hodges to attend climate-change summit in N.Y.

The September summit will occur in conjunction with a larger United Nations event.
Minneapolis
August 29

Changing Minneapolis puts squeeze on industrial land

Factories and warehouses now occupied by churches, schools and apartments.
West Metro
August 29

Time nearly up for Minneapolis soccer stadium land

Owner of industrial site says he has “no interest” in selling to Minnesota United after Monday’s deadline
Variety
August 29

How do you humanize a busy Minneapolis intersection?

The busy Lake and Hiawatha intersection in south Minneapolis continues to vex planners and pedestrians alike.

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