Minneapolis' Working Families Agenda stumbled under considerable pressure, e-mails show

Minneapolis' Working Families Agenda stumbled under considerable pressure, e-mails show

Business opposition leaves sick-leave plan as lone agenda item still alive.

Tevlin: Deep truths and deep thoughts from Mayor Betsy Hodges' address

May 21
Tevlin: Deep truths and deep thoughts from Mayor Betsy Hodges' address

Minneapolis Marathon organizers say they're working on new course

May 21
Minneapolis Marathon organizers say they're working on new course
Team Ortho Foundation expects to know next week if a plan to move the race to Dakota County is approved, said spokesman Ted Davis.
Minneapolis
May 23
Ed Graff, the outgoing superintendent of Anchorage schools, left, and M...

Public weighs in on eve of Minneapolis superintendent vote

Minneapolis school board is to select either state's education commissioner or educator from Alaska to be new superintendent.
Minneapolis
May 23

Charges: Driver feigns being lost, yanks Mpls. woman into car and rapes her

The defendant, registered with the state as a predatory offender, allegedly choked the woman until she passed out.
Minneapolis
May 23

Protests planned as anti-Muslim speaker Usama Dakdok tours state

Usama Dakdok to appear in four Minnesota towns this week.
Minneapolis
May 23
Family members of young Somali men standing trial, made their way into...

Star government witness in ISIL trial grilled by defense

Abdirahman Bashiir faced intense defense scrutiny about $119,000 in FBI payments, his change of heart in the third week of the federal terror recruitment trial.
Local
May 23

North Side greenway proposal at last gets a road test on Irving Avenue

Three versions of proposed design will be tested on Irving Avenue N.
Minneapolis
May 23

Late-night gunfire wounds 2 in heart of downtown Minneapolis

Both people shot will survive; police having difficulty getting "meaningful information."
Minneapolis
May 23

Fire damages restaurant, coffee shop near Lake Calhoun

Sunday afternoon fire damaged a Noodles & Co. and a Caribou Coffee shop.
Minneapolis
May 22
Memorials along roads remember some of the 95 pedestrians killed between 2010 and 2014 in the metro area.

Most drivers in crashes that kill pedestrians don't face charges

Between 2010 and 2014, there were 3,069 crashes with pedestrians in the Twin Cities and its suburbs. 95 were killed. 28 drivers were charged. But many of the deaths weren't even judged worth a traffic ticket.
Minneapolis
May 21

Mpls. Super Bowl gives rise to proposed apartment for middle-wage earners

The proposed apartment complex wouldn't be possible without the big game
Minneapolis
May 20

U.S. Bank Stadium construction draws to conclusion safely ahead of equity hiring goals

U.S. Bank Stadium project has hired many women, minorities, workers from poorer neighborhoods.
Minneapolis
May 20

Housing for low-income artists predominantly serves white people, study says

Tax-subsidized affordable housing for artists is far less diverse than other housing complexes receiving federal low-income housing tax credits, according to researchers.
Minneapolis
May 20

Body pulled from Mississippi River near Stone Arch Bridge

Authorities recovered a body from the Mississippi River near the Stone Arch Bridge in Minneapolis Friday afternoon. A caller reported that a body had been…
Minneapolis
May 20

Man pulled from burning car that crashed in north Minneapolis is critically hurt

A man was hospitalized in “very critical” condition after firefighters cut him out of a burning car that crashed early Friday at a north Minneapolis…
Minneapolis
May 20

Mpls.-based Council on Crime and Justice abruptly shuts down

Employees say they have not received their last paychecks.
West Metro
May 20

Ban on foam food containers isn't catching on in Twin Cities suburbs

St. Louis Park is the only one to ban foam takeout containers, as of Jan. 1; Edina is studying the issue.
West Metro
May 19

Obituary: Hallie B. Hendrieth-Smith mentored principals and church parishioners

Hallie B. Hendrieth-Smith was a woman of stature. Her height already gave her a commanding presence, but she accentuated her 5-foot-8 frame with high heels…
Minneapolis
May 19

Body found in Mississippi River is ID'd as missing U student

The Hennepin County medical examiner has identified a body found in the Mississippi River in Minneapolis on Wednesday as that of a missing University of Minnesota student.
Minneapolis
May 19

Urban 'bounty hunter' rescues stricken man at busy Mpls. street corner

Following instructions over the phone, good Samaritan kept victim breathing until ambulance arrived.
Minneapolis
May 19

Driver killed after Minneapolis chase, crash into building identified

Authorities on Thursday identified a man killed when the car he was driving crashed into a Minneapolis building earlier this week, reportedly as he fled…
Minneapolis
May 19

Pollution Control Agency moves to halt operations at north Mpls. shredder

A long-running environmental battle in Minneapolis took a new twist Thursday when a state regulator announced legal and administrative action to halt operation of a…