Medal of Valor for Mpls. security guard who disarmed attacker, saved victim's life

Medal of Valor for Mpls. security guard who disarmed attacker, saved victim's life

The guard took two knives from the suspect and kept a woman from bleeding to death outside an apartment building.

ACLU, NAACP lawsuit calls for release of Clark shooting video

February 9
ACLU, NAACP lawsuit calls for release of Clark shooting video
State agencies are being sued. Activists have been demanding release of the video

Restaurant going into old Walker Library

February 9
Restaurant going into old Walker Library
The developer behind the remake of the Minneapolis Armory is looking to breathe new life into the now-empty Uptown landmark.
West Metro
2 minutes ago
Black Lives Matter protesters demanded answers in the shooting of Jamar Clark during a march in downtown Minneapolis in early December.

Jamar Clark shooting inquiry now in prosecution's hands

The officers, Dustin Schwarze and Mark Ringgenberg, have returned to work, said department spokesman Scott Seroka. They had been on paid adminstrative leave since the shooting.
Blogs
12:39pm
The Walkway, a 92-unit luxury apartment building in Uptown, was a record-setter last year with a per-unit price of $437,000.

For apartment rentals, lap of luxury shifts to Twin Cities suburbs

The record-breaking luxury apartment construction boom that has transformed downtown Minneapolis and neighboring areas now will be spreading out to the suburbs, especially to the west.
South Metro
10:52am

Woman gets 15 years in murder of U student Anarae Schunk

The ex-girlfriend of a man serving life in the U student's death will be imprisoned for about 9 more years.
Minneapolis
6:34am
Jason Mclean at the Loring Pasta bar in Dinky Town, Minneapolis, summe...

Twin Cities restaurateur Jason McLean is target of fourth sex-assault lawsuit

Twin Cities restaurateur is the target of a fourth lawsuit by a ex-student at Children's Theatre. This one does not name CTC.
Minneapolis
February 9

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.
West Metro
February 9

Transit planners finalize SWLRT station names

  What’s in a name? For transit stations, quite a bit. The Metropolitan Council says the name of a transit station should reflect local geography,…
Local
February 9

Thousands of Mpls. property owners sent wrong notices

Incorrect property assessment notices went to almost 3,000 households by a mailing firm to which the city outsourced the job.
Minneapolis
February 9

What happened to the artwork at Thomas Lowry Elementary?

Lowell Ludford can still see himself as a schoolboy at Thomas Lowry Elementary in northeast Minneapolis, gazing at the canvases in heavy oak frames that…
Local
February 9

Jamar Clark benefit planned at Capri Theater

A collection of spoken word artists, singers and emcees from Minnesota and around the country will perform at a benefit for Jamar Clark on Tuesday evening in north Minneapolis.
Minneapolis
February 9
Minneapolis attorney Jordan Kushner, who frequently represents activists, is facing charges following a demonstration at the university.

Activist attorney, busted by U police, fights City Attorney's office

Jordan Kushner, who has clashed frequently with the city attorney's office, maintains he's innocent and is being politically targeted — something the city attorney's office denies.
Minneapolis
February 8

Neal St. Anthony: Nonprofit Microgrants selects Don Samuels as CEO

In his latest career, think of Don Samuels as kind of a venture capitalist to the working poor.
Local
February 8

Minneapolis sick-leave study group nears deadline

The 19-member group is set to provide a policy recommendation to the City Council by late February.
Minneapolis
February 8

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

Former Viking Matt Birk calls Super Bowl "the biggest secular holiday that we have."
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

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

Bystander shot during argument at downtown Minneapolis restaurant

The male victim was wounded during the confrontation at Asian Taste.
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…

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