The black zinc panels that form the exterior of U.S. Bank Stadium leak more than previously revealed and must all be replaced at a cost of $21 million over the next two years. The costs will be split among the building's general contractor, Golden Valley-based M.A. Mortenson Co., and seven others.
A former Minneapolis police trainee who was fired two years ago has sued the department, saying he was singled out for harassment because of his age and Japanese heritage. The city of Minneapolis is the only defendant named in the lawsuit, which seeks at least $75,000 in damages.
Demonstrators have clamored for safety improvements on Lyndale, protesting with signs that say "Safe Streets For All" and "#FixLyndale." Members of a new campaign called Safe Streets Save Lives say they plan to protest each month until more changes are made to the street.