Minneapolis soccer stadium land deal ends in silence

Minneapolis soccer stadium land deal ends in silence

Deal expires on Mpls. site, but mayor and council president not giving up on landing team.

Legal showdown delayed in scrap-yard battle

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

Suspects in robbery of elderly Minneapolis woman arrested

August 31
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.
Minneapolis
August 31

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

The two women had been arguing; jurors acquitted the defendant on the more serious assault charge.
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 31

Gallery: Bob Dylan mural takes shape, through August 30, 2015

The transformation has begun at 5th Street and Hennepin Avenue S. in downtown Minneapolis.
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.
West Metro
August 29
A construction worker walks past Dome Souvenirs, which is surrounded b...

Sports souvenir shop next to Metrodome is moving St. Louis Park

Sporting goods store that sat next to old Metrodome is moving.
Minneapolis
August 29
The behind-the-scenes legal wrangling over possibly renaming Lake Calhoun took another turn Friday when a new legal opinion for Minneapolis park commissioners said a change would require legislative action.

Park Board attorney doubts DNR authority to rename lake

The behind-the-scenes legal wrangling over possibly renaming Lake Calhoun took another turn Friday when a new legal opinion for Minneapolis park commissioners said a change would require legislative action.
Minneapolis
August 28

Minneapolis police ask for help to crack mystery of 2015's first homicide

The victim was found bound and gagged inside his apartment.
Minneapolis
August 28
Longtime basketball coach Bill McKee

Augsburg women's basketball coach Bill McKee dies

McKee also coached at Mounds View, Blaine and Cretin-Derham Hall
Minneapolis
August 28
The work has begun and will will continue over the next two weeks as B...

Giant Bob Dylan mural begins to take shape

Work began Thursday on a giant mural of Bob Dylan planned for downtown Minneapolis by Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra and his team.
Local
August 28

Stadium worker died of head injuries, medical examiner says

The construction worker who fell from the roof of the new Vikings stadium died of blunt force injuries of the head, the medical examiner's office announced Friday.
Music
August 28

Giant Bob Dylan mural takes shape in Minneapolis

A team of artists is painting a kaleidoscopic portrait 60 feet tall and 150 feet wide.
Minneapolis
August 27

Safety investigation begins at new Vikings stadium

The death investigation results will become public upon completion.
West Metro
August 27

Cities enter second round of Southwest light-rail talks

A second round of public hearings on the planned Southwest light-rail line began Thursday with a mix of concerns over environmental disruption and safety hazards…
East Metro
August 27
The Green Line runs from Target Field to near the new Saints' ballpark in St. Paul's Lowertown neighborhood.

Most Green Line biz lost customers but growth expected, survey finds

Most said they lost customers over the time of construction, but most also say they remain optimistic about growth in the five years ahead.