Buyer of downtown Minneapolis Macy's to revive Dayton's name

Buyer of downtown Minneapolis Macy's to revive Dayton's name

The lower levels of what they are now calling "the Dayton's project" will be filled with stores, restaurants and a food hall with a mix of trendy vendors and dining options. The upper floors will be office space with a health club and large outdoor terrace.

Ruling: Minneapolis can revoke embattled landlord's licenses

October 21
Ruling: Minneapolis can revoke embattled landlord's licenses
The City Council will make a final decision on how to proceed with Stephen Frenz.

Spread of Twin Cities bike lanes excites as well as angers many

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Spread of Twin Cities bike lanes excites as well as angers many
Growing network in Minneapolis and St. Paul frustrates critics; supporters say cars can't always be king.
Variety
October 21

New Minneapolis library is stunning inside and out

North Minneapolis has a new library, nearly two decades in the making, and it's as beautiful as it is functional.
Stage & Arts
October 21

What would be lost if Intermedia closes? Twin Cities artists reflect

Artists reflect on the value of the Minneapolis center, facing a dire crisis.
Minneapolis
October 20

Minneapolis cop charged with threatening sister-in-law, wife

James J. Lopez's wife alleged that he had threatened to kill her in the past, and once put a gun to her head.
Minneapolis
October 20
Chaka Mklai spreads the word about the voter bus in north Minneapolis.

Early voting draws thousands in Minneapolis city election

Highly competitive races are driving people to the polls, a city official said.
Minneapolis
October 20

Minneapolis City Council approves new rules for Airbnb rentals

The city will begin accepting license applications Dec. 1.
West Metro
October 20

Worries grow that costs could still rise for Southwest light-rail line

A shortage of construction workers and uncertainty about a potential rise in the cost of building materials could follow Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.
North Metro
October 20

Pedestrian killed near University of Minnesota was Brooklyn Center man

The pedestrian killed when a semitrailer truck hit him near the University of Minnesota’s East Bank campus Wednesday has been identified as Charles Coleman of…
Super Bowl LII
October 19

Free Super Bowl tickets for Minneapolis youth team kick off nationwide giveaway

Entire eighth-grade park team players and coaches get first of 500 free tickets to big game Feb. 4.
Minneapolis
October 19

Pedestrian struck by semi near U campus dies of his injuries

Police say the truck's driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with investigators.
Data Drop
October 19

Park and rec land passes milestone, but growth has slowed

Regional parks are no longer acquiring land as aggressively, but the Twin Cities has now passed 200,000 acres of park and recreation land.
Minneapolis
October 19

Proposed St. Anthony Falls apartment tower meets resistance

Conflicts over the height and density of developments within the St. Anthony Falls Historic District are piling up. The latest involves the mixed-use project from…
Minneapolis
October 19
In May, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board voted unanimously to change the name of Lake Calhoun to Bde Maka Ska, which means White Earth Lake.

Speakers overwhelmingly favor giving Lake Calhoun new name

The Hennepin County Board hearing and its vote sometime before the end of the year are the next steps in the state-mandated process to change the name of a body of water.
Minneapolis
October 19
Downtown Minneapolis business groups are putting money into City Council races before the Nov. 7 election to try to protect council members they view as open to compromise with business.

Downtown Mpls. businesses make push to swing Council races

Fundraising e-mail says, "Don't be filled with regret on November 8."
Minneapolis
October 19

Teen critically wounded on Metro Transit bus among 4 Mpls. shootings

Minnehaha Avenue, downtown and north Minneapolis were the sites of gunfire.
Minneapolis
October 18

Two charged with attempted murder in shooting of boy, 13, at Minneapolis housing complex

The victim, shot at Little Earth American Indian community, remains hospitalized in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the head.
Minneapolis
October 18
Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo said he is open to revisiting a 2003 agreement with the U.S. Justice Department dealing with use of force, diversity, race relations and more.

Mpls. chief open to revisiting deal to aid community relations

The 2003 agreement with the U.S. Justice Department wasn't fulfilled, community leaders say.
Minneapolis
October 18
The explosion Aug. 2 at Minnehaha Academy wounded nine and killed part-time custodian John F. Carlson and receptionist Ruth Berg.

Suit: Workers ran, didn't warn others before Minnehaha blast

Ruth Berg's daughter and mother blame CenterPoint Energy and contractors for her death. Their lawsuit alleges that the contractors "ran to save themselves."
West Metro
October 18

Motorcyclist killed in I-94 crash near downtown Minneapolis

A motorcyclist was killed in a single-vehicle crash late Tuesday on Interstate 94 in Minneapolis, the State Patrol said Wednesday. The cyclist, Bartholomew P. Leuer,…
Minneapolis
October 18

BCA releases documents detailing Dai Thao investigation

The documents outline political ties between Thao's opponent and Minneapolis' Jacob Frey.
Variety
October 18

Thirty years at Uptown Y: 'The first and only gym I've ever joined'

That cinder-block building has remained a constant in my life.