$15 minimum wage plan draws crowd to Minneapolis City Hall

$15 minimum wage plan draws crowd to Minneapolis City Hall

The wage increase could pass by the end of June.

Twin Cities Pride parade officials discuss reversing ban on police marching

June 22
Twin Cities Pride parade officials discuss reversing ban on police marching
Pride's parade ban is "divisive," Minneapolis police chief says, and she isn't alone in the criticism.

U.S. Bank Stadium panel slashes salary of chairwoman, gives raises to staff

June 22
U.S. Bank Stadium panel slashes salary of chairwoman, gives raises to staff
Move comes as stadium panel seeks a long-term person for the position.
Minneapolis
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Old Rainbow Foods store in Mpls. will be transformed into school, senior apartments

After gaining city approvals, St. Paul-based Wellington Management is renovating a former grocery store near the Lake Street-Minnehaha Avenue intersection into a mixed-use building anchored by a charter school.
Minneapolis
June 22

Two officers slightly injured by fireworks in confrontation outside north Minneapolis police station

Two men were arrested following a confrontation between police and residents.
Minneapolis
June 22

Apartment with small-format Target nears opening in Uptown

The store will open a couple months after the Aug. 1 launch of the apartment building, the Revel.
Minneapolis
June 22

Minneapolis gives developer, Northeast residents more time to discuss controversial apartments

Neighbors are concerned about parking problems and building heights.
Minneapolis
June 22

Teacher Sara Sexton, who died at age 79, taught her Minneapolis students to cherish learning

The beloved teacher spent her four-decade career in the Minneapolis Public Schools.
Minneapolis
June 22
Officers from Minneapolis and St. Paul police departments lead the Twin Cities Pride parade down Hennepin Avenue in 2015.

Police complain after being told they can't march in Pride parade

Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau calls the move "divisive" after Twin Cities Pride organizers ask officers not to march in parade so soon after Jeronimo Yanez not-guilty verdict and continued tension.
Stage & Arts
June 22

Walker exhibit raising new questions from American Indian artists

Some are disputing claims of Cherokee heritage by international artist Jimmie Durham, whose retrospective opens in Minneapolis this week.
Minneapolis
June 22

Rape conviction of Minneapolis man caught during traffic stop

A dangling license plate prompted officers to pull the man over.
West Metro
June 21

Edina man killed by fentanyl overdose is ID'd; drug dealer charged with murder

Lethal drug was in heroin that he and his girlfriend had ingested, according to authorities.
Minneapolis
June 21

Furry feline citizens to descend on 'Kitty Hall' in Minneapolis

Attention, cat lovers: For a few hours next Tuesday, Minneapolis City Hall will fill up with cats looking for homes. The event, dubbed “Kitty Hall,”…
Minneapolis
June 21
Minneapolis Foundation president and CEO R.T. Rybak and Tyrize Cox of...

Minneapolis parks get Little Free Libraries

More than 50 Little Free Libraries have opened at city parks and rec centers to encourage children to read while on summer vacation.
Variety
June 21

Bethlehem Lutheran Pastor Chris Nelson dies at 64

Nelson died June 18 at home in Eden Prairie with family and friends after a pancreatic cancer diagnosis in November.
Minneapolis
June 21
Minneapolis Police Union President Bob Kroll at a March 30, 2016, press conference.

Minneapolis cops retreat from stricter deadly force policy

Union and rank-and-file complained that the new rules would hamper effective policing.
Minneapolis
June 21

Fresh Thyme will locate its next supermarket in Minneapolis

The Prospect Park location will be part of a mixed-use building with apartments and a restaurant.
Minneapolis
June 21

Minneapolis sex trafficker who sold young girls gets 36 years in prison

Prosecutors pushed for a life term for the 22-year-old defendant, who was already registered as a predatory offender.
Minneapolis
June 20

Minneapolis one of first cities to allow Uber riders to tip their drivers

As the ride-hailing company battles bad publicity, it's rolling out changes aimed at making it more driver friendly.
Minneapolis
June 20

Downtown Minneapolis will be without light-rail service for 11 days

Starting Thursday, U.S. Bank Stadium Station will be the end of the line for both Blue and Green trains.
Minneapolis
June 20

Tevlin: South Minneapolis biz owners conflicted over $15 wage issue

A number of South Side small business owners find themselves emotionally and politically conflicted between their progressive values and the city's push for a mandatory minimum wage of $15 an hour.
Minneapolis
June 20

Tom Hoch will air first television ad in Minneapolis mayor's race

The advertisement will run in June and July.
Minneapolis
June 20

Minneapolis to buy site of Kmart at Nicollet Avenue and Lake Street

The city and Kmart's parent company haven't reached an agreement to move the store.