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November 8, 2017
Portland Avenue bridge over I-94 closed again

Portland Avenue bridge over I-94 closed again

Drivers who use the Portland Avenue bridge to cross I-94 in Minneapolis will once again have to find an alternate route.
Minneapolis
November 8, 2017
Jacob Frey hugged his wife, Sarah Clarke, as the results of the mayor's race were coming in Tuesday night in Minneapolis.

After first count, Jacob Frey leads Minneapolis mayor's race

Mayor Betsy Hodges, who has never lost an election, ranked third in the tally of first-choice votes.
Minneapolis
November 8, 2017

Minneapolis Park Board: New faces coming

Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Member Steffanie Musich held on to her South Side seat. Community activist Kale Severson won a seat on the North Side.
Minneapolis
November 7, 2017
Even before the polls opened Tuesday, nearly 12,000 Minneapolis voters cast their ballots early.

Voter turnout surprises Twin Cities poll watchers

Election officials estimate that 43 percent of the registered voters turned out at the polls, up from 33 percent four years ago.
Super Bowl LII
November 7, 2017
A press conference and event marking 100 days until Super Bowl LII here in Minneapolis was held in the IDS Crystal Court with an ice sculpture outside

ESPN chooses IDS Crystal Court for Super Bowl week set

ESPN will broadcast from inside the skyscraper beginning on Wednesday before the game.
Minneapolis
November 7, 2017

Read more about the 2017 races across the Twin Cities

Music
November 7, 2017
Country superstar couple Tim McGraw and Faith Hill performed together in St. Paul in August.

Country sweethearts McGraw and Hill swing tour back to Twin Cities

They are playing newly renovated Target Center this time around.
South Metro
November 7, 2017

Here's what to know about Election Day

Minneapolis, St. Paul and other communities around the state are holding elections Tuesday for mayor, City Council, and school board seats. A number of school…
Minneapolis
November 7, 2017
Nigeria L. Harvey

Life in prison for 25-year-old who killed man in parked car in north Minneapolis

A 25-year-old Minneapolis man who was convicted of murder last week in connection with a North Side shooting in 2015 is to be sentenced Tuesday…
Minneapolis
November 6, 2017
Mahmoud Khan with a member of his maintenance crew, Melvin Snoddy, left, in one of his former rental properties in north Minneapolis Monday afternoon.

U.S. Supreme Court ends embattled Minneapolis landlord Mahmood Khan's appeals process

U.S. Supreme Court action allows Minneapolis to strip landlord's licenses.
Music
November 6, 2017
Prince used this guitar in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

Prince guitar fetches record $700K in auction

The amount is the highest ever paid for a Prince guitar, according to Julien's Live auction house, and went for many times more than the anticipated $60,000 to $80,000.
Minneapolis
November 5, 2017
Votes have been cast early across the Twin Cities, but the candidates for mayor in both Minneapolis and St. Paul are gearing up for the final push ahe

Last push in Mpls. and St. Paul mayoral races

Minneapolis and St. Paul mayoral hopefuls scramble for votes ahead of Tuesday's election.
Music
November 5, 2017
This black and gold costume was worn onstage by Prince, according to the auction house, Nate D. Sanders Auctions.

March 2016: Auction of Prince items offers unreleased songs, guitar and ex's ring

Her engagement ring and wedding ring are among the items, as well as a guitar Prince used early in his career.
Minneapolis
November 4, 2017
Then-Inspector Mike Friestleben of the Minneapolis Police Department's Fourth Precinct visited students at Lucy Craft Laney Community School for lunch

Popular Minneapolis police Lt. Michael Friestleben retires

After his transfer from the domestic violence unit, Lt. Michael Friestleben most recently served as supervisor of the night shift in southwest Minneapolis' 5th Precinct.
Minneapolis
November 4, 2017
Minneapolis mayoral candidates participated in a forum on Monday.

Minneapolis mayoral hopefuls offer closing arguments at forum

The 33rd mayoral forum was long on proposals and ideas but short on details.
Minneapolis
November 4, 2017
Since a fatal 2010 fire at the building housing McMahon’s Pub as well as apartments, the lot on East Lake Street in Minneapolis has sat empty. But t

Tevlin: Fatal bar fire yields new start for homeless seniors in Minneapolis

In March 2010, a fire ripped through McMahon’s Pub on East Lake Street, killing six people in the apartments above the bar. The victims included…
Minneapolis
November 4, 2017

June Haddow, whose spirit took her many places in life, dies at age 19

June Haddow had met someone special in Marseille. The couple had been cooking together, making art, going on lots of walks, spending time as young…
Minneapolis
November 4, 2017
Property taxes have barely come up in campaigns for mayor in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Police, housing, parks, jobs at forefront of Twin Cities mayor races

Both cities are facing property tax increases, but candidates in both mayoral races have spent more time discussing other issues.
Minneapolis
November 4, 2017
Now vacant, this area will be dredged to bring back Hall’s Island and add recreation space as part of an $8 million parks project.

Minneapolis Park Board to restore lost island in Mississippi River

Construction of the 3.3-acre site, which begins this month, will restore a channel between the mainland and what used to be Hall's Island.
Minneapolis
November 3, 2017
In a screen grab from a video, solar panels sit atop Parade Ice Garden in Minneapolis.

Minneapolis Park Board installs solar power systems at 5 parks

The Park Board partnered with Xcel Energy for the projects.