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September 3

Minneapolis man shot dead during apparent home invasion is ID'd

Authorities have identified the man who was shot dead by intruders in his north Minneapolis home. Abdullah A. Adeed, 40, suffered multiple gunshot wounds late…
Minneapolis
September 2

Bicyclist dies after collision with Blue Line train in south Minneapolis

A cyclist died Monday evening when he was struck by a northbound light-rail train on the Blue Line near the intersection of East 35th Street…
Minneapolis
September 2

Man's body found in south Minneapolis fire unrelated to blaze, officials say

Police and fire officials responding to a structure fire early Monday morning in south Minneapolis found a man with fatal injuries unrelated to the blaze,…
Minneapolis
September 1
Ron Edwards, Spike Moss, Ora Hokes and Tyrone Terrill held a news conference Saturday charging there was a failure of justice in a case involving six

Civil rights leaders want Hennepin County attorney off case in Minneapolis bus shelter crash

Driver who hit 6 people should have been charged with hate crime, they say.
Minneapolis
August 31

Homesick 'MinneLantans' throw annual party for several thousand in Minneapolis

Beyond food, festivity and fellowship, reunion also includes community service.
Minneapolis
August 31
Opponents of the proposed market chanted "We are not for sale" and "people over profits" on Friday night.

Protesters shut down Mpls. meeting over African market in Cedar-Riverside

Mayor Jacob Frey and Council Member Abdi Warsame left shortly after arriving.
West Metro
August 30
Rachel Soukup was surprised to see very few people Friday at Lake Nokomis beach, one of the many in Minneapolis closed because of illness reports.

After summer of beach closings, illnesses, officials look at how to make next year better

Officials are talking about public education, more water testing and limits on boats as keys to curtailing outbreaks next summer.
TV & Media
August 30
Claude Riedel is a Minneapolis artist known internationally for crafting Ner Tamids — the beautiful “eternal lights” that hang in Jewish synagog

A strange phone call leads to a Minneapolis Jewish artist's brush with fame — and zombies

Claude Riedel's glasswork plays a starring role in Sunday's episode of "Fear the Walking Dead" on AMC.
North Metro
August 30
At least six people were hurt, including three critically, when a van slammed into a crowded bus stop shelter in north Minneapolis. All six were trans

Champlin man charged after running over men at Mpls. bus shelter

An 83-year-old Champlin man has been charged with crashing into a Minneapolis bus shelter in July, injuring six people, some of them seriously.
West Metro
August 30
Hennepin County Administrator David Hough, shown in 2015.

Hennepin County may seek a 4.75% property tax levy increase in 2020

County officials will present their proposed 2020 budget to the board on Sept. 17.
Minneapolis
August 30
Students cheered Thursday during the U’s New Student Convocation, the official welcome ceremony for incoming freshmen.

At U convocation, year begins with focus on wellness, self-care

The incoming freshman class on the University of Minnesota's Twin Cities campus is shaping up to be among the U's most academically accomplished.
Minneapolis
August 29
This robbery occurred shortly before 10 a.m. on Aug. 12 at the Wells Fargo branch at on 34th Avenue S. at the corner with E. 50th Street Credit: Minne

Minneapolis police turn to public 2 weeks after Wells Fargo branch is robbed

He suggested he was armed while holding up a Wells Fargo branch, police said.
Minneapolis
August 29
Overflow crowds watched testimony Wednesday for and against the new laws in the hallway outside Minneapolis City Council Chambers as well as inside th

Mpls. tenants, landlords square off over limits on screening renters

A Minneapolis City Council committee approves the proposed ordinance after the packed public hearing
Minneapolis
August 28
Rich Mickschl of H+U Construction gave a tour Wednesday of the mill ruins that will become part of the Water Works project.

Crews unearth riverfront history as part of Water Works project in Mpls.

Downtown Minneapolis plaza will reflect recent, ancient past.
Minneapolis
August 28
Superintendent Ed Graff spoke to teachers at the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers 59 headquarters in Minneapolis in May.

Minneapolis School District enrollment continues to decline

Nearly 1,500, mostly students of color, left the district last year.
Minneapolis
August 28

Man charged in Mpls. bike path killing went on cane-swinging rampage earlier

He seemingly was hunting for victims at random at the St. Paul light rail station, according to the charges.
Minneapolis
August 28
Pedestrians and motorist navigated snowy streets in downtown Minneapolis in February. After a bad winter of 2018-19, Minnesota could be in line for mo

Farmers' Almanac winter prediction: 'Worst of the worst' for Minnesota

We're in for a "polar coaster," almanac says in its 203rd winter prediction.
Minneapolis
August 28
Gophers football fans cheered on the team in 2018 at TCF Bank Stadium. Minneapolis park officials reversed course hours after trying to limit parking

Park Board reverses field after angering Gophers fans with tailgating change

Minneapolis parks officials did a quick about face after limiting tailgating and parking space at East River Flats Park.
Minneapolis
August 28
Minneapolis City Council Member Cam Gordon, pictured in 2015. Gordon said that “just to see the fossil fuel emissions go up at all is discouraging.�

Minneapolis needs to make drastic cuts to natural gas emissions

Boosting building efficiency could be one way to trim natural gas use.
Minneapolis
August 27

Minneapolis police mounted patrol mourns loss of 'kind, gentle' steed

The 20-year-old buckskin gelding was put down after suffering a serious leg injury on Sunday.