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The nearly unanimous vote was a victory for City Council President Lisa Bender, who says it "sets a bold vision" for Minneapolis.
The latest decision by Hennepin County District Judge Joseph R. Klein means the vote to submit the city's development blueprint is going on as scheduled.
Debate over the guiding document for the city's growth captured neighborhood interest for most of the year.
Snowfall is expected to ebb Sunday, with the metro area getting 2 to 5 inches.
"I just didn't stop fast enough," the driver said.
City Council to vote next week on plans for former Roof Depot in East Phillips.
Coordinator position in Minneapolis comes with a $142,000 annual salary.
Council members now believe the measure is set to be passed next week.
Lisa Bender says she should be treated like anyone else.
Plan would aim to reduce downtown congestion.
Almost 40 children were adopted by more than 20 families in Minneapolis. More got new families in Ramsey County.
Even opponents concede there are enough votes to pass proposal at Dec. 7 City Council meeting.
The public hearing held by the City Council, among the final steps in a contentious process, went on for nearly five hours.
A Shakopee police officer shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at the officer who was responding to a fire alarm late Friday,…
Newly elected leaders bring diverse voices, backgrounds and experience to local offices.
Hutchinson leads vote, but Stanek not conceding
A historic election was seen Tuesday night in Hennepin County, where residents elected their first commissioners of color and a first-time candidate was leading in a bid to unseat Sheriff Rich Stanek.
Mike Freeman was re-elected as Hennepin County attorney, besting his…
Regan Gonzalez, 33, ran unopposed after incumbent Pat Elliott announced he wouldn't seek re-election this year.
It steps up enforcement and weighs taking on the job.
A 21-year-old driver is in custody after allegedly fleeing the scene along a county road where the girls had been picking up litter.
Hutchinson says he has "no idea" about the nature of the allegations being investigated by Brooklyn Park police.
The city of Bloomington thinks it can build what could be the continent's largest indoor water park next to the Mall of America, while protecting local taxpayers if it's a financial flop.
"In these kinds of times, the best thing for us to do is to be together," said a Twin Cities cantor.
The goal of the center is to decrease recidivism for people who are often homeless or poor and find themselves in frequent contact with police.
Rescuers were called in after two teens were seen entering St. Paul caves.
District 2 race features a political newcomer and ex-City Council member.
The 750-foot bridge — widely referred to as a "lid" — would support a public green space over the highway and be surrounded by private development. The city says bridge could still be decades away.
Two service centers in Hennepin County were unable to process applications for new driver's licenses or state IDs Saturday because of connectivity issues with recently…
The longtime incumbent and the first-time candidate went deep in debate Thursday night.
Residents of homeless tent camp are expected to move into the former Kateri Residence next week, officials said.
Sheriff Rich Stanek, looking for his fourth term, is running against Metro Transit police Sgt. Dave Hutchinson.
A painting of Jesus already adorned the two-story brick building at Washington Avenue and 14th Avenue S. in Minneapolis when Love Power Church began renting…
Crews will be repairing the garage's concrete floors and walls, resealing the floors and repainting lines, with work set to be done by Nov. 19.
The pickup truck crossed the centerline into oncoming traffic, authorities said.
Students posted messages of love and kindness in an effort to bring peace to the school.
Separation from family is among the deep fears and anxieties depicted in drawings and essays curated for Bloomington exhibit.
Funding for child protection services is at center of need for $43 million in new revenue.
Meetings this month are the first step in possible grand jury investigations.
Group is concerned about the impact of proposed mountain biking trails.
Regional Acceleration Center designed as catalyst for prosperity and growth
Twelve resign in the face of misconduct allegations.
The multiyear plan, approved last week by the City Council, includes dozens of directives but leaves out some requested by a task force that sought to address police relations.
The couple had a history of domestic violence, police said.
The president declared his support for the GOP Seventh District challenger Saturday morning.
Overpopulation of the invasive fish is choking several area lakes and degrading the habitat.
A report released Thursday points to some progress since reforms were enacted in 2015.
Housing, auto dealerships, doughnuts and more are headed to Richfield, which is suddenly hot.
City Council to consider $25 million proposal.
Minneapolis announced that it has joined an amicus brief with 17 states challenging the Trump administration’s plans to weaken fuel efficiency standards for vehicles. The…
The kayak ride off the Apostle Islands that killed all but one member of a Wisconsin family would have been strenuous for even a highly trained kayaker, experts said.
After 10 years, Lois Langer Thompson departs for a similar role in Washington.
Hennepin Board members draft resolution listing behavior expectations.
Ellison met by the DFL Party tent with more than a dozen people, who came up to shake his hand, take photos and chat, mostly about policy.
It will be about two years until the county is able to expand into the building.
Most of Bloomington's 112-acre Normandale Lake will be dry until April.
County Board finalized a $275,000 contract 4-3.
The gubernatorial debate, held at Game Fair in Ramsey, was the third in the last two days.
New policies give tenants time and resources if displaced by new landlord.
County Board expected to decide Tuesday whether to award $275,000 contract.
A plan to add mountain bike trails at Minnetonka's Lone Lake Park worries naturalists concerned about the fate of the rusty patched bumblebee.
The St. Cloud area got up to 4 inches of rain Friday night.
The rabbi, a director of youth outreach, was arrested in a sting leading up to the Super Bowl.
The boy is in stable condition after falling 31 feet to the ground, police say.
The protesters gathered in a circle, chanted and took a knee.
More than 65 trips spread between 40 bus routes across the metro area will be suspended.
When Scott Marks isn’t serving Minnetonka as a community engagement officer, he’s providing counseling at an outpatient clinic in Golden Valley. Seeing mental health patients…
Brooklyn Center man was drunk and tried to flee, police say. The child is OK.
The move is the result of discussions held this year between city officials and St. Louis Park students who pleaded for stricter gun control following a spate of school shootings across the nation.
Richfield officials are underwhelmed with Aeon's progress.
Joseph Gomm, 45, was killed while on duty last week.
The prime minister of Ethiopia is expected to visit Minneapolis on July 30, and city officials are urging him to help end conflict between that…
Thurman Blevins, 31, was shot and killed by police on June 23.
Delayed shipment testing the patience of officials in Golden Valley and Edina.
Four businesses in the district have closed during construction, according to the city of Edina. Others are looking forward to the projects' end.
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