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The city of Minneapolis would draw $1.5 million from a redevelopment fund to move the sprawling homeless encampment on Franklin and Hiawatha avenues, under a…
They look like conventional cash ATMs, but they're installed by entrepreneurs hoping to profit from consumers.
Social-service agencies would assist people.
Protesters and others have been heckling, interrupting and derailing meetings.
The declaration will allow the city to bypass procurement rules that could otherwise slow the work of moving several hundred people to a new site.
The 55-year-old, of Blaine, died on Sept. 22 from heart complications.
Relocation speed is a concern with winter approaching.
Michelle Rivero hopes to partner with others on education, protecting rights of immigrants.
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey is suggesting the encampment residents move to a 1.5-acre property owned by Red Lake Nation at 2109 Cedar Av. S.
American Indian nonprofit leaders and several City Council members favored the former Roof Depot parking lot, not the vacant lot favored by city staffers.
Minneapolis acquired the former Roof Depot on E. 28th Street for its Public Works Department with $6.8 million in utility fees.
Officials fear for their students if people from camp are moved to neighboring lot.
Minneapolis has a new city program that offers a break on property taxes in exchange for agreeing not to raise rents. Nine landlords have signed up, promising to keep 207 units affordable for 10 years.
Residents have been told they won't be forced out.
The move follows the 2017 restrictions on the sales of menthol tobacco.
The city, anticipating a huge voter turnout during the November election, will fund additional voting centers and judges.
Ahmed Hirsi will replace Aisha Gomez, who won the DFL primary race for Minneapolis House District 62B.
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey's push to increase housing access in the city is gaining momentum, with a record $40 million in the next year's proposed budget allocated toward expanding affordable housing.
Jacob Frey said Minneapolis is confronting an affordable housing crisis and putting off investments.
The Committee to Defend the First Amendment said the leak investigation could have chilling effect on the public's right to know.
The Minneapolis City Council on Friday approved a license agreement with two scooter operators through a pilot program that would run until Nov. 30.…
One council member says he doesn't want anyone punished for release of "valuable information."
Minneapolis agency looks at private investment.
Rental license cost increase proposal will make housing less affordable, they say.
The city will allow 200 to 400 scooters to operate in the first four months of the pilot program, which will start in August.
Lime joined Bird in renting scooters in city.
Members say the Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan needs to strike a better balance.
A planned Minneapolis ordinance would mostly deal with how to regulate the public right of way. In St. Paul, officials told Bird to remove its scooters from the city's public right of way.
New rental business could mean electric vehicles will be scattered around city.
Alondra Cano said she was taken by surprise by a charter amendment that would give the City Council and mayor equal authority over the Police Department.
Cities across the country have begun issuing IDs to help undocumented immigrants. Advocates for greater immigration enforcement criticize the ID programs as encouraging people to break the law.
Small businesses must increase their employees' pay to $10.25 per hour.
Mayor, City Council would jointly govern police; Frey calls idea impractical.
The City Council vote was unanimous.
The ruling is the latest in a battle regarding the park next to U.S. Bank Stadium.
St. Paul sought $58M to replace now-closed parking site. Legislators OK'd $5M to raze it.
The City Council will vote on the ordinance May 25, and it could take effect in the fall.
The City Council will hold a public hearing Monday on raising the legal age for buying tobacco to 21.
Mayor Jacob Frey and Council Members Jeremiah Ellison and Phillipe Cunningham urged the state to reduce air pollution in the riverfront industrial zone.
It's in response to a new ordinance that threatens landlords with fines and other penalties if they refuse to accept Section 8 vouchers or even post ads saying that.
Air near Northern Metal Recycling shredder again is exceeding federal standards.
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