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The effort improves economic viability and disparity reduction of projects.
His injuries were not life-threatening, police said. No arrests have been made.
More than $25 million was spent to buy five motels and hotels and another property.
The Indian Land Tenure Foundation recently returned 28,000 acres to Bois Forte Chippewa tribe
They have 130 years of combined law enforcement with the Sheriff's Office.
Both have been fired, prosecutors say. One made $4 million reselling county purchases.
While he initiated reforms on juvenile justice, domestic violence, misdemeanor drug offenses and bail requests, Freeman received the most publicity — and criticism — over the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police.
The document, part of a three-year effort put together by a diverse workgroup including Native American county elders, was read to the full board and approved last month.
Sheriff vigorously denies the allegations, saying he was the target of detractors.
Commissioners also approve $2.61 billion budget for 2023
Hutchinson is in the final weeks of his tenure after opting not to seek re-election.
The unanimous vote came after an investigation showed the outgoing Hennepin County sheriff violated county policies.
The building was occupied by squatters, officials said. One person jumped from a second-floor window and was found to be in stable condition by HCMC paramedics.
The grant, one of the largest in the country, will be used to remove lead paint in homes built before 1978.
County program, with high success rate, connects caseworkers with people struggling to find housing.
Dawanna Witt wants closer ties with Minneapolis, to reduce violent crime and hear "good or bad."
A new top prosecutor and sheriff are two key players in a criminal justice system facing calls for reform and for dealing with violent crime.
Volunteers fan out to 32 roadways and intersections across the county to quantify traffic.
The win makes Witt the first Black person and first woman to lead the department.
The board's decision came 10 months after David Hutchinson pleaded guilty to a drunken-driving charge.
Apple Valley police have canceled an Amber Alert after a 2-year-old boy allegedly abducted by his noncustodial father was found safe Sunday night.The boy's non-custodial…
With trees dying off at greater rates, Hennepin County recently granted nearly $400,000 to 20 cities, organizations and affordable housing properties to remove and replace more than 435.
Dawanna Witt and Joseph Banks are battling to take over the sprawling Hennepin County Sheriff's Office, which runs the largest jail in Minnesota, handles court…
The county can provide more opportunities to foster creativity and self-expression and raise cultural awareness and appreciation, Commissioner Kevin Anderson said.
The overall budget is $2.57 billion
County milestone is two decades in the making.
The county is giving money to community groups as well as hiring a "safe communities" director and gun-violence prevention coordinator in its first coordinated campaign to reduce violent crime.
Federal government partners with cities, counties to expand access to internet for low-income residents.
The county-backed projects will create more than 400,000 square feet of commercial and nonprofit space, support more than 550 local business owners and employ more than 1,000 people.
The city has solved just 38% of homicides and 12% of carjackings, according to a new report
Aug. 24 was the last day of the requirement. The vaccine mandates have been a polarizing political issue.
A father and two young children died and several more are injured following a two-vehicle collision in Ham Lake on Sunday afternoon.About 3 p.m., the…
A weather spotter reported a touchdown in south-central Minnesota.
When the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office enforcement division moved into its new home in Brooklyn Park in 1994, the facility didn't have much room for…
The project is part of the county goal of being waste-free by 2050.
Former drug abuser and career criminal changed his life around thanks to a devoted probation officer.
The county has contributed $10 million to the program
The county developed the "Lake Pledge" website and app.
The highly contagious virus poses no risk to humans, health officials say.
Supporters seek to prevent spread of hate speech and misinformation. Opponents argue board needs to have complete transparency.
Federal moratorium on foreclosures and strong housing market kept rates low.
From looking at hybrids to pushing carpooling, Minnesota communities are trying to find ways to handle skyrocketing costs.
Officials recently reversed course because of lower case numbers.
The three candidates say they understand the significance of the achievement
The $27 million funding initiative will provide and rehab more than 1,900 housing units.
Attorney Amy Sweasy Tamburino will no longer report to County Attorney Michael Freeman.
He will continue to get pay and benefits.
Hennepin County's program is only in the state that pays for job training.
Enhanced prevention measures have been developed in past several months.
State demographer says such stability in an urban area over a decade is unusual.
They were three of 22 cities and counties that will receive technical assistance to reduce gas emissions in disadvantaged areas
A disciplinary process will start Monday for staffers who fail to prove they are vaccinated. That could range from everything up to termination.
The County Board mandated the vaccine in November. The deadline for compliance is Monday, and the workers have exhausted their latest legal challenge.
County has awarded more than $29 million for such grants since 2009.
Investigation stems from guilty plea in case.
Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV) wants to expand options for minority vets.
The Duluth school district is lifting its mask mandate for students and staff.
The initiative includes a coordinator and a focus on youthful offenders.
County and Metro Transit officials have discussed making changes for several years.
David Hutchinson heard numerous calls to resign following allegations of drunken driving in a high-speed December crash.
She also was an innovator in community programs and racial equality in Iowa
The defendants reported linked to nearly two dozen incidents across three metro counties.
The State Patrol said Hennepin County sheriff had a loaded gun, didn't have his seat belt on and initially claimed to "absolutely not" be the driver. Gov. Walz said Dave Hutchinson should step down.
Medaria Arradondo announced he was stepping down last month
The union had filed a notice to go on strike.
He also discusses 4 major initiatives he wants to implement in his last year.
More than 700 businesses have taken advantage of free consulting services.
Sheriff says he plans to stay on after pleading guilty to drunken driving charge in December.
Police struggle to keep with the latest crime trend.
Hennepin County Sheriff David Hutchinson was charged with four misdemeanor drunk driving charges, but pleaded guilty to fourth-degree driving under the influence of alcohol. He received two years of probation and a fine after guilty plea.
Washburn High teacher was known for challenging students with dramatic classroom scenarios.
Hennepin County has agreed to participate in a nationwide settlement of claims brought against opioid distributors and manufacturers.Together with the proposed bankruptcy settlements of two…
Several victims were violently attacked.
He also was fined $610 after he crashed his SUV.
Item was made to look like an explosive device.