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Park Board clears one of two Powderhorn homeless camps
About 20 people were arrested as one of two sites in Powderhorn Park was shut down.
Woman arrested in shooting death at Minneapolis apartment
November 27, 2020
A man's death was the city's 79th homicide this year — and the third this week.
Minneapolis budget highlights
December 10, 2020
With 2021 city budget, Minneapolis council leaves its mark on police and public safety
July 1, 2020
Minneapolis Park Board narrowly votes down plan to restrict encampments
Small encampments have shown up in about 35 park locations, including one in front of the superintendent's home at Lyndale Farmstead Park.
May 13, 2020
Bde Maka Ska name stays, Minnesota Supreme Court says
The ruling that the Minnesota DNR has the authority to rename the lake caps a yearslong dispute over the popular Minneapolis lake and reverses a decision from the Court of Appeals last spring.
May 9, 2020
Whistleblower: TSA hoarded 1.4 million masks it does not need
Officials have refused to send them to health care workers, according to a whistleblower complaint filed by a TSA lawyer for Minnesota.
April 29, 2020
Minneapolis' Jacob Frey: 'Drastically different' new normal ahead
In his State of the City address, the mayor warned residents that there would be difficult times ahead.
March 18, 2020
A forlorn St. Patrick's Day reveler, missing benches, empty plazas: Scenes from downtown Minneapolis
Some people were still working, but mostly, downtown is becoming deserted.
February 24, 2020
Precinct caucuses to be held Tuesday
Though the presidential primary on March 3 has stolen the limelight this election season, Minnesota's political parties will hold their precinct caucuses Tuesday night.Elected officials…
February 6, 2020
Energy tracking becomes mandatory for 700 buildings in St. Paul
The "benchmarking" requirement is used by other cities working to cut emissions linked to climate change.
January 29, 2020
A 'femme-first' workspace opens in St. Paul
The workers move quickly across fandango-pink floors. Soft lighting bounces from brick walls, framed by tall archways painted white and gold. Verdant green plants on…
January 24, 2020
St. Paul starts plowing side streets
Amid a break from frigid weather, St. Paul is dispatching its plows to snow-clogged side streets. Crews worked Friday and will continue Saturday.St. Paul's 600…
October 21, 2019
After shootings, Carter may ask for more public safety funds in 2020
St. Paul mayor looking at augmenting budget in response to shootings.
September 2, 2019
State Fair attendance for Sunday is 245,243
FAIR ATTENDANCE Thursday, Aug. 22: 133,326, compared with 122,695 in 2018 and 117,877 in 2017. This year sets a first-day record; the previous record was…
August 24, 2019
St. Paul mayor: A 'no' vote on garbage could hit taxpayers hard
Critics of St. Paul's garbage system accuse mayor of taxpayer scare tactic.
August 8, 2019
Mpls. Council unanimously OKs ordinance to curb wage theft
The city's new ordinance complements a state law considered one of the strictest in nation.
April 23, 2019
After criticism, Minneapolis eases proposed rules for neighborhood groups
Hundreds commented on Mpls. plan to cut funds to neighborhood groups that didn't diversify on time.
March 19, 2019
St. Paul mayor skydives into news conference to say Red Bull's 'Flugtag' event will return
Mayor Melvin Carter parachuted onto Harriet Island to spread the news.
March 8, 2019
St. Paul planners reject single-family homes in Ford project
Commissioners want denser housing than the 35 homes Ryan Cos. wants to build along Mississippi River Boulevard.
December 22, 2018
Taser, Hennepin Healthcare have a research relationship
Axon, formerly known as Taser International, paid Hennepin Healthcare more than $1.1 million for consulting and other fees since 2005, according to hospital contract records.
November 8, 2018
Lawsuit alleges hospital improperly sedated woman with ketamine, enrolled her in study
She alleges paramedics unnecessarily injected her with ketamine after 911 call.
August 2, 2018
Mpls. police oversight charter faces long odds
Council President Lisa Bender, who's been supportive of the charter change, was not optimistic that it will pass in time to get on the ballot this year, but said that doesn't mean it couldn't be put to voters in the future.
July 13, 2018
West River Parkway reopens after mudslide scare
A stretch of West River Parkway along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis reopened Friday afternoon, after being closed since late Thursday due to a false…
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