With voters approving the new system of governance last fall, Frey has proposed further plans to restructure how city government operates.
Twin Cities shelters saw a significant drop in the number of people accessing their services when pandemic aid set in. But those same shelters have also started seeing an uptick again.
The City Council is considering an employee safety committee to specifically address staff concerns and to provide training around violence awareness and avoidance.
Fletcher’s run-ins with other government officials over funding and his controversial “Live on Patrol” Facebook show are a feature, not a bug, of his appeal.
In the first in-person, semi-normal school year since Minneapolis Public Schools stopped using armed police as school resource officers, the district is testing a program where community members act as violence interrupters.
First Independence Bank comes to Minnesota with goals of shrinking housing disparities and cashing in on the many investment opportunities that come with banking in the Twin Cities.
In the wake of the Amir Locke killing and decision not to prosecute the officer responsible, the discussion has turned to “carrying while Black.”
State preemption prevents Minneapolis from making a city-wide mandate but the city hopes to get more gender-neutral options in the city by incentivizing businesses to do so, or convincing owners that its the right thing to do.
Residents whose front porches oversee the freeway agree something should be done. There’s not much agreement after that.
Emergency daycare, complex talks about labor, and concern for how long the strike will last were just about universal for MPS families. Some parents brought children to picket with teachers, while others questioned the strike.
In the face of violent crime spikes in the Twin Cities and claims that county lockup has turned into a “revolving door,” the MFF — which has learned lessons since receiving millions of dollars in donations after George Floyd’s death — isn’t backing away from community members who need help paying bail.
Activity at the liquor store parking lot has contributed to the intersection of Lyndale Avenue and West Broadway Avenue turning into a hotbed for drugs and violence.
As both the Minneapolis City Council and the Minnesota Legislature scrutinize how and when ‘no-knock’ warrants are used, a look at what we know about the policies governing the search warrants, before and after the killing.
There’s been no pattern to when and how Minneapolis officials release body camera video if it is released at all.
So far, the plans have been met with skepticism from Republicans and some police groups. And judging the success of earlier spending on such nonprofits has been difficult, since very little of it has actually been sent to anti-violence organizations.
Ramsey County Attorney John Choi and Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman say the concerns with some of their policies and decisions are overblown, misunderstood, or have more police support than Republicans are letting on — even as they concede there might be some cause for common ground among county attorneys, cops and the GOP.
The omicron variant has caused such a large spike in new cases that Minnesota Department of Health staff has fallen behind confirming the deluge of positive tests submitted.
Woodbury, St. Louis Park and Edina have launched programs, and Minnetonka is considering one.
In response to high testing demand in Minnesota, the Walz administration announced the opening of three new community testing sites.