Researchers at the University of Minnesota have taken a unique approach to looking at preterm birth disparities in Minneapolis, examining it through the lens of racism and policing.
Dakota is showing other Minnesota counties how to implement the new law that requires 911 operators to refer calls involving mental health issues to crisis teams rather than to law enforcement.
The Pillsbury United Communities money is the lifeline for a senior class that persevered through a string of tragedies, including COVID-19 and the George Floyd murder and aftermath.
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.
Minnesota delegation responds to the SCOTUS draft, a sprint to the finish in CD1 and Rep. Dean Phillips fights for elderly entrepreneurs.
While other schools are experiencing cuts as well, Kurth thinks Southwest was hit harder because of the decreasing enrollment numbers following redistricting in 2020.
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.
While ideal canopy cover is around 45 percent, according to the Metropolitan Council, different parts of the Twin Cities fall far above or below that, with neighborhoods that are whiter and wealthier tending to have more trees.
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.
The CD1 race heats up, Stauber and Biden agree for once and Dean Phillips wants younger leaders in the House.
Last year, Anton Jahn-Vavrus got an idea for a t-shirt campaign to honor residents who’ve lost their lives due to gun violence, donating the proceeds to two organizations who support and empower young people in Minneapolis.
In the wake of the Amir Locke killing and decision not to prosecute the officer responsible, the discussion has turned to “carrying while Black.”
Metro Transit idled its first batch of electric buses due to mechanical and charging problems. They’re now back in service, along with a plan to convert almost 12% of its fleet to electric models over the next five years.
The rise in housing prices is nothing new, though prices weren’t rising quite this steeply until the pandemic hit.
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.
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The lounge has four different levels to accommodate different experiences: a main level outfitted with a karaoke bar and food vendors like Joey Meatballs; a more private mezzanine with an “Instagram room” and an underground club.
“It is not tenable for Hennepin County taxpayers to continue to be solely responsible for completing the largest infrastructure project in Minnesota history,” said Hennepin County Commissioner Marion Greene.