Here’s what the latest developments mean for the $2 billion project — and what has to happen in the next weeks, months and years for the line between Minneapolis and Eden Prairie to actually start serving passengers.
The way forward is to do something different in Minnesota so the Republican Party is competitive in all parts of the state.
Hutchinson talks about his plans for taking over the office, why he thinks he won and what he’s heard from his opponent Rich Stanek.
A contentious 2017 election has continued to shape how the board works — or doesn’t.
Low-property-wealth rural districts — knowing that their taxpayers have to shoulder a higher proportion of any referendum ask — are being forced to triage their bonding asks.
The push for fresh faces extended to Ramsey County, where voters elected Trista MatasCastillo over current Commissioner Janice Rettman for the county’s board of commissioners.
Stanek’s campaign said it wouldn’t comment on Tuesday’s election until the group in charge of certifying county results, the Hennepin County Canvassing Board, reviews the vote totals at a meeting next Tuesday morning.
Meanwhile, voters in Minnesota’s most populous county elect two political newcomers over longtime incumbents, Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek and County Commissioner Peter McLaughlin.
DFL activists made it clear from the beginning of campaign season that local elections in the Twin Cities metro would be different this year.
If approved, the ballot measure would eliminate the boundaries that restrict liquor to restaurants within seven acres of commercially-zoned areas, better known as the “the 7-acre rule.”
The race between incumbent Sheriff Rich Stanek and challenger Dave Hutchinson has also raised broader questions, like how does a sheriff balance the interests of a predominantly urban, progressive county in the age of Trump?
Everything you need to know about dockless bike programs across the Twin Cities metro.
The government-sanctioned facilities would allow people to use heroin or other drugs under the supervision of healthcare workers. Though such programs operate in other cities around the world, none have been established in the U.S. — yet.
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Key to the debate around the city’s proposed comprehensive plan is this: Who, or what areas, should absorb the brunt of growth to help Minneapolis reach its goals around housing, transportation and employment?
Companies are going above and beyond to attract and retain talent.
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“The healing community that exists here it is really wide and deep,” said John R. Engebreth, Hazelden Betty Ford director of clinical operations for St. Paul, Chaska and Maple Grove.
The event, hosted by ISAIAH, aimed to spotlight injustices against immigrants and people of color in Hennepin County’s criminal-justice system, while allowing candidates for county attorney, sheriff and commissioner to explain their ideas for fixing them.