A short passage in the 2023 Minnesota Legislature’s transportation budget offers some hope that things could finally change at what is called the Short Line bridge.
A guide — with pictures! — to the various options MnDOT will be weighing for the future of the east-west link between the Twin Cities’ two downtowns.
The new option is meant to bridge the divide on the issue between community members and city officials.
The court order, which aims to bring about substantial reforms to the city’s police department, officially makes the agreement — years in the making — legally enforceable.
Minnesota’s 11 tribes are among those seeking compensation for the land that is now a great part of the University of Minnesota’s holdings.
Following a ProPublica-Sahan Journal report on fast-tracked home financing deals that left Somali families in Minnesota financially devastated, federal lawmakers met to discuss what could be done to shield buyers.
The report describes a three-pillar plan: preventative services like violence prevention groups, responsive services that provide real-time assistance to people seeking emergency services and restorative services that heal trauma and find root causes of community safety challenges.
At Minneapolis Community and Technical College, more than 10% of students are parents, who are able to get support for everything from child care to food to help managing their workloads.
“You could tell that every patient he came into the room with, they knew him. Even though he was seeing 80-plus patients a day, he knew the context of the life that he was treating just by being their dermatologist.”
Coupled with all the high-rise construction the past decade in Downtown East and up and down Washington Avenue, Charlie Rybak envisions a growing readership for Downtown Voices.
Yes. The Minneapolis City Council unanimously passed a resolution officially recognizing drag performances and cultures as a form of free speech.
While state lawmakers did not adopt a total ban, the father of Amir Locke says, “Everything has to start somewhere.”
No. The city of Minneapolis has paid out just over $70 million in police conduct settlements from the years 2019 to 2023, according to City Attorney’s Office data updated as of June 9, 2023.
Advocates are still pondering their response after last week’s stunning setback, when City Council opponents killed the proposal with several supporters absent for the Eid al-Adha holiday.
Little is known about the condition of an underground cutoff wall the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed in 1876 that is keeping St. Anthony Falls in place.
Legislative Auditor Judy Randall’s comments came amid a series of special audits directed by the Legislature to dig into the Southwest Light Rail Transit project.
With three rent control supporters absent, the other council members were powerless to stop the council’s rent control critics from voting to “return the item to authors” — seemingly ensuring that the issue would not advance to a final vote in time for an Aug. 25 deadline for placing an issue before voters this fall.
Consulting firm Baker Tilly on Tuesday recommended the city develop and implement better training in procurement and purchasing and create a process for planning and hosting large events.
MinnPost and Minneapolis Voices are collecting election mailers — whether they arrive in the mail or in your social media feeds — to better understand how campaigns are framing the major issues at play in the 2023 city elections.
The topic had been off-limits since 2002, when lawmakers from some communities along the route objected.