Parsons is running for the Ward 10 council seat because he believes “regular working folks” need more of a voice on the council.
A look back at some important stories overshadowed during a tumultuous year.
From 38th and Chicago to a nursing home on 56th and S. Lyndale, these scenes recall the historic nature of 2020 in our city.
Approved after a meeting that saw more than four hours of public testimony, the city’s $1.5 billion budget shifts some money away from the Minneapolis police, while maintaining the authorized size of the department at its current level.
The hope is to eventually exhibit the murals that were removed when the U.S. Postal Service took over the former site of Minneapolis’ Lake Street Kmart.
Minneapolis made the city’s new speed limit official this week, completing the installation of 20 mph signs along the city’s borders.
Earlier this year, the nonprofit Youthprise offered a financial lifeline to keep clinics at the city’s three biggest high schools open — albeit one that funds the program only through the end of the year.
A Q&A with the Ward 10 council member.
In her announcement, Bender listed a series of accomplishments since she was first elected in 2013, including instituting a $15 minimum wage and guaranteed paid leave for workers in Minneapolis.
Plus: Kim Ellison retains seat and newcomer Sharon El-Amin wins one on Minneapolis Public Schools board.
“Place is becoming a political identity now, ” says the University of Minnesota Duluth’s Cynthia Rugeley.
For live class meetings, she has a Zoom app on her phone. But she’s hesitant to engage fully on that platform. “I prefer not putting the camera on,” she said, adding she doesn’t “want people seeing where I’m staying.”
The short answer is: it’s complicated.
Since the spring, numerous hotels in the suburb have been operating as makeshift shelters.
Three seats on the county’s seven-member Board of Commissioners are on the ballot this fall.
Four seats on the county’s seven-member Board of Commissioners are on the ballot this fall, including three open seats.
If Catholic Charities CEO Tim Marx has a message for those who will continue working to address homelessness in the region after he leaves the organization, it’s this: It’s not too late.
City council candidates in suburbs around the Twin Cities report that voters are asking if they’re planning on taking money away from the local force.
Why some advocates say the idea could play an important role in easing the area’s housing crunch.
The city’s deal to let the U.S. Postal Service use the site for a temporary post office means the building will remain standing through at least next year, and maybe longer.