Hennepin County is making the first steps to address some of the racial disparities in homelessness head-on, through a national program that will allow the county to benefit from other cities’ approaches to the issue.
Her workshop training aims “to try to help shift the consciousness of white people who want to be allies, or who believe that they are allies, so they can go deeper in their anti-racism work in their employment, and outside of their employment.”
The mayors of both Minneapolis and St. Paul are looking at budgets that essentially reverse their original proposals for law enforcement spending.
Of the 100 biggest metro areas in the U.S., Chicago is one of just 10 that lost population.
The public will have one last chance to chime in on the budget, at a hearing Wednesday evening, before the council votes on last-minute changes and makes it final.
The emergency shelter for teens, located in Chanhassen, holds up to six kids per night. The residents, teens between the ages of 14 and 19, can stay for up to 90 days.
Here are main takeaways from the council’s latest work on the plan, and how the massive document will guide future policies on development, infrastructure, transportation and more.
Del Campo Chacon’s eviction fight — part of a larger struggle among a group of families living in five Frenz properties on the same block — is a new chapter in a long story, one that includes allegations of fraud, unsanitary conditions, rent strikes and city intervention.
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.