Minneapolis City Council members, shown in January, say the Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan needs significant changes.

Feeling the heat, Minneapolis council members say 2040 plan must change

Members say the Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan needs to strike a better balance.

Brooks: After a decade of tending to Minneapolis' homeless, volunteer steps down at 87

July 21, 2018
Jerry Fleischaker, shown in 2010, has been a fixture for years of the St. Stephen’s street outreach program.
The people Jerry Fleischaker worked with, and the people he worked for, gathered to thank the man who turned volunteer work into a vocation.

Photos: Stanley Cup spends Saturday at Powderhorn Park

July 21, 2018
Hockey fans gathered to see the NHL's Stanley Cup after Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan, who lives in Minneapolis during the off-season, brought it out to share with the community Saturday, July 21, 2018 at Powderhorn Park in Minneapolis. As is the tradition in the NHL, each player and staff on the championship winning team gets the Cup for one day.
Minneapolis
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Melvin Tennant, President and CEO of Meet Minneapolis, seen in 2015.

After audit sparks changes, Meet Minneapolis will get more money from city

The organization says it has made changes since a 2018 audit found it inflated its economic impact.
Minneapolis
5:30am
Michelle Kellogg collected questions from audience members at a Minneapolis Public Schools community meeting Monday night at Northeast Middle School.

Mpls. parents pepper district leaders about proposed school changes

Mpls. parents get first look at plans to eliminate racial disparities in district.
Minneapolis
January 27
A public-housing duplex in north Minneapolis. The Minneapolis Public Housing Authority is looking to transfer this and about 650 similar properties to

Minneapolis elected officials urge delay in renovation plan for 640 houses

Council member, state senators want assurances no families will be displaced by the "scattered site" work.
Minneapolis
January 26
One of the designs proposed for the outdoor performance venue at the Upper Harbor Terminal site in north Minneapolis.

Next step for Upper Harbor Terminal: Securing $20M from state for massive amphitheater

This year, Minneapolis leaders hope the stage is set to move forward with the city’s first amphitheater, the centerpiece in a large-scale transformation of 48…
Minneapolis
January 25
Rep. Dean Urdahl, R-Grove City

GOP legislator says Mpls. must answer for blocking media coverage of Upper Harbor project

Rep. Dean Urdahl criticizes board members for breaking open meeting laws.
Minneapolis
January 25
“Big John” Duhart

'Big John' Duhart, bouncer at Palmer's Bar, dies at 66

The gentle giant manning the door for two decades at the West Bank institution earned a loyal following among its eclectic clientele.
Minneapolis
January 25
Minneapolis City Council Member Abdi Warsame was interviewed after the November fire that left five people dead at the Cedar High Apartments.

Minneapolis Council Member Warsame finalist to head housing authority

His appointment would leave an opening on the Minneapolis City Council.
Minneapolis
January 25
From left, friends Andrew Schafer, Scott Weinand, Phillip Fisher (with his hands on his head), and Abe Harder watched as the Seattle Surge played the

E-sports extravaganza lures fans from around the globe to Minneapolis' Armory

The largest professional video game competition the Twin Cities has ever hosted kicked off Friday, drawing spectators from across the country and a slate of…
Minneapolis
January 24
Emerson Spanish Immersion student Tayvin Stoll works after school on NASA-inspired computer games by Play Attention, powered by sensors reading one's

Minneapolis schools unveil five options for major makeover

Minneapolis schools look at five options, some sweeping, in latest push to close nagging achievement gap.
Minneapolis
January 24

Visitation, funeral for Minneapolis civil rights activist Ron Edwards set

Memorial services for the late Minnesota civil rights activist Ron Edwards have been scheduled. Edwards, 81, died Tuesday in New Hope. Edwards will lie…
West Metro
January 24

Man won't be charged in fatal light-rail stabbing near Mall of America

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office will not file charges in the fatal stabbing this week on a Blue Line light-rail train in Bloomington. In…
Minneapolis
January 24

Minneapolis board wrongly bars journalists from recording public meeting about $200 million North Side project

Photos, recording banned at public meeting about $200M North Side project.
Minneapolis
January 24
Minneapolis police spokesman John Elder addressed the auto theft epidemic at a news briefing Friday, Jan. 24.

Minneapolis police see 'staggering' spike in auto thefts

Police said 262 autos have been stolen so far this year -- and 73% of them were empty cars left idling. Three were stolen with a child in them.
Minneapolis
January 24
Judge Kathryn Quaintance listened as Mohamed Noor read a statement before his sentencing in June.

Citing media interest, judge seals Noor juror list a fourth time

Judge Kathryn Quaintance cited public interest and ongoing media coverage of the former Minneapolis police officer as key reasons to keep jurors' names private.
Minneapolis
January 23
Council Member Phillipe Cunningham during a Minneapolis City Council committee meeting that approved the Upper Harbor Terminal concept plan in Februar

After objecting to reporters, Minneapolis advisory committee will be educated on Open Meeting Law

Reporters were asked not to record or photograph during a meeting.
Minneapolis
January 23

U law professor sentenced to probation for lying to IRS

The judge said Ed Adams "knew more than most" that he was breaking the law.
Minneapolis
January 23

Minneapolis police investigating string of stickups, with a teenager charged

In several of the cases, the perpetrators used replica firearms, police say.
Minneapolis
January 23
David Johnson, epidemiology Manager at Hennepin County Public Health, shown in 2018 talking about flu response.

Hennepin County considers future of disease control after Minneapolis ends contract

Minneapolis' health commissioner said the decision to end the 35-year arrangement grew from a desire to streamline the work and do it better.
Minneapolis
January 23
The Upper Harbor Terminal in Minneapolis, shown in 2018.

Dispute at Minneapolis meeting sparks concern Open Meeting Law violated

The City Council appointed the committee made up mostly of residents from north and northeast Minneapolis to help guide the redevelopment of the Upper Harbor Terminal.
Minneapolis
January 23
Lemandre Ingram, also known by his rap moniker, “Mr. Blue Ghost.”

Victim of Minneapolis alley shooting was accomplished rapper

An arrest warrant has been issued for the suspected triggerman, who remained on the loose as of Wednesday afternoon.