On February 13, 25-year-old Caitlan Barton was hit by a truck and killed while walking south across Lake Street, with the walk light on, where it intersects with Market Place near Lake Calhoun. Minneapolis police say it's likely the driver, who had a green light and was turning right from Market ont ... More >>
On Wednesday, Hennepin County's official YouTube account posted a video commemorating the 20th anniversary of the county's Community Works program, which was instrumental in creating the Midtown Greenway.SEE ALSO: Mpls committee approves streetcar plan called "boondoggle of highest order" by Cam Win ... More >>
Here's the problem -- as it stands right now, getting from one end to the other of Minnesota's busiest park (the Chain of Lakes Regional Park, which includes Lake Calhoun and Lake of the Isles) involves traversing a bottlenecked tunnel underneath the busiest stretch of county road in Minneapolis (La ... More >>
The race is on for outgoing Mayor R.T. Rybak's office. Facing a crowded field of candidates, the six leading mayoral contenders are relying on a key measure to help them stand out from the pack: Who they can get to endorse them. See Also: - Who's in the race? A guide to the six candidates for Minne ... More >>
Why does a housing program for the chronically homeless have trouble using up its vouchers?
Minnesota's welfare-to-work program draws increasing fire
It wasn't surprising to hear that Minneapolis Mayor RT Rybak isn't closing the door on a potential bid for the U.S. Senate against Norm Coleman in 2008.
Keith Ellison, the DFL's endorsee for Congress in the Fifth District, has spent the summer countering attacks from Republicans—and Democrats. What made him everyone's favorite target?
In the crowded race to replace Sabo, Keith Ellison wins endorsement easily
At least 14 local pols vie to be the next Martin Olav Sabo
With no help from the state, Hennepin County ponies up for mental health services
Minneapolis moves toward a final 2006 city budget
Having trouble figuring out the difference between incumbent Mayor R. T. Rybak and his challenger, Hennepin County commissioner Peter McLaughlin? Maybe a glimpse into who forks over the money for them to run will help you with your decision.
Hines Interests joins in the stadium game. What does that mean for Twinsville?
Rybak's ballpark two-step costs him the DFL endorsement
The ballpark deal that wouldn't die: After a decade of threats, insults, and doomsday scenarios, how did the Twins get the most Pohlad-friendly stadium plan yet?
A onetime mayoral opponent plots a return to City Hall
Like paper in fire: Effort to stop smoking ban thwarted Last weekend to puff away inside your favorite dive The movement to stop the Minneapolis, Bloomington and Hennepin County smoking bans likely gasped its last breath this afternoon, after Hennepin County District Court Judge John Q. McShane de ... More >>
Will a management transplant stop the bleeding at HCMC?
Hennepin County's plan to fund a new Twins park lets Minneapolis off the hook--on paper
Everyone knows political candidates stretch the truth. Should they be prosecuted for it?
The Rodeway Inn is all that stands between dozens of Minneapolis families and homelessness--but not for long