On Tuesday, Minneapolis heard from another one of its 35 candidates for mayor when Jeff Wagner released his first campaign video. In the days since, it's spread around the internet, inspiring a BuzzFeed list and sparking headlines like, "Is this the greatest campaign ad ever made?" See Also: A less ... More >>
Congressman Jim Graves didn't work out. Mayor Jim Graves? People close to the hotel magnate are reportedly telling him they like the ring of that.SEE ALSO: Jim Graves: The City Pages interviewCiting "reliable information," the Minnesota Progressive Project's Dan Burns writes that Graves is "being e ... More >>
City Council Member Gary Schiff has thrown his hat into next year's mayoral race -- sort of.See Also:- Betsy Hodges files to run for mayor as she and Gary Schiff await Rybak's decision- Dangerous Man Brewing Co. to open early January - Gary Schiff accused of making classist liquor store-brewpu ... More >>
Disgraced Minneapolis power broker Al Garcia is in trouble with his probation officer for violating the terms of his supervised release. Garcia pled guilty to a federal charge of aiding and abetting possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine in 2010 and beat the rap on charges that he rap ... More >>
Saddled with debt and failed development deals, the Northside Residents Redevelopment Council struggles to survive
Some highlights from the city elections that time (and voters) forgot
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.
A onetime mayoral opponent plots a return to City Hall
Meet Barb Johnson, the most powerful politician in Minneapolis
Longtime civil rights activist and agitator Ron Edwards talks about the city he loves and hates
No party endorsement, a disastrous primary, and an opponent who attracts wealthy liberals: Can Minneapolis Mayor Sharon Sayles Belton revive her reelection campaign?
Just what are those Minneapolis City Council members doing when they travel on your dime? Not much.
Unmasking the unidentified businessman at the center of the Brian Herron brouhaha
There's new controversy surrounding the Hollman project: Who's getting the jobs?
The DFL in disarray, three mayoral candidates make a play for the Green Party endorsement
An alternative art party in northeast Minneapolis? Must be a rave.
Artists and city planners are shopping for a new home for a north-side landmark
Minneapolis leaders want the feds to make up the shortfall in funds for the Hollman redevelopment
A 30-year-old lawsuit against the City of Minneapolis finally grinds to a halt
After a century of empty promises, Minneapolis officials are finally poised to spruce up the polluted waterway that meanders through the city's north side. What changed? The buying power of the people who will live there.
Minneapolis City Council member Lisa McDonald wants to bring the good life to Lyn-Lake
Fifty years ago Minneapolis launched a program to stamp out discrimination. Now many of the dream's supporters doubt the city's civil-rights agencies are equal to the task.
A spat in Minneapolis's Civil Rights department re-ignites a feud
With all the noise about Block E, one minor detail hasn't gotten much attention: The numbers
Julie Idelkope says she can tell the difference between city hall and her Northwest Airlines office. Critics are not so sure.
How to stop worrying and love redevelopment
Political machinations, intrigue, and good old-fashioned mudslinging: A look behind the scenes of the Minneapolis NAACP election scandal
All Dennis Williams wanted was a job with the city of Minneapolis. After five years of bureaucratic torture, what he ended up with was three months in jail and a shot at serious prison time.
The Guthrie's search for new digs casts the company in a Minneapolis development drama
Michelle Monteiro is one of several local attorneys who want state courts to overturn Minneapolis's 6-year-old anti-trespassing ordinance, which they say is being used to harass young black men.
Even though Sullivan's New Market on West Broadway in North Minneapolis is the only grocer in the immediate area, its parking lot fills up only a couple of times a month. Aghast at what they see as Sullivan's poor customer service and substandard merchand
Ten years ago Minneapolis officials turned the heart of downtown into a parking lot. Now they've got an even better idea
In Minneapolis's Ward 13, conflict-of-interest charges heat up a race too close to call.
Four years ago Lee's Liquor Lounge was just another dying neighborhood bar. Then this guy Nate calls the owner, Louie, and the place turns into--well, no one is quite sure what. But there's nowhere else like it.
The Wearing of the Greenway
Neighborhood politics get personal.
The likely demolition of over 700 public housing units in north Minneapolis will scatter people who live there and open up 73 acres of prime real estate at downtown's edge. Is it a matter of civic renewal or a land grab?