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 >>
Yesterday, the Twin Cities Gun Owners & Carry Forum launched an ingenious plan to crash Friday's Breakfast with Gary Schiff event.Scheduled to be in attendance along with Schiff is Rep. Jim Davnie, D-Minneapolis. This legislative session, Davnie is sponsoring legislation that would "equalize pen ... More >>
R.T. Rybak is slinging guns so Surly can sling suds.In his state of the city speech, Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak made his strongest endorsement yet of a change to local liquor laws proposed by Surly Brewing Co. "Beer is a part of our history, beer is a part of our future," he said. "We need ... More >>
High-rise fatalities prompt stricter safety standards
The brightest stars and dimmest hacks in the Capitol
Last week, the Minnesota House unanimously voted to pass the Plastic Security Act (HF1758), meaning in the future, when you charge something potentially embarrassing at Sex World or mundane like orange juice at Cub Foods, those retailers could be prohibited from storing info kept on your credit card ... More >>
A new free local paper, Creditland, seeks to unite those in the red and in despair. "It's a behind-the-scenes explanation of the credit industry for the layman," explains publisher Tobin Brogunier, who himself declared bankruptcy several years ago.
Rep. Jim Davnie has a good chance at passing legislation that would make Minneapolis school board members more accountable to specific regions of the city. He says the board is "repeatedly testifying against it."
Three very similar Dems and a Green vie for the Second Ward's council seat