Joan Campbell

  • News

    January 14, 2004

    Boss Lady

    Meet Barb Johnson, the most powerful politician in Minneapolis

  • News

    January 7, 2004

    An Affair to Remember

    Oak Street's founder bids farewell

  • Books

    July 24, 2002

    Table for Thirteen

    The Mckinsey Report: Curtailing the power of the Minneapolis City Council

  • News

    July 10, 2002
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    October 31, 2001

    The Education of Sharon Sayles Belton

    No party endorsement, a disastrous primary, and an opponent who attracts wealthy liberals: Can Minneapolis Mayor Sharon Sayles Belton revive her reelection campaign?

  • Books

    October 10, 2001

    Left Field

    Joan Campbell's surprising loss leaves two candidates fighting for the Second Ward's liberal base

  • Music

    October 3, 2001

    Good Times

    The Hard Times Cafe gets a break--and a benefit album

  • Books

    September 12, 2001

    Décor Wars

    Confronted with elections, an extortion scandal, and financial fiascoes, Minneapolis's leadership redecorates

  • Books

    August 22, 2001


    Just what are those Minneapolis City Council members doing when they travel on your dime? Not much.

  • Books

    June 13, 2001

    Party Crashers

    The DFL in disarray, three mayoral candidates make a play for the Green Party endorsement

  • Music

    May 9, 2001

    Don't Tell a Soul

    Going underground to the hiding place of the new indie scene

  • Books

    January 24, 2001

    Hell's Bells

    Saint Sabrina's finds out that tattooing on campus is a sin

  • Books

    November 8, 2000

    Zoned Out

    Minneapolis bureaucrats put the kibosh on a West Bank homeless shelter

  • Books

    October 18, 2000

    Uptown Girl

    Minneapolis City Council member Lisa McDonald wants to bring the good life to Lyn-Lake

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    July 5, 2000

    Nickeled and Dimed

    Closed twice, Hard Times Cafe battles on

  • News

    March 8, 2000
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    August 18, 1999

    The People v. Minneapolis

    A crack in the sidewalk, a cop's slippery sole,and other lawsuits just waiting to happen

  • Books

    March 10, 1999

    Bright Nights, Dark Days

    How many neighbors does it take to screw in a light bulb?

  • News

    June 3, 1998

    Goodbye Golden Boy

    Baby Boomers and Block E. Preservation and parks. Urban history and virtual reality. Outgoing city planning director Paul Farmer on the politics and passions that got him fired.

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    January 7, 1998

    The Good Fight

    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.

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    May 28, 1997

    Who Watches the Watchmen?

    Council member Steve Minn hopes to fold the Civilian Police Review Authority into another city department.

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    January 22, 1997

    Another Day, Another Lawsuit

    Business as Usual at the Minneapolis City Hall

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    January 10, 1996