Michael Dvorak

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2012

    Minneapolis fire union calls on Rybak to restore staffing levels

    City Council dumps controversial fire dept board-up program COVER: Man Down Minneapolis fire union president Mark Lakosky is putting fire fighter injuries at the door step of Mayor R.T. Rybak. In a recent letter published on E-Democracy, Lakosky blames Rybak for years of fire fighter cuts, arguing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2011

    Minneapolis Fire Dept. board-up plan failing after six months

    If it keeps going at this pace, the program could end up losing the department money.‚ÄčIt's been slightly more than six months since Minneapolis started tasking its on-duty firefighters with boarding up buildings and houses all over the city, and the program is already on track to be a disaster. W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    Minneapolis Fire Department would lay off eight under GOP plan

    Years of cuts have already left the department below industry standards.​If Minnesota Senate and House Republicans get their way, the Minneapolis Fire Department is in for even more bad news. Republicans announced a budget proposal yesterday that recommends cutting Local Government Aid to hel ... More >>

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    December 24, 2008
  • Blogs

    January 30, 2007

    The New Voyageurs comment thread

    This week's cover feature, The New Voyageurs, by Mike Mosedale, tells the story of six Minnesotans who braved a trek down the Mek ... More >>

  • News

    August 31, 2005
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    July 17, 2002

    Old School

    Pausing a beat for bassist Ray Brown