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 >>
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 >>
A group of St. Louis Park residents have been outspoken in their opposition to the preliminary plan for the Southwest LRT route, as it would reroute freight train traffic from south Minneapolis through their community.SEE ALSO: Business community comes out in support of Southwest LRTThe group, Safet ... More >>
Thanks to Obamanomics and that sweet, sweet stimulus money, we may be on a fast train to Chi-town.
John Delmonico defends those who serve and protect. Whether they deserve it or not.
Under budgetary pressure, the state's prisons transfer costs—and prisoners—back to counties
When R.T. Rybak brought Bill McManus to town to head the MPD, both men talked big about reforming the troubled department. But when the chief ran into political resistance, some say, the mayor blinked. Now their relationship has hit the skids, and the fut
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Some highlights from the city elections that time (and voters) forgot
With her gaudy campaign chest and indelicate manners, Lisa Goodman acts like she runs City Hall. Maybe she does.
The Natalie Johnson Lee/Don Samuels race for city council is one of the nastiest campaigns in local memory
Minneapolis tried to cut its electrical inspectors. Then the union took it to court.
Hennepin County and Minneapolis are spending millions to rebuild south Minneapolis's main east-west thoroughfare in a new image. But whose vision is it?
20 weird moments from the Twin Cities Celebration of Hip Hop
Rybak's ballpark two-step costs him the DFL endorsement
Peter McLaughlin explains why he's running for mayor
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
A budget squeeze at HCMC means diminished medical care for those who can't go anywhere else
Everyone knows political candidates stretch the truth. Should they be prosecuted for it?
No party endorsement, a disastrous primary, and an opponent who attracts wealthy liberals: Can Minneapolis Mayor Sharon Sayles Belton revive her reelection campaign?
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Mark Stenglein climbed out of a Dickensian childhood to become a business success and one of Hennepin County's most powerful politicians. Now he thinks he's ready to be mayor of Minneapolis.
Lynn Woodward sold men's clothing, made millions in real estate, and raced Corvettes at 120 mph. Now he dreams of a car-free society.
Jerry Janezich is staking his U.S. Senate campaign on a populist message and the DFL endorsement. But will any of that matter without TV ads?
Will the Twin Cities' light rail megaproject get any cars off the streets? Help the environment? Save any money? Not necessarily, say its supporters--but that's not the point.
County officials such as job developer Dana Woods offer businesses "packaged and presentable" workers--with subsidies attached.
NORWEST FINDS THE BRIGHT SIDE OF POVERTY