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 >>
Samuels says Forte is leaving on his own terms.By Adam TurmanRocco Forte, the oft-controversial former Minneapolis fire chief, is leaving his administrative position with the city.
City Councilmember Don Samuels says Forte is resigning from his current job, which entails managing the city's ... More >>
In the name of restoring order on the North Side, Minneapolis housing inspectors are issuing citations at a record pace. But is that flaking paint on Jean Coste's garage contributing to North Side crime—or just the city coffers?