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Steve Minn

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    Al Garcia back in court on meth distribution charges

    Former Minneapolis City Hall power-broker Al Garcia was in federal court Tuesday on charges that he distributed meth for six years.

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    Here come the big money lawsuits

    A second developer is poised to sue Minneapolis over a development proposal that got shot down. Sound like deja vu? It is.

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2007
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    January 3, 2007

    How Much for the Washington Avenue Bridge?

    The city of Minneapolis, citing budget woes, puts For Sale signs on eight municipal parking ramps

  • News

    February 22, 2006

    If You Lived Here, You'd be Broke by Now

    How a cadre of developers has turned $800-a-month local apartments into $200,000 condos—and turned out a few thousand residents in the process.

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    December 2, 2005
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    October 27, 2005
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    September 29, 2005
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    September 7, 2005

    A Bluff on the River

    Is the Minneapolis Park Board considering selling a prime parcel on the Mississippi?

  • News

    July 20, 2005

    The Interloper

    Hines Interests joins in the stadium game. What does that mean for Twinsville?

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    April 13, 2005

    Lisa McDonald vs. Mayor McCheese

    A onetime mayoral opponent plots a return to City Hall

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    April 21, 2004

    If You Lived Here,You'd Be Downtown By Now

    Demographics, interest rates, and shrinking office rentals make for a downtown residential boom

  • News

    September 24, 2003

    The Cost of Conventional Wisdom

    Minneapolis loses millions on convention center; federal mediation confidential

  • News

    March 5, 2003

    Hard Times at City Hall

    The State of the City? We're Broke.

  • 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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    June 26, 2002

    Four More Years

    Career advice for our lamest duck

  • Books

    April 10, 2002

    Built for Conflict

    Steve Minn's gotta fight for his right to develop

  • Books

    March 21, 2001

    Junk Bond

    For decades Minneapolis has paid the same company to haul trash. Is it a good deal? No one has asked.

  • News

    January 17, 2001
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    August 23, 2000

    Green Acre?

    Developers visit the Gas Works and see a plush high-rise, but neighbors envision a meadow

  • News

    May 24, 2000

    Money Pit

    Ten years, $200 million, and one heck of a political headache: Minneapolisís grand plan for neighborhood revitalization enters the home stretch.

  • News

    March 15, 2000

    Hell on Wheels

    From small-town Lois Lane to south Minneapolis waitress to city-hall power broker: Lisa McDonald has come a long way. Now is she ready to go full throttle?

  • Books

    October 13, 1999

    Cable Petty

    Minneapolis settles its spat with Paragon--and gears up for another

  • News

    February 10, 1999

    Rage Against the Machine

    All Dennis Williams wanted was a job with the city of Minneapolis. After five years of bureaucratic torture, what he ended up with was three months in jail and a shot at serious prison time.

  • Books

    November 11, 1998

    You Make Me Blush

    City officials call Minneapolis's numbers on minority contracting "an embarrassment." So what are they doing about it? Uh, well, gosh...

  • News

    October 14, 1998
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    September 23, 1998
  • Books

    September 23, 1998

    Bad Connection

    Are city officials and Paragon Cable turning Minneapolis into a bandwidth backwater?

  • News

    September 16, 1998
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    July 29, 1998

    Echo of a Murder

    An affluent Minneapolis-Edina neighborhood thought 18-year-old Henry Moormann's funeral would be the last of the 2-1 Click. The July 19 shooting of another teen suggests otherwise.

  • Books

    July 8, 1998

    Not His Forte?

    Minneapolis's troubled Fire Department gets a new boss with some old baggage

  • 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.

  • News

    April 15, 1998

    From 2-1 to Zero

    They Made their kids paint over the graffiti and throw out the gang clothes, and they thought they'd seen thelast of the 2-1 Click. Then one of their sons turned up dead in a richfield parking lot.

  • News

    December 17, 1997
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    November 5, 1997

    Timing is Everything

    At the 11th hour, candidates learn to love shrink-wrap, use the city postage meter, and broadcast platitudes to no one.

  • News

    October 29, 1997

    Two for the Road, part 1

    Lisa McDonald says opponents are distorting her positions; perhaps that's because she has so many.

  • News

    October 29, 1997

    Two for the Road, part 2

    In Minneapolis's Ward 13, conflict-of-interest charges heat up a race too close to call.

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    September 24, 1997
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    August 27, 1997

    Turn that Down

    A new Minneapolis law will send the noise cops out to crack down on violators like Linden Hills' True Apostolic Church.

  • News

    July 30, 1997

    Sewer Politics

    According to a city report released just weeks before the July floods, Minneapolis will have to come up with more than $100 million a year for the next 25 years to fix its crumbling streets and sewers--or face much worse.

  • News

    July 23, 1997

    The 2-1 Click: A Southwest Side Story

    The 2-1 Click started as a kind of informal club, a high school clique with initiations that resemble freshman hazings. But now stories about the "white gang" have appeared in the community press, and ABC's Primetime Live has even filmed a segment in the

  • News

    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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    March 19, 1997
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    February 12, 1997

    Personality Crisis

    Recovered memory Doc's license is suspended -- five years later.

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    May 15, 1996
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    December 20, 1995
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    December 13, 1995
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    November 15, 1995
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    November 1, 1995

    Separate But Equal

    "Neighborhood schools" are coming to Minneapolis packaged with talk of responsibility and community empowerment. But the bottom line is that the age of integrating public schools is over.

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