The MPD captain tries to outrun his most formidable opponent—his own checkered history on race—in a bid to be Hennepin County sheriff
The mayor of Minneapolis has unveiled his plan in the search for a new police chief, including an advisory committee made up of elected officials and community activists. The list is more notable for who's not on it.
Paul Zerby, the Minneapolis City Council's Second Ward rep, is counting down his final days in office. He did not seek re-election this year, which, in many ways, is a loss for the city.
The Natalie Johnson Lee/Don Samuels race for city council is one of the nastiest campaigns in local memory
Is Mary Kiffmeyer's crusade against the state's biggest counties political hackery?
Target throws money at the north side--but who gets it?
Federal mediation of MPD-minority troubles concludes: Now what?
Will bitter infighting spell doom for the Minneapolis NAACP?
Waiting to resolve a complaint against Minneapolis cops? Take a number
Race matters on the council
Federal mediation goes forward, critics say city stacked deck
Why a pair of white women lawyers are taking the fight over federal mediation to the courts
Federal mediation is delayed; this is a recording...
Faith versus meat-and-potatoes politics in the city council race to replace Joe Biernat
Is Minneapolis police chief Robert Olson trying to stop federal mediation?
Longtime civil rights activist and agitator Ron Edwards talks about the city he loves and hates
Minneapolis's top teacher keeps the faith in trying times
The DFL plods out of the gate in the governor's race
The terrorist attacks of September 11 took place far away. But they hit close to home.
There's new controversy surrounding the Hollman project: Who's getting the jobs?
A self-employed community activist takes on a Minneapolis political powerhouse
Will the shiny new near north side need social-service agencies?
Political machinations, intrigue, and good old-fashioned mudslinging: A look behind the scenes of the Minneapolis NAACP election scandal
Meet 10 teens and twentysomethings working to improve conditions for the queer kids that follow in their wake
With two African American candidates teaming up against City Council President Jackie Cherryhomes, the campaign in North Minneapolis has developed unexpected zing.
In the 25 years that he's served as Hennepin County's first and only chief public defender, Bill Kennedy has earned a tough-as-nails reputation for the way he defends his clients, his staff, and himself. This year he's pitted against Hennepin County prose
A frank conversation with Charlie Adams of the Minneapolis Black Police Officers Association.
A former teacher's contrarian view of the reforms that have to precede "education reform.