Adam Belz | Star Tribune
Minneapolis reporter | City Hall

Adam covers Minneapolis City Hall for the Star Tribune and maintains a blog called 3D Economics. He wrote for the Cedar Rapids Gazette and The Des Moines Register in Iowa before moving to Minnesota in June 2012.


Minneapolis City Council members turn attention to picking their new president

Three candidates for council president have emerged; members will vote in January.


R.T. Rybak to help lead Jacob Frey's transition to Minneapolis mayor's office

Joe Radinovich to be new mayor's chief of staff.


New Minneapolis leaders pledge work on affordable housing, public safety and police reform

But first, Mayor-elect Jacob Frey said he must repair fractured relationships and build trust with the left side of the Minneapolis DFL that fought his election.


Minneapolis Mayor-elect Frey: We're going to get to work

The 36-year-old City Council member defeated incumbent Mayor Betsy Hodges and 14 other candidates in Tuesday's election. He will take office in January.


After first count, Jacob Frey leads Minneapolis mayor's race

Mayor Betsy Hodges, who has never lost an election, ranked third in the tally of first-choice votes.


Last push in Mpls. and St. Paul mayoral races

Minneapolis and St. Paul mayoral hopefuls scramble for votes ahead of Tuesday's election.


Minneapolis mayoral hopefuls offer closing arguments at forum

The 33rd mayoral forum was long on proposals and ideas but short on details.


Police, housing, parks, jobs at forefront of Twin Cities mayor races

Both cities are facing property tax increases, but candidates in both mayoral races have spent more time discussing other issues.


Minneapolis to gather public feedback on franchise fee increase

The fee hike would cost the average homeowner an extra $7 per year.


Long-shot Mpls. mayoral candidate suspends campaign, endorses Frey

He blasted the 'hypocrisy and fluff' of the campaign.