Reporter | Minneapolis

Liz Navratil covers Minneapolis City Hall for the Star Tribune. She previously worked in Pennsylvania, where she covered state government and crime — and sometimes both at once. She's part of the team that won a 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting.


Minnesota seeks to help immigrant residents cope with COVID-19

Some fear seeking help will jeopardize their immigration status because of new "public charge" rule.


Minneapolis sets August special election to replace Warsame

Voters will select a replacement for former Minneapolis City Council Member Abdi Warsame on Aug. 11. The special election to select a council member to…


$5M relief plan in Mpls. would aid renters, homeless, small businesses

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey unveiled a plan to give assistance for folks struggling with the financial fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.


Warsame resigns from Mpls. council, will take helm of housing authority

He will now lead the Public Housing Authority.


Minneapolis city leaders meet privately in emergency advisory group

Emergency declaration allows Minneapolis mayor to pass temporary regulations and authorize quick purchases without having to go through the normal City Council approval process.


Minneapolis will enforce stay-at-home order in city, Frey says

Enforcement of the statewide stay-at-home order in Minneapolis will focus first on education and outreach. The order says that violations could carry a fine of up to $1,000 or up to 90 days in jail.


Minneapolis plans barricades or bollards for some extra space in outdoor areas

It came as Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz's stay-at-home order goes into effect. Outdoor exercise is permitted, provided that people stay at least 6 feet apart.


Coronavirus will cost Minneapolis millions in lost revenue

One council member sees the city resorting to "major reductions in service."


Minneapolis extends public health emergency to stop virus spread

Move gives mayor more power to act quickly.


Minneapolis City Council to vote on extending emergency declaration

For the first time since the coronavirus was confirmed in Minnesota, some council members can participate remotely.