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Minneapolis revives fight over Burger King drive-throughs

The saga hinges on a question of whether the chain forfeited its right to run the drive-throughs — which have since been banned — when the properties sat unused.


Minneapolis Mayor Frey's plan to hire 190 police officers is 'a heavy lift'

The city is under pressure both from courts and residents to bolster the force.


Minneapolis, St. Paul will require proof of vaccination for indoor dining. Here's what to know

The Twin Cities will start requiring people to provide proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test to enter bars, restaurants and other places that serve food and drinks.


Mpls. and St. Paul won't require vaccines for restaurant workers

Following public criticism, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey also removed a provision that required some young children to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test.


Minneapolis, St. Paul to require vaccine proof for bars, eateries

The moves come as an increasing number of large, Democrat-led cities across the country are adopting similar rules.


Andrea Jenkins elected Mpls. council president in historic move

Linea Palmisano elected vice president in 8-5 vote.


Metro suburbs steer clear of mask and vaccine mandates

Even as St. Paul and Minneapolis reimpose mask mandates, suburban leaders say they lack the political will and the staff to enforce new mask policies at this time.


Court says Minneapolis wrongly blocked demolition of crumbling, historic former church

The state of the former First Church of Christ, Scientist is testing the limits of historic preservation rules.


Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey, new City Council are sworn in

The council will meet next week to choose a president and vice president.


Minneapolis police spending rises as defund movement fades

Some council members lamented the increase, though they made few efforts to reduce it. They focused instead on trying to increase funding for violence prevention and mental health services.