Reporter | Minneapolis


Minneapolis neighborhood groups consider mergers to cope with diminishing city funds

For decades, a network of neighborhood organizations linked residents to the power of City Hall.


Marcy-Holmes neighborhood group seeks to rename park named for slavery advocate

19th-century statesman William Marcy's contemporaries called him a "doughface," a northerner with southern principles on slavery.


Minneapolis park workers accept contract, avert strike

In October, workers gave notice to strike over unresolved labor issues with the Park Board.


Minneapolis settles police contract negotiation lawsuit

The city will now have to provide the public notice of and access to contract negotiations with the Minneapolis Police Federation.


Phyllis Wheatley Community Center to revive decades-old summer nature camp for city kids

The north Minneapolis community center wants to reactivate a long-dormant camp in Carver County by its 100-year anniversary in 2024.


Two dozen formerly incarcerated men were moved out of transitional housing — and no one said why

Authorities allege criminal activity at Great River Landing, but the displaced men say they weren't given any specifics.


Frey issues executive order appointing Heather Johnston as first interim city operations officer

The executive position was created under the mayor's new government structure to oversee more than a dozen city departments and divisions.


In Minneapolis and St. Paul, two homeless encampment strategies

One city is fighting with activists; the other is de-escalating tensions.


Minneapolis park workers give 10-day strike notice

The union says they're understaffed and overworked.


Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey vetoes City Council's encampment staff directions

The mayor asked the council to resubmit its request with different wording.