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Minneapolis Park Board panel advances long-stalled Hiawatha Golf Course redesign

Environmental advocates and golfers engaged in a heated debate before the vote.

No deal yet on Roof Depot site, environmental activists say

In June the Minneapolis City Council flaunted the settlement of a controversial development dispute. Activists say celebrations were premature.

A Minneapolis community's relentless struggle with homelessness

Phillips residents have seen so much homelessness in recent years that many have a nuanced grasp of the challenge, even as long-term solutions remain elusive.

Report on Minneapolis Inclusionary Zoning policy sees decrease in large apartment projects

Developers still not building deeply affordable units while several seek rule exemptions.

Indigenous environmental advocates weigh in on future of Hiawatha golf

Anishinaabe and Dakota residents urged the Park Board to prioritize wildlife, water quality and floodplain restoration in redesign plans.

Mpls. confronts brazen killing at light-rail station downtown

The fatal shooting in broad daylight has some worried it will hinder the area's recovery from the pandemic.

Minneapolis Park Board kills 'Open Parkways' study

The pilot project would have studied whether the board should continue to host events that close park roads to vehicle traffic.

Violent crimes in Mpls. park hot spots down drastically in 2022

Halfway through the summer, Loring, Stevens Square and East Phillips parks have seen only one violent incident combined.

Upper Harbor Terminal environmental lawsuit dismissed

Community Members for Environmental Justice challenged adequacy of city's environmental review, but suit tossed after judge determined it missed statute of limitations.

Park Board will try again to pass Hiawatha Golf Course redesign

Three months after the Minneapolis Park Board voted against holding a public hearing on the proposed remake of a historic golf course plagued by flooding, Board President Meg Forney will try again.