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In Minneapolis, all council member seats are up for grabs this year following a truncated two-year term due to redistricting.
The proposed name is pronounced "Chawn-tay Teen-zah Ween-yawn" and means "Strong-Hearted Women" in the Dakota language.
The city said reverting back to its 2030 comprehensive plan would force it out of compliance with state law and slow the production of affordable housing.
Next door to the Phillips Community Center is a new camp of roughly 150 people. At a Tuesday meeting, neighbors said they need new strategies to address nonstop encampments.
The Third Avenue Bridge will reopen by the time the Stone Arch Bridge closes.
Daniel Travis Raincloud Robertson, 32, died Aug. 23. His cause of death is unknown, though witnesses have raised concerns about whether first responders did enough to try to revive him.
District Court Judge Joseph Klein has again ordered Minneapolis to revert back to its 2030 comprehensive plan following a years-long lawsuit from environmental groups.
According to the Park Board's current equity formula for park projects, undeveloped parkland can't get scored high enough to get improvements. The Park Board will talk about changing that strategy this week.
The iconic water tower has been closed four years, but neighborhood groups and city leaders are pushing to reopen the landmark and expand public access to it.
From Bohemian Flats to "Rooseveltville," the urban core has a long history of makeshift housing — and local leaders trying to erase it.