Reporter | Minneapolis

Robert F. Hill, north Minneapolis youth coach, dies at 77

"Coach Bobby" was a North Commons coach, longtime youth worker and bus driver who committed his life to other people.

Park Board asks city for $6M annual injection to save Minneapolis parkways

At the current rate of $750,000 a year, the full parkway system will be undrivable in 15 years, according to the Park Board.

Temporary street patches costing Mpls. extra $1M in decade's worst pothole winter

Permanent fixes won't be possible until the asphalt plants open later this spring. Residents are urged to call 311 to report problem potholes.

Tiny Minneapolis park space that was long neglected to get skate park makeover

The "28th Street Tot Lot" in the Whittier neighborhood will enter the next phase of its life as a draw for skateboarders.

Innocence Project takes up case of man convicted in Mpls. flower shop killing

The 35-year-old Marvin Haynes was sentenced to life in prison as a teenager for the murder of Randy Sherer.

District court issues 11th-hour temporary injunction on Roof Depot demolition

The city of Minneapolis has been embroiled in a decade-long fight with environmental activists over plans to demolish a former warehouse to make way for a Public Works facility in the East Phillips neighborhood.

Twin Cities' unsheltered people batten down for snow, seek refuge in new warming hubs

St. Paul's new network of warming centers linked by shuttle transportation is being used heavily this snowy winter.

Activists occupy Minneapolis' Roof Depot site to stay demolition, but police move in

East Phillips neighborhood activists said direct action was a last resort in their opposition to the city's plans to build a new Public Works facility.

Parents of Minneapolis girls softball players prompt Title IX investigation

Complaint says lack of proper facilities undermines Minneapolis girls' statistics and their prospects for college athletic scholarships.

New homeless camp growing at planned Minneapolis affordable housing site

The owner of the former Casablanca Foods grocery store are asking for help housing an estimated 25 people staying in the icy parking lot.