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Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey spoke to students at an Minnesota Student Association forum in Blegen Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019.

Frey and Minneapolis City Council determine new idea for public safety

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published May 4, 2022
Two proposals for departments or offices that would create new divisions of public safety were brought forward by the mayor and Council members.
Minneapolis Police drive downtown on Tuesday, June 26, 2018.

Report details how MPD officer Mark Hanneman killed Amir Locke

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published April 24, 2022
The joint report was published by the Attorney General and Hennepin County Attorney’s offices and provided more information about the police killing of Locke.
Legislature gears up to pass omnibus bills; what does that mean?

Legislature gears up to pass omnibus bills; what does that mean?

by Alex Steil
Published April 19, 2022
Many omnibus bills will likely be referred to a conference committee after floor passage within the next month.
The Strip Mall on Washington Avenue in Stadium Village captured on Tuesday, March 15. The completion of the East Gateway project will impact the University of Minnesota campus.

East Gateway Project begins environmental review process; plans research spaces

by Roque Wood-Sinclair
Published April 15, 2022
Project leaders are also taking into account how outside development plans for Minneapolis may impact campus.
Proposed state funding bills would give UMN much less than requested

Proposed state funding bills would give UMN much less than requested

by Alex Steil
Published April 14, 2022
Following the University’s request for nearly $1 billion, the House proposed just over $32 million and the Senate $2.5 million.
The site of a proposed E-line bus stop at the intersection of University and Berry Street on Wednesday, April 6.

Metro Transit reaching final stages for E Line

by Devlin Epding
Published April 10, 2022
The E Line is a bus rapid transit line that will replace Route 6 and connect the University area to downtown Minneapolis, Lake Bde Maka Ska and Edina.
Community activists lead chants as protestors march towards the 1st Minneapolis Police Precinct on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022. The protest was held to honor Amir Locke, who was fatally shot by Minneapolis Police officer Mark Hanneman earlier that week.

Minneapolis activists react to knock and enter search warrant policy

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published April 9, 2022
The new policy went into effect on April 8 and will prohibit no knock warrants, but some Minneapolis activists worry it will not hold MPD accountable.
The rotunda of the Minnesota State Capitol Building on Saturday, March 13.

Proposed bill gives University $650,000 to create state clean water plan

by Alex Steil
Published April 8, 2022
The bill was included in the House omnibus bill and would require the University to create a clean water plan for the next 50 years.
Community activists lead chants as the protestors march towards the 1st Minneapolis Police Precinct on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022. The protest was held to honor Amir Locke, who was fatally shot by Minneapolis Police officer Mark Hanneman earlier that week.

No charges filed against MPD officer who killed Amir Locke

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published April 6, 2022
The announcement said there was insufficient evidence to establish criminal charges. The MPD officer who killed Amir Locke is currently back on duty after a leave of absence.
Addressing physician shortage, UMN trains medical students for work in rural MN

Addressing physician shortage, UMN trains medical students for work in rural MN

by Tess Fitzhenry
Published April 5, 2022
The Rural Physician Associate Program provides medical students with clinical experience in Minnesota rural communities.