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The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily


Baby ducklings follow their mother on a casual swim through the Mississippi River. Photographed on Wednesday, these birds passed through Father Hennepin Bluff Park on a chilly afternoon. The Lower trail is currently riddled with invasive species and plants the restoration project aims to return to the area’s original ecology.

Conservation leaders, community members discuss Father Hennepin Bluff’s restoration

by Grace Aigner
Published April 17, 2024
The trail near the Mississippi River adds greenery to the city and holds special historic significance.
The Arthur and Edith Lee House, the Lena O. Smith House and the Hiawatha Golf Course are currently the only Minneapolis localities dedicated to African American history.

Three historical African American locations named to Minneapolis National Registry

by Katrina Bailey
Published April 17, 2024
The grant money will be used to create a study helping guide historic preservation in Minneapolis along with the nomination of at least three sites on the National Register.
Decorated with plants and colorful chalk drawings, 1.99 Americano is an affordable coffee shop in the Dinkytown neighborhood. While continuing the waffle theme, new menu items will be added to provide a variety of food and drink options.

SweeDee Cafe to replace 1.99 Americano

by Natasha DeLion
Published April 17, 2024
SweeDee will bring in new flavors and grab-and-go food options.
Metro Transit will revert back to a three-car system for special events like Twin Cities Pride, concerts and sporting events.

Light rail switching from three-car to two-car system for weekends

by Katrina Bailey
Published April 14, 2024
Metro Transit officials hope the switch will reduce wait times.
UMPD is now taking calls from the University and surrounding area as MPD focuses on the greater Minneapolis area.

UMPD to handle emergency calls in Dinkytown, Marcy-Holmes

by Maya Bell
Published April 11, 2024
The University police department's new, year-long pilot program was implemented in late March as MPD struggles to recruit new officers.
Metro Transit bus and Gopher Trip on April 23, 2023.

New bus route to go through Prospect Park, Dinkytown and Marcy-Holmes areas

by Alexandra DeYoe and Chloe Bechard
Published April 9, 2024
Construction on the E Line project will begin in April and is expected to be completed by 2025.
Change the Outcome spoke at Hasting High School on March 28 to educate youth about addiction.

Opioid settlement funding to help teach and fight against addiction

by Katrina Bailey
Published April 4, 2024
Minnesota will receive $296 million over the next 18 years.
With Too Good To Go, restaurants can sell leftover food for cheap.

Too Good To Go tries to make leftovers affordable

by Amelia Roessler
Published April 2, 2024
A new app meant to save food waste is trying to make its run on campus.
Scott’s Yield Giving database has given out donations since 2022.

Mackenzie Scott donates “life-changing” $2 million each to 9 Minnesota nonprofits

by Alexandra DeYoe
Published April 1, 2024
Twin Cities-based organizations, as well as around 350 other nonprofits around the US, receive $2 million each from Mackenzie Scott.
The Minneapolis City Council plans to reconsider the Fair Rides ordinance on April 11 after Uber and Lyft announced a plan to leave the area on May 1.

With Uber and Lyft gone, the road ahead is unclear

by Alexandra DeYoe, Sam Hill, and Chloe Bechard
Published March 27, 2024
The aftermath of the City Council’s approval of the Fair Rides ordinance has community members questioning the future of transportation in Minneapolis.

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