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Minneapolis police car in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Friday July 7, 2023.

NYU Policing Project aims to change Minneapolis public safety and policing

by Jack O'Connor
Published December 3, 2023
A new contract with the NYU Policing Project could see a shift away from MPD and toward community-based groups for public safety.
THC drinks are stocked up at Joe’s Market in Como, on Nov. 26, 2023.

Bars, coffee shops and liquor stores experiment with THC

by Jack O’Connor
Published November 28, 2023
As THC products have become legal, stores ranging from coffee shops to restaurants are growing their businesses by selling THC edibles, beverages and food to customers.
The building was demolished on Oct. 30.

Demolition begins on former Kmart building, attention shifts to New Nicollet Redevelopment project

by Grace Aigner
Published November 21, 2023
The commencement of the demolition initiates progress on the redevelopment project and highlights the hopes and challenges of navigating a greener future.
The 3rd Precinct on Lake Street on Tuesday, Feb. 28th.

Minneapolis community envisions new possibilities for Third Precinct

by Alexandra DeYoe
Published November 21, 2023
City council approved a new location for the Third Precinct/Community Safety Center at the beginning of the month.
The Nov. 7 election was a modest win for the progressive wing of the council, picking up the Ward 7 seat.

New city council to majorly impact future of rent control, homelessness and MPD

by Jack O’Connor
Published November 20, 2023
With a progressive majority still unable to override a Frey veto, homelessness, rent control and police accountability could see massive changes or no change at all.
Gov. Tim Walz signs the executive order eliminating four-year college degree requirements for state jobs into effect on Oct. 30.

Walz eliminates four-year degree requirements for many state jobs

by Alexandra DeYoe and Alex Lassiter
Published November 17, 2023
UMN community reacts to Gov. Tim Walz’s recent elimination of the need for college degrees in more than 75% of state jobs.
People voting at Machine Shop on St. Anthony Main on Nov. 7, 2023.

2023 Minneapolis City Council election results

by Jack O’Connor, Alexandra DeYoe, Grace Aigner, and Alex Lassiter
Published November 7, 2023
The pro-Frey moderates and anti-Frey progressives looked to secure control of the Minneapolis City Council, with one ward still undecided Wednesday morning.
Minneapolis City Hall on March 26, 2023.

Q&A with Ward 2 City Council candidates Robin Wonsley, Michael Baskins

by Alexandra DeYoe
Published November 5, 2023
Incumbent Robin Wonsley and opposer Michael Baskins discuss their respective campaigns.
Construction in the apartments across from Athletic Village.

Preventing a repeat of Identity Dinkytown is a new ordinance’s top priority

by Jack O’Connor
Published October 31, 2023
Councilmember Robin Wonsley talked about her new ordinance and how it would let renters back out of leases if the apartment is not built in time.
The University posted a message on their Twitter asking for help on Oct. 22.

Missing UMN student found dead

by Alex Lassiter
Published October 31, 2023
Sumith Maddi, the student who was reported missing last week, was found dead in the Mississippi River on Thursday.

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