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The plan builds off of a 2013 program and focuses more on climate equity.

Minneapolis city officals targets climate justice in updated climate action plan

by Jack O'Connor and Victoria Zamorano
Published June 27, 2023
Minneapolis’ Green Zones, its most diverse areas which are affected by pollution, are the city’s focus on climate equity.
The activist organization Home to Stay advocates for rent stabilization on June 6, 2023.

Rent control effort moves forward, uphill battle remains

by Jack O'Connor
Published June 27, 2023
City Attorney’s Office will present rent control legislation to the City Council by the end of June that, if passed, would be on the 2023 November ballot.
The First Lady made a visit to the 2023 Twin Cities Pride Festival on Saturday. In the yellow is Rep. Ilhan Omar (DFL).

Jill Biden makes appearance at Pride Festival

by Alex Steil
Published June 25, 2023
The First Lady made a stop after attending a fundraiser before a similar stop in Nashville.
A state pollution agency has already sent out the second-most air quality alerts in agencys history. The Minneapolis skyline during the air quality alert on Wednesday, June 14, 2023.

Experts say breathe easy for now, as worsening air quality is on the horizon

by Jack O'Connor
Published June 22, 2023
As Canada suffers its worst wildfire season of the 21st century, Minnesota will continue to see stretches of poor air quality.
The raise was part of a five-year plan approved by voters in 2017.

Minneapolis minimum wage increasing to $14.50 for small businesses

by Jack O'Connor and Victoria Zamorano
Published June 20, 2023
Next year, the minimum wage will increase to $15 for small businesses and match the minimum wage for large businesses.
The Justice Department had four main takeaways into the Minneapolis Police Department after a two-year investigation. The DOJ launched the investigation after Derek Chauvin’s conviction.

DOJ concludes investigation into MPD

by Devlin Epding
Published June 16, 2023
Justice Department finalizes a two-year long investigation into the city's police department.
The changes come after a settlement between the Minnesota Department of Human Rights (MDHR), MPD and the city of Minneapolis was reached on March 31.

Changes to MPD spark hope in officials and doubt in activists

by Jack O'Connor
Published May 3, 2023
While activists praise changes to police procedures, they say police accountability is still severely lacking.
The 3rd Precinct on Lake Street on Tuesday, Feb. 28th.

Future of MPD’s Third Precinct remains uncertain

by Devlin Epding
Published May 3, 2023
City officials will analyze present reports to Frey and the Minneapolis City Council in May to determine whether to repair the existing building or move the police station to a nearby site.
A look back on 10 years of same-sex marriage in Minnesota

A look back on 10 years of same-sex marriage in Minnesota

by Devlin Epding
Published May 2, 2023
A decade after the state’s first LGBTQ+ wedding was legalized, communities look toward the future.
UMN conducts winter tourism study with Lanesboro

UMN conducts winter tourism study with Lanesboro

by Amelia Cleary
Published May 2, 2023
With a grant from the Blandin Foundation, the City of Lanesboro hired the University of Minnesota Tourism Extension to help develop winter tourism strategies for the southeastern Minnesota town.

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