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Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Protesters march past fences and barbed wire surrounding Hennepin County Government Center on Monday, March 8, 2021.

Federal trial begins for three officers involved in George Floyd’s murder

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published January 24, 2022
Opening statements begin Monday for the officers charged with violating George Floyd’s civil rights.
The Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul on Wednesday, Jan. 19.

Legislature to receive $7.7 billion surplus, UMN asking $936 million

by Alex Steil
Published January 22, 2022
Looking ahead at the legislative session, there will be talks of how to spend a record-breaking budget.
Minneapolis City Council members watch Mayor Jacob Frey give his inaugural address on Jan. 10. Photo courtesy of City of Minneapolis.

Minneapolis inauguration ceremony held under COVID-19 protocols

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published January 18, 2022
The Jan. 10, 2022 inauguration ceremony was the first to be held under COVID-19 protocols.
UMN and Minneapolis Public Schools partner to develop learning and teaching strategies

UMN and Minneapolis Public Schools partner to develop learning and teaching strategies

by Gabrielle Lombard
Published December 24, 2021
The Minneapolis Foundation funded the partnership to improve educational experiences in the Minneapolis school district.
Adam Duininck, Director of Government Affairs with the North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters. Photo courtesy of Adam Duininck.

Frey launches new economic recovery workgroup

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published December 18, 2021
The economic recovery workgroup is one of three groups that will advise Frey on key issues for the city.
The Metro Transit 6 Bus is seen along 4th St SE on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018.

$818 million in federal funds to support Minnesota public transportation

by Olivia Stevens and Karisa Erickson
Published December 12, 2021
The money will create jobs for students and improve campus transportation options.
Cam Gordon, the former council member for Ward 2, poses for a portrait on Thursday, Dec. 9. Gordon represented the eastern part of Minneapolis for 15 years.

Ward 2 residents reflect on 15 years with Cam Gordon

by Emalyn Muzzy
Published December 10, 2021
The Green Party member will be leaving office come January.
The Cedar-Riverside neighborhood as seen on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018.

Low-income Minneapolis residents to receive $500 a month

by Caleb Hensin
Published December 9, 2021
A new city-wide initiative tests a guaranteed basic income program for Cedar-Riverside and other neighborhoods.
University Water Council promotes coordination of water resources and collaboration through virtual network

University Water Council promotes coordination of water resources and collaboration through virtual network

by Tess Fitzhenry
Published December 6, 2021
Experts collaborate across Minnesota to combine water research.
Actor Dominic Kanaventi poses for a portrait in Minneapolis on Tuesday, Nov. 30. Dominic works with the Barbara Schneider Foundation to provide deescalation training for crisis intervention in the Twin Cities.

Mental health crisis de-escalation trainings offered to Ward 2 members

by Karisa Erickson
Published December 2, 2021
With the goal of educating people on mental health crises, the Barbara Schneider Foundation has facilitated trainings in Minneapolis since 2002.