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Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Als Breakfast in Dinkytown Minneapolis displays a sign asking customers to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test in order to dine in. This is a result of the new mandate in Minneapolis for bars and restaurants.

BREAKING: Twin Cities lift vaccine or negative test requirement for restaurants

by Bel Moran
Published February 10, 2022
The cities’ mask mandates will remain in place. Establishments that wish to enforce their own test or vaccine requirements are free to continue to do so.
First Lady Jill Biden speaks at the Child Development Laboratory School to praise the American Rescue Plan and host a discussion among early childhood leaders on Wednesday, Feb. 9. From left to right: Gov. Tim Walz, First Lady Jill Biden, Sec. of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra and Shawnice Walls.

First Lady Jill Biden, Governor Walz host roundtable at UMN

by Alex Steil
Published February 9, 2022
Biden, Walz and others host an early childhood education event at the University’s Child Development Laboratory School.
An activist leads 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 a Minneapolis Police officer earlier this week.

Protestors march for ‘Justice for Amir’ after police killing Wednesday

by Minnesota Daily News Staff
Published February 5, 2022
Hundreds filled the streets of downtown Minneapolis, calling for a ban on no-knock warrants and the resignation of the interim police chief and Mayor Frey.
A police vehicle sits in a parking lot in Minneapolis on Thursday, Feb. 3.

Minneapolis City Council approves contract for organizations to pay for extra police

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published February 3, 2022
The buy back contract will allow private organizations to hire off-duty MPD officers to patrol areas.
Walz proposes $2.7 billion budget with $214 million for UMN

Walz proposes $2.7 billion budget with $214 million for UMN

by Alex Steil
Published February 2, 2022
If approved, the University of Minnesota would receive $142 million for building upgrades and $72 million for a renovated chemistry laboratory.
Als Breakfast in Dinkytown Minneapolis displays a sign asking customers to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test in order to dine in. This is a result of the new mandate in Minneapolis for bars and restaurants.

University area restaurant owners react to Minneapolis vaccine mandate

by Karisa Erickson and Hanna Van Den Einde
Published January 27, 2022
The mandate requires all food and drink establishments to have customers show proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test.
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.