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The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Poll workers assist a man in voting during the Minneapolis municipal election at the Brian Coyle Center, Tuesday, Nov. 2.

Elections wind down with parties as mayoral candidates wait for results

by MN Daily staff
Published November 3, 2021
No mayoral candidate received enough votes to win the election, but candidates were in high spirits as they gathered with supporters.
Poll workers assist a man in voting during the Minneapolis municipal election at the Brian Coyle Center, Tuesday, Nov. 2.

Yes 4 Minneapolis charter amendment fails, rent control passes

by Minnesota Daily News Staff
Published November 2, 2021
Public safety amendment that would shift funds away from MPD fails.
Houses in Southeast Como sit in the afternoon sun on Monday, July 5 in Minneapolis, Minn.

Minneapolis guarantees legal representation to low-income renters facing eviction

by Olivia Stevens
Published October 28, 2021
The new “right to counsel” ordinance aims to prevent fallout after the eviction moratorium ends.
Houses in Southeast Como sit in the afternoon sun on Monday, July 5 in Minneapolis, Minn.

Rent control question explained

by Caleb Hensin
Published October 27, 2021
In November, Minneapolis voters will decide whether to put forward rent control measures.
Meet the Minneapolis mayoral candidates

Meet the Minneapolis mayoral candidates

by Emalyn Muzzy
Published October 17, 2021
Minneapolis mayoral candidates spoke about what issues they care about.
Illustrated by Morgan La Casse

Minneapolis reinstates 5 cent bag fee

by Karisa Erickson
Published October 9, 2021
With the goal of encouraging customers to bring in their own reusable bags, Minneapolis is attempting a step to minimize plastic waste.
The Voterpalooza event was held on the East Bank campus on Tuesday, Sept. 28.  Students met local politicians and registered to vote.

Voterpalooza aims to boost student voter registration

by Olivia Stevens and Caleb Hensin
Published October 6, 2021
Minneapolis city candidates spoke with students in an effort to get over 60% of students to vote this November.
UMN leads financial aid literacy initiative across state

UMN leads financial aid literacy initiative across state

by Gabrielle Lombard
Published October 2, 2021
University leaders and state-wide partners are pushing to educate students about the financial options available to help pay for college.
Billy Menz poses for a portrait at his meet and greet on Friday, Sept. 24. Menz is the lone candidate for Eastside Parks Commissioner.

Meet District One Park Board candidate Billy Menz

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published October 1, 2021
Learn more about the local teacher who is the sole candidate running for District One Park Board commissioner.
Mayoral Candidate Kate Knuth sits outside of Northrop Auditorium for a portrait on Tuesday, Sept. 28. Knuth attended the Minnesota Student Association’s annual Voterpalooza, an event aimed at getting students to register to vote.

Q&A with Minneapolis mayoral candidate Kate Knuth

by Olivia Stevens
Published October 1, 2021
Meet the candidate with experience in environmental justice and local leadership.