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Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Robin Wonsley Worlobah poses for a portrait in Coffman Union on March 1, 2021.

Meet Robin Wonsley Worlobah, the Ward 2 Democratic Socialist City Council member

by Emalyn Muzzy
Published November 10, 2021
Wonsley Worlobah won Ward 2 by a small margin and is now one of three Democratic Socialists on the Council.
Elliott Payne poses for a portrait on June 10, 2021. Payne recently won the Nov. 2 election for City Council in Ward 1.

Newly elected Elliott Payne focuses on racial equity in Ward 1

by Caleb Hensin
Published November 10, 2021
Payne unseated incumbent Kevin Reich in a close race for City Council.
Councilman Michael Rainville poses for a portrait in Minneapolis on Friday, Nov. 5. Rainville was elected councilman of ward 3 in the 2021 Minneapolis municipal elections.

Q&A with new Ward 3 Council member Michael Rainville

by Olivia Stevens
Published November 9, 2021
The Minnesota Daily spoke with Rainville about his plans for representing the most populous ward in Minneapolis.
Photo courtesy of Monica McConkey.

Minnesota woman provides mental health services for farmers across the state

by Tess Fitzhenry
Published November 8, 2021
Monica McConkey supports farmers with free counseling services.
Robin Wonsley Worlobah poses for a portrait in Coffman Union on March 1, 2021.

Robin Wonsley Worlobah wins Ward 2, incumbents unseated in Wards 1 and 3

by Minnesota Daily Staff
Published November 3, 2021
University area voters unseated three incumbent candidates.
Jacob Frey celebrates at his election night party on Tuesday, Nov, 2.

Frey re-elected as Minneapolis mayor

by Minnesota Daily News Staff
Published November 3, 2021
Minneapolis staff tabulated voter’s second and third choice candidates to determine the winner.
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.