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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.
A lone goose wanders Van Cleve Park on Tuesday, April 28 2020.

What to know about the park board for the November election

by Emalyn Muzzy
Published September 30, 2021
All nine park board positions are up for election this year — make sure to be an informed voter.
Frey’s recommended budget includes nearly $192 million for policing

Frey’s recommended budget includes nearly $192 million for policing

by Olivia Stevens
Published September 28, 2021
Frey plans to hire 150 new officers by the end of the year.
Ward 6 City Council candidate Abdirizak Bihi poses for a portrait on Wednesday, Sept. 1. Bihi is on the November 2021 general election ballot.

Minneapolis Ward 6 candidate brings Cedar-Riverside connections to city council

by Olivia Stevens
Published September 15, 2021
Abdirizak Bihi wants to improve public safety and increase affordable housing as a council member.
Yes 4 Minneapolis public safety amendment explained

Yes 4 Minneapolis public safety amendment explained

by Olivia Stevens
Published September 12, 2021
The ballot amendment would shift power away from the Minneapolis Police Department and instead create a department of public safety — here’s what that means.