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Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

The Van Cleve Park sign sits in Van Cleve Park on Wednesday, Sept. 29. Van Cleve will be hosting the Como Cookout on Saturday, Oct. 2.

Parks board superintendent recommends 2022 budget

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published November 15, 2021
The parks board superintendent recommended the 2022 budget that will include a historic investment in youth programs.
Minneapolis redistricting underway with Wards 2 and 3 set to shrink in population

Minneapolis redistricting underway with Wards 2 and 3 set to shrink in population

by Olivia Stevens
Published November 11, 2021
University area Wards 2 and 3 shrink, while Wards 1 and 6 will grow to include more people.
Robin Wonsley Worlobah poses for a portrait in Coffman Memorial Union on Monday, March 1.

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.
The steeple of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church peeks over a rise in the Marcy Holmes neighborhood on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. The neighborhood provides housing for a significant number of University students.

Two new townhomes proposed in Dinkytown, neighbors concerned about affordability

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published November 8, 2021
If approved by the City Council, two townhomes will replace single family houses among neighborhood concerns about the changing character of Dinkytown.
Robin Wonsley Worlobah wins Ward 2, incumbents unseated in Wards 1 and 3

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 2, 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.