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Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Voters re-elect Kahn and Dziedzic

by Marjorie Otto
Published November 8, 2012

Two Democratic-Farmer-Labor legislators won re-election Tuesday night as part of a DFL takeover of the state House and Senate. Rep. Phyllis Kahn and Sen. Kari Dziedzic were voted in with overwhelming margins...

A fear of hitting apartment ‘saturation’

by Tony
Published October 16, 2012

At the start of the new millennium, condo development in Minneapolis was at an all-time high. But the aggressive development was unsustainable, and by 2007, condos were sitting empty and high-profile developments...

Stage is set for terror trial arguments

by Katherine Lymn
Published October 3, 2012

A jury heard opening arguments Tuesday in the trial for Minneapolis man Mahamud Said Omar, who’s charged with helping local men travel to Somalia to join terrorist group al-Shabab. The prosecution...

Businesses to lose parking at UTEC site

by Tony
Published September 27, 2012

The development of a large student-housing project in the heart of Dinkytown is underway, but local business owners are worried about the project’s effects on the area’s already strained parking...

MSA, U in talks for fare-free LRT zone

by Cody Nelson
Published September 17, 2012

University of Minnesota students might ride between the East and West banks for free when the Central Corridor light rail is completed in 2014. The Minnesota Student Association will propose an official...

Peppermint Park CEO and founder Jessie Conners readies bags for display in her store Sunday morning in Dinky Town. Conners had been at work since 4:00 a.m. prepping the store to open the following day.

Dinkytown designer shop opens

by Tony
Published September 4, 2012

Dinkytown is not an easy place to open a clothing store. Three have shut their doors in as many years, leaving only specialty apparel shops like Gold Country Inc. and Underground Printing. Online, membership-based...

Light-rail construction 68 percent complete

by Jessica Lee
Published September 4, 2012

Central Corridor light- rail construction reached major milestones near the University of Minnesota campus prior to the holiday weekend as workers put in extra hours to have roads, sidewalks and crosswalks...

Espresso Royale building sold

by Nickalas Tabbert
Published August 8, 2012

The building housing Espresso Royale and Al’s Breakfast will soon be under new ownership. There will be no changes to how either business operates though, according to business owners. Both eateries...

Como reuse program struggles with funding

by Megan Gosch
Published August 8, 2012

This fall, Southeast Como’s neighborhood free store may not be an option for students moving off campus. As of Monday, funding had not been secured for Move In/Move Out, the waste reduction project...

City uses students’ work to revamp Cedar-Riverside

by Megan Gosch
Published July 25, 2012

Three streets in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood are getting a makeover — based on the class work of University of Minnesota students. The City of Minneapolis will use research conducted by three...