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The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily


Several East African-owned businesses are hoping to rebuild after a fire destroyed the buildings they were located in.

East African businesses hope to rebuild after fire

by Natasha Delion
Published February 7, 2024
Several East African-owned businesses were greatly impacted by a fire on Jan. 24 and are hoping to start up their businesses again for the community.
People voting at Machine Shop on St. Anthony Main on Nov. 7, 2023.

Activists, local and state officials discuss duality of early voting

by Grace Aigner
Published February 6, 2024
A month from Super Tuesday, early voting in Minnesota is in full swing, offering a convenient voting method for constituents.
The Minnesota State Capitol on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2023. The University cited necessary building repairs and lower tuition costs as justification for $45 million at their presentation to the House Higher Education Finance and Policy Committee on Thursday and the Senate Higher Education Committee on Tuesday.

What to expect from 2024 MN Legislature

by Alexandra DeYoe
Published February 6, 2024
MN state Senators outline some of their plans for the upcoming session.
District 60 Minnesota State Sen. Kari Dziedzic (DFL) poses for a portrait in front of Folwell Hall on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022.

Dziedzic to step down from Senate leadership

by Alex Steil
Published February 2, 2024
The announcement comes after Dziedzic says her ovarian cancer has returned.
Robin Wonsley (pictured above) and students launched a project to fill vacancies in Dinkytown.

Wonsley, student groups kick off project to combat Dinkytown vacancies

by Grace Aigner
Published February 1, 2024
Dinkytown Chronic Vacancy Solution Collaboration aims to match local businesses with the University’s economic environment and community.
The Luxton Fire and Ice Festival will be held on Saturday, Feb. 3.

Fire and Ice Festival brings Prospect Park community together

by Natasha Delion
Published January 29, 2024
The annual Luxton Fire and Ice Festival provides Prospect Park residents a way to reconnect during the winter.
A UMPD vehicle at their headquarters on the University of Minnesota campus on Thursday, June 18, 2020.

Suspect facing several charges after threatening UMN

by Alex Karwowski
Published January 28, 2024
The former Watson mayor was taken into custody and now faces three felony charges.
Camp Nenookaasi, an encampment site in the East Phillips neighborhood in Minneapolis.

Activists seek change for Camp Nenookaasi unhoused after second eviction

by Natasha Delion and Grace Aigner
Published January 26, 2024
Camp Nenookaasi organizers discuss the effects the eviction has on residents and the City Council’s approach to unsheltered homelessness.
Regent Penny Wheeler and Medical School Dean Jakub Tolar talk with their fellow task force members during a break in the Wednesday meeting.

Task force on UMN academic health convenes for final meeting

by Alex Lassiter and Olivia Hines
Published January 24, 2024
The task force voted on final recommendations for University healthcare and discussed the draft report they will be submitting to Gov. Tim Walz.
Gwyn, Macy, Daniel, and Nora [pictured left to right] brave the sub-zero windchill on an icy afternoon to skate together in Van Cleve park. The park, located just north of Dinkytown in Como, becomes a popular winter activity hub for students and nearby residents each year when the park’s fields are frozen to create a public ice skating rink.

El Niño’s grip on Minnesota continues

by Alexandra DeYoe
Published January 24, 2024
Rain instead of snow and warm temperatures are breaking historic records in the Twin Cities.

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