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Robin Wonsley (above) has served on the Minneapolis City Council for the past three years.

Robin Wonsley reflects on tense political relationships, socialist beginnings

by Alexandra DeYoe
Published April 24, 2024
The lone independent socialist on the Minneapolis City Council, Robin Wonsley has had a turbulent three year term.
A reproductive rights protest is held in front of the Minnesota State Capitol in Saint Paul on Sunday, July 17.

Effort to repeal century-old law that could ban abortion nationwide taking shape

by Maya Bell
Published April 24, 2024
Growing fears among pro-choice groups that the Comstock Act will be used to ban abortion nationwide.
Hunters for Hunters was founded last October with the express goal of removing wolves from the endangered species list, holding events across the state attended by politicians.

Who’s afraid of the big bad wolf?

by Logan Anderson
Published April 21, 2024
An organization is spreading misinformation about wolves in northern Minnesota following a disappointing deer hunting season last fall.
Many say building more housing is the best way to lower the vacancy rate and create affordable housing.

Vacancy rates across Twin Cities being addressed on state, local levels

by Natasha Delion
Published April 21, 2024
Various programs and bills aim to help create affordable housing and lower vacancy rates.
There are about a dozen new, smaller companies expected to enter the rideshare marketplace.

Emerging rideshare startups aim to fill Uber, Lyft’s shoes

by Grace Aigner
Published April 18, 2024
The driver fair wage ordinance is now scheduled to take effect July 1 to give new companies more time to prepare to operate in the city.
Baby ducklings follow their mother on a casual swim through the Mississippi River. Photographed on Wednesday, these birds passed through Father Hennepin Bluff Park on a chilly afternoon. The Lower trail is currently riddled with invasive species and plants the restoration project aims to return to the area’s original ecology.

Conservation leaders, community members discuss Father Hennepin Bluff’s restoration

by Grace Aigner
Published April 17, 2024
The trail near the Mississippi River adds greenery to the city and holds special historic significance.
Passers-by on Wednesday walk in front of the Impact Hub building, home to Stadium Village businesses like UMFREA and The Test Kitchen. The Test Kitchen—alongside Caribou Coffee and other Stadium Village businesses—are being bought out by the University of Minnesota and will be built over as part of the University’s expansion into Stadium Village. Construction will begin in 2025 and end in 2029.

Businesses in Stadium Village to close as UMN, collaborators will begin construction in Stadium Village

by Maya Bell
Published April 17, 2024
Housing aimed at students and a research center will replace Caribou Coffee and Hong Kong Noodles.
The Arthur and Edith Lee House, the Lena O. Smith House and the Hiawatha Golf Course are currently the only Minneapolis localities dedicated to African American history.

Three historical African American locations named to Minneapolis National Registry

by Katrina Bailey
Published April 17, 2024
The grant money will be used to create a study helping guide historic preservation in Minneapolis along with the nomination of at least three sites on the National Register.
Decorated with plants and colorful chalk drawings, 1.99 Americano is an affordable coffee shop in the Dinkytown neighborhood. While continuing the waffle theme, new menu items will be added to provide a variety of food and drink options.

SweeDee Cafe to replace 1.99 Americano

by Natasha Delion
Published April 17, 2024
SweeDee will bring in new flavors and grab-and-go food options.
Metro Transit will revert back to a three-car system for special events like Twin Cities Pride, concerts and sporting events.

Light rail switching from three-car to two-car system for weekends

by Katrina Bailey
Published April 14, 2024
Metro Transit officials hope the switch will reduce wait times.

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