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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.
Debate around a religious exemption is creating tension among communities of faiths who hold conservative or progressive beliefs on gender.

Religious exemption to Minnesota Human Rights Act draws mixed reactions among faith communities

by Natasha Delion
Published April 14, 2024
After a 2023 amendment to include gender identity in the Minnesota Human Rights Act, some representatives want a religious exemption added.
UMPD is now taking calls from the University and surrounding area as MPD focuses on the greater Minneapolis area.

UMPD to handle emergency calls in Dinkytown, Marcy-Holmes

by Maya Bell
Published April 11, 2024
The University police department's new, year-long pilot program was implemented in late March as MPD struggles to recruit new officers.
The bill allocates $10 million to the Increase Teachers of Color Act for scholarships for aspiring teachers of color.

Teachers of Color Act seeks to improve diversity in Minnesota schools

by Alexandra DeYoe
Published April 10, 2024
The act provides financial scholarships and opportunities for students of color in teaching programs at state universities.
Nutritious Food Pantry at the Union in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Wednesday. Minnesota food shelves saw 7.5 million visits in 2023.

Proposed bill would give food banks $5 million annually

by Grace Aigner
Published April 10, 2024
The bill is among other legislative acts intending to reduce record-high hunger levels in Minnesota, a trend reflected in rising food insecurity for University students.
Metro Transit bus and Gopher Trip on April 23, 2023.

New bus route to go through Prospect Park, Dinkytown and Marcy-Holmes areas

by Alexandra DeYoe and Chloe Bechard
Published April 9, 2024
Construction on the E Line project will begin in April and is expected to be completed by 2025.
Annie’s Parlour in the Dinkytown neighborhood on Monday, April 8, 2024. As chain businesses have continued to crop up in Dinkytown, the changing nature of the neighborhood has left alumni and local businesses with only fond memories to look back on.

Ten years of closures: local businesses and alumni reflect on Dinkytown’s new landscape

by Grace Aigner and Gabrielle Erenstein
Published April 8, 2024
With the loss of multiple iconic local businesses, alumni and business owners reflect on the University life independent businesses helped create.
Change the Outcome spoke at Hasting High School on March 28 to educate youth about addiction.

Opioid settlement funding to help teach and fight against addiction

by Katrina Bailey
Published April 4, 2024
Minnesota will receive $296 million over the next 18 years.

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