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Minneapolis police car in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on July 7, 2023. Minneapolis Police have struggled to maintain stable and adequate staffing since 2019.

Crime rates around UMN mostly stagnate with some exceptions

by Alexandra DeYoe
Published May 1, 2024
Property damage and theft rates have increased in most University-area neighborhoods while car thefts have decreased in a year.
Twin Cities Pride Festival is Minnesota’s second largest festival and its biggest free Pride festival.

Twin Cities Pride Festival to return in June

by Katrina Bailey
Published April 29, 2024
While the festival is one weekend in June, planning begins far in advance.
The conference lasted four days at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

Minneapolis hosts National Planning Conference after 15-year wait

by Grace Aigner
Published April 25, 2024
The conference provided local and national city planning communities, including students, a chance to connect.
Minneapolis police car in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Friday July 7, 2023. The CCPO was founded in 2023 to investigate complaints about police officers.

Community Commission on Police Oversight: One year later

by Alexandra DeYoe
Published April 25, 2024
Local activists declared the civilian-run police review board a failure after a year of inaction.
Volunteers join Southeast Como’s annual neighborhood cleanup by picking up trash in Van Cleve Park on Sunday.

Minneapolis, UMN celebrate Earth Day year-round

by Grace Aigner and Katrina Bailey
Published April 24, 2024
While many climate-conscious events took place over Earth Day weekend, Minneapolis and the University combat climate change beyond the April holiday.
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.

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