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Minneapolis is the second U.S. city to receive the designation, joining Houston, which earned the first designation in Aug. 2023.

Minneapolis declared Child Friendly City, solidifies future of centering youth

by Grace Aigner
Published March 12, 2024
A years-long effort of city government, non-profit organizations and local youth advocacy groups, the UNICEF designation has been a long time coming, according to youth activists.
Despite threats from Uber and Lyft to leave Minneapolis if the ordinance passes, the city council is in favor of guaranteeing rideshare drivers’ wages match the city’s minimum wage.

City Council approves rideshare drivers minimum wage equivalent

by Grace Aigner
Published March 8, 2024
In a 9-4 vote, the city council passed the motion, supporting guaranteed per-mile and per-minute compensation for Uber and Lyft drivers.
If a renter finds their car stolen or damaged, they are still on the hook for covering costs even if the car is parked in an enclosed apartment garage.

Who is responsible for car thefts in apartment garages?

by Natasha Delion
Published March 4, 2024
While many tenants assume their landlords hold some responsibility for stolen and damaged cars in apartment car lots, this is rarely the case.
The Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff discussed the impact of the grant money as Biden’s reelection campaign continues.

Second Gentleman praises president’s infrastructure investments at MSP airport

by Katrina Bailey
Published March 1, 2024
Terminal 2 at the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport will be updated with two new gates thanks to grant money from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.
If approved, the Blue Line would extend into North Minneapolis, Brooklyn Park, Crystal and Robbinsdale.

Blue Line light rail could see expansion into North Minneapolis and beyond

by Katrina Bailey and Chloe Bechard
Published February 29, 2024
Project leaders hope that by expanding the light rail, they will be increasing accessibility to public transit to those most affected by redlining and systemic racism.
Car thefts, assaults and robberies are increasing after seeing declines in previous school years.

University area sees increase in robberies, assaults, car thefts

by Katrina Bailey and Chloe Bechard
Published February 29, 2024
UMPD and MPD continue to track crime and invest in public safety.
Rollicious: Nori and Rice, photographed on Feb. 28, opened on Feb. 12 next to Shuang Cheng and primarily serves sushi, onigiri and teriyaki bowls.

Rollicious: Nori and Rice rolls into Dinkytown

by Natasha Delion
Published February 29, 2024
With Rollicious’ launch in Dinkytown, long-standing businesses discuss what it is like to run a business in a highly competitive area.
Greene (left) and Perine Myers (right) have worked together creating public art for about six years and will base the New Nicollet piece around community engagement.

Artists selected for New Nicollet Redevelopment art installation

by Grace Aigner
Published February 28, 2024
Lori Greene and Juliette Perine Myers were selected by a city panel to lead the creation of an artwork installation for the New Nicollet Redevelopment site.
Ana Negrete (left) and Teddi Wind (right) at the Feb. 14 march.

Minnesota’s Native community raises awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous people

by Maya Bell and Alexandra DeYoe
Published February 28, 2024
Minnesota’s MMIR Office, activists and students discuss ways to raise awareness and recent events about the Native community.

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