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Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

The Alliance Française building has a cafe, library, boutique, classrooms and art gallery open to the public.
Alliance Française draws in communities to promote French culture
by Alexandra DeYoe and Mady Leick
Published July 12, 2024

With upcoming events celebrating a French national holiday, the Alliance Française strives to introduce Twin Cities residents to the French...

People cause 90% of Minnesota wildfires, according to the Minnesota DNR.
How communities can protect themselves from intense wildfires
by Ainsley Brown
Published July 10, 2024

Minnesota may not be the first place that comes to mind when thinking about wildfires. However, with over 17 million acres of forest in Minnesota...

The city council is set to vote on the contract on July 18.
Residents voice mixed opinions on proposed MPD contract
by Ainsley Brown
Published July 10, 2024

More than 30 Minneapolis residents gave mixed opinions on the proposed Minneapolis Police Department contract Monday, which includes a historic...

Shoes on display at Smileback Vintage in Minneapolis, Minnesota on April 22. Some businesses plan on adding outdoor seating, creating seasonal items or growing their social media presence for the upcoming summer months.
Local businesses plan for student summer hiatus
by Natasha Delion
Published May 1, 2024
As the semester ends, local businesses prepare for fewer students on campus.
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.
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.
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.
The University is the largest employer in Falcon Heights.
The University and State Fair’s secret neighbor —– Falcon Heights
by Ainsley Brown
Published July 8, 2024

Home to the Minnesota State Fairgrounds and the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus, the city of Falcon Heights’ unique placement allows...

The college allows any tribe member to attend here.
Red Lake Nation College opens first Minneapolis tribal college
by Katrina Bailey
Published July 7, 2024

The first tribal college in Minneapolis opened in downtown Minneapolis in June to serve Native American students who live outside reservations. Minnesota’s...

The fee will not come out of taxpayers’ pockets and hold businesses accountable.
Proposed fee would charge businesses for their carbon emissions
by Katrina Bailey
Published July 4, 2024

A proposal for Minneapolis’ 2025 city budget would charge businesses a fee based on their carbon emissions, a policy commonly known as a carbon...

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