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Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

All content by Caleb Hensin
Cedar-Riverside Community Council Board Director AJ Awed poses for a portrait in the 1500 South 4th Street lot on Thursday, Jan. 20. Sherman Associates is hoping to build a public market for stores and affordable housing on this empty plot.

Cedar-Riverside residents discuss Africa Village development

Published February 4, 2022
Neighbors in Cedar-Riverside aren’t convinced that the potential development will improve their neighborhood.
Activist Jae Yates poses for a portrait in Painter Park in South Minneapolis on Tuesday, Dec. 14. Yates is active in the Twin Cities Coalition for Justice 4 Jamar.

What’s next for Minneapolis activists

Published December 15, 2021
After the public safety ballot amendment failed, activist groups are shifting focus to different methods of police accountability and reparations work.
The Cedar-Riverside neighborhood as seen on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018.

Low-income Minneapolis residents to receive $500 a month

Published December 9, 2021
A new city-wide initiative tests a guaranteed basic income program for Cedar-Riverside and other neighborhoods.
Elliott Payne poses for a portrait on June 10, 2021. Payne recently won the Nov. 2 election for City Council in Ward 1.

Newly elected Elliott Payne focuses on racial equity in Ward 1

Published November 10, 2021
Payne unseated incumbent Kevin Reich in a close race for City Council.
Houses in Southeast Como sit in the afternoon sun on Monday, July 5 in Minneapolis, Minn.

Rent control question explained

Published October 27, 2021
In November, Minneapolis voters will decide whether to put forward rent control measures.
The Voterpalooza event was held on the East Bank campus on Tuesday, Sept. 28.  Students met local politicians and registered to vote.

Voterpalooza aims to boost student voter registration

Published October 6, 2021
Minneapolis city candidates spoke with students in an effort to get over 60% of students to vote this November.

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