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Minneapolis’ Ward 3 has seen its parking violations increase by over 2.5 times.

Marcy Holmes neighborhood sees surge in traffic violations

April 26, 2017

As new developments have moved into the area, Minneapolis’ Ward 3 has seen its parking violations increase by over 2.5 times. Between 2010 and 2016, parking violations increased by 164 percent in Ward...

A biker stops behind a car as it passes through the bike lane at the intersection of 15th Avenue Southeast and University Avenue Southeast Tuesday morning.

New protected bikeways are coming to the UMN campus

April 20, 2017

Protected bikeways are making their way to campus.Local government officials are collecting feedback from residents at two meetings this week on protected bikeways for University Avenue SE and 4th Street...

A biker stops behind a car as it passes through the bike lane at the intersection of 15th Avenue Southeast and University Avenue Southeast Tuesday morning.

Protected bikeways are coming to UMN campus

April 20, 2017

Protected bikeways are making their way to campus.Local government officials are collecting feedback from residents at two meetings this week on protected bikeways for University Avenue SE and 4th Street...

A parking lot located at 1721 Como Ave SE is the proposed location for a new three-story multi-use building.

New mixed-use apartment slated for Como neighborhood

April 10, 2017

A new multi-use building is on its way to the Southeast Como neighborhood.The proposed building at 1721 Como Avenue SE will have one or two retail locations on the ground level and three apartments on...

University President Eric Kaler fields questions from the audience at his State of the University address in Coffman Memorial Union on Thursday, March 2, 2017.

Kaler announces new scholarship for greater MN students

April 4, 2017

The University of Minnesota is offering a new scholarship to students from greater Minnesota to boost in-state enrollment.Starting next fall, the College of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Sciences...

General Mills helped implement systems to reduce the amount of TCE in rising vapor in the Como neighborhood. 

General Mills will no longer clean up TCE pollution in Como

April 3, 2017

General Mills will end efforts to mitigate contamination it left in the Southeast Como neighborhood following the dismissal of a class action lawsuit against the company.Last month — as more Trichloroethylene,...

Owner Abdirahman Kahin help prepare orders during a lunch rush on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, the second to last day of being open at Afro Deli's West Bank location in Minneapolis.

UMN-area businesses look to prepare for $15 minimum wage

March 22, 2017

University of Minnesota-area restaurant owners are bracing for changes that could come with a potential minimum wage hike. An effort by city leaders to put a minimum wage increase from $9.50 to $15 on...