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Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

All content by Karisa Erickson
Als Breakfast in Dinkytown Minneapolis displays a sign asking customers to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test in order to dine in. This is a result of the new mandate in Minneapolis for bars and restaurants.

University area restaurant owners react to Minneapolis vaccine mandate

Published January 27, 2022
The mandate requires all food and drink establishments to have customers show proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test.
The neon signs of Annies Parlour in Dinkytown hang dark on Saturday, March 21.

Dinkytown business owners battle ongoing issues related to COVID-19

Published January 19, 2022
The rise in Omicron cases, short staffing and unpredictability in the neighborhood are some of the obstacles that businesses are facing.
The Metro Transit 6 Bus is seen along 4th St SE on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018.

$818 million in federal funds to support Minnesota public transportation

Published December 12, 2021
The money will create jobs for students and improve campus transportation options.
Actor Dominic Kanaventi poses for a portrait in Minneapolis on Tuesday, Nov. 30. Dominic works with the Barbara Schneider Foundation to provide deescalation training for crisis intervention in the Twin Cities.

Mental health crisis de-escalation trainings offered to Ward 2 members

Published December 2, 2021
With the goal of educating people on mental health crises, the Barbara Schneider Foundation has facilitated trainings in Minneapolis since 2002.
Minneapolis Police drive downtown on Tuesday, June 26, 2018.

Minneapolis plan for mental health 911 teams delayed to December

Published November 24, 2021
After several months of delays, an alternative policing method has been postponed again. 
Minneapolis Police drive downtown on Tuesday, June 26, 2018.

Mental health 911 response teams to begin Nov. 29

Published November 18, 2021
After a unanimous vote by City Council, Minneapolis is rolling out a new method of alternative policing, though the start date has been delayed for several months.
The intesection of SE 13th Ave. and SE Como Ave. on Thursday, July 23, 2020.

Southeast Seniors connects seniors with students

Published November 1, 2021
With the goal of providing services to seniors, Southeast Seniors has worked to find safe ways to connect seniors to their neighborhood.
A man enters the building at Van Cleave Park, one of several polling locations around the University of Minnesota, to vote in Minnesotas primary elections on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.

Student groups prepare for the election

Published October 17, 2021
Political student group leaders answer questions about how they’ve prepared for the election, and why they think students should vote.
Illustrated by Morgan La Casse

Minneapolis reinstates 5 cent bag fee

Published October 9, 2021
With the goal of encouraging customers to bring in their own reusable bags, Minneapolis is attempting a step to minimize plastic waste.
The Vicinity Apartments, one of several apartments in Minneapolis providing short-term rentals, is seen on Monday, July 29 2019.

Frustrations rise with Minnesota rent assistance program

Published September 25, 2021
With the promise of distributing $518 million in rent relief, the Minnesota Department of Housing is faced with complaints on the application process and speed of distribution.

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