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Man molests, assaults woman on West Bank

August 26, 2014

A woman was molested and assaulted on the University of Minnesota’s West Bank on Saturday night, police said. The woman, who is not affiliated with the University, was loading her bike into a car...

Armed man attempts to rob bicyclist on East Bank

August 22, 2014

An armed man on a bicycle tried to rob another cyclist at gunpoint near the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview on Thursday night, University police said. The incident is the third on or near...

Mayor Hodges proposes city’s 2015 budget

August 14, 2014

In her first budget address as Minneapolis mayor, Betsy Hodges proposed on Thursday several initiatives aimed at combating racial disparities and bolstering public safety citywide. With more than $2.1...

Kahn tops Noor in primary election

August 12, 2014

Click here to view a Facebook photo gallery from the Daily's primary election coverage.   On Tuesday, 42-year incumbent Rep. Phyllis Kahn bested Mohamud Noor in a contentious race to represent the...

Kahn, Noor make last-minute pitches to voters

August 11, 2014

  Hours before the polls open for Tuesday’s primary election, the two leading candidates vying to represent the University of Minnesota’s area at the Capitol are making their final cases...

Voter turnout in U-area slow

August 5, 2014

Click here for a Facebook gallery of photos from the Daily's primary election coverage. Voters in the University of Minnesota area were slow to head to the polls on Tuesday, despite a contentious primary...

Students robbed at knifepoint

May 6, 2014

Two University of Minnesota students were robbed at knifepoint early Monday just outside the Marcy-Holmes neighborhood, according to Minneapolis police. The incident is one of a few high-profile crimes...

Students robbed, stabbed near Marcy-Holmes

May 5, 2014

Two University of Minnesota students were robbed and stabbed early Monday just outside the Marcy-Holmes neighborhood, according to Minneapolis police. The women, who are roommates, were walking home from...

Feds clarify: Title IX sexual violence protection extends to transgender students

May 1, 2014

The U.S. Department of Education on Tuesday clarified that a federal civil rights law designed to stop gender discrimination extends its sexual violence protections to transgender students. Title IX, enacted...

University of Minnesota head of government relations Jason Rohloff and Minnesota Sen. Terri Bonoff discuss figures from the committee meeting earlier that morning on Tuesday April 1st, 2014 at the state Capitol.

For U lobbyists, dialogue frames funding

April 30, 2014

On the morning of April 1, a Minnesota House of Representatives committee recommended less than a third of the funding University of Minnesota officials had asked for to maintain aging buildings. But Jason...

Minnesota minimum wage increase signed into law

April 15, 2014

Gov. Mark Dayton signed into law Monday a bill raising the state minimum hourly wage for large businesses to $9.50 by 2016. The increase is the first of its kind for Minnesota in a decade. The Star Tribune...

Fairview names new executive VP and COO

March 6, 2014

Carolyn Wilson will serve as executive vice president and chief operating officer for Fairview Health Services, the company announced Thursday. The newly created position includes taking over the duties...

A freshman cuts lines of a form of MDMA commonly referred to as molly on Friday night.

Crime records across U housing reinforce stereotypes

March 5, 2014

Explore crimes around University of Minnesota dorms and housing   View the slideshow   Four women knelt around an overturned storage bin in a Territorial Hall dorm room Friday night,...

Twin Cities campus to go smoke-free in July

February 24, 2014

The University of Minnesota will become a smoke-free campus this summer. A new policy that bans smoking, selling, distributing or advertising tobacco products and electronic cigarettes on University property...

Grades edge up, fuel old debate

February 12, 2014

In her 20 years teaching at the University of Minnesota, Denise Guerin has seen C’s become failing grades in her students’ eyes. “When a student earns a C from me or worse, I know I have...

Student robbed in SE Como

February 11, 2014

A University of Minnesota student was robbed at gunpoint in the Southeast Como neighborhood Monday night at about 9 p.m., according to a University crime alert. The alert said that the victim was walking...

Sexual assault reported at Gophers athletes’ apartment

January 28, 2014

A sexual assault was reported at the apartment of at least three University of Minnesota men’s basketball players early Monday, according to a Minneapolis police report. The 25-year-old victim told...

U and UMD students dead in murder-suicide

January 8, 2014

A University of Minnesota student was found dead Monday in an apparent murder-suicide near Rochester, according to the Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office. Kayla Koranda, 18, was visiting her longtime...

Firefighters continue to hose down Minneapolis apartments and a grocery store that exploded and caught fire Wednesday morning near Cedar Riverside. A total of 14 people were taken to hospitals, 6 in critical condition. The cause of the fire is still being investigated.

Second body found in Cedar Ave. fire

January 2, 2014

Two people are dead after an explosion and fire Wednesday in a Cedar-Riverside building, according to the Minneapolis Fire Department. Officials found two bodies - one Thursday afternoon and one Friday...

Crime could scare off applicants

December 10, 2013

In the last three months, the University of Minnesota has sent more than a dozen crime alerts and attracted media attention for the several violent incidents on and around campus. While officials say they...

Como residents sue General Mills over TCE

December 9, 2013

Southeast Como residents filed two class-action lawsuits against General Mills on Thursday after several neighborhood homes tested positive for high levels of a potentially dangerous chemical. Both suits...

Faculty push for independent research review

December 9, 2013

The University of Minnesota Faculty Senate is calling for an independent, external panel to examine how the University does clinical research on human subjects. The measure passed in a 67-23 vote Thursday...

Faculty Senate passes clinical research resolution

December 5, 2013

The University of Minnesota Faculty Senate voted 67-23 on Thursday afternoon to create an independent, external panel to investigate clinical research on human subjects at the University. The decision...

Business and education marketing sophomore Alex Granquist stands outside his home in Dinkytown on Sunday. Granquist was robbed at gunpoint on his porch at 3 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013 after biking home from a friends house.

A different kind of crime

December 3, 2013

Crime is changing at the University of Minnesota. As police continue to send alerts of violent incidents on and around campus, they say they’re seeing more out-of-town suspects come to the campus...

Freshman Drake Bauer signs the Minnesota Student Associations safety pledge on Thursday at Middlebrook Hall. The MSA members were asking students to sign a pledge that they will call 624-Walk or Gopher Chauffeur instead of walking home alone.

Crime is down, but campus worries over recent uptick

November 26, 2013

View a map week-to-week crime statistics by neighborhood While crime on and around the University of Minnesota campus has been decreasing for years, a string of violent incidents in the past month has...

Both sides await decision in Brenny trial

November 18, 2013

Katie Brenny traveled more than 1,000 miles to take a “dream job” at the University of Minnesota under former Director of Golf John Harris, one of her attorneys said Friday. But Brenny resigned...

New med school dean and health sciences VP announced

November 18, 2013

Dr. Brooks Jackson will serve as the next University of Minnesota Medical School dean and vice president for health sciences, the University announced Thursday. Jackson currently directs the pathology...

Both sides rest in Brenny trial

November 16, 2013

Katie Brenny traveled more than 1,000 miles to take a “dream job” at the University of Minnesota under former Director of Golf John Harris, one of her attorneys said Friday. But Brenny resigned...

Students could be left out of toxin tests

November 13, 2013

Some officials are concerned University of Minnesota students in the Southeast Como neighborhood may not know their homes could contain dangerous levels of a chemical solvent linked to birth defects and...

Como to be tested for toxins

November 11, 2013

Soil in and around some Southeast Como properties may contain unsafe levels of a common chemical solvent that was used by General Mills in the mid-1900s. Over the next several weeks, General Mills contractors...

Como residents warned of potential harmful vapor

November 7, 2013

The soil in and around some Southeast Como properties may contain unsafe levels of a common chemical solvent used by General Mills in the mid-1900s. The Minnesota Department of Health and the Minnesota...

Minneapolis mayoral candidate Betsy Hodges poses with El Nuevo Rodeo owner Maya Santamaria at Hodges election party Tuesday evening. Hodges received the most first-choice votes, landing about 10 points ahead of runner-up Mark Andrew.

Hodges leads after first count, Andrew unofficially concedes

November 6, 2013

The next mayor of Minneapolis had not been officially decided as of Tuesday night, but City Councilwoman Betsy Hodges had about 36.5 percent of first-choice votes — enough to force her closest rival...

Students share ideas at the Global China Connection meeting in STSS on Friday. Global China Connection was created to help promote mutual appreciation and understanding between China and the Western World.

University courts Chinese students, reaps benefits

October 16, 2013

Pan Wenbing was the first and only Chinese student at the University of Minnesota when he enrolled in 1914. He joined the soccer team, lived in Dinkytown and never moved back to China.In 2011, Michael...

Missing student last seen with shooting suspect

September 25, 2013

A University of Minnesota student was reported missing Monday after being seen with a man suspected in a deadly Burnsville shooting. The suspected man is now in custody. Anarae Schunk, a 20-year-old sociology...

Indecent exposure reported in Anderson Hall

September 23, 2013

A University of Minnesota student caught a man masturbating behind her in Anderson Hall last week, according to a University police report. The student was waiting for class to start last Monday when she...

Student hospitalized after fall from fraternity balcony

September 21, 2013

A University of Minnesota student was hospitalized after falling from the second-story balcony of a fraternity house Saturday afternoon. The Minneapolis Fire Department responded to a call at the Phi Kappa...

Como house damaged in fire

September 20, 2013

A fire damaged part of a home in Southeast Como Friday afternoon. No one was injured. The fire started around 3 p.m. Friday near the intersection of 15th Avenue Southeast and East Hennepin Avenue. Minneapolis...

Dorian McCoy wipes down counters at Raising Canes Chicken Fingers in Stadium Village on Friday.

Restaurants, city crack the food code

September 18, 2013

Sitting in a booth at Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, Kent Kramp lowered his voice when the topic of foodborne illness came up. “It would ruin my name, as the owner, if I was getting people...

University lab evacuated after chemical spill

September 10, 2013

A third-floor lab in a University of Minnesota research building was evacuated Monday night after a formaldehyde spill. The Minneapolis Fire Department  blocked off stretches of 23rd Avenue Southeast...

Court: White House visitor logs off limits

August 31, 2013

A federal appeals court ruled Friday that visitor logs for the president and most of his staff aren't subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act. The 3-0 ruling overturns a lower court's...

University neighborhood residents vote down sound walls

August 30, 2013

Residents and property owners in two University of Minnesota neighborhoods have voted down proposed sound walls along Interstate 35W. The four walls faced significant opposition from Marcy-Holmes and Southeast...

New housing project proposed for heart of Dinkytown

August 23, 2013

Plans emerged Thursday for a six-story, 70-unit apartment complex by Doran Companies in the heart of Dinkytown. The proposal came just weeks after the Minneapolis City Council approved a similar controversial...

Obama pushes for affordability-based college ranking

August 22, 2013

President Barack Obama on Thursday announced a plan to make college more affordable by ranking schools on factors like graduate earnings and student loan debt and rewarding students who attend schools...

Library volunteer Paul Caspersen organizes shelves at the Southeast Library on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, near Dinkytown. When the inspection results of the building, designed by former University architecture professor Ralph Rapson, become public in the fall, the library could stay in its current location or move to a new neighborhood.

Southeast Library’s future unclear

August 7, 2013

After serving University of Minnesota students and neighborhood residents for almost 50 years, the Southeast Library’s future is unclear. The longtime Dinkytown fixture could move or close depending...

Two men break up assault outside Bierman Apts.

August 7, 2013

Two men broke up an assault after a man attacked a group of women when they refused to give him their pizza outside the Bierman Place Apartments early Friday morning. The man was later arrested and booked...

Minneapolis police chief to reach out to community after racial incidents come to light

August 2, 2013

The Minneapolis Police Department’s chief on Friday said she’ll be talking to religious and cultural leaders in the coming weeks after two separate racial incidents involving white officers...

Former U hospital employee must pay $89,000 for stealing, selling prosthetics

August 2, 2013

A Coon Rapids, Minn. man was sentenced Thursday for stealing prosthetics from a University of Minnesota hospital where he worked and selling them on eBay. Peter Stasica, a former prosthetics manager at...

Suspects smash cars in University Ave. auto shop

August 2, 2013

Four men did more than $2,000 in damage to cars in an auto body repair shop near the University of Minnesota campus Wednesday, according to a Minneapolis police report. One of the suspects is a contractor...

Prospect Park neighborhood wants voice in liquor licensing

July 31, 2013

When University of Minnesota neighborhoods try to curb alcohol use, balancing business restrictions with resident safety can be a challenge. Prospect Park  is currently formalizing its liquor policy...

University student’s car stolen outside SE Como home

July 25, 2013

An unknown suspect stole a University of Minnesota student’s car from outside his Southeast Como home sometime between Tuesday night and Wednesday afternoon, even though the student had both copies...

Man assaulted at Dinkytown McDonald’s

July 24, 2013

A man punched a St. Paul student in the face, knocking his tooth out, at McDonald’s in Dinkytown early Thursday morning. St. Paul College junior Dalton Kite said he brought two of his friends to...

A sound wall stands between I-94 and Prospect Park homes July 20, 2013, in St. Paul. Proposed sound walls in  Marcy-Holmes and Southeast Como have been a source of controversy between residents and MNDOT.

University neighborhood residents feel helpless in sound wall fight

July 24, 2013

A small number of University of Minnesota neighborhood residents and property owners will soon decide whether four  noise barriers should be built along stretches of Interstate 35W. Many say the voting...

George Zimmerman helps pull family from overturned SUV

July 23, 2013

George Zimmerman, the man recently exonerated of all charges in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, helped rescue four people from their overturned vehicle Wednesday. Zimmerman came out of hiding to...

University’s Good Neighbor Fund awards announced

July 19, 2013

The University of Minnesota announced Friday it will contribute $48,000 to eight neighborhood projects this year. The money comes from the Good Neighbor Fund, which has awarded more than $250,000 to community...

University campus sees three thefts Wednesday

July 18, 2013

Three thefts occurred on the University of Minnesota East Bank campus Wednesday. All of the victims left their belongings unattended, according to police reports. University Police currently don’t...

Man gets trespassing warning for activity in Anderson Hall bathroom

July 17, 2013

University of Minnesota police banned a man from all West Bank buildings because of suspected sexual behavior in a bathroom stall in Anderson Hall last week. Deputy Chief Chuck Miner said University police...

University group wants to be official community contact

July 17, 2013

While several organizations already exist to connect the University of Minnesota to its surrounding community, one is trying to become the official link. The Board of Community Engagement presented a resolution...

University students warned for alleged sexual activity at Bell Museum

July 17, 2013

Two University of Minnesota students were warned for trespassing after being caught without their clothes on in a darkened auditorium of the Bell Museum of Natural History early last week. A children’s...

Carjacking leads to wave of arrests

July 17, 2013

A carjacking outside the University of Minnesota Armory led to a string of arrests on and around campus early Saturday morning. Three men were driving on Church Street Southeast when someone threw a can...

Boy dies after experimental transplant at U hospital

July 16, 2013

The boy who underwent an experimental transplant at a University of Minnesota hospital has died, his doctors announced Friday. Twelve-year-old Eric Blue received an umbilical cord blood transplant at the...

Zimmerman not guilty of second-degree murder, jury finds

July 14, 2013

George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot Trayvon Martin last year, was found not guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter on Saturday. A six-woman jury acquited the Florida...

State investigators say Fairview nursing home neglected patient

July 12, 2013

Staff at a University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview nursing home failed to administer an anticoagulant to a patient who later died from clogged heart arteries, according to a state investigation...

Former Minneapolis cop gets 43 months for bar assault

July 11, 2013

His punch caused injuries requiring three brain surgeries in a matter of weeks. Now a former Minneapolis cop will serve 43 months in prison for assaulting a bar patron last year. An Anoka County district...

University group wants neighborhood approval

July 10, 2013

The University of Minnesota District Alliance heard a proposal Wednesday from the Board of Community Engagement to become the official liaison between student groups and neighborhood organizations. Recent...

Construction crews work on the site located on the 2700 block of 4th St SE Monday, July 8, 2013, in Prospect Park. While some residents hope new construction will bring more businesses,  many students are looking for lower cost housing.

Prospect Park avoiding student development, attracting businesses

July 10, 2013

Prospect Park officials, business owners and residents all agree the Central Corridor light-rail line will change the neighborhood when construction finishes next year. But they don’t agree on how...

Southeast Como man assaulted at party

July 10, 2013

University of Minnesota police didn’t cite anyone for possessing illegal fireworks over the Fourth of July weekend. Deputy Chief Chuck Miner said the holiday is usually “fairly quiet”...

University’s CFANS announces Brian Buhr as interim dean

July 10, 2013

The University of Minnesota named professor Brian Buhr the interim dean for the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences on Wednesday. He heads the Department of Applied Economics. Buhr...

Bakdash must pay $140,000 to hit-and-run victim

July 10, 2013

Timothy Bakdash owes nearly $140,000 to the victim of a 2011 hit-and-run that killed a University of Minnesota student and injured two pedestrians, a judge ruled last week. Bakdash drove the wrong way...

Driver in biker’s hit-and-run death turns himself in

July 9, 2013

The man suspected of driving away after fatally hitting a Minneapolis biker with his car turned himself in to the police on Monday. Jessica Hanson, 24, was hit while biking to her boyfriend’s house...

Two laptops stolen from Smith Hall

July 5, 2013

A University of Minnesota graduate student and her coworker had their work laptops stolen from their office in Smith Hall sometime between Monday night and Tuesday morning. Chemistry graduate student Zahra...

Theater camp instructor assaulted outside Rarig Center

July 3, 2013

A man assaulted a children’s theater camp instructor outside the University of Minnesota’s Rarig Center on Friday. Eric Severson said a man was playing music near some campers Friday afternoon....

University neighborhood associations relax membership, voting requirements

July 3, 2013

Neighborhood associations around the University of Minnesota are making it easier to join and vote after concerns that some residents were excluded. The neighborhoods have wrestled with student engagement...

MPLS City Council approves 8th St design agreement with U

July 2, 2013

The proposed reconstruction of Eighth Street Southeast has moved into its next stage. Minneapolis City Council approved a design agreement with the University of Minnesota on Friday. The University will...

Open windows lead to more Marcy-Holmes burglaries

June 27, 2013

Burglars struck more homes in the Marcy-Holmes neighborhood this week, according to Minneapolis police reports. Police said home burglaries don’t happen any more frequently in the summer, and burglary...

Marcy-Holmes neighborhood sees more burglaries

June 26, 2013

Several Marcy-Holmes residents had their homes burglarized last week, according to Minneapolis police reports. But burglaries across the 2nd Precinct, which includes Marcy-Holmes and the University of...

The Andrew Riverside Presbyterian Church in Marcy-Holmes was razed in 2003. Its lot sat vacant for nine years and is now the site of The Elysian, a five-story  apartment complex.
 
Left: Photo courtesy of Andrew Riverside Presbyterian Church, Middle: Daily File Photo, Mark Vancleave, Right: Emily Dunker

Marcy-Holmes neighborhood seeks public input for new Master Plan

June 26, 2013

Marcy-Holmes officials are planning the neighborhood’s next 10 years. At a public meeting last week, residents of the oldest neighborhood in Minneapolis commented on its master plan, a Minneapolis...

Amy Senser’s hit-and-run convicition will stand

June 24, 2013

Amy Senser’s hit-and-run conviction will stand, the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled Monday. Attorneys for the wife of former Minnesota Vikings player Joe Senser argued the trial judge made mistakes...

More renters likely to be eligible for tax credit

June 24, 2013

More renters across the state may be eligible for a larger tax credit, KSTP reported. Minnesota lawmakers increased allocation to the Renter’s Property Tax Refund program after learning the credit...

Laptop, backpack stolen from University researcher in Jackson Hall

June 20, 2013

A University of Minnesota researcher had his laptop and backpack stolen from Jackson Hall on Tuesday, according to a police report. Song Lou is a biological researcher at the University. He said he was...

Mother, son charged with stealing and selling gopher feet

June 19, 2013

A Minnesota woman and her son are accused of stealing nearly $5,000 worth of stolen gopher feet, news sources reported. Prosecutors alleged the defendants, both from Preston, Minn., stole the feet from...

City looks to crack down on renter crime

June 19, 2013

A Minneapolis ordinance that punishes property owners for crimes their tenants commit may get stricter if the City Council acts on a recommendation from city staff. Proposed changes could increase action...

2 men assaulted in Southeast Como

June 19, 2013

Two men were assaulted within five minutes early Sunday morning in southeast Como, according to Minneapolis police reports. Police don’t yet know if the crimes were related. In the first incident,...

Mayoral candidates Mark Andrew, Gary Schiff, Jim Thomas, Don Samuels, Betsy Hodges, and Jackie Cherryhomes answer questions during a Q&A session at the DFLs city convention on Saturday, June 15, 2013, at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

No DFL endorsement in Minneapolis mayor race

June 16, 2013

After a full day of speeches and voting, the Minneapolis DFL ended its convention Saturday night without endorsing a candidate for the city’s mayoral race. Six candidates entered the convention hoping...

Nazi SS commander accused of war crimes living in MPLS

June 14, 2013

A Nazi officer accused of war crimes has been living in Minnesota for more than 60 years after lying to American immigration officials to enter the country, the Associated Press reported Friday. Michael...

Human genes can’t be patented, Supreme Court rules

June 14, 2013

Individual human genes are products of nature and can’t be patented, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The unanimous ruling marked a major victory for advocates who expressed concerns over the possibility...

University neighborhoods see weekend assaults and burglaries

June 13, 2013

Two men were assaulted within five minutes of each other early Sunday morning in the Southeast Como neighborhood, according to Minneapolis police reports. The suspect in the first incident escaped on a...

Marcy-Holmes sees several broken car windows

June 12, 2013

Several Marcy-Holmes residents had their car windows smashed in the last week, according to Minneapolis police reports. Jen Klabo said she heard her car alarm go off early Friday morning but didn’t...

Potholes line Eighth Street SE near Siebert Field.

University looks to help fund 8th St. reconstruction

June 12, 2013

The University of Minnesota is in talks with Minneapolis officials to reconstruct Eighth Street Southeast — with the University covering part of the cost. University officials decided to begin the...

No injuries in Stillwater bomb threat

June 8, 2013

A possible bomb threat ended Saturday after a man was taken into police custody after robbing a downtown Stillwater bank, news sources reported. The suspect fled on foot from the U.S. Bank in Stillwater...

Four people killed in Santa Monica shooting spree

June 8, 2013

A gunman shot and killed four people Friday in Santa Monica, Calif., before police fatally shot him, news sources reported. The man, who has yet to be identified, planned the attack in advance, the Associated...

Neighborhood Notes: Project for Pride in Living Resident Council

June 8, 2013

After using “guerilla gardening” tactics to plant fruits and vegetables on a small patch of land at the corner of Como Avenue Southeast and 22nd Avenue Southeast for over 20 years, neighborhood...

Strangers suspected in weekend party thefts

June 6, 2013

Three Marcy-Holmes residents had their valuables stolen from multiple parties last weekend after strangers showed up, according to Minneapolis police reports. University of Minnesota alumna Kaila Narum...

Neighborhood Notes: SE Como

June 5, 2013

The South East Como neighborhood may see two summer events this year. Members of the South East Como Improvement Association’s Community Building Committee presented ideas Tuesday to the neighborhood...

Marcy-Holmes area sees several thefts from cars

June 5, 2013

Several cars near the University of Minnesota campus were broken into late Friday night and early Saturday morning, according to Minneapolis police. None of the cars appeared to be locked, police reports...

Neighborhoods, students confront lack of representation

June 5, 2013

During his first year on the University of Minnesota District Alliance board of directors, Phill Kelly listened more than he spoke. “It’s kind of intimidating,” the global studies senior...

2 killed, 2 injured in Shoreview shooting

June 4, 2013

Two people were killed Tuesday and two injured in a shooting in Shoreview, Minn., news sources reported. Johnny Simpson, the suspected gunman, lived with Nancy Sullivan, the Star Tribune reported. They...

Supreme Court rules DNA samples during arrests constitutional

June 3, 2013

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that police can take DNA samples from people arrested for serious crimes, news sources reported. The decision, which overturns a ruling from Maryland’s highest...

University area sees several car thefts

June 3, 2013

Several cars near the University of Minnesota campus were broken into late Friday night and early Saturday morning, according to Minneapolis police reports. None of the cars appeared to be locked, the...

Three men attack biker at 14th Avenue and 4th Street

May 31, 2013

Three men assaulted a University of Minnesota student and alumnus early Monday morning in Dinkytown, according to a Minneapolis Police report. Materials science and engineering graduate Matt Taylor said...

New apartments force early move-out for students

May 29, 2013

  Summer construction on new apartments in the Marcy-Holmes neighborhood is forcing some current tenants to move out earlier than expected. Several residents living on 15th Avenue in Marcy-Holmes...