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Austin Retterath was last seen near the intersection of East River Road and East Franklin Avenue.

UPDATE: Missing UMN student found dead

Published May 24, 2022
Authorities identified a man found in the Mississippi River as Retterath.
Austin Retterath was last seen near the intersection of East River Road and East Franklin Avenue.

BREAKING: UMN student reported missing

Published May 9, 2022
The University of Minnesota Police Department has been searching for the student since Sunday.
An activist leads chants as the protestors march towards the 1st Minneapolis Police Precinct on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022. The protest was held to honor Amir Locke, who was fatally shot by a Minneapolis Police officer earlier this week.

Protestors march for ‘Justice for Amir’ after police killing Wednesday

Published February 5, 2022
Hundreds filled the streets of downtown Minneapolis, calling for a ban on no-knock warrants and the resignation of the interim police chief and Mayor Frey.
Jacob Frey celebrates at his election night party on Tuesday, Nov, 2.

Frey re-elected as Minneapolis mayor

Published November 3, 2021
Minneapolis staff tabulated voter’s second and third choice candidates to determine the winner.
Poll workers assist a man in voting during the Minneapolis municipal election at the Brian Coyle Center, Tuesday, Nov. 2.

Yes 4 Minneapolis charter amendment fails, rent control passes

Published November 2, 2021
Public safety amendment that would shift funds away from MPD fails.
A voter fills out their ballot at the Brian Coyle Neighborhood Center on Nov. 2.

Voters head to the polls for Minneapolis elections

Published November 2, 2021
Voters will be casting ballots for Minneapolis mayor and Yes 4 Minneapolis public safety amendment. 
Community members and activists celebrate outside of the Hennepin County Government Center following the announcement of guilty verdicts on all counts in the State v. Chauvin trial.

‘We just got lucky by a few jurors’: Minneapolis reacts to Chauvin’s guilty verdict

Published April 20, 2021
Thousands throughout the city gathered in response to the verdict, remembering George Floyd and other victims of police brutality.
Hennepin County sheriffs overlook the crowd of protesters from the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis on Thursday, May 28.

Derek Chauvin found guilty on murder and manslaughter charges

Published April 20, 2021
Derek Chauvin is guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd.
The Hennepin County Government Center, on Sunday, Feb. 28 during the trial of Derek Chauvin, the police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd.

Chauvin trial: Key takeaways from the courtroom

Published March 9, 2021
The Derek Chauvin trial is finally here. Stay updated on what is happening in the courtroom day by day.
Jason Lewis, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, checks in with his campaign team before delivering a speech at the GOP election event in Minneapolis on Tuesday, Nov. 3.

Election Day wanes with parties, polls

Published November 4, 2020
As polling places around UMN went dark, the DFL and GOP celebrated in dramatically different ways during the pandemic.
U.S. Congresswoman Ilhan Omar addresses a socially-distanced crowd at a student event at the Knoll on Tuesday, Nov. 3.

Ilhan Omar wins again

Published November 3, 2020
Omar kept her seat with nearly 65% of the vote.
A voter turns in their ballot at Marcy Open Elementary School on Tuesday, Nov. 3.

Early morning voters take to University-area polls

Published November 3, 2020
Voters cited concern about long lines and even Republican delegitimization of mail-in ballots as reasons for showing up in person during the pandemic.