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New state grants for students pursuing degrees in “high-need careers”

New state grants for students pursuing degrees in “high-need careers”

September 25, 2021
Eligible career paths include health care, business, STEM and education.
Nice Ride Bikes sit at a bike rack on Pleasant St SE on the University of Minnesota’s campus, Sept. 9. Nice Ride is Minneapolis’ bike-sharing service, with over 3,000 bikes and 400 stations for renting a ride.

Students earning financial aid eligible for $5 bike memberships

September 23, 2021
New this year, Nice Ride for All is offering discounted bike rides to all University students who receive federal grants.
Ward 6 City Council candidate Abdirizak Bihi poses for a portrait on Wednesday, Sept. 1. Bihi is on the November 2021 general election ballot.

Minneapolis Ward 6 candidate brings Cedar-Riverside connections to city council

September 15, 2021
Abdirizak Bihi wants to improve public safety and increase affordable housing as a council member.
Yes 4 Minneapolis public safety amendment explained

Yes 4 Minneapolis public safety amendment explained

September 12, 2021
The ballot amendment would shift power away from the Minneapolis Police Department and instead create a department of public safety — here’s what that means.
The land surrounding the upper St. Anthony lock and dam, which is expected to be given to the city of Minneapolis by the end of the year.

Mississippi riverfront project aims to represent Native American history

July 27, 2021
The organizers aim to involve Minnesota Dakota tribes and University of Minnesota students in developing a project centered around the Native American experience.
The Minnesota State Capitol on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2018.

UMN to receive $692.8 million in pandemic relief from Legislature

July 11, 2021
The University of Minnesota will receive 40% of the total $692.8 million in Walz’s higher education budget.
Construction close to complete on the Elliot Twins Apartments in on Wednesday, June 30 in Minneapolis, Minn. Elliot Twins Apartments is a public housing option for low-income households on campus. The complex is not specifically mentioned in the spending plan, but could potentially experience renovations under certain initiatives.

Frey proposes $28 million in affordable housing and homelessness

July 2, 2021
The American Rescue Plan money aims to help communities disproportionately affected by the pandemic through new housing facilities and creative programming.