Metro & State

Oct. 20, 2014
City leaders approved a new contract with Xcel and CenterPoint on Friday.
Oct. 20, 2014
The University will expand national recruitment efforts to counter the state’s declining high school graduation rates.
Oct. 20, 2014
The City Council approved Bosaso, Somalia, as Minneapolis’ 12th sister city.
Oct. 16, 2014
A $3,000 grant is helping the Southeast Como Improvement Association target neighborhood roofs for green initiatives.
Oct. 16, 2014
As topic for political discussions, charter schools concern people from both parties.
Oct. 15, 2014
Mayor Betsy Hodges’ proposed budget allocates $750,000 for protected bike lanes.
Oct. 15, 2014
A ripple of courtroom victories for same-sex couples shook the country last week, suggesting widespread legalization.
Oct. 14, 2014
Minneapolis and the University have ordered more than 40 million pounds of road salt combined for the coming winter.
Oct. 14, 2014
Some business owners have told a local task force that fears of the virus have affected sales.
Oct. 14, 2014
The two candidates for Minnesota House District 66A will debate on Wednesday.
Oct. 13, 2014
If City Council passes a new amendment, residential developers will offer fewer parking spots along the Green Line.
Oct. 13, 2014
According to a city report, demolition debris makes up 40 percent of the nation’s solid landfill waste.
Oct. 13, 2014
The former U.S. president expressed support for Gov. Dayton and Sen. Franken on campus Friday.
Oct. 09, 2014
Efforts by researchers and activists have honed in on the Twin Cities’ most dangerous places for birds.
Oct. 09, 2014
Ward 2 City Councilman Cam Gordon first proposed the conservation district ordinance in 2012.
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