J.D. Duggan

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Gun violence is down, but City initiatives continue

Although the number of gunshot victims is down 9 percent in 2018 compared to 2017, according to a City presentation last week, recent shootings in neighborhoods surrounding the University of Minnesota have drawn concern from residents. 

2040 plan final draft sees varied responses

The Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan will have an array of effects on zoning throughout the city, provoking a variety of responses in neighborhoods around the University of Minnesota.

Tragedy on Como train tracks prompts slow solutions

Following the death of a 19-year-old University of Minnesota student last October, residents of Southeast Como are at an impasse for improving the safety of a segment of railroad tracks through the neighborhood.