Both Minneapolis and St. Paul declared snow emergencies Christmas day. Parking restrictions will take effect beginning at 9 p.m. in both cities. Via City of Minneapolis: Dec. 25, 2013 (MINNEAPOLIS) Minneapolis officials have declared a Snow Emergency beginning today, Dec. 25, 2013. City crews have been plowing and treating streets to keep them drivable. Now Read more →
Nick Arciniaga has won the Twin Cities Marathon with a time of 2:13:33. The top woman is Annie Bersagel. PROS: Nick Arciniaga finishes at 2:13:33 for the win. — TwinCities In Motion (@tcmarathon) October 6, 2013 Nick is our first place American hero! #tcmarathon pic.twitter.com/aF0N4nUWSe — TwinCities In Motion (@tcmarathon) October 6, 2013 PROS: Annie Read more →
There are no classes at more than two dozen Minneapolis public school sites that lack air conditioning for Thursday and Friday, Aug. 29 and 30, according to Minneapolis Public Schools. Classes will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 3. “In deciding to cancel classes at select schools, we took into account the assessments of MPS leadership, school Read more →
More bad weather might be on the way but Hennepin County officials are urging residents not to rely solely on storm sirens for proper warning. That’s partly because power outages have taken some sirens offline. According to a news release from Hennepin County: As of midday Saturday, county officials estimated that at least one-fourth of Read more →
With trees down across the city, Minneapolis is urging residents to hire licensed tree removal contractors. “It’s important to make sure the tree company you use is licensed, because unlicensed companies may not be insured for damage they might cause to your property, and their workers may not be properly trained to protect themselves and Read more →
Minneapolis Fire Chief Alex Jackson announced today that he will retire.
By Brandt Williams, MPR News It’s late in the evening and you’re checking your doors and windows before you go to bed. Then you hear a loud bang. Was it a gun shot? A car backfiring? Some kind of firecracker? A few seconds later, there’s more. The loud noises actually were gun shots recorded in Read more →