Northstar commuter trains were delayed this evening after two trains traveling in opposite directions collided with a vehicle. Metro Transit spokesman John Siqveland said it happened around 5:15 p.m. in Elk River. “Elk River police are leading the investigation into the collision. I do understand that there were no reported injuries from the scene. And Read more →
As he prepares to leave office tomorrow, Minneapolis Mayor R. T. Rybak, held one last news conference and offered a tribute to a lost friend. Rybak on Monday proposed a new pedestrian walkway that will connect downtown Minneapolis with Cedar Riverside, and said it will be named for Hussein Samatar, the first Somali-American in Minnesota Read more →
Results from Election Day are coming into focus — Betsy Hodges holds a commanding lead in the Minneapolis mayor’s race — and so is the reaction to ranked-choice voting. About 40 percent of voters went to the polls in Minneapolis. City election officials say that’s more than the last two mayoral elections, and on par Read more →
A program that aims to close the academic achievement gap in Minneapolis and put economically disadvantaged children on a path to college is celebrating a milestone today. The Northside Achievement Zone — which provides a variety of social and educational services in a 13- by 18-block area of north Minneapolis, has enrolled its 500th family. Read more →
Minneapolis civic leaders expect to choose a firm Wednesday that will redesign Nicollet Mall.
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