MINNEAPOLIS— Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey will join arts, tourism and business leaders in Kuopio and Helsinki, Finland, for a four-day trip departing on Sept. 4. The timing of the trip coincides with the 50th anniversary celebration of the sister city relationship between Minneapolis and Kuopio. The 50thanniversary will be recognized on Sept. 7 with a classical concert and reception at Kuopio City Hall.
Ocean vessel operating company Zeaborn Ship Management (Singapore) PTE. LTD. (Zeaborn) pleaded guilty to maintaining false and incomplete records relating to the discharge of oily bilge water and garbage on board the vessel Star Maia.
The City of Minneapolis is investing in creative healing for the community. The Arts & Cultural Affairs Department has awarded 12 Creative Response Fund grants for artist-led projects. These projects will focus on Minneapolis communities directly affected by trauma from the pandemic and the murder of George Floyd.
MINNEAPOLIS— The two-week filing period for candidates in the Nov. 7 municipal election begins today. All 13 City Council seats are on the 2023 ballot.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has issued an air quality alert for northern Minnesota. The alert takes effect noon on Monday, July 31 and runs until 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 1. The affected area includes Bemidji, International Falls, Two Harbors, Hibbing, Ely, Duluth, Roseau, and the tribal nations of Red Lake, Leech Lake, Grand Portage, and Fond du Lac.
The Metropolitan Council awarded nearly $3.4 million in Livable Communities grants in June and July, contributing to economic opportunity, redevelopment, and job creation in the seven-county metro area.
Today, President Joe Biden announced the nomination of Gen. David Allvin to serve as Chief of Staff of the US Air Force.
MINNEAPOLIS— First Avenue, the operating partner for the Community Performing Arts Center (CPAC), located within the Upper Harbor Terminal (UHT) development, announced two significant strategic partnerships.
SAINT PAUL— Today, the Saint Paul City Council voted 6-1 to place the city’s sales tax proposal on the 2023 general election municipal ballot. Improvements to Saint Paul roads and parks are estimated to cost $1 billion over 20 years. To secure funding for estimated costs, the City of Saint Paul is proposing a one-percent increase in the local sales tax.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, in partnership with content blockchain pioneer Eluvio, announced today the next installment of the WB Movieverse with the iconic DC Super Hero film “Superman” Web3 Movie Experience, available for preview at web3.wb.com and opening for purchase on June 9.
“My Adventures with Superman,” the newest animated series from Warner Bros. Animation and DC, is set to take flight Thursday, July 6 at midnight on Adult Swim and next day on Max. The official trailer and key art showcasing Jack Quaid as the voice of Clark Kent, Alice Lee as the voice of Lois Lane, and Ishmel Sahid as the voice of Jimmy Olsen also debuted today.
MINNEAPOLIS— Weekend closures involving a block of First Avenue North begin this Friday and will last through October. These closures are for Warehouse District Live: an enhanced public space for nightlife in downtown Minneapolis Friday and Saturday nights.
A Columbia, South Carolina, return preparer and regional manager of multiple tax preparation business locations pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to defraud the United States by preparing and filing false tax returns.
Dozens of Royal Marines from the British Army landed on a beach north of Tallinn on Friday night (May 19, 2023) testing the Allies ability to rapidly deploy reinforcements to NATO forces in Estonia.
In celebration of Pride Month 2023, the Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) is proud to celebrate LGBTQIA+ history with its new exhibit, “Going Out, Coming In: LGBTQ+ Spaces in Downtown Minneapolis,” at Mill City Museum.
As part of its commemoration of May 17, the National Day Against Homophobia, Lesbophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, the Foreign Ministry’s Institute for Mexicans Abroad (IME) reports the hiring of a transgender woman as Director of Gender Equality and Inclusion.