Yesterday around 9:15 p.m., Saint Paul Police officers were dispatched by the Ramsey County Emergency Communications Center to the 2000 block of California Av E. A child called 911 and reported that a man and woman were shot and killed inside a residence.
Today, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey delivered his budget address live from the City Council Chambers. For the first time, Frey recommended a biennial budget — covering both 2023 and 2024.
During the summer, residents and business owners in the Lake Street corridor, West Broadway business district in North Minneapolis, and along Franklin Avenue may have noticed an increase in the presence of City of Minneapolis employees exploring projects and areas in need of attention to improve safety and livability.
The City of Saint Paul today celebrated the grand opening of Uŋčí Makhá Park, a brand-new 6.4 acre park at the Highland Bridge development. The new park features an off-leash dog park, nature-based playground, two beach volleyball courts, fitness lot, hammock grove, two picnic shelters, and a newly restored section of Hidden Falls Creek.
In 1992, the first McDonald’s opened in China, Euro Disney opened outside of Paris, and in Minnesota, the Mall of America first invited guests into its 72-degrees-and-sunny space.
Today, Cedric Alexander was sworn in as the City of Minneapolis’ first community safety commissioner. The ceremony was held in the Minneapolis City Hall Rotunda including Mayor Frey, City Council leadership and members, City Clerk Casey Carl, and safety partners from across the City and greater metro area.
Yesterday, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey signed his first Executive Order under the new government structure. When Minneapolis voters decided to change the structure of the City of Minneapolis government last fall, the mayor became the chief executive officer with general executive and administrative authority.
Nine leading American art museums will receive grants totaling more than $2 million from E.A. Michelson Philanthropy as part of its Vitality Arts Project for Art Museums initiative, to launch a new series of arts programs aimed at museum audiences who are 55 years of age and older.
Six people are facing felony charges following their arrests for attempting to solicit minors for sex or for trafficking victims.
The Minnesota Vikings will induct former DE Jared Allen into the club’s Ring of Honor during a halftime ceremony of the team’s game against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, Oct. 30.
Today, Saint Paul Mayor Melvin Carter announced a $3 million grant from the Bush Foundation to support CollegeBound Saint Paul, the City’s college savings account program.
The City is holding three community listening sessions to receive input on topics related to a new three-year contract with the Police Federation of Minneapolis. Members of the public are welcome to attend.
The City Council’s Committee of the Whole will hold a public hearing Aug. 2 to consider Mayor Frey’s nomination of Cedric Alexander for the City’s first Community Safety Commissioner.