Today, Mayor Jacob Frey joined Council Vice President Linea Palmisano, Council Member Jamal Osman, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) Superintendent Al Bangoura and President Meg Forney, as well as community partners like Green Minneapolis to highlight $1 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding dedicated to programming to expand the urban tree canopy as part of the Green Minneapolis Climate Resiliency Initiative.
The City Council passed a resolution promoting access to reproductive healthcare and abortion rights in the wake of news that the US Supreme Court appears prepared to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that guarantees federal constitutional protections of abortion rights.
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is opening a new COVID-19 community testing location in the Midway neighborhood of Saint Paul and closing two existing testing sites as part of the state’s ongoing work to adjust testing resources to meet demand and need.
Officers were dispatched to the 700 block of Edmund Avenue at about 3:30 this morning on a report of a person shot. That’s where they found a man believed to be in his 20s suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.
Today, Mayor Jacob Frey and Governor Tim Walz have finalized joint powers agreements (JPA) to provide investigative and law enforcement support in Minneapolis. The ongoing support comes at a critical time before warmer weather and will bolster the City’s overall crime prevention and enforcement strategies.
An uptick in COVID spread and hospitalizations has preempted the Minneapolis Health Department’s recent recommendation that everyone — vaccinated or not — wear masks in indoor public settings and businesses such as stores, restaurants, theaters, family entertainment centers, schools, meetings and state and local government offices serving the public.
Minneapolis officials responded to a recently released report from the Minnesota Department of Human Resources that found that City officials and the Minneapolis Police Department engage in a pattern or practice of race discrimination.
Following its investigation, the Minnesota Department of Human Rights (MDHR) today released its findings and announced that the City of Minneapolis and Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) engage in a “pattern or practice of race discrimination in violation of the Minnesota Human Rights Act.”
Tomorrow, Wednesday, April 27 at 11:00 am CT, the Minnesota Department of Human Rights will announce the findings from its pattern or practice investigation into the City of Minneapolis and Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) and lay out next steps.
Saint Paul police are investigating after a shooting in the city’s Dayton’s Bluff neighborhood left a man dead early Tuesday morning.
The City’s 2022 construction season is underway with improvement projects planned throughout Minneapolis. The projects will improve the transportation network and underground utilities, making travel safer and more efficient for all travel modes, according to a city report.
Today, the Saint Paul City Council announces appointments to its Chief of Police Examining Committee (the Committee). The Committee will be co-chaired by Sasha Cotton and Kathy Lantry. Today’s published slate of committee members brings a broad range of experiences, professions, backgrounds, and perspectives to the search for the next Saint Paul Police Chief.
The first spring farmers market opens tomorrow, kicking off the 2022 season. The Farmers Market Annex opens April 23 with the other 18 farmers markets and mini-markets following over the next several weeks.
The City of Minneapolis has entered into a settlement agreement with a clothing retailer for failing to give employees the sick leave they are entitled under the City’s sick and safe time ordinance.