City of Minneapolis
The Minneapolis Public Works staff is in overtime mode converting all of its trucks into snow plows throughout Sunday night and Monday. Minneapolis’ Fleet Services Director John Scharffbillig says crews were using trucks to sweep streets Friday. Now, all 60 trucks need to be equipped by Monday night to handle the snow.
After part of the restaurant was vandalized, World Street Kitchen in Uptown offered an unusual reward to help find the culprit. The World Street Kitchen’s formerly white catering van is now covered with spray painted letters.
Last month, the I-35W bridge was bathed in royal blue to symbolize the fight against colon cancer. “It was unbelievable, absolutely stunning. I’ve never seen anything like it,” said Anne Carlson, the executive director of the Colon Cancer Coalition.
The City of Minneapolis announced that the Winter Parking Restrictions will be lifted, effective 10 a.m. Thursday. The restrictions were put in place on Feb. 23 after massive amounts of snow accumulation narrowed many streets and made it unsafe for large emergency vehicles to navigate.
The City of Minneapolis is suing the owners of an Uptown apartment building because the city says thousands of gallons of water are illegally pumped into the chain of lakes each day.
Minneapolis is helping homeowners who lost trees to severe storms. Thousands of trees were knocked down on June 21 when strong winds and heavy rain moved through the metro.
One person’s investment is another person’s traffic jam, which is at least the way Minneapolis is looking at it.
The city of Minneapolis is releasing an early estimate for the cost of a huge water main break that sent water rushing through downtown.
The City of Minneapolis plans to replace all 5,500 Snow Emergency Route signs.
City officials said Monday that all ice rinks in Minneapolis are back open. That means kids can get back on the ice for skating and hockey as long as they can handle the cold weather.
For the first time since 2006, the city of Minneapolis will take applications for new firefighters.
As artists attempt to portray a concept or a feeling through an abstraction, sometimes the artist’s intentions are not fully communicated through the object of the viewer. That may be the case in many of the following examples found throughout the metro area. See if you agree.
It’s another obvious sign that summer is nearing an end. All but two of the public pools in Minneapolis are closing for the season on Monday.
Want to report a pothole, broken streetlight or parking meter while on the go? There’s now an app for that in Minneapolis.
Do distracted drivers worry you? How about distracted cab drivers? The Minneapolis City Council is looking at new rules to keep drivers from using their cell phones. But the question is when?