Construction will shut down a portion of the Hiawatha light rail line this weekend, Metro Transit says.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota filed a lawsuit Monday against Hennepin County for allegedly restricting Occupy Minnesota protester’s right to free speech.
The Hennepin County Board has approved new restrictions on protesters who have been occupying a downtown Minneapolis government plaza for more than a month.
Occupy Minnesota protesters moved around Minneapolis Sunday looking for a place to build a longhouse to hold their winter meetings. But at each location, authorities told them to stop construction.
Occupy Minnesota plans to build a longhouse structure on Government Plaza Sunday afternoon, protest organizers said.
Occupy Minnesota protesters say Hennepin County is trying to force them out of Government Plaza in downtown Minneapolis.
A Minnesota group is planning to stage a protest in solidarity with the demonstrations that resulted in hundreds of arrests in New York.