It wasn’t a typical Tuesday morning commute for some light rail riders in downtown Minneapolis. They found themselves sharing the platform with some zombies! The Minnesota Lottery sent the undead to the Government Plaza as part of a promotion for a new scratch game called “The Walking Dead.”
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.