Mpls. Mayor Officiates Wedding For 2 S.D. WomenA South Dakota couple got to say their "I Dos" Saturday afternoon in Minneapolis. They're hoping their ceremony will help change a policy in their home state. "Congratulations to this fabulous couple. Twenty-seven years together. Twenty-seven years of family. Twenty-seven years of love and commitment," Mayor Betsy Hodges said at the ceremony.
Mpls. Mayor To Officiate Wedding For 2 S.D. WomenA lesbian couple plans to exchange vows Saturday in Minnesota, then be the first South Dakota residents to legally challenge the state's ban on same-sex marriage and its refusal to recognize such nuptials. Nancy Robrahn, 68, and Jennie Rosenkranz, 72, of Rapid City, have been together 27 years. Minneapolis lawyer Joshua Newville said Friday he took the case after the couple was unable to find an attorney in South Dakota.
Former Mpls. Mayor R.T. Rybak Released From HospitalFormer Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak was released from the hospital Tuesday, after suffering a heart attack over the weekend.
Rybak Undergoes Second Heart Procedure Former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak successfully underwent a procedure Monday afternoon to remove a blockage from an artery. He's recovering from a life-threatening heart attack which he suffered Saturday after cross-country skiing for nearly eight miles. Before Monday's procedure, the former mayor continued his light-hearted banter on Twitter, posting a picture of himself in a hospital gown, framed as a GQ magazine cover.
11-18-13 The Morning Take On The Morning News With Dave LeeHow much did it cost the city of Minneapolis to run the election?
Esme's Blog: Ranking Ranked-Choice VotingOne: It was confusing. Two: It took far longer to count the ballots than supporters said it would. Three: It was a fix for a system that wasn't broken. That is my ballot. What's yours?
Hodges Leads Minneapolis Mayoral RaceMinneapolis City Council member Betsy Hodges is the early leader in the race to be the next mayor of Minnesota's largest city. Hodges led comfortably Tuesday night as returns were nearly complete, but the city's ranked-choice voting system meant no winner was expected to be declared until Wednesday at the earliest.
35 Candidates Vie To Be Next Minneapolis MayorVoters in Minneapolis are now choosing their next mayor from a crowded candidate field. Tuesday is an odd-year Election Day in Minnesota, which mostly means city races. The most-watched contest is the race to succeed outgoing Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak.
10-30-13 The Morning Take On The Morning News With Dave LeeWho won last night's debate? Blois and Dave discuss
Mayor R.T. Rybak To Lead Generation NextWe now know what Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak will do after his term is up. He is going to be the head of Generation Next.
6 Mpls. Mayor Candidates Debated Crime, Street Cars & More With Election Day just one week away, the six leading candidates for Minneapolis Mayor took to the stage Tuesday night in a rather friendly debate that heavily revolved around crime, a street car system, and even the means of which they get voted in on Tuesday – ranked-choice voting.
10-29-13 The Morning Take On The Morning News With Dave LeeJoin Blois and John Williams tonight at 7:30 for the final Minneapolis Mayoral debate.