1 Year On, Some Victims Of Mpls. Apt. Explosion Still HomelessThe cause of a deadly New Year's Day fire in Minneapolis remains a mystery one year later. Three people were killed and more than a dozen injured when the explosion and fire ripped through an apartment building in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood.
Behind The Ballot: Should The Minneapolis Election Filing Fee Increase?We all watched as dozens of people signed up to become mayor of Minneapolis in 2013. Now, Minneapolis voters are faced with the question on Tuesday's ballot of whether the Minneapolis Charter Commission should increase its filing fee.
Officials Break Ground On Downtown East ProjectA major downtown development project broke ground in Minneapolis Tuesday. It is what's known as the Downtown East Project. It will cost $400 million and promises to grow five blocks near the new Minnesota Vikings stadium.
4 Weeks After Heart Attack, Rybak Skis In LoppetAs the lights glistened on Lake of the Isles in Minneapolis, skiers took part in a celebration of Minnesota winter. Former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak was ready to slip on his ski boots. You would never know his last ski trip was almost his very last. "I did come a little closer to not being here than I'd probably ever want to," Rybak said. On Jan. 7, Rybak was skiing in Theodore Wirth Park in Minneapolis when he suffered a major heart attack.
Rybak: I Had More Heart Damage At PromFormer Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak is taking to the internet to say “thank you,” and share he's healthier than he has been in years. Rybak suffered a heart attack two weeks ago after cross-country skiing. In his RyBlog, he joked he has no permanent damage, unless you count the shirt they cut off of him.
1-13-14 The Morning Take On The Morning News With Dave LeeIs R.T. Rybak a possible running mate for Mark Dayton in 2014? Click the link to find out by listening to The Morning Take.
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.
1-6-14 The Morning Take On The Morning News With Dave LeeFormer Mayor R.T. Rybak suffers a heart attack....Blois Olson updates on The Morning Take
Fmr. Mayor Rybak Recovering After Heart AttackFormer Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak is doing well and in good spirits one day after his heart attack. He looks like he's feeling much better and apparently still has his sense of humor.
Former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak Hospitalized After Heart AttackFormer Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak is recovering in the hospital Saturday afternoon after suffering chest pains while cross-country skiing. According to officials at Abbot Northwestern Hospital, Rybak had completed 7.7 miles of skiing at Theodore Wirth Park with his wife before complaining of chest pains and shortness of breath. The former mayor was taken by ambulance to Abbot at 1 p.m., where he underwent an angioplasty and received two stents. Officials say he is currently resting. Rybak was upbeat when he tweeted two and a half hours after being admitted.
Hodges Takes Over As New Minneapolis Mayor There's a new person in charge at Minneapolis City Hall. Democrat Betsy Hodges took her oath Thursday as the new mayor, taking over as longtime Mayor R.T. Rybak moves on. The former Democratic city council member won election in November.