On Wednesday afternoon the first Minneapolis mayoral candidate called it quits. Minneapolis councilman Gary Schiff has decided to drop out.
The mayors of 18cities are reviving a push against letting food stamps be used to buy soda and other sugary drinks. In a letter sent to congressional leaders on Tuesday, the mayors say it’s “time to test and evaluate approaches limiting” the use of the subsidies for sugar-laden beverages.
Democratic voters in Minneapolis got together this weekend to pick their preference for the city’s next mayor. They couldn’t reach a decision, but if the recent past is any indication, the next mayor of Minneapolis will be a DFLer. Of the 25 biggest U.S. cities, only Indianapolis and Fort Worth have Republican mayors.
Minneapolis’ Democratic convention has adjourned without any candidate getting the votes needed for the party’s endorsement for mayor in November. Former Hennepin County Commissioner Mark Andrew took an early lead at Saturday’s convention but wasn’t able to get the 60 percent of votes needed for the party’s nod. The pool of six candidates had been whittled down to Andrew and City Council member Betsy Hodges by late Saturday, when Hodges’ campaign told its delegates to leave for pizza it fed them outside.
Just a day after the new Vikings Stadium design was unveiled, a new redevelopment plan is in the works for the stadium’s backyard.
Parents of young children have big dreams for their little ones, and hope they grow up to do big things. With Mother’s day coming up on Sunday, WCCO talked with a mom whose child did, in fact, grow up to be a leader. He grew up to become the Mayor of Minneapolis.
With the snow falling in the metro, you’re more likely to hit a ski hill than a bike trail. Now, Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak has declared Friday Ski-To-Work-Day in the city.
Have a beer, help the economy? That seems to be the idea in some cities that have rushed to embrace craft brewers.
Kimberly Wencl wanted to know how they decide where the games will be played?
Another round of heavy snow is moving into Minnesota and creating hazardous travel conditions. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for much of the region.
As large crowds lined the State Capitol hallways for gun violence hearings, gun control advocates admit they’ve been out-organized.
Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak announced a plan to rename the Third Avenue Bridge over Interstate 94 after former city mayor Sharon Sayles Belton.
The mayor of Minneapolis wants to reduce gun violence in the city and he’s taking a new approach.
Minneapolis City Council member Gary Schiff says he will formally announce his intentions to run for the city’s soon-to-be open post for mayor.
Parents who lost children in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre listened to President Barack Obama’s proposals Wednesday as he asked Congress for a new, stronger assault weapons ban.
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