New York City Mayor To Appear On 'The Good Wife'Mayor Bill de Blasio will be making a guest appearance as himself on an episode of CBS’ “The Good Wife”.
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.
Sartell Mayor Announces Bid For 6th DistrictOne more name just entered the race for Minnesota's 6th congressional district. Sartell Mayor Joe Perske announced his intention to land the Democratic Farm Labor Party nomination for U.S. Congress.
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.
Rybak Announces Last Project As Mayor, Reflects On 12 Years In OfficeMinneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak held his final press conference as mayor on Monday. He announced one final project before stepping down. The exit ramp off 94W into downtown Minneapolis is going to change from 5th street to 7th street.
Duluth Mayor Turns Down $20K RaiseThe mayor of Duluth is turning down a nearly $20,000 pay raise, saying he has enough to be thankful for and doesn't feel comfortable accepting a salary bump right now.
Mayor Coleman Named President Of Nat'l League Of CitiesSt. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman is picking up a new title: president. Coleman assumes the head role at the National League of Cities on Saturday during the group's conference in Seattle. It comes soon after Coleman was elected to a third term.
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman Celebrating Re-ElectionSt. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman celebrated re-election Tuesday night after winning nearly 80 percent of the vote. With all 97 precincts reporting, Coleman held 78 percent of first-choice votes.
Ranked-Choice Voting For Mpls. Mayor ExplainedOn Tuesday next week -- Election Day -- voters in Minneapolis will head to the polls to choose a new mayor and a new city council. But the process of counting the votes and declaring a winner in the mayor's race is likely to be a lot more complicated than in years past -- that's because of the huge number of candidates and ranked-choice voting.
Minneapolis Mayoral Election: CandidatesHere is a list of the candidates in the Minneapolis mayoral election with their campaign websites (if applicable).
Talking Points: A Crowded (And Unique) Mpls. Mayor RaceWith 35 candidates, the Mayor’s race in Minneapolis is so crowded that candidates have complained about not being invited to candidate forums and being ignored by the news media.
Esme's Blog: Mpls. Mayor's Race The Wackiest In MN History?Minnesota, of course, has had some pretty wacky elections. Topping them all, most would say, was the 1998 Governor's race, where former pro-wrestler Jesse Ventura used some unconventional campaign commercials to help him ride to victory.
Mpls. Traffic Expected To Improve With Upgraded SystemIt's one of the most common complaints from anyone driving downtown: timing the traffic lights to get a string of greens is a bit like hitting the lottery. But for anyone rushing between appointments or trying to get home after a long day at the office, shaving minutes off the daily commute is a payoff worth every penny.
34 Candidates In Minneapolis Mayoral Race ... And CountingThirty-four people and counting want to be the next mayor of Minneapolis, and thanks to the city's ongoing experiment with an alternative voting system, they all have a shot. Minnesota's largest city is picking its first new leader in 12 years.