Minneapolis Elections: Mayoral Candidates On Strong Mayor, Public Safety Ballot QuestionsElection day is quickly approaching and more than a dozen candidates have announced campaigns for mayor of Minneapolis.
'Layers Of Accountability': Mayor Jacob Frey Signs Temporary Restraining Order Forcing Immediate Reforms In Mpls. Police Dept.Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey has signed a temporary restraining order (TRO) with the state of Minnesota, which will force immediate policing reforms for the Minneapolis Police Department in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
Former Minneapolis Mayor Don Fraser Dies At 95Former Minneapolis Mayor Don Fraser has died at the age of 95.
Mpls. Mayor Expected To Reappoint Arradondo To Full Term As Police ChiefMinneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey plans Thursday morning to announce his intent to reappoint Police Chief Medaria Arradondo for a full, three-year term.
Frey Takes Early Lead For Minneapolis Mayor, History Made On City CouncilResults from Minneapolis elections are already rolling in as polls close in the city's third bout with ranked choice voting.
Early Ranked-Choice Voting Starts Friday For Minneapolis RacesIt's almost time for the people of Minneapolis to choose a leader, ahead of the November election.
3 Issues To Watch In The 2017 Minneapolis Mayoral ElectionWith five candidates now officially declared for the 2017 Minneapolis mayoral election, the race is starting to take shape, and so are the issues.
8 Arrested During Clearing Of Protesters From 4th PrecinctEight people were arrested Thursday morning as Minneapolis police cleared protesters from the 4th precinct. For 19 days members of Black Lives Matter and the north Minneapolis community have occupied the space outside of Minneapolis Police's 4th Precinct.
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.
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.