How Do Artists Get Stars On First Avenue? This Sunday will mark the two-year anniversary of Prince’s death, and there’s a good chance some fans will head down to First Avenue to check out his golden star.
Target Layoffs Raise Questions Over Tax SubsidiesThis week, Target laid off 1,700 people who work at its headquarters in Minneapolis and Brooklyn Park. Both communities have given the company millions of dollars in tax subsidies.
Hundreds Take Part In City Of Lakes LoppetThere may not be a lot of snow on the ground this year, but at least it felt more like a Minnesota winter on Sunday at the City of Lakes Loppet in Minneapolis.
New Lieutenant Governor Calls Herself 'A Bridge Builder'When Minnesota lawmakers returned to the State Capitol after the bruising 2014 election campaign, Tina Smith was outside their offices to greet them.
Generation Next Announces Plan To Bridge Achievement GapA group of Minnesotans say they have a new strategy to correct one of the state's biggest disparities. Four out of 10 students make it to graduation in the city of Minneapolis, seven out of 10 in St. Paul, Minn.
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.
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.
Esme's Blog: A Critical Week For The MN Orchestra
Good Question: ‘Reply All’: Microwave Popcorn & R.T. RybakSome of the Good Questions you send in deal with big issues. Others, we answer on Friday nights. So, WCCO-TV's Jason DeRusha hits Reply All to a good question about science and another about government.
Talking Points: Mpls City Council To Vote On Stadium PlanNow it's the Minneapolis City Council's turn to debate and vote on the Vikings Stadium proposal.
Mayor To Announce Vikings Stadium Jobs PlanMayor RT Rybak, along with community leaders, will announce a workforce agreement Monday to help create jobs at a new Vikings stadium.
Mayors Coleman, Rybak Support Obama's Jobs PlanThe mayors of Minnesota's two largest cities say they support President Obama's job's plan and it's time to get to work.
Officials: Violent Crime Down In MinneapolisRecent numbers show violent crime is down in Minneapolis.
Mayor Says Mpls. In Need Of 'Random Acts Of Kindness'Mayor R.T. Rybak says many of the people showing up at the disaster recovery center are without power and are in need of food and water.