Real Estate & Development in ...
A former casket factory in Saint Paul has been redeveloped into 55 units of affordable housing, showcasing the city's efforts to address the housing crisis through revitalizing old structures.
Community & Society in ...
The article chronicles the life of John Cheatham, potentially Minneapolis's first Black firefighter, celebrating his contribution to the city's fire department during Black History Month.
Hennepin County is seeking a new Joint Community Police Partnership Liaison to enhance relations between the Brooklyn Park Police Department and the community.
The article recounts Green Chambers' journey from slavery to becoming a respected community member in Blaine, Minnesota, emphasizing his legacy during Black History Month.
Mankato Police and Fire departments added "Bit of Grace Sensory Emergency Kits" to their vehicles to aid communication with individuals facing challenges in high-tension situations.
Minneapolis seeks a consultant to implement climate initiatives with a focus on equity and trauma-informed care, integrating environmental justice into city policies.
Duluth residents are invited to comment on the Draft AUAR for the redevelopment of the former Central High School site, focusing on potential environmental impacts and preferred development scenarios.
Crime & Emergencies in ...
Maple Grove Police Chief Eric Werner mourns the deaths of two police officers and a paramedic in Burnsville, highlighting the dangers law enforcement faces and expressing solidarity with the affected community.
Minneapolis advances with new affordable housing, bus route enhancements, a local council member's engagement in community events, early voting for the presidential primary, and a lottery for discounted trees to promote urban greenery.
Transportation & Infrastructure in ...
The City of Mankato announced that a section of Eastwood Drive will be closed for sewer repairs starting Wednesday, with an expected reopening on Friday, weather permitting.
Science, Tech & Medicine in ...
The University of Minnesota's School of Dentistry Special Healthcare Needs Clinic received a $100,000 grant for technological and facility enhancements.
Brooklyn Park's Community Activity Center hosts a Black History Month event featuring a vendor fair, food, key speaker, panel discussion, and live performances, costing $5 per person or $20 for groups.
The Wright County Sheriff’s Office reported numerous arrests for offenses such as financial fraud, threats, drug charges, and domestic abuse from the week ending February 19, 2024.