Skip to main content
Updated:
Original:

The 5 at 5 you need to read

Author:

Minneapolis awards Ryan rights to build hotel in Downtown East

The Minneapolis City Council on Friday awarded Ryan Cos. the rights to construct a hotel/apartment building on top of a planned parking ramp in the Downtown East development project. Ryan has proposed 10 floors of hotel, with 17 floors of apartments above it, all set atop a planned 1,610-stall ramp to be constructed on 4th street.

Minimum wage bill staggers forward 

House and Senate leaders said Friday they will continue working towards a compromise on a minimum wage proposal. The proposed constitutional amendment Friday passed the Senate Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development Committee, despite GOP opposition.

Last-minute surge in signups ahead of MNsure Monday deadline

With the Monday deadline to enroll for health insurance through the state exchange fast approaching, MNsure officials are urging Minnesotans to sign up. Officials are asking for understanding. MNsure is reporting a last minute surge in calls to the MNsure Contact Center.

Largest solar expansion in state history approved

In these days of lingering winter, it's sort of hard to remember what bright sunshine looks like. But that didn't cloud the decision any for Minnesota utility regulators who approved the largest expansion of solar energy in state history.

Gophers fire longtime women's basketball coach Pam Borton

University of Minnesota athletics director Norwood Teague announced this afternoon that longtime women's basketball coach Pam Borton has been fired.

Next Up

Karl-Anthony Towns

KAT sets a franchise record, leaves early in loss to Wizards

Towns fell on his back in the final minutes of a loss in Washington.

Flickr - police lights squad siren - Edward Kimmel

Man shot by police in Forest Lake dies from injuries

It was one of two police shootings in the Twin Cities on the same day, both of which proved fatal.

Dylan Bundy

Report: Twins agree to deal with Dylan Bundy

The Twins signed the right-hander with a lockout imminent.

Flickr - face masks covid pole - Ivan Radic

'Everyone should really be masking up' in public, Malcolm says

The health commissioner said residents have gotten "a little bit lax" with some protective measures.

Byron Buxton

Byron Buxton believes he's the best player in baseball

"Nobody [does] the things that I do. I know that."

unsplash medical marijuana

Edibles coming to Minnesota's medical marijuana program

MDH also announced it will not add anxiety as qualifying condition.

plow, snowplow, snow

Plowable snow possible this weekend in Minnesota

Up to half a foot of snow could fall within the heaviest band.

Best Buy - jjbers, Flickr

Police reveal new details about 'coordinated' Best Buy thefts

A large group stole thousands of dollars in merchandise from three Twin Cities Best Buy stores.

Seven Points exterior - 2

New tenant revealed for former Libertine spot in Uptown

The space will combine playful art offerings with a restaurant.

white Christmas

What are Minnesota's chances of a white Christmas this year?

The Twin Cities averages a white Christmas about 3 out of every 4 years.

ilhan omar press conference voicemail screengrab 11.30.21

'You will not live much longer b***': Rep. Omar shares threatening voicemail

Omar's office received the call hours after Rep. Boebert posted her video about the MN congresswoman.

Screen Shot 2021-12-01 at 11.24.09 AM

ESPN's 'Booger' makes fun of Wild fans' record cup snake

He's the same guy who thought the "Minneapolis Miracle" was bad for the Vikings.

Related