A unanimous vote by the Minneapolis City Council Friday makes the city the first in the U.S. to support President Barack Obama’s new federal immigration policy, which allows undocumented youth to remain in the country. The city urges the Department of Homeland Security implement the immigration policy with the broadest, most-inclusive language possible.
Coller: Did the Vikings wait too long to fire Zimmer, Spielman?
This wasn’t just ugly. This was ugly, ugly.
Walz, Flanagan call on Hennepin Co. sheriff to resign
"I would say that it is time for him to resign," the Lt. Gov. said.
Months after missing deadline, Enbridge says Line 3 aquifer breach is fixed
The company told Bring Me The News it "successfully stopped the flow of groundwater" at the site.
Baby, teenager among 4 found dead along MN, Canada border
Authorities believe all four froze to death.
Former roller rink, tennis courts will become new sports hub
The Wooddale Fun Zone has been closed since spring of 2020.
Popular hibachi food truck opens second Twin Cities restaurant
The much-anticipated Daruma opens for takeout Thursday evening.
What changes are coming to the Vikings' offensive line?
Once again, Minnesota has work to do to figure out its interior spots
One of Minnesota's key COVID-19 leaders is retiring
Kris Ehresmann has given more than 30 years of her life to public health in Minnesota.
Plan to develop Orono park on hold after Daytons object
The Dayton family donated the land to the city for the park in the 1970s.
Child from Twin Cities, school staff member die from COVID
Both deaths were reported by the Minnesota Department of Health Thursday.
3 clippers will deliver snow to Minnesota through Tuesday
Clippers move through Friday night, Saturday night and again Monday.
Immigrants in Minnesota cheer Obama announcement
Young illegal immigrants living in Minnesota celebrated Friday when the Obama administration announced that the immigrants would not be deported if they meet certain criteria. Critics blasted the president for what they say amounts to an overreach of executive power.
Minneapolis City Council opposes amendment to ban gay marriage
Members voted unanimously Friday against the proposed constitutional amendment. WCCO reports Mayor R.T. Rybak will sign the measure that urges Minnesotans to vote against the amendment in November. Minneapolis was the first city in the state to approve a domestic partnership registry.
Mpls. City Council takes measures to shut down Backpage adult section
The Minneapolis City Council Friday approved a resolution to close down the controversial adult section of the classified ads website Backpage.com. The Star Tribune says 20 child sex trafficking cases that Minneapolis police investigated so far this year involved juveniles advertised on the website.
Minn. Rep. John Kline rips President Obama's immigration decision
U.S. Rep John Kline chided President Barack Obama in an e-mail to supporters Friday over the president's decision to spare young illegal immigrants deportation. Kline wrote that Obama "breached faith with the American people by granting amnesty to potentially millions of illegal immigrants." The White House estimates the policy won't effect nearly as many.
Mpls. approves strict rules for door-to-door salespeople
In an effort to make it harder for out-of-state companies to exploit youth workers, the Minneapolis City Council Friday adopted new rules for door-to-door sales. The move, aimed at protecting consumers, will require door-to-door salespeople to wear a city-issued photo identification card.
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