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Candidate filings Aug 15 was the last day for candidates for any of the 13 city council wards to file to be on the Nov. 7 municipal ballot. The following candidates, listed by ward and in order … more
36th Ave. Bridge Mural The city arts commission has approved an application for SPRAYFiNGER teaching artists to work with youth from Hiawatha High School’s public art club after-school … more
B Line construction begins Construction work on Lake Street from Minnehaha Ave. to the river started in June and will move from east to west along Lake Street. This includes station … more
Police Department Community event The Minneapolis Police Department will be holding a community picnic and barbeque on Thursday, June 22 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Cedar Field Park, at 2500 … more
LBA LUNCHEON at GALAPAGOS BAR & GRILL The Longfellow business community will gather for the Longfellow Business Association (LBA) Annual Meeting and Luncheon on Thursday, May 11, from 11:30 a.m. … more
Cedar and 42 StreetIn April, Hennepin County workers began improvements on 42nd Street at 21st, 26th, and Nokomis Ave that include installing raised medians and pedestrian curb ramps that meet … more
New shelter housing on 27th Ave. This month, Agate participated in two meetings about their new shelter housing project coming to the Longfellow neighborhood. Agate purchased a lot on the 2800 block … more
Police 'Off Duty' work to be examinedIn January, the Minneapolis City Council voted to review how the city’s police department allows its officers to do off-duty work. An audit the city … more
SEE HIP HOP DOCUMENTARY ON MARCH 4 The Minnesota Historical Society is proud to continue its great partnership with the filmmakers of the “A Great Day in Twin Cities Hip Hop” documentary. … more
City settles suit with Town Talk DinerThe city council has approved a settlement regarding the lawsuit brought against the city and mayor Jacob Frey by Kacey White and Charles Stotts, owners of the … more
SKI CLUB SEEKS BOARD MEMBERSCross country skiing season is well underway with North Star Ski Touring Clubmembers enjoying weekly outings, monthly events, and organized ski trips. The board is … more
2023 city council candidates So far, for the 2023 elections it looks like at least three of the 13 Minneapolis city council seats will be contested, and two of those are in south Minneapolis. Ward 6 … more
CITY BUYS PEOPLES' WAYOn Dec. 8, 2022, the city council approved the purchase of 3744 Chicago Ave. S., the former Speedway now known as the Peoples' Way at George Floyd Square. The cost to the city … more
River Dam reviewThe Army Corps of Engineers is considering future options, including removal, for the dams at Lower St. Anthony Falls and Lock and Dam 1 (the “Ford Dam”). They have … more
LAKE NOKOMIS WATER STUDY Professor Joe Magner, research scientist Kerry Holmberg and M.S. graduate student Grace Andriacchi, from the University of Minnesota, are researching water and sinking ground … more
Lake Nokomis Area Groundwater and Surface Water Evaluation There will be a town hall meeting at 7 p.m. May 31 at the Nokomis Community Center, 2401 E. Minnehaha Parkway, to discuss findings of the … more
 Hennepin County is working on a new zero waste plan. They are defining zero waste as preventing 90% or more of all discarded materials from being landfilled or incinerated. The new plan will … more
Mayor Jacob Frey gave his 2022 State of the City address via a video recording on April 26. In it, he highlighted changes within city government and his spending proposal for the $43 million of … more
In April, the city council authorized agreements with the Minnesota State Patrol and the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) that will add patrols and investigators in Minneapolis. There will be … more
FUTURE OF 3rd PRECINCT SITEThe Longfellow Community Council will be hosting two community conversation sessions, one virtual and one in-person, on the future of the 3rd precinct site. People can join … more
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