Curtis Gilbert Feature Archive

Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak says the state of Minnesota should investigate cases where the city's police officers use lethal force -- whether the city's police union likes it or not. (12/20/2013)
"The Minneapolis Chief of Police unilaterally announced this proposed arrangement without first notifying the Commissioner of Public Safety, Governor Dayton, or the Governor's Chief of Staff — a course of action that the Governor considers extremely inappropriate," Dayton spokesperson Matt Swenson said in a statement. (12/18/2013)
Starting at 9 p.m. Tuesday, parking will be banned on streets marked "Night Plow Route." Parking restrictions switch to day plow routes starting at 8 a.m. Wednesday. (12/17/2013)
If you walked by this Minneapolis bus stop a couple months ago, you might not have noticed something amiss - unless Lynn Morgan's 5 o'clock shadow caught your eye. (12/17/2013)
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman has removed a public works official in response to concerns about the condition of the city's streets. (12/09/2013)
Council Member Elizabeth Glidden is challenging Barbara Johnson for the council presidency, a position Johnson has held for the last eight years. Glidden's bid is being fueled by a group of newly elected council members. (12/08/2013)
The Dec. 18 farewell party will include a variety of musical acts, including DJ Shannon Blowtorch from the local hip-hop group Grrrl Prty, and Dave Simonett from Duluth band Trampled by Turtles. Tickets go on sale today at noon. (11/29/2013)
You can't see movie stars at the Block E multiplex in downtown Minneapolis anymore, but basketball stars may soon take their place. (11/26/2013)
John Stiles, a close aide to Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak, will serve as chief of staff to incoming mayor Betsy Hodges. (11/25/2013)
It took Minneapolis two days to determine Betsy Hodges had won the mayor's race. Winston Chang wrote a program that figured it out in a little more than two seconds. (11/22/2013)
Leaders from Minnesota's Somali community say they've raised more than $100,000 to provide food, clothing, medical care and livestock to those affected by a tropical cyclone earlier this month in Somalia. (11/20/2013)
Massage therapists operating in Minneapolis would need city licenses under a proposal moving through the City Council. (11/18/2013)
St. Paul police believe the man and woman stole about a dozen instruments over the last few weeks. (11/15/2013)
If you get pulled over for speeding in Minnesota, it's increasingly likely the police officer will give you a choice: Pay the ticket, or take a safe driving class. A new state auditor's report, though, says there's a problem with these programs: They're illegal. (11/14/2013)
St. Paul has elected its first Hmong-American City Council member. Dai Thao beat six other candidates to fill out the term of Melvin Carter, who stepped down earlier this year. (11/11/2013)