Curtis Gilbert Feature Archive

The Minneapolis City Council has approved a plan to finance part of the cost of a proposed streetcar line. (06/25/2013)
Surly Brewing Co. has released new architectural renderings of its $20 million "destination brewery" scheduled to open next year in Minneapolis. (06/24/2013)
The former president of the St. Paul NAACP will temporarily take over the St. Paul City Council seat currently held by Melvin Carter. (06/24/2013)
The Metropolitan Mosquito Control District's helicopters will not operate on Thursday after a fatal accident. (06/20/2013)
If prosecutors in Poland and Germany decide not to charge alleged Nazi commander Michael Karkoc with war crimes, it's likely he would live out the rest of his life in the United States. (06/19/2013)
Minneapolis City Council Member Gary Schiff is ending his campaign for mayor. (06/19/2013)
The already-crowded field of candidates running for Minneapolis mayor is getting even bigger. Dan Cohen, who also ran for mayor back in 1969, announced Tuesday he's making a second attempt. (06/18/2013)
The Minneapolis DFL did not endorse a candidate for mayor on Saturday at a party convention that lasted more than 12 hours. (06/16/2013)
As Minneapolis DFLers go to pick their preferred candidate for mayor at the city endorsing convention Saturday, one major issue dividing contenders is how the city should handle allegations of police misconduct. (06/14/2013)
A new minor league ballpark in downtown St. Paul will cost almost $9 million dollars more than the $54 million the city budgeted. (06/12/2013)
At a forum broadcast Tuesday on MPR News, the six DFL candidates running for Minneapolis mayor debated education, job creation and police misconduct, revealing sharp differences among their stances. (06/11/2013)
The six DFL candidates for mayor of Minneapolis meet today at noon for their final scheduled debate, broadcast live, before party delegates vote on which of them to endorse. (06/11/2013)
Racism is a problem in the Minneapolis police department, according to mayoral candidate Mark Andrew. Six candidates seeking the DFL endorsement for Minneapolis mayor discussed racial disparities at a forum Thursday night. (06/07/2013)
Minorities in Minneapolis lag behind the white population when it comes to jobs, education, home ownership and many other measures of prosperity. While those gaps also exist nationwide, they are worse in the Twin Cities. Candidates for the city's next mayor speak on the issue at a forum Thursday night. (06/06/2013)
The political awakening of Minnesota's Somali community poses a conundrum for the DFL party. While Somali-Americans overwhelmingly vote Democratic, many appear to disagree with the party when it comes to gay rights. (06/03/2013)