Curtis Gilbert Feature Archive

Warming means that when it rains in Minnesota, it's more likely to pour. Using popcorn and sugar, MPR News explains the science of this phenomenon. (02/02/2015)
The city council is scheduled to vote Wednesday on a resolution asking the police department to include a camera pilot project in its budget. (02/01/2015)
St. Paul leaders were interviewing three public works director candidates just days before Mayor Chris Coleman intervened to hire Council President Kathy Lantry, who hadn't applied for the job. (01/30/2015)
In Minneapolis, tow trucks focused on areas near the city's impound lot, but tow trucks in St. Paul made it to most residential neighborhoods. (01/23/2015)
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman has picked one of his critics to help keep the city in shape. City Council President Kathy Lantry will head the Public Works Department. (01/20/2015)
Marcus Golden, the man killed Wednesday by St. Paul police, had crossed the law before. (01/15/2015)
Proposals include a plan to make St. Paul friendlier to bicyclists, and construction of a new public park on the Duluth's waterfront. (01/12/2015)
The Minneapolis City Council next week will consider spending $1.8 million for design work on a new downtown park planned near the Vikings Stadium. (01/09/2015)
The well-to-do areas of City Council Ward 13 may be filled with garages, but city ticket writers still managed to ticket drivers who ran afoul of snow emergency parking rules. (01/08/2015)
Bloomington City Attorney Sandra Johnson says she has no choice in the matter. Twenty-six people were arrested at last month's protest at the Mall of America. (01/06/2015)
Cars towed during the recent snow emergency in Minneapolis tended to come from crowded, poorer neighborhoods. And from the wealthier southwest, there were none. (12/31/2014)
City leaders have talked a lot about racial equity, but not always to receptive audiences. (12/30/2014)
Nearly all the 26 people arrested recently for protesting at the Mall of America were cited for misdemeanors, according to reports released Monday by Bloomington police. (12/29/2014)
Minneapolis saw a record $2 billion in new construction in 2014, up about 60 percent from the previous year. (12/26/2014)
In a series of tests, the new leader has shown the folly of underestimating her. (12/23/2014)