Curtis Gilbert Feature Archive

Even in big cities, local school board contests are usually low-budget affairs. That's not the case this year in Minneapolis, where nearly half a million dollars has flooded in. (11/03/2014)
In the state's largest city, Election Day is about more than candidates running for office. (10/29/2014)
A city council committee signed off on a $50,000 contract with OpenGov, a firm that's built similar websites for cities around the country. (10/28/2014)
The single largest grant award, for $19 million, went to Catholic Charities for a major renovation and expansion of the downtown St. Paul Dorothy Day Center homeless shelter. (10/23/2014)
Mayor Betsy Hodges wants organic material turned into compost instead of going to landfills or incinerators. But the city's recycling fees would increase by more than 20 percent. (10/15/2014)
Recording officers' interaction with people could boost public trust in the police, ACLU lobbyist says. (10/10/2014)
Last year's icy winter depleted salt stockpiles around the country. Public works departments are ordering extra this year, leading to a spike in prices. (10/09/2014)
A 22-year-old-man is in custody, suspected of two afternoon sexual assaults in a case police took personally. (10/09/2014)
Revelations that Community Action of Minneapolis overcharged state and federal grant programs has prompted Legislative Auditor Jim Nobles to review how state agencies oversee grants. (10/06/2014)
Xcel Energy and CenterPoint Energy agreed to work with Minneapolis on its climate action plan after the city explored the idea of creating its own electric utility last year. (10/06/2014)
She faced criticism last month when she withdrew from a similar event just hours before it was scheduled to begin. (10/06/2014)
If the Minneapolis Park Board sues over the line's current design, it could trigger more delays on the controversial project. (10/02/2014)
MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Minnesota Public Radio reporter Curtis Gilbert about how the city's third largest settlement could have been avoided. (10/02/2014)
The third largest settlement paid by the city could have been avoided, documents show. (10/02/2014)
The Audobon Chapter of Minneapolis held a protest Saturday in front of the new Vikings stadium site. (09/27/2014)