Curtis Gilbert Feature Archive

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)
Protesters with their arms in the air, chanting, "Hands up! Don't shoot!" walked through the Mall of America Saturday afternoon, while others gathered in the building's rotunda amid stories-high silver Christmas trees, chanting "Black Lives Matter." (12/20/2014)
The city now estimates that sewer and street construction surrounding CHS Field will cost as much as $7 million to complete — more than twice what it originally projected. (12/19/2014)
The Minneapolis city attorney has dropped trespassing charges filed against Navell Gordon and Wintana Melekin, two employees of Neighborhoods Organizing for Change. (12/12/2014)
Upset about proposed cuts to Mayor Betsy Hodges' budget, protesters got loud in council chambers Wednesday night and then got at least some of what they were seeking. (12/11/2014)
The St. Paul City Council plan would extend weeknight hours at seven city libraries and add Sunday hours at the Merriam Park library. (12/10/2014)
City Council members on Wednesday ordered Lyft, Uber and other ride share services to turn over driver names on demand as a condition of operating in the city. (12/03/2014)