Curtis Gilbert Feature Archive

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)
Mattresses are bulky, awkward to move and full of air, so they don't like to stay buried in landfills. Instead, they slowly work their way to the surface, rising from the earth like zombies. (11/24/2014)
The Metropolitan Council released three different bridge concepts for the Kenilworth channel crossing in Minneapolis Monday. (11/24/2014)
A proposal approved Thursday would legalize small apartments above garages in residential neighborhoods. (11/20/2014)