Curtis Gilbert Feature Archive

Battered by criticism over the poor state of city roads last winter, city officials in St. Paul are turning to a philosopher for help. (11/19/2014)
Community Action Partnership of Suburban Hennepin is opening satellite locations in Minneapolis to serve the closing organization's clients. (11/17/2014)
Even before the recent KSTP report, Neighborhoods Organizing for Change has enjoyed growing influence in Minneapolis city politics. (11/12/2014)
A Department of Natural Resources geologist says man-made factors may have contributed to a May 22 landslide. Her assessment runs counter to the city's conclusion. (11/07/2014)
A report shows about 17 percent of work hours on large city construction contracts went to minority workers this spring. The goal was nearly twice that. (11/06/2014)
Paul Molitor acknowledged the challenges of turning around the squad after four dismal seasons of baseball. (11/04/2014)
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)