Mayor Has His Office Trained to Respond to Drug Overdoses

STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Six months since Hurricane Harvey; a fatal stabbing in Mass. library; states legislatures with the most women; Penn State alcohol binge strains local ambulance response time; and S.F. ferries are stuffed to the gills.

Judge Orders Mayor to Turn In City’s Past-Due Budget

Critics say that, unless the $1.4 billion fiscal plan in Minneapolis is turned in soon, there won’t be enough time to review it before public hearings begin next month.

It’s Been 10 Years Since the Deadly I-35W Bridge Collapse in Minneapolis

But “almost nothing has been done in this country to keep it from happening again,” according to former Mayor R.T. Ryback.

Minneapolis Police Chief Resigns Over Shooting

The resignation, prompted by the unexpected killing of a 911 caller, was perhaps years in the making.

Dumped-Upon Minnesota City Deploys Its Snow Equipment in June

PHOTOS: As the start of summer nears, public works crews in the city of Coon Rapids were plowing through a winter landscape, of sorts.

At the Epicenter of Minnesota’s Ongoing Measles Outbreak

How health officials in Hennepin County are tailoring their efforts to suit the cultural and religious needs of the Somali-American community that’s most affected.

Minnesota Health Officials Battle Anti-Vaccine Sentiments Amid Measles Outbreak

After years of anti-vaccination outreach, the immunization rate for Somali children in Minnesota is shockingly low.

Minn. Auditor Launches Inquiry into Stadium Luxury Suites; N.Y.C. Leaders vs. Trump

Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Kansas governor sidesteps legislature; Chicago mayor’s pension plan; and inaction on sex crime investigations in Casper, Wyo.?

How Do You Make a City Livable for All Age Groups?

At a National League of Cities event, Mayors Betsy Hodges of Minneapolis, Acquanetta Warren of Fontana, Calif., and C. Kim Bracey of York, Pa., discussed what’s working in their communities.

Why Parklets Are Working in Minneapolis

The sidewalk extensions trade parking for public spaces promoting walking, biking, community and economic development.

Tar Heel Lawmakers Battle Over Gays, Immigrants, Environment; Authorities Raid Minneapolis Day Cares

Also: Illinois universities, students scramble during budget impasse and Vermont’s ‘Governor Transparency’ is also ‘King of Controlling the Message’

Mapping America's Renters

A new map provides a detailed look at the nation’s twofold housing crisis.

Making Community Wireless Networks Part of the Internet Solution

A new report shows how community Wi-Fi projects can be effective, successful and sustainable investments for cities as part of their 21st century strategies.