Windom

Boundaries: 
Diamond Lake Road/West 54th Street on the north, Highway 62 on the south, I-35W on the east, and Lyndale Avenue on the west.
Website: 
windomcommunity.org
Trivia: 
The neighborhood was named after William Windom, who served in the House of Representatives and then the U.S. Senate from 1859 to the mid-1880s.
Meet Your Neighborhood Leader
Breanne Rothstein
President of the Windom Community Council
Breanne Rothstein has been involved in the Windom Community Council since 2006. As a city planner for a consulting firm, Rothstein’s tuned into the nuances of navigating the city’s zoning and planning process. She’s lived in the area for 15 years and attended Southwest High School when her family moved to the city. Now she lives in Windom with her husband and new baby. “It’s completely turned... »»
Crime Reports
59th and Grand
Sep 01, 2012 ,
Someone broke into a 43-year-old man’s vehicle via his driver’s side window. The suspect tried top pry the stereo loose, but only was able to get the stereo’s face off. The suspect also spray painted the number “13” on the hood as well as what appeared to be a pitch fork on the door. There were pry marks on the trunk, but no entry was made. The suspect left an orange Allen wrench in the vehicle.
5700 block of Nicollet Ave. S.
Dec 22, 2012 , 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
An unknown suspect kicked in the back door of a home and took a woman’s Christmas gifts and her TV.
5937 Nicollet Ave. S.
Sep 30, 2012 ,
A 57-year-old man was arrested for shoplifting after he allegedly placed several empty brown Cub Foods bags in his cart, filled them with groceries, and attempted to leave the store without paying.
5700 block of Nicollet Ave S
Oct 17, 2012 ,
Someone smashed the window of a car that belonged to a 32-year-old Minneapolis woman. The woman’s purse was taken.
5937 Nicollet Ave. S.
Oct 13, 2012 ,
A 16-year-old girl was detained by a police officer for shoplifting at Cub Foods. When the officer told the girl he was going to call her mother, the girl ran away. The officer caught her again and was able to handcuff the girl, despite her efforts to escape. The girl was taken to a juvenile supervision center.
100 block of 62nd St. W.
Oct 15, 2012 ,
A woman’s condo was burglarized after a suspect cut a screen and stole three televisions, a laptop computer and an Xbox.
5700 block of Lyndale Ave. S.
Oct 29, 2012 ,
A 23-year-old man met a woman at a bar and took her to a motel. When he woke up in the morning, the woman was gone, along with his clothing, cell phone and wallet.
5500 block Garfield Ave. S.
Nov 07, 2012 ,
The car of a 34-year-old woman was parked in an alley driveway outside her garage. An unknown suspect opened the locked doors and emptied the contents of her glove and door compartments and the center console.
6100 block of Colfax Lane
Nov 21, 2012 ,
A detached garage of a woman’s home was burglarized overnight. A motor vehicle inside the garage was damaged. There are no suspects.
610 Franklin ave. W.
Oct 10, 2012 , 9 p.m.
A 31-year-old man was walking home when two men inside a vehicle asked to use his cell phone. The man said he didn’t want to provide the cell phone, but said he would make a call for them on speaker phone. He held the phone near the men in the vehicle. The passenger snatched the phone as he was holding it, and the two suspects drove away.
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