8 hrs ago
Design begins for Old Cedar bridge renovation
The 1920 steel bridge has been closed since 2002, but has been approved for a $1.6 million renovation contract.
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20 hrs ago
Catapult Systems Appoints New General Manager for Seattle Office
Catapult Systems, a globally-focused Microsoft consulting firm and nationally managed Microsoft systems integrator, today announced the appointment of Mike Vacanti as the General Manager of its newest office in Seattle, WA.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Another reason to trek to Mall of America: Star Trek
Joining the exhibitions on Barbie and CSI, mall officials on Monday confirmed that a traveling Star Trek exhibit is headed to the mega-mall, slated to occupy space in the mall's new third-floor exhibition space.
Three Rivers Park Superintendent Cris Gears to retire
Cris Gears, superintendent of Three Rivers Park District since 2007, has announced that he will retire from the position this summer.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Biz briefs: Lucky's 13 Pub is coming to Burnsville Center
Tom Nilsen, a manager for the small restaurant chain, said he expects the new outlet to be open in May or June.
Burnsville Performing Arts Center had a good 2013
The money that Burnsville taxpayers pay to support operation of the Burnsville Performing Arts Center dropped by 37 percent last year to $160,113 - the lowest operating deficit for the center since it opened in January 2009.
Even for the very worst, defense attorneys swear to give their best
Defense attorney Marsh Halberg and his colleague Debbie Lang interview a client in the offices of Halberg Criminal Defense in Bloomington on March 5, 2014.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Minnesota solar industry likely to boom
The major driver is a law requiring major utilities to get 1.5 percent of their energy from the sun by 2020.
All Eyes on BFLD - Minnesota Eye Consultants 'Vision News Now' Network Approval
Broadcast Live Digital Corp. has been given the green light after a successful 9 month pilot in one of North America's premier ophthalmology practices.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CST
Acting with rare speed, the Minnesota House approved a $500 million package of tax cuts and repeals Thursday in a clear sign of the state's improved fortunes.
Cedar Avenue projects are topic of MnDOT public meeting
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is holding an open house March 19 in Eagan to discuss managed lane projects on Cedar Avenue with the public.
Edwards Desserts Bring a Slice of Big City Flavor to Your Table with New York Style Cheesecake
Schwan's Consumer Brands, Inc., is unveiling Edwards A New York Style Cheesecake whole premium pie on National Pi Day, typically celebrated for the mathematical symbol I - but for Edwards A desserts - it's all about "P.I.E." A perfect thaw-and-serve dessert option for the entire family, the new whole pie is made with real cream cheese and baked in ... (more)
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Met Council data show strong growth ahead for Hennepin and Carver counties
Older, close-in suburbs are poised to reverse long-standing population losses and return to robust growth in coming decades, new Metropolitan Council projections show.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
St. Cloud Times
Plan for $500M tax cuts, repeals speeds in House
A $500 million package containing middle-income tax cuts and the repeal of some business taxes zoomed Thursday through a key committee in the Minnesota House and could reach a floor vote next week.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Golan the Insatiable's Josh Miller
Set in the fictitious town of Oak Grove, Minnesota, Golan the Insatiable is one of the latest shows to air on Fox's Animation Domination Hi-Def Block -- the same chunk of programming that launched Seth MacFarlane's American Dad! The show, which features the voice talents of Minnesota comedians Mary Mack and Maria Bamford, tells the suburban tale of ... (more)
Pat Mascia, Duke developer behind West End, is leaving to practice law
Pat Mascia, who headed Duke Realty's office in Minnesota for the past decade, is returning to the law practice at Briggs and Morgan where he began his career.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
The Brainerd Daily Dispatch
Milaca teacher, Pequot graduate among 33 Teacher of the Year semifinalists
Andrew Nelson, a band teacher in Milaca, is among 33 semifinalists for this year's Minnesota Teacher of the Year honor.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Demand For High-Interest Payday Loans Soars In Minnesota
Call it predatory lending. Or call it financial service for the neediest. Either way, more Minnesotans are turning to high-interest payday loans and other services outside the mainstream banking system, controversial enterprises that operate through a loophole to dodge state restrictions.
St. Cloud Times
Fatbiking option lends itself to several wintertime uses
Frank popped a wheelie. Curt hefted his bike out of the snowbank where he'd parked it at a 45-degree angle.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Snowplow drivers face a challenging season
Snowstorms like the one on Friday mean school closures and cause some people to stay home from work.