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Savage: 1 dead in collision involving tow truck on Minnesota 13
One person is dead after a tow truck failed to yield to oncoming traffic while turning off a highway near Savage and crashed into a sedan on Monday, May 20, authorities said.
Mon May 20, 2013
Finance and Commerce
Apple Valley has high hopes for empty land
Construction continues on a new transit station at 147th Street and Cedar Avenues, in Apple Valley.
MnDOT Options Could Bring Big Changes to Hwy. 77 in Burnsville, Eagan
With the reconstruction of Cedar Avenue in Apple Valley nearly complete, the Minnesota Department of Transportation is now turning its attention north, to a stretch of Highway 77 between Interstate 35E and Bloomington.
Sun May 19, 2013
As spending bills clear the Minnesota Legislature, time to talk taxes
Chair of the House Tax Committee, Rep. Ann Lenczewski, DFL-Bloomington, speaks about the tax bill as the House of Representatives take care of business on the next-to-last day of the legislative session Sunday, May 19, 2013.
Tue May 14, 2013
Hennepin County seeks community insight during preparation for north Minneapolis human services 'hub'
Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department will host a series of community conversations about a proposal to create a more convenient location for north Minneapolis residents to access services including medical, emergency, child care and food assistance, child support and homeless services.
WCCO: Edina Police Issued 13 Times as Many Speeding Tickets as Richfield in 2011
Edina police wrote more than 13 times as many speeding tickets as Richfield police in 2011, making Edina the per capita leader among cities in the Twin Cities metro area, according to a report on WCCO-TV . That year, Richfield police wrote 642 tickets for excessive speed .
Whenever Scottish designer Jim Hamilton flies, he stares out the window, mesmerized by the colors, patterns, and textures of the landscape below.
Police: Drunk Driver Led Officer on Car Chase, Nearly Hit Pedestrians in Apple Valley
A Bloomington man led police on a drunken car chase, nearly hitting a group of pedestrians before he stopped and was arrested, according to Apple Valley police.
Mon May 13, 2013
Erik Paulsen rules out run for US Senate or MN governor
Republican Rep. Erik Paulsen was all smiles as he gave his victory speech after winning his second Congressional term, defeating Democrat Jim Meffert at a gathering of Republicans at the Sheraton Hotel in Bloomington, Mn., on Election Night, November 2, 2010.
Surly Bikes recall bicycle forks
On May 08, 2013, Surly Bikes, of Bloomington, Minnesota, a wholly-owned brand of Quality Bicycle Products, Inc., issued a recall on Surly Pugsley Bicycle Forks made by Aprebic Industry Co.
Bloomington man injured after falling in sinkhole [IMAGE]
As if we all don't already have enough things to worry about already, here's another.
Sun May 12, 2013
KEYC Television, Mankato, MN
Bloomington man injured in sinkhole
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - A Bloomington man walking his two dogs was injured after falling into a sinkhole.
Twin Cities Komen race draws 50,000 to Mall of America
About 50,000 people gathered Mother's Day, Sunday, May 12, at the Mall of America in Bloomington to walk, run and raise money for breast cancer treatment and research as part of the 21st annual Susan G. Komen Twin Cites Race for the Cure.
Bloomington Man Injured After Falling into 'Sinkhole'
A man is recovering after he fell into a sinkhole in Bloomington Sunday morning, according to authorities.
Ruben Rosario: Looking over my shoulder while buying that pressure cooker
I called Wade Setter last week to make sure I won't show up on a super-secret intelligence report if I decide to buy a pressure cooker at Target or Walmart.
Sat May 11, 2013
Pro Showcase Summer Combine coming to Minnesota
If you are a college senior thinking about playing at a higher level or just a former player who would like to continue to play you may be interested in the 2013 Pro Showcase Summer Combine.
Veteran of Korean War, Eye Witness to Atom Bomb Tests Dies at Age 84
This week marked the passing of Robert B. Opseth , a Burnsville man whose colorful life took him from an atomic test site in Nevada to the storied halls of the Interlachen Country Club in Edina.
'Eating more protein' strategy helps women lose weight
Women who report "eating more protein" as a weight loss strategy achieve weight loss over two years, according to a study published in the May issue of the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior .
Fri May 10, 2013
Minnesota tax policy debate rages anew
With Democrats poised to pass a hefty tax increase in a few days, the perennial debate over whether Minnesota's tax policies will harm or help job growth is reaching a boiling point.
Finance and Commerce
Commentary: Double hit for property owners in House, Senate tax bills
A plan to tap a shared metro tax pool to help pay infrastructure costs related to future phases of the Mall of America in Bloomington is drawing criticism in commercial real estate circles.