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Finance and Commerce
Ukraine conflict changes Innovation Week plans in Minnesota
The ongoing confrontation between the United States and Russia over events in Ukraine has disrupted a " U.S. Russia Innovation Week " planned later this month in St. Paul, but Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie said it's more important than ever for the event to go forward.
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
Alerus buys Private Bank Minnesota as TARP gets more expensive
Minneapolis-based Private Bank had $142.3 million in assets at the end of 2013, according to FDIC records.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Gateway projects shaping future of transit along I-94 want to hear views
Planners of a proposed Gateway Corridor transitway along Interstate 94 are looking for public comment on what to study in the environmental draft phase of the project.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
North St. Paul: Bill would rename highway stretch for fallen officer
The North St. Paul police officer made regular traffic stops along the portion of Minnesota 36 that runs through the heart of the small city.
Arden Hills drops idea of utility fee to help fund parks, trails
After briefly considering tacking a flat fee on to residents' electric and gas bills to help cover the costs, the Arden Hills City Council recently nixed the idea.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Ramsey County - Maplewood Review bulletin board Mar. 5, 2014
Maplewood Nature Center Maplewood Nature Center & Neighborhood Preserves, 2659 E. Seventh St., Maplewood, offers the following public nature programs.
Letter: 'Grateful in District 4'
As my new legislator, Rep. Peter Fischer's done a great job. As a senior advocate on health-care issues, I'm pleased he joined that committee.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Prohibition series kicks off at Maplewood Library
When they weren't robbing Twin Cities banks more than 80 years ago, gangsters would kick back at Keller Golf Course in Maplewood.
The News Tribune
Lunch box cookies needn't be ho-hum
Consider the pleasure of a lower-profile cookie. Sure, it might not necessarily possess the flashy individuality required to make a favorable impression on a crowded holiday tray, yet it still manages to cover all the cookie bases without resorting to Toll House familiarity.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Postwar home, no phone: Can you imagine? Walk to town -- and let everyone overhear you?
Writes Coleikama of Roseville: "When my husband grew up on a farm in western Wisconsin, during the early '50s, his family had no telephone.
Bill to rename stretch of Hwy. 36 after slain officer clears Senate committee
With an insider's eye, Hot Dish tracks the tastiest bits of Minnesota's political scene and keep you up-to-date on those elected to serve you.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
City looks to make Gateway station steering committee
A map of the Gateway Corridor shows how the route would come from the east suburbs into downtown St. Paul's Union Depot.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Minneapolis has its jobs back, but St. Paul still has ground to make up
James Avery, of St. Paul graduated from a St. Paul-based Goodwill Easter Seal carpentry and construction job training program in December.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Finance and Commerce
Bill would revive Legislative Water Commission
Despite Gov. Mark Dayton's much-touted vision of a government-streamlining "un-session," some of his fellow DFLers are actively pursuing the opposite agenda in one notable instance: the push to revive that long-defunct state entity known as the Legislative Water Commission.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Bill would create Hwy. 36 memorial to slain North St. Paul officer
A portion of Hwy. 36 that runs through North St. Paul would be designated the "Officer Richard Crittenden Memorial Highway" under a legislative proposal to honor the only officer from that city to lose his life in the line of duty.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Police try to identify gunman who threatened to rape 2 women in North St. Paul, Maplewood
Investigators have been following up on tips pouring in through phone calls and text messages, searching for the suspect who appears to be the same man who got into one car in North St. Paul and then another in Maplewood on Sunday night, threatening to rape and shoot the two women who drove them.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Maplewood kidnapping, North St. Paul carjacking investigated
East metro law enforcement officials are investigating two incidents of women being threatened at gunpoint Sunday by possibly the same suspect.
Maplewood Police: Woman Kidnapped by Masked Man Armed with Handgun
A woman was able to escape unharmed after a masked man armed with a handgun got into her car and threatened to rape her, according to Maplewood police.
Twice in east metro, gunman confronts women in cars, threatens rape
The same gunman is suspected of getting into women's cars at night, wearing surgical gloves and threatening to rape the women, according to police.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Arden Hills considers utility fee for parks, streets
Utility bills could go up in Arden Hills, and not just because of people cranking up the heat to fend off the frigid winter.