We’re still sprawled out, but probably the recession and slower population growth have slowed the rate.
Archives for August 2011
Cyclopath, a handy bike-route website developed by faculty and students at the University of Minnesota’s Computer Science and Engineering Department, is expanding statewide.
Boosters of western Wisconsin economic development want a new St. Croix River bridge, and the one they want is the $633 million model.
People affected by the May 22nd tornado in Minneapolis have until September 6th to apply for a Small Business Administration loan to help pay for storm repairs. The loans are available for homeowners, renters and businesses. The loans have credit and income qualifications. The city suggests applying for a loan even if you’re not sure Read more →
A community mural on a Minneapolis market honors three men who were killed there last year.
Every week during the school year Aimee Willoz and Steve Ferris show up at a Hennepin county library and help kids with homework. Mostly math. Aimee works at a Hopkins library and Steve at a north Minneapolis branch. Steve remembers one kid showing up with forty math worksheets due the next day. The teacher handed Read more →
The U.S. Department of Justice will settle for $4.6 million with the major contractors who built the Hiawatha line.
With speculation frothing about where Surly Brewing Company could locate their new event space – the beer company is currently in Brooklyn Center — Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak Wednesday signed a new ordinance allowing breweries to sell pints of their beer on site. The ordinance creates a new type of liquor license in the city Read more →
If convicted and given the maximum sentence, Neeley will spend another 10 years in prison.
Xcel Energy’s Black Dog power plant It includes more gas, that is, burning natural gas as a fuel to make electricity. Xcel Energy is angling to complete conversion of its Black Dog electrical generating plant in Burnsville. Two of Black Dog’s coal burning units are now burning natural gas and the utility wants to convert Read more →