Residents of the Payne-Phalen neighborhood said they’re not letting their post office go without a fight.
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Construction is getting underway on a $13.2 million Northstar station in the suburb of Ramsey.
The ultra-hip Los Angeles-based online magazine Good just published a glowing article about Mayor R.T. Rybak and the city he leads. The piece portrays Minneapolis as a bastion of bike paths and good government. But when you share the link on Facebook, you may see a bit of coastal condescension. I had to redact the Read more →
James B. Stewart calls Wendell Phillips the “Bono” (of U2 fame) of his time. Phillips was a nationwide star in the years before the Civil War. This weekend the Minneapolis neighborhood that bears his name celebrates Wendell Phillips’ 200th birthday. Stewart is an emeritus professor at Macalester College in St Paul and founder of the Read more →
Best Buy will receive the Yellow Ribbon Award on Veterans Day. U.S. Bancorp, which earned Yellow Ribbon status this year, announced plans to double its military hiring in 2012.
A new city ordinance says at least 60 percent of the vendors at most farmers markets have to be food growers.
The American Bird Conservancy wants mayors to oppose programs that call for the trapping, neutering and release of feral cats.
Bob Fletcher’s new endeavor — educating Minnesotans about Somalia and its people — is drawing ire from local Somalis and Muslims.
This handy video explains how ranked choice, or instant runoff voting works in less than two minutes.
I cast my first ranked-choice ballot at my St. Paul polling place this morning, and I’m pleased to report that it wasn’t hard.