Ramsey County will help St. Paul defray the cost of cleaning up pollution at the site of the new minor league ballpark for the St. Paul Saints.
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Entrepreneurs who want to take advantage of the throngs of fans who’ll descend on Minneapolis for the 2014 All-Star Game will need permission from Major League Baseball. A resolution making its way through the Minneapolis City Council would give the league veto power over any temporary businesses licenses in three designated “clean zones” from July Read more →
The Metropolitan Council will shoulder some of the cost of cleaning up the contaminated piece of land where St. Paul is building its new minor league ballpark. Read more →
Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority Chair Michele Kelm-Helgen got a 25 percent raise today. Her new salary will be $127,000, up from $102,000. “[We] felt that that compensation did not fully recognize the role and responsibility of the chair,” MSFA Commissioner Bill McCarthy said. Kelm-Helgen previously served as deputy chief of staff to Gov. Mark Dayton, Read more →
Officials say it could be dangerous around the Metrodome site Saturday when it deflates. Read more →
The Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board is bracing for the possibility of operating a new park scheduled to be built near the Vikings stadium. Read more →
People passing by the new Saints ballpark in Lowertown will be able to see all the way to the bluffs of the Mississippi River.
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You can’t see movie stars at the Block E multiplex in downtown Minneapolis anymore, but basketball stars may soon take their place. Building owners unveiled plans Monday to overhaul the troubled development and the centerpiece of the proposal is a new practice facility for the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Minnesota Lynx. Block E opened to Read more →
The blueprints for the new St. Paul Saints ballpark won’t be finished until mid-February, six months later than St. Paul’s contract with designer Ryan Cos. dictated, according to the city. In spite of the delay, the city says the $63 million stadium will still be able to open in 2015, as originally planned. “We had Read more →
A new minor league ballpark in downtown St. Paul will cost almost $9 million more than the $54 million the city budgeted. St. Paul has found the soil underneath the ballpark site is far more polluted than it originally thought. It also underestimated the cost of constructing the ballpark itself. Despite the shortfall, the city Read more →