Susan Feyder

Reporter | Suburban business
Phone: 612-673-1723
Susan Feyder writes about suburban business and economic development with a focus on Dakota and Scott counties.

Recent content from Susan Feyder

Oct. 5: Minnetonka's last family farm to become housing development

The postrecession building boom has ignited housing developers’ interest in farmsteads like the one in Minnetonka.

Updated: December 27, 2014, - 04:39 PM

Waconia merchants worry Hwy. 5 road project will hurt business

A four-lane Hwy. 5 with median hurts access, revenue, they say.

Updated: December 26, 2014, - 11:45 PM

Microchips, Facebook are making pet licenses obsolete

Cities ease licensing rules as Facebook and ID chips make it easier to find lost pets.

Updated: December 16, 2014, - 08:42 PM

Chaska powers down as an Internet provider

City said the decade-long offering will cease due to costs of maintaining equipment.

Updated: December 16, 2014, - 05:25 PM

Suburban counties feel slighted, will lobby Legislature for transportation board changes

In addition to arguing they’re underrepresented on the Met Council's transportation board, the five counties believe it has too many unelected officials.

Updated: December 15, 2014, - 09:26 PM

Minnetrista puts brakes on water treatment plan after residents protest

The firm overseeing the plan has been asked to look for less costly, less intrusive alternatives.

Updated: December 05, 2014, - 09:14 PM

Winter on display at Minn. Landscape Arboretum

The change of seasons brings a range of attractions to the arboretum, including a giant poinsettia tree and a new winter-themed art exhibit.

Updated: December 02, 2014, - 03:40 PM

West beat: Chaska Moravian Church longs for stolen records

Four months after a burglary saw Chaska’s oldest church lose more than 100 years of irreplaceable handwritten records, the crime...

Updated: November 25, 2014, - 04:50 PM

Baker/Carver trail plan out for comment

The draft master plan shows links in the 17-mile future regional trail.

Updated: November 25, 2014, - 10:31 AM

Grocery store tops many small communities' wish lists

Grocery stores, something most suburbanites take for granted, are a charged issue for lightly populated communities, where residents regard them as essential but companies see a high risk of failure.

Updated: November 23, 2014, - 10:10 PM

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