Dave and Florence Minar want the 11-utility consortium that built an 800-mile line from South Dakota to pay not just for an easement to cross a 132-acre parcel of their farm, but to buy the whole operation — an acquisition that could cost up to $1 million for the land alone.
Updated: April 20, 2014, - 10:44 PM
Scott County’s top administrator is making less than two of his subordinates and deserves a raise, the board is being...
Updated: April 11, 2014, - 11:58 PM
Faced with numbers showing that parks are underused by minorities and having spent millions to develop large parks in largely white suburbs, the Metropolitan Council is trying to prepare for continued increases in diversity as it forms its latest long-term plan.
Updated: April 08, 2014, - 11:35 PM
Some citizens are angry about what they see as a money grab. Others say it’s worthwhile for better roads.
Updated: April 08, 2014, - 02:03 PM
The last gasp is coming up for a road project that has created misery in the southern suburbs.A major project...
Updated: April 05, 2014, - 01:49 PM
Once denounced as a cold Atlanta in terms of sprawl, the Twin Cities had more than twice as good a score as that Southern city. And the advocacy group Smart Growth America said there are signs here of better things to come.
Updated: April 02, 2014, - 07:12 AM
Four affluent rural townships in Scott and Dakota counties form the southern ends of a pair of crescent-shaped Wealth Belts that encircle the inner Twin Cities like a pair of cupped hands.
Updated: April 01, 2014, - 02:24 PM
The suburbs, long the main driver of Twin Cities growth, have cooled off however.
Updated: March 27, 2014, - 09:12 AM
A new tax is being mulled to help fund roads, transit.
Updated: March 25, 2014, - 01:25 PM