The city of Lakeville says it's all for its businesses being successful. Now it would like them to look good, too.
Updated: September 16, 2009, - 11:06 PM
Believing it already has reached the limit on budget cuts, the city has turned to tax increases, including its first imposed franchise fee on the use of gas and electricity, in preparation of establishing its 2010 budget.
Updated: September 16, 2009, - 12:10 AM
City jobs, including two in the Police Department, will go unfilled as the city finds ways to save money.
Updated: September 12, 2009, - 09:29 PM
*Well, not really. But zoo employees and public safety responders practiced Thursday how to handle such an emergency in a drill involving a mock escape of an Amur leopard.
Updated: September 10, 2009, - 11:19 PM
It's unclear whether the city will shed more jobs, but it appears another $265,000 may need to be cut from the budget.
Updated: September 09, 2009, - 11:36 PM
Costumes and props reported stolen from the Lakeville City Ballet in mid-July, later deemed part of a business dispute, were returned to the ballet company on Tuesday by court order.
Updated: September 08, 2009, - 08:12 PM
An ex-con who wants to turn a Burnsville house into a residence for four former inmates says he'll handpick men who want to turn their lives around. But the skeptical neighbors say they want more information.
Updated: September 02, 2009, - 10:58 PM
Parkway Grille, at the site of the former Benchwarmer Bob's, aims to offer the pleasures of a fine meal.
Updated: September 01, 2009, - 04:45 PM
A special district around Burnsville Center will make some businesses exempt from parts of the city's liquor laws, paving the way for Costco.
Updated: August 26, 2009, - 04:45 PM