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The lake has risen 3 feet from its low point three years ago. But nothing has changed when it comes to the rhetoric and politics at play.
The fully built-out suburb of Edina is managing to find stray corners in which to pack an extraordinary number of new living units. And its success suggests a new wave of urbanized suburbia could be on the way.
Transit planners are regrouping on plans for a Gold Line busway, after citizen blowback in Oakdale and Lake Elmo’s decision to withdraw altogether. But officials…
But "monster questions" still hang over plans for Rice Creek Commons.
Minneapolis-based Alatus was chosen as the developer for the former Twin Cities Army Ammunition plant site for its "vision," "quality."
Attempt to create new channels of communication is igniting strife between City Hall and existing neighborhood groups.
Backers of the bill said that poor communication raised suspicions.
Study finds some factors other than race are behind state's economic gap.
In return for tax break, company says it will create 200 jobs.
High points for 2016 include completion of a major trail and the opening of a Hmong play area.
The growth is fueled by births, not migration. The Met Council cited the stats in its quest for a big boost in Twin Cities transportation funding from the Legislature.
A group of parents fighting the closing of schools in the Stillwater district is asking the courts to intervene. “This is a quasi-judicial decision, which…
City has tackled 77 projects, including picnic shelter fixes and playground replacements.
Crackdown begins as state's wells edge closer to depletion. Faulty meters, overuse and aging pipes are blamed.
North Heights Lutheran, which once drew several thousand, has fallen victim to internal strife.
When a series of medical reverses of his own left Dr. James Gaviser unable to practice surgery, he could have retreated into bitterness. Instead, say…
The Ramsey County Board is expected in coming months to devise a plan that, if a trend of declining use continues, could end up closing one or more of the county's 11 ice arenas.
The Red Rock Corridor, from Hastings to downtown St. Paul, is still years away, but key decisions are being made.
Capital outlays by large municipalities grew by $200 million in 2014.
The estimate to pipe in and possibly treat water was disputed by homeowners.
Rapid growth in Minnesota's black population, with many from other countries and states, may well explain what appeared at first to be a sudden drop in that group's prosperity.
The master plan for a new town center on one of the state’s major development sites was approved Tuesday, but not without dissent. The Ramsey…
The school board defers decision on future of Valley Crossing school.
Lake Elmo, the Twin Cities’ poster child for resistance to sprawl, is opting out of a major transitway that had been counted on to propel…
Bjarnie Anderson will always ask himself whether the case that made his boss notorious also ended a career in politics that could have taken him…
City leaders are wary of the details in Calyxt's plan.
Panel has its reasons but will seek public comment on Hastings-St. Paul transit route.
Projects include Habitat homes and market-rate integration.
Revenue in Twin Cities, state is down substantially, in part due to delays caused by oil trains from N.D.
Grants go to controversial Habitat for Humanity homes in Blaine, but also to market-rate housing units in poor parts of St. Paul.
As a real estate agent, Karin Housley practically drooled when she was shown a magnificent parcel of property fronting thousands of feet of shoreline along…
Wherever Crane Bodine went for a time in the 1970s and ’80s, he drew a crowd of music lovers. “We have a picture of Dad…
Minnesota has one of the nation's highest rates of marriage, but it's sliding along with the rest of the country.
New research says evaporation is an issue in November, not just summer months.
Minnesota was called a "bastion of leadership" for its inclusive policies, with companies like 3M, Ameriprise and General Mills getting perfect scores.
The state of Minnesota awarded $10 million worth of grants this month to help subsidize broadband in poorly served remote locations. Once again, affluent exurban areas came up empty.
A tentative deal has been reached to fill two big empty spaces inside Woodbury's new fieldhouse, which was added in 2014. And the city is close to finishing the playground nearby, a costly venture that is well behind schedule after fundraising languished.
Issue of setting a threshold for lakes, streams is highly charged.
Report on department's shortcomings leads to an emotion-packed meeting.
Area covering all of Ramsey, Washington counties part of new management area.
Evidence room management was way 'out of whack,' sheriff says.
When Dakota County asked people in Eagan what they wanted in a remodeled library, the No. 1 item on the wish list had nothing to…
Construction is underway for a major new regional installation, the county's third, serving northern-tier suburbs
A popular theater company in White Bear Lake has reached the halfway mark in its campaign to raise $6.2 million for a new performing arts…
A privately funded addition to New Prague's library is meant to honor a Czech immigrant and the city's heritage, and provide a serene spot to read.
People are learning there's a price to life in wealthy, countrified enclaves of large-acreage estates surrounding the Twin Cities: the 21st century has silently melted away.
Two sparkling hours on the Mississippi sought to convey a new philosophy for the suburb.
Students at a White Bear Lake elementary school turned a weedy back lot into a science project.
Advocates for Swede Hollow Park are fighting to take it off the table as a possible path for the Rush Line transitway.
St. Paul a decade ago borrowed, through tax-exempt bonds, $4.5 million to renovate its 18-hole Highland National course.
Great weather, renovations have helped the market rebound.
New rules would fall in line with cigarette restrictions.
Work starts on I-694 next year, but there's an open house in Shoreview this month to prepare folks for what's coming.
It's a trend that some find enchanting, others perplexing and still others — notably, the longtime neighbors who got there first — find downright maddening.
St. Paul neighbors fear the Rush Line plan threatens reclaimed Swede Hollow Park.
Purchase of Newport site will save jobs, options for Ramsey, Washington.
The complaint says the unarmed man was trying to flee a hostage situation.
A proposed Gold Line route change to a planned east metro bus line could cut project costs and, eventually, commuter travel times.
City officials mum but say they hope to conclude a preliminary investigation this week.
A neighboring mayor asks what the end game is, but Woodbury says it just wants a fair deal.
Splash pads take some heat for use of millions of gallons of water each season.
John Yilek explains his book "History of Norway."
Clark Schroeder comes from county government across Wisconsin border but is a 'local boy.'
Gold Line development potential influenced Lake Elmo decision to impose a moratorium on growth.
St. Paul attorney used same strategy to pry loose files from Catholic Church.
Council members say they need to "take a breath" in planning.
Warnings, inspections, plant killers: Campaign against invasive species gains force.
Rapid pace of minority growth between 2010 and 2014 has slowed from the previous decade, according to new Census Bureau estimates.
This month's messy departure of the city's top administrator marks the eighth time that job has changed hands since 2003.
Keith Franke ran complaining about the high cost of upgrading rail crossings. As his term ends, he finds himself wrestling with the issue again, but with a somewhat different perspective.
By choosing Keith Ryskoski, former Stillwater school district superintendent, libraries signal they are weighing school-like roles.
A "separation agreement" approved amid discord last week calls for a gradual exit for Dean Zuleger.
The move follows months of turmoil triggered by the election in November of a new council majority opposed to development moves he'd overseen.
To keep growth on track, the city is helping to remove hurdles to development.
Ramsey, Washington county commissioners concerned over a $6 million rise in project costs.
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