SouthWest Transit debuts dial-a-ride service for area residents

SouthWest Transit debuts dial-a-ride service for area residents

SouthWest Transit's new dial-a-ride service is up an running and this week residents of Eden Prairie can try it out for free.

The Ubiquitous Granny-Square Afghan

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I remember it well.

Walker, Wisconsin lawmakers retreat from public records overhaul

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A near universal outcry against the secrecy move prompted the reversal.
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Mudslide repairs begin on West River Parkway

The work is expected to wrap up in late October.
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8:42am

Aug. 21, 1860: Mississippi slave wins her freedom in Minnesota

Eliza Winston, 30, arrived as chattel and, thanks to a Minneapolis judge, left as a free woman.
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July 5

Nicollet Mall redo puts Metro Transit routes on detour

Commuting patterns for thousands of Metro Transit riders will change Monday morning when a massive project to remake Nicollet Mall gets underway.
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July 4

Nov. 18, 1903: The dangers of flash photography

F.B. Chapman, photographer, 438 Wabasha street, and Byron Gibbs, his assistant, 228 East Seventh street, were seriously injured last evening by the explosion of a carbide tank used by Chapman in taking a flash light picture of two bowling teams at Chris Miller’s bowling alley, 221 East Seventh.
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July 3

Weekend traffic: Full slate of road work comes with fireworks, festivals

The three-day Independence Day holiday weekend looks to be warm and dry, just about perfect for watching the scores of Twin Cities area fireworks displays that will draw crowds to shows both large and small Friday and Saturday nights.
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July 3

Marquette demolition illustrates tricky economics of old buildings

A plan to demolish one of the last surviving clusters of sidewalk storefronts in downtown Minneapolis offers an important lesson in the tricky economics of some old buildings.
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July 3

Stung by good journalism, lawmakers in Wisconsin opt for secrecy

Republican legislators insert provisions in a budget bill that would shield much of their records.
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July 3

Reduced transit service on Friday might catch commuters off guard

With many people taking Friday off and turning Independence Day into a long holiday weekend, Metro Transit and suburban transit providers are expecting fewer riders and are adjusting service to reflect decreased demand. That could catch some commuters off guard as the official holiday is not until Saturday.
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July 3

Friday's Northstar service schedule

Metro Transit will run fewer Northstar trains on Friday, and none on Saturday.
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July 2
The pool at Phillips Community Center.

Plan to address reduced Phillips pool funding gap due later this month

Gap drops to $417,000 after school contribution
Is Minnesota prepared for an oil train disaster?
Special report Is Minnesota prepared for an oil train disaster?
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Minnesota serves as a crossroads for trains carrying volatile crude oil from North Dakota’s Bakken shale formations.
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July 2

Park Board dumps on Graco proposal, keeps it alive for at least two weeks

Rent, parking, amenities all at issue as board finds fault with proposal
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July 2

Two Minneapolis teachers receive prestigious award

Leif Carlson, of Jefferson Community School, and Peter Bohacek, of Henry Sibley High School, were among 108 teachers that will each receive $10,000 from the National Science Foundation and will meet with members of the president's administration.
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July 1

Proposal at Park Board may authorize park development by Graco

Proposal would have park staff try for a deal without seeking proposals from other developers
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July 1

Apple Music is a Mess

Just stop already.
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July 1

14-year-old boy chased from St. Paul lemonade stand by man with boxcutter

The boy escaped unharmed.
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July 1

Minneapolis school board intensifies search for outside superintendent candidates

Members of the Minneapolis school board said they are concerned potential superintendent candidates will not apply for the job because there is an internal candidate who is serving as the interim district leader.
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July 1

How much did it cost Willmar to part ways with city administrator?

Calculating the cost of severance with Willmar city administrator
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July 1
Patrick McClellan held a vaporizer with medical marijuana early Wednesday morning after acquiring a prescription at MinnMed.

Minnesota patients legally acquire marijuana for first time

At the stroke of midnight, medical marijuana was legal in Minnesota. Moments later, the state's first cannabis clinic welcomed its first patients.
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June 30

Judge grants condemnation for Graco easement

Action would allow construction of long-sought East Bank Trail
June 30

McNamara says he's filing ethics complaint against park lobbyist

Legislators announces complaint after panel doesn't find probable cause against him