Bloomington

Considered by some to be a bedroom community, this fifth-largest Minnesota city has more jobs per capita than either Minneapolis or St. Paul. It's home to Mall of America.

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Population:

82,893

County:

Hennepin

ZIP Codes:

55420, 55425, 55431, 55435, 55437, 55438

Incorporated

1858

Mayor:

Gene Winstead

City Manager:

Mark Bernhardson

City Hall:

1800 W. Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington, MN 55431-3027

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Orange Line bus route is key to Southtown's future

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 23 2015 - 8:00 PM

The location of Orange Line bus rapid transit has emerged as a key issue in talks over the future of the Southtown Shopping Center in Bloomington, one of the Twin Cities’ first and still most popular...

Ex-law enforcement agents charged with theft by swindle from American Girl store

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 22 2015 - 10:48 PM

The luxury dolls looked identical to those at American Girl when the Farmington couple brought them in for refunds.But the seemingly routine returns to the Mall of America store, which sells high-end...

West Metro beat: Key City Council decisions often made away from the spotlight

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 20 2015 - 8:10 PM

Earlier this month, citizens thronged a meeting of the Bloomington City Council to plead for leniency for protesters who faced prosecution for a demonstration at the Mall of America.They could have...

Man dies during encounter with Bloomington police

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 16 2015 - 8:52 PM

Nick and Sarah Bloom were startled from sleep Thursday night by the sound of gunshots outside their home on a usually quiet Bloomington street. Their bedroom was lit up with the red glare from...

Bloomington charges Mall of America protest leaders

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 15 2015 - 5:49 AM

Ten activists who authorities say helped orchestrate a large-scale protest at the Mall of America against police brutality in December have been formally charged, Bloomington police said...

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Recent sales in Bloomington

Date Address Sale price
09/05/2014 10344 Berkshire Rd. 161,094
09/05/2014 10344 Berkshire Rd. 158,094
09/03/2014 9910 Morgan Av. S. 240,800
08/27/2014 8006 Upton Av. S. 240,000
08/27/2014 7401 W. 101st St. Apt. 102 80,000
08/20/2014 9601 15th Av. S. 205,000
08/18/2014 8806 Logan Av. S. 270,000
08/18/2014 4575 W. 80th St. Circle Apt. 317 64,000
08/15/2014 8700 Penn Av. S. 111,000
08/06/2014 10448 Xylon Rd. S. 238,000

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Upcoming games

Jan. 27

Girls' Hockey

St. Louis Park at Bloomington Jefferson

6:00 pm at St. Louis Park Recreation Cente

Boys' Hockey

Bloomington Kennedy at Providence Academy

7:00 pm at Plymouth Arena

Boys' basketball

Eden Prairie at Bloomington Jefferson

7:00 pm at Bloomington Jefferson High School

Girls' basketball

Richfield at Bloomington Kennedy

7:00 pm at Bloomington Kennedy High School

Bloomington Jefferson at St. Louis Park

7:00 pm at St. Louis Park High School

Jan. 29

Boys' Hockey

Benilde-St. Margaret's at Bloomington Kennedy

5:00 pm at Bloomington Ice Gardens

Benilde-St. Margaret's at Bloomington Kennedy

7:00 pm at Bloomington Ice Garden, Bloomington

Bloomington Jefferson at Chanhassen

7:00 pm at Victoria Recreation Center, Victoria

Jan. 30

Boys' basketball

Chanhassen at Bloomington Kennedy

7:00 pm at Bloomington Kennedy High School

Bloomington Jefferson at Chaska

7:00 pm at Chaska High School

Girls' basketball

Chaska at Bloomington Jefferson

7:00 pm at Bloomington Jefferson High School

Bloomington Kennedy at Chanhassen

7:00 pm at Chanhassen High School

Jan. 31

Girls' Hockey

Chaska/Chanhassen at Bloomington Jefferson

3:00 pm at Bloomington Ice Garden

Boys' Hockey

Bloomington Kennedy at Bloomington Jefferson

7:00 pm at Bloomington Ice Garden, Bloomington

Feb. 2

Girls' basketball

Holy Angels at Bloomington Jefferson

3:00 pm at ay February 2, 2015
Time: 3:00pm

Feb. 3

Boys' Hockey

Lakeville South at Bloomington Jefferson

7:00 pm at Bloomington Ice Garden, Bloomington

Boys' basketball

St. Louis Park at Bloomington Jefferson

7:00 pm at Bloomington Jefferson High School

Bloomington Kennedy at Richfield

7:00 pm at Richfield High School

Girls' basketball

New Prague at Bloomington Kennedy

7:00 pm at Bloomington Kennedy High School

Minneapolis Southwest at Bloomington Jefferson

7:00 pm at Minneapolis Southwest

Feb. 5

Boys' Hockey

St. Louis Park at Bloomington Kennedy

5:00 pm at Bloomington Ice Garden

St. Louis Park at Bloomington Kennedy

7:00 pm at Bloomington Ice Garden, Bloomington

Feb. 6

Boys' basketball

Benilde-St. Margaret's at Bloomington Jefferson

7:00 pm at Bloomington Jefferson High School

Bloomington Kennedy at St. Louis Park

7:00 pm at St. Louis Park High School

Girls' basketball

Bloomington Jefferson at Benilde-St. Margaret's

7:00 pm at Benilde-St. Margaret's School

St. Louis Park at Bloomington Kennedy

7:00 pm at Bloomington Kennedy High School

Feb. 7

Boys' Hockey

Minneapolis at Bloomington Kennedy

12:00 am at Bloomington

Bloomington Jefferson at Chaska

7:00 pm at Chaska Community Center, Chaska

Minneapolis at Bloomington Kennedy

7:00 pm at Bloomington Ice Garden, Bloomington

Feb. 10

Boys' basketball

Robbinsdale Cooper at Bloomington Kennedy

7:00 pm at Bloomington Kennedy High School

Bloomington Jefferson at Chanhassen

7:00 pm at Bloomington Jefferson High School

Girls' basketball

Chanhassen at Bloomington Jefferson

7:00 pm at Bloomington Jefferson High School

Bloomington Kennedy at Robbinsdale Cooper

7:00 pm at Robbinsdale Cooper High School

Feb. 12

Boys' Hockey

Bloomington Jefferson at St. Louis Park

5:00 pm at SLP Rec Cente

Richfield at Bloomington Kennedy

7:00 pm at Bloomington Ice Garden, Bloomington

Bloomington Jefferson at St. Louis Park

7:00 pm at St. Louis Park Rec Center, St. Louis Park

Feb. 13

Boys' basketball

Richfield at Bloomington Jefferson

7:00 pm at Bloomington Jefferson High School

Bloomington Kennedy at Chaska

7:00 pm at Chaska High School

Girls' basketball

Bloomington Jefferson at Richfield

7:00 pm at Richfield High School

Feb. 14

Boys' Hockey

Bloomington Kennedy at Chaska

2:00 pm at Chaska Community Center, Chaska

Cretin-Derham Hall at Bloomington Jefferson

3:00 pm at Bloomington Ice Garden, Bloomington

Feb. 17

Boys' basketball

Bloomington Jefferson at Bloomington Kennedy

7:00 pm at Bloomington Kennedy High School

Girls' basketball

Bloomington Kennedy at Bloomington Jefferson

7:00 pm at Bloomington Jefferson High School

Feb. 19

Girls' basketball

Benilde-St. Margaret's at Bloomington Kennedy

7:00 pm at Bloomington Kennedy High School

Feb. 20

Boys' basketball

Bloomington Kennedy at Benilde-St. Margaret's

7:00 pm at Benilde-St. Margaret's School

Robbinsdale Cooper at Bloomington Jefferson

7:00 pm at Bloomington Jefferson High School

Girls' basketball

Bloomington Jefferson at Robbinsdale Cooper

7:00 pm at Robbinsdale Cooper High School

Feb. 23

Girls' basketball

Bloomington Kennedy at Eden Prairie

7:00 pm at Eden Prairie High School

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