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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ZIP Codes:

55420, 55425, 55431, 55435, 55437, 55438




Gene Winstead

City Manager:

Mark Bernhardson

City Hall:

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

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Spring tree sales sprouting in west metro cities

ARTICLE Updated: Apr 15 2014 - 4:17 PM

Homeowners are snapping up everything from Ohio buckeyes and pin oaks to Korean maples and Honeycrisp apple trees in several west metro communities that offer spring tree sales.The rush in...

West metro town briefs: Fresh Energy's science policy director to speak in Bloomington

ARTICLE Updated: Apr 15 2014 - 3:00 PM

BLOOMINGTONFresh Energy official to speak at St. Stephen’sJ. Drake Hamilton, science policy director at Fresh Energy, will speak at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at St. Stephen Lutheran Church, 8400...

West metro town briefs: Books and CDs sought for Book'Em sale

ARTICLE Updated: Apr 1 2014 - 2:18 PM

BloomingtonBooks and CDs sought for Book’Em saleBook’Em, the annual sale that benefits crime prevention efforts in Bloomington, is seeking donations of books, CDs, DVDs, games and puzzles for its...

Immigration judges in Minnesota face a 3,000 case backlog

ARTICLE Updated: Mar 29 2014 - 7:43 AM

The realities of an immigration system under siege came walking one by one, in handcuffs and prison flip-flops, into the Bloomington courtroom of Judge William J. Nickerson.In a windowless chamber...

West metro town briefs: Bridging needs furniture donations

ARTICLE Updated: Mar 25 2014 - 1:18 PM

BloomingtonBridging needs furniture donationsBridging, a local nonprofit group that is the largest furniture bank in North America, needs gently used or new dressers, kitchen tables, night stands,...

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Recent sales in Bloomington

Date Address Sale price
03/27/2014 8919 Birchwood Lane 675,000
03/26/2014 8706 21st Av. S. 70,000
03/25/2014 8440 Bloomington Av. 85,000
03/25/2014 9140 Park Av. S. 201,000
03/25/2014 8100 Tierneys Woods Curv 335,000
03/24/2014 8214 Oakland Av. S. 155,000
03/24/2014 10118 Utah Circle 258,000
03/24/2014 8252 S. Fremont S D Av. 55,100
03/21/2014 10654 Rich Rd. 156,500
03/21/2014 2320 Overlook Dr. 210,250

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