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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Bloomington council must choose sides in heated zoning battle over Southtown

ARTICLE Updated: Nov 26 2014 - 7:09 PM

The Bloomington City Council is facing a decision that will determine whether it sticks to its vision of the city’s future — or yields to intense opposition over new zoning laws for the Penn American...

Teen who beat former Minneapolis mayoral candidate at Mall of America receives probation

ARTICLE Updated: Nov 26 2014 - 4:35 PM

A teenager who was charged in the beating of a former Minneapolis mayoral candidate at the Mall of America has received probation and been ordered to attend treatment.Deea Leshawn Elliott, now 18,...

Bloomington cracks down on e-cigs and cheap cigars

ARTICLE Updated: Nov 18 2014 - 8:16 PM

Bloomington is the latest Minnesota city to get tough on e-cigarettes. The City Council passed a new ordinance 7-0 on Monday night that bans e-cigarette use in most public places and bans sampling in...

Bloomington to consider tough e-cigarette restrictions

ARTICLE Updated: Nov 10 2014 - 10:33 PM

Bloomington may join a growing list of Minnesota cities that have cracked down on e-cigarette use in public places. The City Council is set to vote on a tough ordinance that would restrict “vaping”...

Wayzata couple sent to workhouse for fraud tied to failed Orono project

ARTICLE Updated: Nov 7 2014 - 8:48 PM

A Wayzata couple behind a derailed Orono commercial construction project were each sentenced to a year in the Hennepin County workhouse Thursday for forging invoices from subcontractors to skim money...

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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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