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Alberto Palmer agrees to guilty pleas in the deaths of 2 young Twin Cities women

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 20 2014 - 11:45 PM

Alberto Palmer spoke without emotion Wednesday as he told an Anoka County judge how he beat teenager Brittany Clardy to death with a hammer.When asked by the judge if he recalled saying previously...

Return of Blackhawk copters surprises and alarms residents

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 20 2014 - 10:46 AM

People spotted the helicopters from street corners and downtown high-rise windows. Swooping low and darting between buildings, the choppers rattled houses and swiveled the heads of fans watching the...

Southwest light rail edges closer to final approval

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 20 2014 - 6:30 AM

Minneapolis leaders intensified demands for improved bus connections with the proposed Southwest light rail line Tuesday, seeking to ensure that the line benefits areas beyond the sparsely populated...

Minneapolis lags in protected bike lanes, but mayor wants to add more

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 18 2014 - 9:51 PM

Despite widespread community pride in being a bike-friendly city, Minneapolis is falling behind other big cities in one of the newest tools to encourage biking: protected bike lanes.Mayor Betsy...

MN Court of Appeals re-evaluates case of convicted rapist

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 18 2014 - 8:17 PM

In another significant challenge to the indefinite commitment of sex offenders, Minnesota’s Court of Appeals on Monday ordered a fresh evaluation of a convicted 50-year-old rapist and the risk...

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Recent sales in Minneapolis

Date Address Sale price
07/23/2014 1 W. Lake St. Apt. 319 59,000
07/23/2014 2512 31st Av. S. 257,400
07/23/2014 5726 Colfax Av. S. 300,159
07/23/2014 1021 Morgan Av. N. 127,000
07/23/2014 3301 E. 40th St. 146,000
07/22/2014 725 W. 53rd St. 450,000
07/22/2014 3934 31st Av. S. 205,000
07/21/2014 2651 Monroe St. NE. 78,000
07/21/2014 3924 13th Av. S. 193,000
07/21/2014 5109 102nd Trail N. 382,800

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