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Mpls. City Council Approves Updated $129M Target Center RenovationThe Minneapolis City Council has approved an updated Target Center renovation – now estimated at $129 million – with an 11-2 vote Friday morning.
Councilwoman's Sentence For Stealing From Dying Dad Judged Too LenientA 60-day jail sentence for a Maple Grove city councilwoman who pleaded guilty to stealing thousands of dollars from her dying father has been judged too lenient by the Minnesota Court of Appeals.
Podcast Page-WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 1-27-15Tragic story out of New Hope....that story and others today with Dave Lee
Forest Lake Introduces New Gov't Center To The CommunityThe community of Forest Lake was first invited into the city's new government center last month. This brand new building gives the city departments a "front-door" to Forest Lake residents.
North Mankato Looks To Collect Unpaid BillsCity officials in North Mankato are gearing up to collect nearly $15,500 in unpaid utility bills.
Harycki Resigns As Stillwater MayorThe mayor of Stillwater stepped down Friday afternoon. Former mayor Ken Harycki posted on his Facebook page that he did not intend to run for a third term as mayor back in May.
St. Paul Officials Consider Paid Maternity Leave For EmployeesThe St. Paul City Council will talk about a new paid parental leave policy for city employees on Wednesday.
St. Paul City Council Wants Your Opinions On Lyft, UberThe city of St. Paul wants you to weigh in on car sharing services, like Uber and Lyft.
Mpls. City Council Votes To Cut Food-Liquor Ratio OrdinanceThe city of Minneapolis has gotten rid of a liquor law that's been in place for decades. The Minneapolis City Council voted 12-0 Friday to scrap the old ordinance that required restaurants to make 60 percent of their revenue from food and cap alcohol sales at 40 percent.
Century Old Minneapolis Home In Danger Of Being Torn DownThe future of a historical, century-old Minneapolis house was decided Friday morning. The house on Colfax Avenue was built 120 years ago by master builder T.P. Healy. Because of who built the house and its age, many consider it a historic property and untouchable.
Duluth Mayor Turns Down $20K RaiseThe mayor of Duluth is turning down a nearly $20,000 pay raise, saying he has enough to be thankful for and doesn't feel comfortable accepting a salary bump right now.
Talking Points: Betsy Hodges & The Generational Shift In Mpls. The Minneapolis City elections were notable for how long it took to get results and the generational shift in those who were elected.