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Council Approves Downtown St. Paul Grocery Store

People in downtown St. Paul will likely soon have a place to shop for groceries.

12/23/2011

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Danube Whistle-Blower Pleads Guilty

A woman who was publicly calling for the suspension of the Danube police chief for alleged wrongdoing was at the same time using her position as a City Council member to steal rent checks written to the city.

10/23/2011

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Foley To Be Patrolled By Security Guards

Security guards — not police — will patrol the streets of Foley.

10/19/2011

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Recycling To Be Mandatory At Mpls. Businesses

A new ordinance going into effect Thursday will require businesses in Minneapolis to offer the option to recycle.

08/31/2011

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Some Uptown Bar Owners Oppose Patio Ordinance

Some bars in Uptown Minneapolis are opposed to a proposed ordinance, that would clamp down on music on the patios.

06/02/2011

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Damage From Minneapolis Tornado Estimated At $166M

A tornado that tore through north Minneapolis caused an estimated $166 million, and that figure is expected to rise, officials said Tuesday.

05/24/2011

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Minneapolis Council Extends Disaster Declaration

The Minneapolis City Council has voted to approve and extend a local disaster declaration, which allows the city to use previously restricted money to pay costs associated with tornado damage.

05/24/2011

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St. Paul Man Wants To Keep Jesus In His Backyard

A 76-year-old man with a 7-foot statue of Jesus Christ in his backyard is fighting to keep it there.

04/06/2011

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More Food Carts Could Be Coming To Minneapolis

A proposal before the Minneapolis City Council could double the amount of mobile food vendors around the city and expand the reach beyond downtown.

04/05/2011

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Homeowners Demand Chanhassen Pay For Sewage Spill Damage

Fireworks Monday night at a Chanhassen city council meeting.

03/14/2011

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Duluth Tackles Issue Of Human Trafficking

A community task force in Duluth has been started to address human trafficking and soon the city council will take up the issue.

11/28/2010

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Cigar Bars Hope Ordinance Doesn’t Snuff Them Out

If you’re a smoker who enjoys sampling cigars in tobacco shops, you could soon lose that pleasure. The city of Minneapolis is considering an amendment to ban indoor cigar sampling.

11/18/2010

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Closed Flood Meeting Upsets Moorhead Officials

Two City Council members in Moorhead, Minn., are upset they were not included in a closed-door meeting about the proposed Red River diversion flood control project in the region.

11/11/2010

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