A Lake Street landmark is getting ready to close its doors — much to the disappointment of its loyal customers. Roberts Shoe Store and its iconic green and white sign has been a staple on corner of Lake Street and Chicago Avenue for 77 years. More than 2 million pairs of shoes have been sold during that time.
The Theodore Wirth Golf Course in Minneapolis opened in 1916. It’s one of the oldest golf courses west of the Mississippi River.Keller Golf Course in Maplewood, Minn. was a regular stop on the PGA Tour from the 1930s through the ’60s and hosted two PGA Championships. “That’s one of the things that make this place so special, is all the history,” Paul Diegnau, Keller’s superintendent, said.
Motorists are being advised to seek alternate routes while Highway 13 in Mendota closes for emergency repairs Tuesday. The highway will be closed at 11 a.m. both ways between 2nd Street and Lexington Avenue. The closure is necessary so crews can repair a slope that was damaged during the recent rain.
Another store is saying goodbye in downtown Minneapolis. Saks Off Fifth is closing its doors in January.
A St. Paul hardware store that’s been in business for 80 years is closing its doors after a real estate deal, according to its owners. Seven Corners Hardware, located on 7th Street West near downtown St. Paul, is closing.
The last songs are about to be played at The Artists’ Quarter in downtown St. Paul. The underground jazz club closes New Year’s Eve with a performance by torch singer Carole Martin. The Artists’ Quarter is located in the basement of the Historic Hamm Building.
TCF Bank is closing its bank in downtown Minneapolis and 37 other branches in Chicago. In a release on Wednesday, the corporation announced its plan to consolidate, saying it’s so the company can grow in different ways.
In the past 2 1/2 weeks, three skyway businesses have closed and a fourth is scheduled to announce it will be closing Friday. Business owners said they had no choice but to close after losing business to the food trucks that line Marquette Avenue one story below.
Drivers will experience overnight delays and a detour in both directions of Interstate 94 next week, as crews work on the Lowry Tunnel.
The Sears family portraits that many of us have taken are no more.
Emily O. Goodridge-Grey Accelerated Charter School has been told its main source of funding won’t be renewed.
The College Of Visual Arts announced Wednesday that it will cease operation and close its doors at the end of the spring semester, citing the inability to raise funds and students’ difficulty paying tuition.
The U.S. Army Corps. of Engineers will officially close the navigation system on the upper Mississippi River Dec. 3, after what’s been a bit of an unusual season.
Major traffic switches are planned throughout the weekend as construction activity winds down for the season on the Interstate 694 North Central Projects in Arden Hills.
The movie theater in Block E is now the latest to pack up and leave.