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Somber Mood At St. Paul’s Ford Plant

The Ford Motor Company is leaving St. Paul after 86 years in business. The plant will lock its doors on Dec. 19 and will affect 769 workers.

10/18/2011

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Lowe’s Closing 20 Stores, Including 1 In Rogers, Minn.

Home-improvement retailer Lowe’s Cos. says it will close 20 underperforming stores in 15 states and cut 1,950 jobs in a move that it says will allow it to focus on more profitable locations.

10/17/2011

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Block E’s Hard Rock Cafe To Close

It seems another Block E business has bit the dust. Officials say the Hard Rock Cafe, located at 600 Hennepin Ave. S. in Minneapolis, will close its doors on Sept. 30.

09/07/2011

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Funeral Held For Mall Slated To Be Demolished

Mall rats will be mourning the loss of the Brookdale Shopping Center next week by holding a funeral for their beloved mall.

08/26/2011

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Interstate 35E, Hwy. 169 To Close Overnight

Motorists should expect delays as not one but two major highways are planned to close overnight.

08/22/2011

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Red Cross Closing Waseca Chapter To Save Money

After 94 years, the American Red Cross in Waseca is closing its doors as part of a nationwide cost-cutting strategy.

08/21/2011

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Epiphany Diner To Close After This Year’s State Fair

Each year, the Great Minnesota Get-Together offers a number of must-try new foods. But you may want to taste an oldie-but-goodie this summer.

08/17/2011

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Minnesota Could Lose Dozens Of Post Offices

The U.S. Postal Service could soon close 88 locations in Minnesota. More than 3,600 post office locations are under review for closing across the nation.

07/26/2011

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Historic ‘JEM’ Movie Theater Hoping To Stay Open

New technology may end up forcing a historic Minnesota theater to close its doors for good.

07/20/2011

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Lowry Tunnel Closing Wednesday For Cleaning

Cleaning on Lowry Tunnel has been moved to April 20th because of the inclement weather, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

04/19/2011

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Calls To Save Porky’s May Be Too Late

It opened in 1953 as one of the first drive-in restaurants in the Twin Cities. But now Porky’s is being sold to a near-by senior housing developer and Sunday is the last scheduled day of operation.

04/02/2011

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Nestle Nutrition Plant To Close In Minnesota

The Nestle Nutrition plant, located in St. Louis Park, Minn., is set to close by December 2012.

01/17/2011

Twin Cities Catholics To Close 21 Churches

The Archdiocese of St. Paul-Minneapolis plans to close 21 Catholic churches around the Twin Cities metro area and dozens more would share priests under a reorganization plan unveiled this weekend.

10/17/2010

Full House Expected at North High Closing Hearing

A large – and emotional – crowd is expected today as the superintendant of Minneapolis schools outlines a plan to close North High.

10/12/2010

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