Dan Jasper

Minnesota Businesses Join Fight Against Extremist RecruitingAt dinners with imams, meetings with youth and even large community forums, Minnesota's U.S. attorney kept asking members of the state's Somali community the same question: What could he do to stop terrorist recruiting that had already lured dozens of young men and women overseas?
400 Bar Won't Open At Mall Of AmericaA popular music venue appears to have shuttered for good. The 400 Bar was set to open at the Mall of America after its original location on the University of Minnesota's West Bank closed earlier this year. Photos show an eviction notice on the door of the 400 Bar.
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MOA Offical: Money Toss Could Have Caused InjuriesThe Twin Cities man who tossed1,000 $1 bills to strangers at the Mall of America on Black Friday says it was worth it. Apple Valley-resident Serge Vorobyov, 29, threw money from the third floor rotunda railing on Friday afternoon. The money fell down to a crowd that had gathered to listen to holiday music. When the performers starting singing "Let It Snow," Vorobyov started tossing the cash. He told police he was going through a divorce and having financial problems. He only had $1,000 to his name.
Waiting In Line For Black Friday An ‘Adventure’? Joe Geary has been camping out for Black Friday for 15 years.
Mall Of America Employee Suffers Electrical Burns, Power RestoredPower was restored at the Mall of America Sunday afternoon after an electrical accident injured an employee, according to MOA spokesperson Dan Jasper.
Mall Of America Celebrates 20 Candles On The CakeBuilding the nation's biggest mall began with patriotic shovels full of dirt back in June 1989. Music played as dignitaries and city leaders dug into the ground of the former Metropolitan Stadium parking lot.
Authorities Investigate Suspicious Package At MOAThings at the Mall of America are back to normal after someone left a bag unattended on Friday.
Security Tightens At Mall Of America After BrawlSecurity is tighter at the Mall of America in Bloomington on Tuesday after a chaotic scene broke out Monday night.
Retailers Look To Cash In On Last-Minute ShoppersFriday and Saturday will be two of the busiest shopping days of 2011, and the Mall of America is expecting a strong finish to the holiday shopping season and the year.
High-End Retailers Are Coming To Mall Of AmericaSome new high-end retailers will soon call the Mall of America home.