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Curiocity: Prairie Kitchen & Bar Goes Beyond Hotel Fare

When it comes to the phrase “hotel restaurant,” thoughts of chain food, greasy diners and generic menus can often be the norm. But when the downtown Minneapolis Hyatt was deciding how to use $25 million for renovations, they had another idea in mind.

06/14/2012

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St. Paul Cuts Ribbon On Downtown Revival

Under the noontime sun, St. Paul city and business leaders snipped the ribbon on a growing revival. The city is in the midst of a building boom and the latest example is the Lofts at Farmer’s Market.

06/06/2012

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Man Gets 26 Years For Downtown Hotel Homicide

A 33-year-old Dayton man was sentenced to 26 years in prison Monday in connection with a February murder at a downtown hotel.

06/04/2012

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Downtown Minneapolis Lunds Set To Open In June

The missing piece of the downtown Minneapolis puzzle — a major grocery store — will soon be in place. Lunds will open its doors at 1201 Hennepin Ave. on June 14.

05/31/2012

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A Look Inside A Peregrine Falcon Nest In Downtown St. Paul

Last week, WCCO-TV showed you an eagle chick removed from the nest and then accepted back by his parents when he was returned. On Wednesday, we got to take pictures of three peregrine falcon chicks in their nest box, in downtown St. Paul.

05/09/2012

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OccupyMN Movement To Resume In Downtown Mpls

Hundreds of protestors could be in downtown Minneapolis Saturday with Occupy Minnesota movement expected to resume.

04/06/2012

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Downtown Businesses Get Ready For Baseball Season

The Minnesota Twins home opener is Monday, but it’s not just the Twins and their fans who are getting ready. All those businesses downtown are too.

04/06/2012

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War Of Kevins At Wolves-Celtics Game; Wolves Lose 100-79

As much as Kevin Garnett wants everyone to believe he’s put the Minnesota Timberwolves in his rearview mirror, he’s still been watching — and listening.

03/30/2012

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Huge Crowds Expected In Downtown St. Paul Saturday

This Saturday, it’s going to get busy in St. Paul. An estimated 100,000 people are expected be downtown for a number of events Saturday.

03/14/2012

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Massive Fire At Downtown Mpls. Apartments

An apartment complex just south of downtown Minneapolis is a total loss after a fire that reached at least three alarms overnight.

03/09/2012

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Gas Odor Detected At Downtown Mpls. Target

Minneapolis fire crews are investigating a possible gas leak at the downtown Target on Ninth and Nicollet.

02/29/2012

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Dayton Backs New $50M Stadium For … Saints

Gov. Mark Dayton unveiled a $775-million package of construction projects Tuesday, calling it a jobs bill that will create almost 22,000 new jobs.

01/17/2012

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Police Kill Bear Near Downtown St. Paul

Police have shot and killed a bear that wandered into a neighborhood near downtown St. Paul.

12/18/2011

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New Minn. Opera Company To Stage Outdoor Mpls Show

A new Minnesota opera company plans to stage its first production under the stars next summer.

12/03/2011

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A Guide To Family Holiday Activities In The Twin Cities

Despite the chance of bitter cold and snow or maybe because of it, the twinkling holiday lights, the glittering decorations, festive music and activities of downtown Minneapolis and downtown St. Paul warm the soul and make the spirit, well, bright.

11/25/2011

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