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St. Paul Planning Redevelopment Of Ford Plant Site

It’s been more than a year since the Ford Plant shut down in St. Paul. Now, the city is talking about its plans for redevelopment. The 125-acre site along the Mississippi River was used by Ford Motor Company for nearly 100 years. Demolition leveled 2 million square feet of buildings to the ground.

07/22/2014

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1-3-14 Chris Coleman On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Click the link to listen to the Mayor discuss his vision for St. Paul in his 3rd term.

01/03/2014

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Memorabilia On Display At St. Paul Ford Plant

Hundreds of former workers from the shuttered Ford Plant in St. Paul got a chance to walk down memory lane Saturday. Memorabilia from the factory was on display, including old employee badges, pictures and even glass formerly made inside the plant. The event, which also featured a car show, was organized by a group of local historians who want a section of the closed factory to be turned into a museum.

10/19/2013

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Next Phase For St. Paul Ford Plant: Demo

The nearly century-long history of the Ford Motor Co. plant in St. Paul will soon be erased. Demolition starts Monday and is expected to last into next year. Decommissioning has already been underway for some time, with equipment being shipped to other Ford sites or recycled.

06/10/2013

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Historic St. Paul Ford Plant To Be Demolished Monday

A long-standing landmark in St. Paul is standing for its final night. The Ford Plant, along the Mississippi River, will be demolished starting Monday.

06/09/2013

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Ford Plant Demolition Set To Begin Next Week

The process to demolish the shuttered Ford Assembly Plant in St. Paul will begin next week as community leaders press forward to envision what will replace it. The Ford Plant closed its doors in December 2011 after 86 years of operation.

06/07/2013

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As Ford Plant Waned, Many Workers Slow To Prepare

Ford announced it would close its St. Paul assembly plant in 2006, but when the fateful day arrived last month, many of the 800 workers there still didn’t have a plan for their next job.

01/01/2012

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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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St. Kate’s Student Reports Off-Campus Sexual Assault

A student at St. Catherine University has reported to campus authorities that she was sexually assaulted over the weekend on a popular St. Paul walking and bike riding trail.

04/13/2011

Despite Meeting, Ford Still Plans to Close

Gov. Tim Pawlenty and other state leaders made their pitch to Ford executives, but the company hasn’t changed its decision to close its St. Paul plant.

08/25/2010

Governor, Mayor Appeal to Ford

Governor Pawlenty and St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman are making another effort to save the Ford Plant.

08/25/2010

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