Bloomington Passes Ordinance To Ban E-Cigs In Indoor Public SpacesWith the increasing popularity of e-cigarettes, many cities are taking action to ban the use of them in certain places. On Monday night, the City of Bloomington passed an ordinance banning e-cigarette users from lighting up in most public indoor spaces.
Mpls. City Council Votes To Cut Food-Liquor Ratio OrdinanceThe city of Minneapolis has gotten rid of a liquor law that's been in place for decades. The Minneapolis City Council voted 12-0 Friday to scrap the old ordinance that required restaurants to make 60 percent of their revenue from food and cap alcohol sales at 40 percent.
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St. Cloud To Students: Keep Your Couches Inside There's nothing quite like sitting outside, doing a little socializing and enjoying the weather on a nice day. But in St. Cloud, if you are doing all of that while sitting on a couch, you'll soon be violating a city ordinance.
Downtown Restaurants Want Food Truck Ordinance ChangesIt's hardly the weather for eating outside. But come spring, comes a return of the food trucks to downtown Minneapolis streets.
Inspections Now Required For Boaters At Christmas Lake Christmas Lake Boaters could be hit with a big fine if they don't comply with a new rule.
Hopkins Council Approves Ban On Airsoft GunsThe city of Hopkins is one step closer to restricting a popular toy gun for kids, due to the threat some say they pose to police officers. The Hopkins City Council voted unanimously to approve an ordinance that would ban Airsoft guns from public places.
Coon Rapids Pumps To Be Prepay OnlyAfter the city saw nearly 500 gas station drive-offs in 2011, Coon Rapids is making all gas pumps in the city prepay only.
Recycling To Be Mandatory At Mpls. BusinessesA new ordinance going into effect Thursday will require businesses in Minneapolis to offer the option to recycle.