Extensive work on the 107-year-old state Capitol is getting the go-ahead from Minnesota lawmakers in a late financial rescue package. A borrowing proposal that came together on the Legislature’s final day includes $109 million for the next phase of a renovation to the deteriorating building. The money was needed this year to keep underway construction from halting. A new parking ramp will be authorized, but paid for with fees from users.
The long process of repairing the exterior stone on the Minnesota State Capitol is getting underway.
The Minnesota Capitol is getting its glow back. A majestic chandelier weighing a ton and stretching six feet in diameter will soon retake its place inside the Capitol dome that towers over the rotunda.
Minnesota officials are pushing ahead with a publicly financed $2.6 million renovation of the 100-year-old Governor’s Residence, making what they say are overdue fixes to a historically significant property worth about as much as the restoration will cost.
Gov. Mark Dayton says finishing the restoration of Minnesota’s Capitol is a top priority for state construction projects in the coming two years.
The State Capitol may be Minnesota’s most visible and open public building. But how safe is the Capitol and the buildings around it?
Drivers are having to find another way to cross the St. Croix River. Major repairs are being made to the Stillwater Lift Bridge and it will be closed for several months.
As the Basilica of Saint Mary gets close to its 100th anniversary, it’s undergoing some makeovers.
Officials at the Southdale Center in Edina are announcing plans Thursday morning to welcome five new stores, and they say more are coming in the future. There is also a remodeling overhaul in the works.
A popular theater in the Uptown neighborhood in Minneapolis is getting ready to close — but not for long.
A family is thanking their doorbell for alerting them to a fire at their Eagan home.
It’s not that Chef Kris Koch didn’t enjoy the everyday sights and sounds of cooking in a ballpark, but after a year at Target Field, he was ready for a new challenge.
The Green Bay Packers have plans for renovating Lambeau Field.
A renovation project has taken a major step backwards, thanks to an early-morning fire.
The Minnesota Timberwolves and the city of Minneapolis are teaming up on a proposal that seeks $155 million to renovate Target Center.
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