Mpls. Convention Center Hosts Midwest Home ShowRemodeling your home or thinking about doing it? Head out to the Midwest Home Show at the Convention Center Saturday and Sunday. This year, you can find some great deals at the new Habitat for Humanity's ReStore.
Emerson Process Management Opens New HeadquartersEmerson Process Management has opened its new $70 million headquarters in Shakopee. The company makes wireless monitoring systems for oil refineries and other industrial uses. Its business has received a boost from increased oil production.
Big Crane To Help Build New Vikings Stadium A big crane is coming to help build the Minnesota Vikings new stadium. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority and Mortenson Construction say one of the largest cranes in the world will be used to help build the $1 billion stadium. The crane will start arriving at the construction site in downtown Minneapolis Monday morning. The crawler crane will arrive in 70 truckloads over 10 days. When assembled, the crane can lift up to 1,250 metric tons.
1-Year-Old Expected To Survive After 11-Story FallDoctors say a 15-month-old Minneapolis boy is the definition of a miracle. He survived a fall from his 11-story balcony at an apartment in Riverside Plaza. Friends say the child's father had walked into another room when he fell.
Car Crashes Into Grocery Store In St. PaulTwo people suffered minor injuries after a vehicle crashed into a grocery store on Rice Street in St. Paul Saturday night.
Fridley Apt. Catches On Fire For 2nd TimeFirefighters had to return to a Fridley fourplex Sunday after it caught fire for the second time.
Finding The Space Needed For All-Day KindergartenWe hear quite a bit about the benefits of all-day kindergarten compared to half-day programs. Next year, more school districts in Minnesota will offer it free of charge because state funding will kick in. But with the change comes some challenges, and finding enough space in school buildings is one of them.
Partial Building Collapse In MinneapolisAuthorities are on the scene of a partial building collapse in Minneapolis. The Minneapolis Police Department reports that part of the building at 616 5th St. N. collapsed around 10:49 a.m. Thursday.
Police: Man Arrested In Beating Death Of Woman Found In St. Louis ParkPolice say they've arrested a man in connection with the death of a 46-year-old woman, whose body was found wrapped in a sheet along Cedar Lake Road on Tuesday. St. Louis Park police have 54-year-old Walter Thompson III, of Minneapolis, in custody. Police said he had been involved in a long and violent relationship with the victim, Nerissa Annette Shaw, 46, of Minneapolis.
60-Foot Tall Ferris Wheel-Esque Restuarant Set For NE Mpls.If you see a new Ferris wheel-like structure in northeast Minneapolis in 2014, it's not for a carnival. It's part of new restaurant. Leslie Bock, owner of Psycho Suzi's, has submitted plans to open Betty Danger's Country Club, which will feature a "vertically revolving patio" as a seating option.
All-Women Construction Teams Build Habitat HomesYou might see a lot more ladies around town wearing hard hats and yellow vests. Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity is working on two homes built by all-women construction teams.
Dozens Evacuated After Bloomington Apartment FireDozens of people were evacuated after a fire broke out at a 40-unit apartment building in Bloomington, Minn., according to police.
Transformer Blows Up In Building BasementCrews are on the scene of a reported explosion and fire in a St. Louis Park, Minn. office building. According to authorities, a transformer blew in the basement of the Epicor building located off Highways 169 and 394, causing an electrical fire. The fire started around 10:15 a.m. and knocked out power to all four surrounding buildings.
Police: Taxi’s Littered Floor Caused It To Crash Into BuildingPolice in Columbia Heights said a taxi cab driver is recovering at a hospital Tuesday after his cab’s gas pedal got stuck and he crashed into a building.
New $89M Senate Building A Surprise To SomeThe Minnesota State Capitol is about to get a new neighbor for the first time in decades. Construction begins next year on a new, $89.5 million Senate Office Building located directly behind the Capitol.