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$1.9 billion – Minnesota's budget surplus balloons even further

Minnesota’s budget surplus, projected at about $1 billion just a few months ago, is actually nearly double that amount. The state’s Management and Budget Office said Friday the state...

February 27, 2015

The Commons

From Soothing Respite To Furious Make-Out Spot, Design Ideas For Downtown 'Commons' Run The Gamut

The new park will come in two parts. An interim version will open in 2016, with the fully developed Downtown Commons debuting in late 2017

February 25, 2015

T3

Minneapolis' Office Building Of The Future Will Be Made Of, Uh, Wood?

The 210,000 square foot T3 office building, planned to be built in Minneapolis' North Loop neighborhood, would be the tallest building in the U.S. made primarily of wood.

February 25, 2015

Comcast

Minneapolis Gets First Look At Proposal To Bring Cable Competition To Comcast

Anyone hoping to see more cable options should expect a long process.

February 23, 2015

William Mitchell

Why William Mitchell And Hamline Law Had To Merge

The merger of Hamline's law school and William Mitchell College of Law makes sense for a lot of reasons. But it’s also clear that they didn't have much of a choice.

February 18, 2015

Green Line

The Green Line Is Finally Getting (Slightly) Faster

Come March 9, the time it takes to travel via the Green Line train from Target Field Station to Union Depot will shrink to 45 minutes.

February 17, 2015

William Mitchell

William Mitchell And Hamline Law School To Merge As Enrollment And Demand For Graduates Wane

The combined entity will be called Mitchell|Hamline School of Law, with most of its functions on the old Mitchell campus.

February 13, 2015

Gateway

New Gateway Project Recalls Early Efforts To Combat Downtown Blight

In 1915, the Minneapolis Park Board pioneered the use of urban renewal when it built Gateway Park, on a triangular two-block site that included the early City Hall.

February 12, 2015

Park Board

Is The Minneapolis Park Board Guided By Lessons From The Past—Or Haunted By Its History?

Minneapolis Park Board's recent fight with the Met Council reveals a fear of not being sufficiently protective, even overprotective, of the city's park system.

February 09, 2015

Minimum wage

Why Lawmakers Are Unlikely To Overhaul Minnesota's Minimum Wage Law

Even those who most-passionately opposed the measure are talking about tweaking, not repealing, the new law.

February 05, 2015

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