Curtis Gilbert Feature Archive

A closer look at the math casts doubt on the city's claims about the economic impact of the Minnesota Wild, which has already seen two preseason home games canceled because of a contract dispute between its league and its players' union. (09/20/2012)
Clergy from a variety of Christian denominations gathered at the State Capitol today to voice their support for a constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriage. (09/18/2012)
A new resource center for homeless veterans opens Tuesday in downtown Minneapolis. (09/17/2012)
The Minnesota Wild is offering season ticket holders credit, plus interest, if games are canceled as a result of the National Hockey League's labor dispute. (09/17/2012)
Before St. Paul can build a new ballpark for the minor league Saints baseball team, it needs to plug a $2 million hole in the project's budget. (09/17/2012)
Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday announced the winners in a $47.5 million statewide competition designed to spur job creation. (09/13/2012)
An analysis buried in the application for a state grant says the economic impact of a new Saints ballpark would be a fraction of the $10 million amount that was earlier claimed. St. Paul's application is widely regarded as a top contender, if not a shoo-in, for a $47.5 million statewide competition designed to spur job creation. (09/13/2012)
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development today posted online evaluations of the 90 applications it received for the Capital Projects Grant program. (09/11/2012)
Moody's Investors Service has downgraded the bond rating of the east metro suburb of Vadnais Heights to junk status. (09/06/2012)
Given the hot weather, Minneapolis residents will get a few extra days to splash around in 32 wading pools scattered across the city. (09/01/2012)
A downtown Minneapolis nightclub is surrendering its liquor license at the same time its owners are being investigated for alleged tax fraud. (08/31/2012)
St. Paul is considering a 55-cent-a-mile increase in taxi fares. Cab fares in the city are currently capped at $2.20 a mile. (08/30/2012)
For homeowners who have ever had to pull a city permit to renovate a house or open a business, the process can be complicated and confusing. Now, Minneapolis and St. Paul are looking for ways to make it faster, simpler and more user-friendly. (08/24/2012)
Minneapolis City Council members say a resolution approved today will help lower the unemployment rate in the city's African American community. (08/22/2012)
Crews in Minneapolis were beginning on Sunday to repair the Martin Olav Sabo bike and pedestrian bridge, six months after a pair of cables supporting it broke loose. (08/19/2012)