Curtis Gilbert Feature Archive

Minneapolis is considering changes to its conflict of interest policy, after citizens raised concerns about the city's planning commission. (01/22/2013)
Starting Thursday, 200 skaters from around the world will hurl themselves down a steep, icy track starting at the Cathedral of St. Paul. (01/22/2013)
Preservationists hope Minneapolis will be forced to preserve Peavey Plaza, now that it's been listed in National Register of Historic Places. (01/18/2013)
The federal government has listed Peavey Plaza in Minneapolis on the National Register of Historic Places. (01/18/2013)
Minnesota is catching up with the rest of the country and experiencing a "beer boom." In just the last two years, the number of breweries in the state has nearly doubled, driving a proliferation of local beers. (01/17/2013)
New York-based software company Infor is looking to shrink the size of its St. Paul offices when its lease at Lawson Commons expires in 2015. (01/15/2013)
Drivers and cyclists are both to blame in many bike/vehicle crashes, according to new numbers released by the City of Minneapolis. (01/15/2013)
Minneapolis-based Ryan Companies will build the new downtown St. Paul home for the minor league Saints baseball team, after winning a competitive bidding process. (01/10/2013)
Federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested ten people today at a Sparboe Farms facility in Litchfield. (01/09/2013)
For the Minnesota Wild and other struggling National Hockey League teams, a collective bargaining agreement reached over the weekend offers an opportunity to return to profitability. (01/08/2013)
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is embarking on what it calls the largest study of moose deaths ever conducted. The study will help determine why Minnesota's moose population has declined almost 50 percent in the last six years. (01/05/2013)
Downtown St. Paul will soon have a big hole to fill. Macy's announcement today that it will close its St. Paul store by the end of March will leave the city with 360,000 square feet of vacant retail space. The city's business and political leaders are confident they will be able to fill it -- but with what? (01/03/2013)
Macy's is expected to announce it plans to close the downtown St. Paul store. As of Jan. 1, 2013, Macy's was free to close without having to pay millions of dollars in penalties to the city. (01/02/2013)
Minneapolis voters will elect the city's first new mayor in more than a decade next year. Mayor R.T. Rybak's announcement that he will not seek a fourth term will unleash a flood of pent up political ambition. Within hours of the announcement, candidates were already lining up to take Rybak's place. (12/28/2012)
Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak said Thursday that he will not seek a fourth term as head of Minnesota's largest city. He said that after 11 years on the job, he and his family were seeking more balance in life. He added that he does not know what he will do after he leaves office. (12/27/2012)