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?
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.
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.
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.
Academics and entrepreneurs nationwide have received copies of a massive database that the Minneapolis police department uses to track the location of cars. Where some see business or research opportunities, the city sees a public safety risk.
As a company, Macy's has been performing well in recent years, but one retail analyst says it will still consider closing underperforming stores come January. The St. Paul store's future isn't known.
Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak has formed a political action committee that will allow him to raise money and donate it to candidates for state office in Minnesota. Will he seek a fourth term as mayor?
A man suspected of robbing the St. Paul Kowalski's supermarket was shot and wounded Monday morning while running away from two police officers.
A Metropolitan Council committee will consider on Monday whether to recommend a half-million-dollar grant to clean up a polluted industrial site where the Surly Brewing Co. wants to build a new facility.
Minneapolis police have arrested a man suspected of sexually assaulting a 33-year-old woman Saturday near Powderhorn Park.
The $500 million St. Paul city budget approved Wednesday includes a $1 million to improve the police department's troubled crime lab and $700,000 to hire additional food inspectors.
Minneapolis police are searching for a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman near Powderhorn Park early Saturday morning.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation says 80 percent of the metro highway system is clear, but many local streets and arterial roads remain caked with ice, making driving conditions difficult.
He turned the switches and knobs to 'on,' but the problem wasn't that simple.
Gov. Mark Dayton says Minnesota politicians should be allowed to accept larger campaign contributions.