Popular St. Paul restaurant Cossetta's is a few months away from debuting a $10 million, three-level addition, but, the owner has run into a potentially messy problem. The site's proposed storm water retention system is too close to the restaurant's underground food storage and food prep area.
Scott County attorney candidates differ on marijuana possession
Scott County is one of a few Minnesota counties where the incumbent prosecutor is facing a challenger in November.
Construction worker killed in collision in downtown St. Paul
The incident happened Wednesday afternoon.
Teen charged in shooting outside of Richfield football game
Due to the age of the suspect, the case won't be made public.
Twin Cities Summer Jam no more: popular festival brought to an end
The festival noted how the land they host camping on has recently been sold.
Expect major traffic delays on Renaissance Festival's final weekend
Scott County officials said road closures will be to blame.
Minnetonka 22-year-old dies in motorcycle crash on I-394
The crash happened around noon Tuesday.
Car hits deer, bursts into flames on highway in Isanti County
Witnesses helped the driver at the scene.
Ramsey County sends out ballots with deceased candidate on it
The county said it's addressing the issue with the Minnesota Supreme Court.
New haunted house experience coming to Inver Grove Heights
The exhibit will feature family-friendly and 18+ events.
Gallery: A look at the under construction Highland Bridge development
Take a look around the development.
Niche rankings identify best Minnesota schools, districts
Eden Prairie has schools ranked in both the private and public categories.
Walker, The Current announce end of Rock the Garden festival
The Walker Art Center and Minnesota Public Radio announced the festival will retire so the organizations can dream up new events.
Cossetta in St. Paul shows off restaurant remodel
The Italian eatery has been an institution in downtown St. Paul since 1911, and it's 2012 upgrade is impressive, visitors say. The restaurant's new building has been open less than a week, and construction continues as part of a massive overhaul. A new pastry shop was made in Italy, taken apart, shipped to the U.S. and reassembled by Italian craftsmen, WCCO reports.
Murray's restaurant reopens in Mpls. after 5-week renovation
A longtime Minneapolis eating establishment's doors are open again after a five-week renovation. Murray's Restaurant & Cocktail Lounge in downtown was closed in order to complete interior remodeling. The 66-year-old restaurant, which was last remodeled in 1984, includes a new bar and lounge area that is "designed as a more casual, energetic zone."
Fundraising complete for new firefighters memorial
The State Capitol will soon be home to a new memorial honoring Minnesota firefighters who have died in the line of duty. According to WCCO, fundraising for the $600,000 project is complete. Plans include moving a statue at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport to the Capitol's south mall. It will join other veteran memorials next year.
Murray’s Restaurant closing for renovations in August
The downtown Minneapolis restaurant and cocktail lounge will close July 30 and reopen on Sept. 4. Co-owner Tim Murray told the Downtown Journal furniture, carpet and drapes will all be updated during the five-week renovation. The project will also focus on adding more seats by improving the bar and restaurant layout. Murray's Restaurant opened in 1946.
Dilapidated historic site in Minneapolis to be renovated as national parkland
Coldwater Spring is full of historic and spiritual significance. Unfortunately, the site near Fort Snelling is also full of vacant buildings and assorted trash. The National Park Service will spend more than $2 million to restore the land by next fall.
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