The director of the Warehouse District Business Association says it's hard to calculate exactly how much money the area is missing out on, but she says she's heard it's around $1 million per game not played.
Sports bar reduces hours, owners cite "pandemic of work ethic"
The owners shared the news on Facebook this week.
Former Hennepin County commissioner arrested for DWI
The 61-year-old was being held in Hennepin County Jail as of Thursday morning.
Electric carshare network showing growth in Twin Cities
Over 25,000 trips have been logged in a six-month span.
Low river levels bring cancellations for St. Paul-New Orleans Viking cruises
The low water also impacted some barge traffic making its way down the river.
Feds: Militia sympathizer had machine gun, grenade launcher in 'hidden room'
A confidential informant tipped off investigators.
Drought tightens grip as Twin Cities reaches 'extreme' level
By this time last year, drought was fading fast in Minnesota.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for the week ending Tuesday, Oct. 4
The 7-day average number of cases has been dropping.
Gallery: Ely treehouse cabin for $209k is a salvaged materials masterpiece
Take a look inside a truly unique cabin on Shagawa Lake.
Man airlifted after being pinned under truck in northern MN
The incident happened near Nisswa, Minnesota.
St. Paul company ends corrugated manufacturing, cutting 130 jobs
The facility produces around 200,000 tons of corrugated packaging every year.
NBA lockout means bad news for Minneapolis' businesses
The league says they will cancel the first two weeks of the upcoming season if a new labor deal isn't reached by next week. The first five games of the Timberwolves' season are scheduled at the Target Center. Without those games -- local parking ramps, bars and restaurants will suffer.
Anoka-Hennepin targeting summer 'brain drain'
Starting this summer, the district is setting up a free online learning program for all 600 of its current sixth-graders. A teacher from each of the district's middle schools will monitor progress and keep in touch by e-mail. Schools will even be open one day a week for students who don't have Internet at home.
Minneapolis eyes shutdown of two downtown nightclubs
The City of Minneapolis is urging the shutdown of two Warehouse District clubs -- Envy and Bootleggers-- after city regulatory staff say they observed over-serving of alcohol, a rash of fights and marijuana smoking in the bathroom. The city says the proposed action is part of their crackdown on club crime.
NHL lockout has St. Paul business owners concerned
The NHL lockout has some St. Paul business owners concerned about their bottom lines. Former player and now restaurant owner Tom Reid says losing the hockey season would be a big blow to businesses near the Xcel. Less than 24 hours into the lockout, Wild defensemen Jared Spurgeon has signed on to play in a European league.
Duluth’s first gay bar opens downtown
The new Duluth Flame Nightclub for the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community is a glitzy, stylish addition to downtown Duluth, the Duluth News Tribune reports. “I’d like to think that as a community we are beyond making an issue of whether or not it’s a gay bar,” Mayor Don Ness said. “It just seems like a very old-fashioned debate. Of course we welcome this business to Duluth.”
Minneapolis business leaders unveil big new vision for downtown
The Star Tribune takes an early look at what the city calls Downtown 2025. The plan calls for doubling the number of residents (by leveling the Metrodome and converting the site into a neighborhood, a plan that conflicts with the mayor's vision). The proposal also aims to create a "stadium district," revitalize Nicollet Mall and end homelessness, among other goals. But a big vision comes with a hefty price tag, of course: $2 billion.
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