St. Paul leaders say the rules are meant to help keep things safe and attractive. KSTP reports only 30 percent of a window can be covered, allowing customers and employees to clearly see in and out of a business. The St. Paul Chamber of Commerce opposed the rules worried new businesses won't consider opening in the capital city. The new ordinance goes into effect on February 8.
Minnesota up to 6 confirmed cases of monkeypox virus
Most people recover at home within 2-4 weeks.
Gasoline may be cause of sewer explosion on U of M campus
An all-clear was given around 9 p.m. Thursday, with residents in the area allowed to return to their homes.
Overwhelming demand for THC products on first day of new law in MN
One shop owner said his Chaska store broke the online sales record before they opened Friday morning.
Increased drunk boating enforcement over 4th of July weekend
The increased enforcement is part of the Operation Dry Water initiative.
Duo charged after 10-pound meth package sent to wrong address
More than 10 pounds of meth are off the street thanks to a delivery error.
Bird Rides' suburban expansion continues in Minnesota
Its scooter season in Minnesota. The latest on where you can find Bird e-scooters:
Man found dead with 'trauma to his face' in St. Paul
A man was found dead with "trauma to his face" in St. Paul after 3 a.m.
Boyfriend jailed after woman found dead in Hibbing
The woman was found dead on Tuesday, June 28.
18 injured in two separate crashes involving teen drivers
The crashes happened Thursday in Ham Lake and North Branch Township.
Frustrated business owner bails on St. Paul expansion
The owner of a popular bakery in Minneapolis won't be cooking up a new location on St. Paul's Grand Avenue. Cupcake's Kevin Vanderaa says he's fed up after the neighborhood association's complaints about a technical issue. Vanderaa also says he received no support from elected officials.
Agency probes St. Paul for no-bid award on new stadium
The day after Gov. Mark Dayton announced there would be $25 million in state funding for a new downtown St. Paul minor league baseball stadium, the city announced the design-build contractor would be Minneapolis-based Ryan Cos. Taxpayer watchdogs complained there was no competitive bidding, but city officials say the law is on their side, Finance & Commerce reports. The Minnesota Management and Budget agency is investigating.
St. Paul's new electric car-charging stations are powered by the sun
The two new solar-powered stations allow drivers to recharge the batteries that power their electric cars. They bring the number of power-charging stations in St. Paul to 18. The city is also adding three electric vehicles to its fleet.
Could 'Amsterdam' bring life to downtown St. Paul?
Downtown St. Paul is probably not many Twin Citians first choice for live music. However, MPR reports that business is exceeding expectations at St. Paul's newest music venue, 'Amsterdam Bar and Hall.' There are even reports of people crossing the river from Minneapolis to see shows!
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