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Minneapolis awards Ryan rights to build hotel in Downtown East

The Minneapolis City Council on Friday awarded Ryan Cos. the rights to construct a hotel/apartment building on top of a planned parking ramp in the Downtown East development project. Ryan has proposed 10 floors of hotel, with 17 floors of apartments above it, all set atop a planned 1,610-stall ramp to be constructed on 4th street.

Minimum wage bill staggers forward 

House and Senate leaders said Friday they will continue working towards a compromise on a minimum wage proposal. The proposed constitutional amendment Friday passed the Senate Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development Committee, despite GOP opposition.

Last-minute surge in signups ahead of MNsure Monday deadline

With the Monday deadline to enroll for health insurance through the state exchange fast approaching, MNsure officials are urging Minnesotans to sign up. Officials are asking for understanding. MNsure is reporting a last minute surge in calls to the MNsure Contact Center.

Largest solar expansion in state history approved

In these days of lingering winter, it's sort of hard to remember what bright sunshine looks like. But that didn't cloud the decision any for Minnesota utility regulators who approved the largest expansion of solar energy in state history.

Gophers fire longtime women's basketball coach Pam Borton

University of Minnesota athletics director Norwood Teague announced this afternoon that longtime women's basketball coach Pam Borton has been fired.

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Twin Cities authorities preparing for community reaction to Tyre Nichols video

The ATF division in St. Paul sent out an alert out of "an abundance of caution."

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Changes at K102's Chris Carr & Company, with Sam Sansevere joining as co-host

She is the daughter of former KQRS morning show personality Bob Sansevere.

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Minneapolis' Royal Foundry Craft Spirits announces closure

The distillery set out to infuse the Minneapolis craft cocktail scene with British flavor.

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Shutterfly to cut almost 100 jobs at Shakopee facility

The layoffs are expected to impact multiple positions within the company.

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Mill City Museum in the running to be named best history museum in the U.S.

The museum offers scenic views of the Mississippi River.

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Man charged with attempted murder of White Bear Lake police officer

Daniel Holmgren Jr., 33, was being served an arrest warrant at the time of the incident.

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Gallery: 1,000-acre Wisconsin resort listed for nearly $4.3M

The lush landscape features a creek and private lake.

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Alert after Woodbury students approached by strangers asking if they want candy

Valley Crossing Elementary School urged parents to go over safety information with their children in response to the incident.

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North St. Paul basketball cancels Eden Prairie game after opposing coach's reinstatement

Head Coach Cornelius Gilleylen said he let his players decide amongst themselves.

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These are the nominees for 2023 Minnesota Teacher of the Year

Education Minnesota has nominated 131 teachers from across the state.

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