Hundreds of residents packed a planning commission meeting to speak out against a proposal to build a Wal-Mart in the city. Residents said they're concerned about traffic, noise, crime and the impact the store would have on local businesses.
Two youths seriously injured after being struck by driver in Bloomington
Police say the boy is in a critical condition, while the girl has severe injuries.
Two men sentenced for carjacking in Rosedale Center parking lot
Leon Kismit Bell, 49, and Jack Mitchell Piche, 23, were sentenced in U.S. District Court on Jan. 20.
Police: Truck burst into in flames after driver rammed Hutchinson squad car
The incident occurred Wednesday evening.
Police identify White Bear Lake officer shot while serving warrant
The officer is a six-year veteran of the department.
Minnesota Senate passes bill codifying abortion into state law
Having already passed in the House, it will now be sent to Gov. Tim Walz for signing into law.
Tyre Nichols: Initial police version of events bear similarities to George Floyd killing
Memphis PD said Nichols complained of 'shortness of breath' following 'confrontations' with police, who in reality violently beat him.
Authorities ID man who died during police standoff in Winsted
Warning: This story mentions suicide.
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."
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.
Minneapolis' Royal Foundry Craft Spirits announces closure
The distillery set out to infuse the Minneapolis craft cocktail scene with British flavor.
Shutterfly to cut almost 100 jobs at Shakopee facility
The layoffs are expected to impact multiple positions within the company.
Wal-Mart says it's not giving up on plan to build store in Chanhassen
The city's Planning Commission voted 7-0 to reject the retailer's proposal after hundreds of people showed up to speak out against the plan. Commissioners say the store hasn't addressed concerns about traffic, parking and a nearby wetland. The company says it will address those issues before the City Council votes later this month.
Study: Online shoppers more likely to buy at Wal-Mart than Target
Website research company EyeTrackShop recently took a look at websites for Target and Wal-Mart. It found that 70 percent of the people visiting Walmart.com answered they were ‘likely’ or ‘very likely’ to buy on the site.
Details vague on new Wal-Mart distribution center in Mankato
It's still unclear when Wal-Mart will build a proposed Midwest distribution center in Mankato, the Free Press reports. City Manager Pat Hentges told the newspaper nine Wal-Mart executives visited the site this fall, but couldn't "release any specific start date or project date information."
Wal-Mart rolls out same-day delivery service in Minneapolis
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is testing its new same-day delivery service of select electronics, toys and other online purchases in 10 markets, including Minneapolis, the Associated Press reports. The "Wal-Mart To Go" program costs $10 for an unlimited number of items. The Arkansas-based discount chain is trying to cater to online shoppers who are turning to retail sites like Amazon.com.
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