The consultant says patchwork fixes won't cut it anymore and the 107-year-old building needs an overhaul. Few capitols that age have never had a major renovation. The consultant says the cost will go up if repairs are postponed.
North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem dead at 68
His office announced he had passed away 'unexpectedly' Friday.
Zuccarello helps Wild spoil Lundqvist's retirement party
After Henrik Lundqvist's jersey was hung to the rafters, Zuccarello led a 3-2 win.
David Arquette gives shoutout to MN's F1rst Wrestling on James Corden show
The Hollywood actor wrestled at at a F1rst Wrestling show at First Avenue in early 2019.
6 charged in Black Friday mass thefts at Twin Cities Best Buys
The group stole from three Best Buy stores that afternoon, the charges say.
Thieves steal large bell from rural MN church, don't get far with it
The bell was found in a ditch with tow ropes around it.
COVID: More help coming to Minnesota hospitals, Walz says
More than 200 medical professionals are coming to help at short-staffed hospitals.
Suspect arrested after falling asleep in vehicle at rest stop
The man was sleeping in a stolen vehicle in the parking lot of an I-94 rest area.
Charges: Edina man threatened to shoot up Domino's Pizza
He claimed a delivery driver had flipped him off, the charges say.
Carvana seeking to build vehicle vending machine in Twin Cities
The online car dealership submitted a letter of intent to buy land in the metro to build a fulfillment center.
Coller: New Vikings GM Adofo-Mensah needs to be ruthless
Kwesi Adofo-Mensah needs to make some big, difficult decisions, writes Matthew Coller.
Report: Vikings to interview Giants' Patrick Graham for head coach
Graham coached with the Patriots under Bill Belichick for six years.
Price tag for renovations to Minnesota Capitol put at $241 million
A state panel says the patching is no longer an option and the building needs a major renovation. Senate Majority Leader Dave Senjem, concerned about the cost, says he wants to look into doing the work in increments.
Humphrey to be honored with statue on State Capitol Mall
It's taken nearly two decades of planning, but come Aug. 4 a bronze statue of former vice president, U.S. senator and Minneapolis mayor Hubert H. Humphrey will dedicated on the State Capitol Mall in St. Paul. Humphrey, frequently referred to as "The Happy Warrior," died in 1978 at age 66.
Plan to restore Capitol falls one vote short in House
Eighty representatives voted for the plan and fifty against. But because it involves borrowing $221 million, the bill needed 81 votes for approval. Some lawmakers hope Capitol repairs can be rolled into a larger package of construction projects. They say the cost of fixing the historic building will only go up if it is postponed.
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Target Clinics now offer cosmetic consultations
The Minneapolis-based discount retail giant is now offering consultations for Latisse; Vaniqa, used for unwanted facial hair; and a treatment for hyperpigmentation of the skin at its network of in-store clinics, the Pioneer Press reports. The move is an attempt to offset the seasonal cycles when it's not cold and flu season.
Downtown Minneapolis' Nicollet Mall could get $60 million makeover
Some city and business leaders want to revamp the downtown walkway, saying routine repairs to fix cracks and water damage are now amounting to millions of dollars a year. The Downtown Journal says the city would ask the state to kick in $25 million, with the private sector and city covering the rest.
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