A study by the Tax Foundation finds no city in America can keep up with Minneapolis when it comes to taxing its restaurants. A local assessment on downtown restaurants combined with city and state taxes brings the total over 10.7 percent.
'20/20' investigates Jodi Huisentruit's 1995 disappearance
The news anchor disappeared on her way to work.
Sheriff: 2 injured, drunk driver arrested after head-on crash
The allegedly drunk driver wasn't injured in the crash.
Newest 'Dirty Jobs' ep. has Mike Rowe scraping shmutz in MN
He'll scrape and clean a "special kind of shmutz" from the bottom of an escalator at a local hockey arena.
Unions reach tentative deal with Hennepin Co., averting possible strike
Union members will vote on the deal Wednesday.
Here are the 77 nominees for the MN Teacher of the Year award
The nominees will be trimmed to a group of semifinalists and then a group of finalists.
City of Duluth asks some to turn down thermostats immediately
This comes after a contractor hit a gas main.
2 women found dead in Crystal home, police investigating
Authorities investigating the incident as a murder-suicide.
Fire departments decry drivers running over hoses, endangering crews
It happened in two separate Northland cities this week.
All Energy Solar reaches growth milestones with higher goals yet for 2022
Minnesota solar company continues to thrive through building a strong workforce
Authorities ID family found frozen to death at MN-Canada border
They're still trying to unravel how they got there and who might have helped them.
Mayo Clinic specialist: 'The omicron surge is not over'
Experts expect a rapid decline over the next month followed a period of calm.
Defunct Minneapolis bar owes state $126k, loses sales tax permit
The Minnesota Department of Revenue claims Drink Inc., a bar and restaurant in Minneapolis that closed earlier this year, failed to pay sales taxes between March 2003 and January 2007. The defunct business still owes the state more than $126,000. A new pub has opened in the former Drink location in downtown Minneapolis.
Downtown Mpls. restaurants claim food trucks stealing lunchtime business
Some restaurant owners in downtown Minneapolis say the city is giving food trucks an unfair advantage over brick and mortar stores. Doug Sams, founder of D. Brian’s Deli & Catering, tells WCCO-TV that food vendors park in front of his doors and "hijack" customers, and his sales are suffering because of it.
Last call for Bootleggers in downtown Minneapolis
The owners of Bootleggers, one of two nuisance nightclubs in downtown Minneapolis, have agreed to close by Oct. 1, according to the Star Tribune. Earlier this month, city officials threatened to revoke the liquor license of both Bootleggers and Envy because of violations and unpaid citations. The owners of Envy have until Aug. 27 to decide if it will voluntarily close.
Late-night violence hurting downtown Minneapolis business
The repeated scenes of chaos, including a shooting near the Gay 90's club last week, is keeping restaurant tenants away from the district, an executive from Cassidy Turley tells the Business Journal. At least one business owner has left downtown completely.
Average parking rate in downtown Minneapolis jumps 8 percent
A new parking survey from Colliers International shows the average rate in downtown Minneapolis is $13 per day, the Business Journal reports. That's up about 8 percent from last year, but the rate is still more than four dollars below the national average of $17.19.
Apartment market on fire in downtown Minneapolis
“It’s kind of a fight to the death to see who can get the property before the next person,” said Dylan Garrison, a leasing agent for Downtown Resource Group, which rents out condos for owners who want to wait for better market conditions before selling.
12 Minneapolis restaurants to be checked for ADA compliance
The U.S. Attorney's Office for Minnesota says 12 high-traffic restaurants on or adjacent to Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis will be checked to make sure they are in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act of 1990. The check does not suggest the restaurants are out of compliance, a spokeswoman with the office says.
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