An Edina company is looking for the most hideous kitchens in the Twin Cities. The Edina Patch reports that Referral Buzz, an online referral network connecting homeowners with residential service professionals, is taking submissions for the next three months from homeowners who are willing to call their kitchens "ugly."
Tow boat collies with Mississippi River lock and dam in Alma, WI
The crash remains under investigation by the United States Coast Guard.
Police: Man in minivan approached kids, claimed he was former principal
Investigators say children were approached by a man in a white minivan who falsely claimed he'd been a local school principal.
Police: 2 people shot, 1 fatally over the weekend in La Crosse
Officers arrived to the scene and found one person suffering multiple gunshot wounds.
Wisconsin couple fight, kill bear that broke into their home
The incident happened last week in north-central Wisconsin.
USS Minneapolis-St. Paul officially launched in Duluth ceremony
It's the first U.S. Navy ship to be commissioned in Minnesota.
North High principal Mauri Friestleben returning to finish year
The principal said Friday she had been fired from her role over her support of a student protest.
One dead, two injured in wrong-way crash on Hwy. 169
The crash occurred on Highway 169 early Sunday morning.
Campsites closed at Voyageurs National Park due to 'historic' water levels
All backcountry trails and campsites are closed, as well as many frontcountry sites.
Lawmakers reach agreement on tax cuts ahead of session's end
Lawmakers announced they had reached a deal on a tax bill Saturday ahead of the looming session deadline.
Edina man accused of driving drunk, refuses order to put down burrito
Samuel Edward Waters, 22, is charged with two gross misdemeanors: refusing to submit to field sobriety tests and third-degree driving while intoxicated. Police say he also refused to set down a burrito, attempted to bribe an officer, flipped the bird for a mug shot photo, and urinated in his cell, Edina Patch says.
Edina Realty closes the door on Realtor.com
The Minnesota-based real estate company says listings from the national portal will be removed within 10 days. In November, Edina Realty announced it would no longer send listings to third-party real estate websites that aren't controlled by real estate brokerages.
Parent company of Edina Realty to launch new real estate franchise
Minnesota-based Home Services of America Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate and owner of Edina Realty, is teaming up with Brookfield Asset Management to create Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, the Star Tribune reports. The new real estate firm will launch next year and be based in California. Terms of the deal were not released.
Edina residents want out of Hopkins school district
Unite Edina 273—which represents 400 families in Edina's Parkwood Knolls neighborhood—asked Hopkins district officials to start working toward allowing the neighborhood to change districts. However, the Hopkins district stands to lose an estimated quarter million dollars in referendum money if changes are made.
Supervalu seeks bids for whole company, despite buyer interest in pieces
Supervalu Inc. advisers are asking potential buyers to bid for the entire business even as several suitors have inquired about individual parts of the grocery company, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
Sugar workers sidestep company, reach out to growers
Union officials for 1,300 locked-out Crystal Sugar workers in Minnesota and neighboring states have mailed letters to individual farmers that own the company. Spokesman Mark Froemke tells the Grand Forks Herald that it's time to "get back to work" as the harvest begins. Crystal Sugar officials say they don't like the move, equating it to the company negotiating directly with workers -- instead of union bosses.
Edina council approves interest-free loan for Southdale renovations
"I'm sick and tired of hearing people say they're going to the Eden Prairie mall," Edina Mayor Jim Hovland said.
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