Edina company seeks out ugly kitchens

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."
Author:
Updated:
Original:

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."

Next Up

Pixabay - water surface

2-year-old dies a week after being pulled from Ham Lake pond

The boy had been at Lions Park with family and friends.

Facebook - Dinosaur Drive-Thru image

50 animatronic dinosaurs to take over Mall of America parking lot

Dinosaur Drive-Thru opens June 24 and runs through July 11.

new ulm police department squad car

Police: Man who shot himself during traffic stop has died

He died in a Twin Cities hospital early Wednesday.

Flickr - Voyagerous - Christine Warner

MN's lone National Park is also one of the least popular in the country

Travelers are clearly overlooking what northern Minnesota has to offer.

Elton John

Elton John confirms rescheduled St. Paul dates for farewell tour

"I'm going to go out in the biggest possible way, performing at my very best," John said.

Alex, Curt and Steven Boesl

3 Minnesotans honored with Carnegie Medals for heroic acts

The award is the highest honor for civilian heroism in North America.

police tape, crime scene

Police discover woman dead at Twin Cities home following welfare check

Officers also found "multiple" children on the scene, all of them unhurt.

bear cub

Bear clambers into northern MN home through kitchen window

A black bear in the house isn't something you see every day.

Ambulance hospital emergency

5 teens hurt in rollover crash near Hutchinson

The crash happened before 6:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Pixabay - Crappie fish

MN DNR: Please call us if you find a large group of dead fish

The agency says hot weather might be contributing to recent die-offs.

thomas beach, bde maka ska - lake calhoun

2 Minneapolis beaches temporarily closed due to high E. coli levels

The park board will sample the water at the beaches again on Wednesday.

Related

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 man dies taking dock out of St. Croix River

Steven Richard Labarron, 52, Edina, drowned in the St. Croix River near Taylors Falls, Minn., while moving a dock near a steep bank, the Star Tribune reported. The dock slipped and hit him in the head and he fell in the water, the Chisago County Sheriff's Office reported.