Among the projects underway include work on the new $137 million Radisson Blu hotel at the Mall of America. The 500-room hotel is set to open next year, pushing the number of hotel rooms in Bloomington to 8,000.
Kirill Kaprizov's slow start is a thing of the past
A potential sophomore slump has been erased with a three-point night against the Devils..
Man fatally shot by police at Mounds View liquor store is identified
The 21-year-old died of multiple gunshot wounds.
Biden lays out wintertime plan to curb COVID's spread
It comes as the U.S. reported its second case of the omicron variant.
MN Dept. of Corrections offering $5K bonuses as it seeks to hire 200
The DOC is offering hiring bonuses for new employees and for referrals.
Mayor Frey unveils workgroup to develop public safety recommendations
There are 35 members in the workgroup.
MN city named best ice fishing destination in the US
A lake in Wisconsin also made the top 8.
'TODAY Show' surprises Minneapolis youth nonprofit with toys
It's part of the program's Season of Giving toy drive.
3rd federal medical team to join COVID-19 fight in Minnesota
There are more than 1,500 people with COVID-19 admitted to Minnesota hospitals.
Driver killed after other motorist crosses into opposite lane
The head-on crash occurred early Thursday, just north of the Twin Cities.
MSHSL approves shot clock for Minnesota varsity basketball
Shot clocks will be required at all varsity games beginning in 2023-24.
Popcorn shop featured on 'The Late Show' has to close 2 days later
A county inspection after the national TV appearance found code violations.
Mall of America to cater to high end customers as it starts third decade
Changes are in the works at the Mall of America, which marked its 20th birthday over the weekend. Nearly $500 million worth of projects are underway or on the drawing board. Many - including a new Radisson hotel - will cater to high end customers.
Mall of America moving ahead with $200 million expansion
The Pioneer Press reports the plans include three levels of additional retail space, a medical office tower and a second hotel. A Radisson Blu hotel is already under construction. A mall executive anticipates breaking ground next spring.
Developer plans $12 million hotel on Lake Minnetonka
The proposed 58-room Excelsior Hotel would be the only hotel on the lake and would include retail space and a restaurant. Excelsior's planning commission has approved the deal; the city council takes it up next week.
3 developers interested in MSP airport micro-hotel
The Metropolitan Airports Commission issued a query in June to any developers who might be interested in constructing a small hotel – perhaps 70 or 80 rooms – in an existing parking lot across from the entry to the airport’s main Lindbergh Terminal, Finance and Commerce reports. Three responded, although the small size and sound-proofing issues would make the project difficult, developers say.
Coronavirus: Mall of America hotel laying off nearly 100 workers
The Radisson Hotel Group earlier this month laid off workers from its downtown Minneapolis hotel.
3 Minnesota hotels named among the best in the Midwest by Conde Nast
Next time you take a trip to Mall of America, you might as well stay for the night.
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