A federal judge says the agencies overseeing the project didn't do a good enough job in their first study on how the construction could impact local businesses, but the judge rejected a call to shut down the project.
Armed robbery suspect sought in two south metro investigations
The incidents took place at credit unions in Savage and Apple Valley.
Former Twin Cities plastic surgeon charged with sex crimes
Christopher Kovanda is accused of inappropriately touching woman under the guise of providing medical care.
Minnesota man accused of murder in Chicago is arrested in Alabama
A 26-year-old man from a small town on the Iowa border is accused of murdering a Greyhound bus employee.
Support for Shakopee Public Schools employee diagnosed with cancer
The media specialist has been transitioned to hospice care recently.
Big November snowstorms uncommon in MN, but snowfall is increasing
This week's 8.4 inches at MSP Airport was one of the biggest November storms in the Twin Cities since 1991.
New coffee shop brings taste of the North Shore to Minnetonka
Base Camp Coffee & Provisions is now open.
Minnesota nurses take vote on whether to hold second strike
The results will be determined Wednesday night.
OCD, irritable bowel syndrome added to MN's medical marijuana list
They are the two latest qualifying medical conditions for Minnesota's marijuana program.
Fundraiser created for family-owned Cô Tu' Oriental Cuisine after shooting
Support from the community will go towards medical expenses and overhead costs for the restaurant.
Police: Minnesota murder suspect arrested in Texas
Erica Roberts has been on the run since March.
Jackknifed semis close I-35 northbound near Faribault
There are icy conditions across Minnesota
Central Corridor tear-up takes toll on businesses
A few early supporters of the rail project tell MinnPost that if they knew how bad business would get, they wouldn't have supported it in the first place. About two dozen businesses along the rail line have closed up since construction started.
MPR: Officials confront contractor after problems tangle Central Corridor construction
Top officials in charge of the project traveled to Chicago to have a "frank discussion" with the general contractor's executives after a series of serious problems, including environmental violations, unsafe streets, delays and communication failures. Minnesota Public Radio says it reviewed hundreds of documents that spell out the problems plaguing the monumental project's first year of construction. "Things must change in 2012," one official said.
St. Paul businesses file lawsuit, ask for Central Corridor project to be stopped
The University Avenue Betterment Association says the city isn't doing enough to help them with their struggling businesses -- trapped in the middle of the construction. St. Paul officials say they'll review their programs to help those merchants next month.
Construction of new concert hall at Ordway postponed by shortage of cash
Backers of the project to build a new home for the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra had hoped to start construction this spring. But they haven't raised the $75 million to pay for it, so they're pushing the timeline back a year.
Business owners say light rail construction has damaged buildings
Property owners along the Central Corridor light rail line expected business disruptions during the construction, but now some say the work is physically damaging their buildings. But the Metropolitan Council and its contractor say cracks in foundations and facades of the old buildings are not necessarily the result of construction work.
Central corridor rail project 50 percent complete
A project that has delivered both promise and pain to parts of St. Paul has reached the halfway point. Central Corridor Light Rail Transit (LRT) officials say the 11-mile project that will link Minneapolis and St. Paul via Washington and University avenues is 50 percent complete and on schedule to be 75 percent completed by year's end. Service is slated to begin in 2014.
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