The Minneapolis City Council voted Friday to write off about $207,000 in debts, largely owed to the convention center, deemed as simply uncollectible. Two of the unpaid invoices are from a pair of sex conventions in 2006. The controversial "Sex and So Much More" event brought porn star Jenna Jameson, wet T-shirt contests and sex toys to the convention center.
KAT sets a franchise record, leaves early in loss to Wizards
Towns fell on his back in the final minutes of a loss in Washington.
Man shot by police in Forest Lake dies from injuries
It was one of two police shootings in the Twin Cities on the same day, both of which proved fatal.
'Everyone should really be masking up' in public, Malcolm says
The health commissioner said residents have gotten "a little bit lax" with some protective measures.
Byron Buxton believes he's the best player in baseball
"Nobody [does] the things that I do. I know that."
Edibles coming to Minnesota's medical marijuana program
MDH also announced it will not add anxiety as qualifying condition.
Police reveal new details about 'coordinated' Best Buy thefts
A large group stole thousands of dollars in merchandise from three Twin Cities Best Buy stores.
New tenant revealed for former Libertine spot in Uptown
The space will combine playful art offerings with a restaurant.
What are Minnesota's chances of a white Christmas this year?
The Twin Cities averages a white Christmas about 3 out of every 4 years.
'You will not live much longer b***': Rep. Omar shares threatening voicemail
Omar's office received the call hours after Rep. Boebert posted her video about the MN congresswoman.
ESPN's 'Booger' makes fun of Wild fans' record cup snake
He's the same guy who thought the "Minneapolis Miracle" was bad for the Vikings.
Minneapolis Convention Center restrooms to get $2.5 million facelift
Minneapolis is just one step away from renovating the 32 bathrooms at the city’s convention center. Most have not been updated since the late 1980s or early 1990s. The Star Tribune reports upgrades will include all new tile, flooring, toilets, plumbing, counter tops, sinks, faucets, mirrors and lighting. The deal still requires approval by the full City Council.
Animal rights group protests researchers' convention in Minneapolis
About 60 people on behalf of the Animal Rights Coalition protested the annual convention of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science at the Minneapolis Convention Center Sunday, claiming animal research is inhumane.
Minneapolis Convention Center cuts supervisor staff in half, workers moved to 'on-call status'
The convention center is just one of several across the country that have been struggling with lopsided budgets where operating costs outweigh their revenues.
Independence Party opposes amendments at state convention
The Minnesota Independence Party held its political convention Saturday in Roseville without endorsing a candidate for U.S. Senate this year, the Associated Press reports. Delegates did pass resolutions opposing the voter ID measure and the marriage amendment that would ban same-sex marriage in Minnesota. Voters will cast their ballots in November.
Rybak to speak at Democratic convention
Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak, whose national profile has risen in the past year as a spokesman for the left, said that he will have a speaking role at next month's Democratic National Convention. He is one of five vice chairs of the Democratic National Committee. The DNC begins Sept. 3 in Charlotte, N.C.
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