In the wake of the Vikings stadium financing deal, the rush created by the largest expansion in charitable gambling in 25 years is already under way. The Star Tribune reports that the vendors of electronic pulltabs and bingo have already come to the state hoping to land a lucrative contract.
Hopkins suffers rare loss to No. 1 ranked Sidwell Friends
The Royals held their own in a battle of the nation's best.
Charges: 2 teens responsible for violent carjacking spree across Twin Cities
They face a combined 31 felony counts, all tied to carjackings and related crimes.
MN rep. says he was 'assaulted' at activist group's public meeting
The Republican said a man grabbed his arms and yanked him from the room.
What were the 'bizarre things' seen in Minnesota's sky?
The mysterious streaks were not UFOs and they weren't pieces of an asteroid.
Mel Kiper Jr. has Vikings taking a cornerback in his first mock draft
Mike Zimmer may be gone, but the tradition lives on.
Free COVID testing site to open in St. Paul for 3 weeks
The federal testing site comes as demand for testing remains high.
MN TikToker accused of faking federal agent life pleads guilty
He told his 10,000 followers he was a Homeland Security agent — authorities say it was a lie.
Report: Vikings request second interview with 2 GM candidates
Ryan Poles of the Chiefs and Kwesi Adofo-Mensah of the Browns.
Hopkins takes on No. 1 team in the country on ESPNU Friday
The game will feature a pair of top recruits in the Class of 2022.
Educators in Minneapolis, St. Paul could strike amid contract negotiations
Teachers and support staff are demanding smaller class sizes, mental health support and better pay.
Electronic pulltab games to help stadium financing could start next week
A new era in electronic gaming in the state could begin as soon as next week. The hand-held electronic pulltab devices that Minnesota is counting on to help finance its share of the new Vikings stadium may turn up in bars and restaurants Tuesday, provided the state's gambling control board approves them.
Cargill announces $50M expansion of West Fargo plant
The estimated $50 million project is expected to start this fall, with completion slated in time for the 2013 harvest. The expansion is believed to employ about 200 construction workers.
Valleyfair to add dinosaur park in $3.5 million expansion
Valleyfair announced Thursday that a $3.5 million expansion featuring a dinosaur park will be added next summer. "Dinosaurs Alive" will include over 30 life-sized animated dinosaurs over nearly-five acres. A new catering facility and picnic pavilions will also be added.
U.S. Steel Keetac mine expansion up for vote
Pollution officials are set to vote Tuesday on two water permits that would clear the way for U.S. Steel's $300 million expansion of its taconite mine and processing plant in Keewatin. Environmentalists said the original proposal didn't do enough to protect water, fish or wild rice. They say the latest permits -- while not perfect -- are an improvement. The company says the project is ecologically sound.
Hormel Institute plans expansion that would double size and staff
The institute says the $27 million expansion will create 125 high-paying jobs. The Austin Port Authority would pay for half of the expansion and lease it back to the institute. The other half would be paid through state bonding funds.
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