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Startup's toy helicopter hits Brookstone stores
QFO Labs Inc.'s Quad Fighter is controlled by a one-handed tilt-to-fly stick that works like a Nintendo Wii controller.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
Minnesota Public Radio
Meet Gwendolyn Hoberg
We're pleased to be featuring the work of many new freelance writers on our website, and in coming weeks we'd like to help you get to know some of them better.
Digital Game Developer
Loffler Companies Spreads Holiday Cheer to Community at St. Josephs Home for Children and VEAP
Loffler Companies, a leading provider of office technology and services in the Upper Midwest, celebrated President and CEO Jim Lofflers mantra of To Whom Much is Given, Much is Expected during the 2013 holiday season.
Bloomington delays Total Wine debut until April
Total Wine & More , its first Minnesota store stocked and ready to open, has been told by city officials it'll have to wait another four months while some paperwork gets done.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
West metro police blotter
A 62-year-old Bloomington woman was arrested for alleged drunken driving following a traffic stop on France Avenue S. and 58th Street.
Man found dead in car towed from Edina apartment garage that caught fire
A man was found dead in a car removed from a smoky and charred Edina apartment complex's detached garage.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Snack Food/Wholesale Bakery
Mrs. Smith's launches new pie line
A survey from the maker of Mrs. Smith's pies called reveals that nearly six in 10 Americans admit they would do something to butter someone up for the holiday season, primarily to spread holiday cheer or set a good example for others.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
New Fox show about a monster has a Minnesota heart
Mary Mack of Minneapolis voices the character Dylan in Fox's upcoming series "Golan the Insatiable," which is set in a Twin Cities suburb.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Tom Powers: On demolition day, Metrodome won't hold up to Met Center
Official word is that the air will be let out of the Metrodome on Jan. 18, although the Vikings effectively accomplished that in early October.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CST
School officials say the 10th-grade boy was walking home from Tartan High School in Oakdale when he was stabbed Friday afternoon.
Minnesota schools see range of security upgrades
Minnesota school districts have implemented a variety of new security measures at their buildings in the year since the Sandy Hook Elementary school shootings in Connecticut.
Make Yarn Ornaments for the Holidays
Children ages 6-15 can participate in the event from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13 at Burnhaven Library.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Paint, Drink and Snack at New West End Art Studio
The St. Louis Park West End's newest business brings the food and drink selection of a restaurant to an art studio where customers follow an instructor's directions to complete their own acrylic paintings in under two-and-a-half hours.
Finance and Commerce
Cities along Southwest LRT seek support, not dictation
At least four of the 15 Southwest Light Rail Transit stations are in Eden Prairie, including one next to the 1.5-million-square-foot UnitedHealthGroup campus under construction.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Minnesota's 'surplus': Don't even think about adding to the spending base: Pioneer Press editorial
Lawmakers will need a mighty will to resist the temptation to spend even more when the Minnesota Legislature convenes in February.
Tip-A-Cop and a Festival of Carols: Richfield Weekend Planner
When : 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13. Where: Bloomington Lutheran Church, 9350 Portland Ave. S. in Bloomington.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
West metro briefs: Minnetonka seeks applications for 2 commissions
To apply, complete the application at www.eminnetonka.com and either e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail it to the city, attn: Karen Telega, 14600 Minnetonka Blvd., Minnetonka, MN 55345.
New apartments proposed for Bloomington Central Station
Four soaring glass buildings that have become landmarks at Bloomington Central Station are likely to be joined next year by a more grounded building: a shorter, 420-unit apartment building faced mostly with stucco and metal.
Where to Volunteer in Richfield this Holiday Season
If you're looking to give a little of your time to volunteering this holiday season, look no further than organizations right here in Richfield.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Room with a View: City Improves Functionality, Ergonomics of Water Treatment Plant Control Room
The city of Bloomington, Minn., covers 38 square miles in the heart of the Twin Cities and is home to more than 85,000 residents.