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MNGOP Sen. Hann says he's not convinced income equality is such a bad thing
During a Legislative Commission on Planning and Fiscal Policy hearing about income equality on Wednesday, Sen. David Hann, R-Eden Prairie, argued that achieving greater income equality by increasing taxes on the rich wouldn't make Minnesota a better place.
Thu Dec 19, 2013
Minn. High School Hockey Faceoff Set For Jan. 11
The faceoff opens with a matchup of top-10 girls teams as Eden Prairie takes on Minnetonka at 10 a.m. Four boys games follow - Benilde-St.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
Fillmore County Journal
Dora Kammer, 87, of Chatfield, Minn., died Saturday, December 14, 2013 at the Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield.
'Immigrant suburbs' emerge in latest census sweep
Foreign-born populations are moving out of the central cities. Even outer-ring suburbs are becoming more culturally and racially diverse.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
State regulators fine DFL Senate campaign $100,000
The Minnesota DFL Senate campaign was hit with a $100,000 fine Tuesday for improperly coordinating 2012 campaign mailings with candidates.
WEAU-TV Eau Claire
Consumer Alert: MN company recalls artificial Christmas tree; was sold at Menards
The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall on Monday. Seasonal Specialties of Eden Prairie, MN is recalling the Enchanted Forest L.E.D. 7.5 ft.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
MNsure and its director are under fire
MNsure Director April Todd-Malmlov, center, is being criticized for taking a vacation in Costa Rica despite problems with the rollout of the online insurance exchange.
Petters trustee collects biggest cash payment ever, from Fingerhut parent
The trustee for the bankruptcy estate of Tom Petters that is working to recover millions of dollars worth of assets for Petters' Ponzi-scheme victims has collected nearly $85 million from Eden Prairie-based Bluestem Brands, the parent company of Fingerhut .
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Customer Interaction Solutions
The DreamZon LightOn Cell Phone Signaler, Available at Harris...
Eden Prairie, MN December 15, 2013 Harris Communications, a distributor of assistive devices for deaf and hard of hearing people, has found that the DreamZon LightOn Cell Phone Signaler has become a very popular product since it was added to their product line in 2012.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
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
Did Walgreens Fix Pricing Problems After 'CCO Story?
There are noticeable changes at Minnesota's largest drugstore chain after WCCO uncovered pricing problems at stores across the Twin Cities but some customers are now questioning Walgreens in-store savings program.
Stensrud Makes Another Push to Represent District 48A
Former Republican state representative Kirk Stensrud announced Monday that he'll once again vie for the District 48A seat that Democrat Yvonne Selcer holds.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
All-day kindergarten spreading rapidly in Twin Cities west metro area
Kindergarten registration is either underway or quickly approaching for most west-metro schools, many of which will be offering free all-day sections for the first time next year.
Wintry woes again on metro roads; temps to drop even further
A poorly timed layer of snow draped the frigid Twin Cities before dawn Tuesday, leaving morning commuters with a second consecutive day of slippery surfaces to negotiate.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Eden Prairie mall sold for $100 million
The 1.1-million-square-foot, two-level mall with more than 100 stores was been sold by owner General Growth to an entity related to Cypress Equities of Dallas, according to real estate documents filed late last week in Hennepin County.
Classic Burgers Outside Minneapolis at Lions Tap
Cemented in the bluffs of Eden Prairie, Minnesota, outside of Minneapolis, the Tap has been selling burgers since 1958, but it's far older than that.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Property taxes are on the decline again in metro
Gov. Mark Dayton and Revenue Commissioner Myron Franz announced in July that Minnesota property taxes would go down 1.5% or $121 million from local government aid and property tax refunds, The typical homeowner in a majority of Twin Cities-area communities can expect a savings in property taxes next year, projections show.
Meeting to be held Tuesday on Flying Cloud road construction project
Road construction on Flying Cloud Drive is still at least a year away, but an open house Tuesday will give Eden Prairie and Chanhassen residents and business owners more details about what to expect.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Finance and Commerce
Minnesota Brownfields group eases cleanup process
The soil contamination was as deep as 14 feet at the 9-acre site for the future Birch Lake Business Center, which recently received a ReScape Award from the Minnesota Brownfields organization for cleanup efforts.