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The Commons Hotel Offers Smart Getaway for Two with the E=mcA2 Meals and Cocktail
Conveniently located close to downtown Minneapolis on the University of Minnesota campus, The Commons Hotel - part of the Noble House Hotels & Resorts collection - provides the perfect equation for a smart getaway with the E=mcA2 Meals and Cocktails package, starting at $109*/night from now until Dec. 31, 2014.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
University of Minnesota student robbed at gunpoint near Minneapolis campus, police say
A University of Minnesota student was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday morning roughly a block from the school's Minneapolis campus, police said.
Student Reports Wednesday Morning Armed Robbery Near U of M Amid Rise in Crime
According to a crime alert from the University of Minnesota, a student was walking near the intersection of 14th Avenue Southeast and 6th Street around 9 a.m. Wednesday when someone came up to her with a gun.
Public Memorial For Mandela Saturday In St. Paul
The memorial for the late South African leader and anti-apartheid fighter will begin at 1 p.m. in the Cathedral of St. Paul.
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.
Arrest made in Fridley sex assault by man posing as officer
A man is in custody for allegedly posing as a police officer and sexually assaulting a Fridley woman last month.
St. Cloud Times
St. Anthony Falls Locks and Dams see frequent use
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the Upper St. Anthony Falls Locks and Dams in Minneapolis got frequent use in the 2013 navigation seasons.
MediTech Strategic Consultants B.V. Changes Name to Medpace Medical Device B.V.
Medpace Medical Device B.V., long known throughout the medical device community for its excellent clinical trial conduct and regulatory/quality consultancy in Europe, will continue to be based in Vaals, NL, headquartering the European device operations.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
St. Cloud Times
Minneapolis resident, born in Somalia, earns nom for SAG Awards
At least one Minnesotan is up for a Screen Actors Guild Award, considered by many critics to be the most likely indicators of the Academy Award nominations.
St. Paul, Minneapolis charter schools continue growth
St. Paul and Minneapolis have joined a growing list of cities where at least a fifth of public school students attend charters.
Minneapolis man who wrecked Lamborghini gets six months in workhouse
What used to be a 2007 Lamborghini Gallardo sits in Jud Champlin's garage, a hunk of Italian wreckage, albeit elegant Italian wreckage.
What's cooking: pies, mags, apples and nuts
It's fun to give while receiving. At least that's the carrot extended by Eat for Equity, a nonprofit that organizes and cooks collaborative dinners to raise money for organizations that address community inequities at the local level, such as the American Refugee Committee or the Just Health Network.
Priest public nuisance claim may proceed, Ramsey County judge rules
A Ramsey County judge has ruled that an alleged sexual abuse victim's nuisance claims against the Catholic Church may proceed.
St. Anthony Bulletin News
The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis released a list of 30 priests who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing minors on Thursday, Dec. 5. The list also includes an additional four priests who have unsubstantiated claims against them.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Midtown Global Market Granted Bail Out by City of Minneapolis
The Minneapolis City Council decided Tuesday it will grant the privately-owned Midtown Global Market in south Minneapolis a public bail out.
Minneapolis city committee votes to forgive $1.5 million in debt for Midtown
A Minneapolis City Council committee gave an initial OK to forgive debt on a city loan to the struggling Midtown Global Market.
Pair of Cargill office buildings sell for $123M
The buildings, at 9350 and 9380 Excelsior Boulevard, are each seven stories and part of a three-building campus Cargill occupies called Excelsior Crossings.
Columbia Heights Schools don't skimp on the arts
Superintendent Kathy Kelly has rebuilt the Columbia Heights school district's elementary band program and nurtured its K-12 art program even in tight budget times.
Rooftop golf proposal for Minneapolis parking ramps inches forward
A 15-year-old proposal to build a golf-focused athletic facility atop a downtown Minneapolis parking ramp received an initial green light from the City Council Tuesday.