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St. Paul / Ex-state rep wants to save 3M tower

There are 5 comments on the story from Mar 11, 2008, titled St. Paul / Ex-state rep wants to save 3M tower. In it, reports that:

It's boring and blah - it's a post-war water tower, after all. But it's 3M Co.'s most visible landmark at its longtime home on St.

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Rosemount, MN

#1 Mar 12, 2008
This city government is so determined to drive businesses and REAL jobs out of town -- and, are so very successful at it -- they will not entertain any idea that might slow down the parade!
Angry Workingman

Plymouth, MN

#3 Mar 12, 2008
So long as retired state Rep. Steve Trimble and his buddies privately take up a collection to buy the land and tower and pay the necessary annual taxes on it, I don't much care. Just leave the taxpayer out of the equation.

Saint Paul, MN

#4 Mar 17, 2008
The sad part will be the beautiful McKnight conference room that will be torn down in one of the old buildings. Instead of saving a rusty old tower, how about saving a beautiful piece of history that is very pleasing to the eye?
No No No

Saint Paul, MN

#5 Mar 17, 2008
No, please no. Why would you stave off redevelopment to save a useless water tower?
Next thing you know Dave Thune will try to save Xcel's somkestack from the coal plant.
Richard Schmitt

Minneapolis, MN

#6 Mar 17, 2008
As I said before, it is my personal belief that the residents of Saint Paul must be ignorant, stupid, or both; as they keep electing Mayors and City Council members who do nothing to improve the lives of St. Paul residents. The city is turning into a ghost town, with Highland Park the last island in a city full of run-down neighborhoods and the downtown area the likes of Detroit. Man, I thought we were screwed here in Minneapolis but now I feel better.....

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