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South Quarter IV, a housing development in Minneapolis, has been selected by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Terwilliger Center for Housing as the winner of the 2016 Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable and Workforce Housing Award
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar announced that several of her key priorities passed the Senate today as part of the Water Resources Development Act of 2016. The bipartisan bill includes Klobuchar’s provision to provide critical resources and funding to conserve fish and wildlife populations in the Great Lakes, and priorities that require the use of American iron and steel in all projects funded through the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund, and establish a voluntary school and child care lead testing program, among others
Governor Mark Dayton today introduced a Jobs Bill that would invest $1.4 billion in infrastructure projects statewide, creating an estimated 39,900 Minnesota jobs*. This new Jobs Bill would help address many of the state’s critical infrastructure needs, including essential water infrastructure, while strengthening Minnesota’s economy and putting thousands of people to work
Registration is now open for the Governor’s Water Summit, which will take place on Saturday, February 27, 2016. The summit will focus public attention on the serious challenges facing Minnesota’s water supplies – in both rural and urban areas of the state – and continue statewide dialogue around steps that must be taken to address those challenges. The summit will bring together water quality experts, farmers, legislators, regulators, the business community, members of the public, local leaders, and a wide variety of other stakeholders.
U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) released the following statement after the Senate passed a bipartisan transportation bill that funds federal infrastructure projects for five years. The legislation includes a fix for Duluth's logging truck issue, which you can download a video of Sen
Legislation would increase broadband deployment by cutting red tape for companies, states, and local governments that want to install broadband infrastructure on federal land...
Property taxes for the second half of the year are due next week – on Thursday, October 15. With that deadline comes a reminder from the St. Louis County Auditor for anyone planning to mail their payment: please pay attention to the mailbox pick up time. Changes at the Duluth Post Office earlier this year have affected mail pick up times at mailboxes around the region.
Cities, counties, local and statewide businesses and labor groups, transportation leaders and newspaper editorial boards from across California are supporting the administration's plan to fix the state's roads, bridges, public transportation and trade corridors with permanent and sustainable revenue and sensible reforms. Here's what they're saying:
St. Louis County Commissioners are preparing to vote on the maximum property tax levy for 2016, and based on preliminary discussions, the Board reinforced their commitment to holding the levy at the same level as this year: $116.6 million. Commissioners are poised to vote on the zero percent levy increase at their next meeting, on Tuesday, September 22.
The Department of Natural Resources has been partnering with local governments such as counties and cities to increase the number of watercraft inspectors at public water accesses in Minnesota. Inspectors are an important component in the effort to protect state waters from aquatic invasive species
Governor Mark Dayton today announced that the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA) will receive a federal grant totaling $38 million for the construction of a skilled care nursing facility, and infrastructure tying the existing and future complex together at the Minneapolis Veterans Home
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, Governor Mark Dayton, Minnesota Department of Transportation (MNDOT) Commissioner Charlie Zelle, Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, and State Representative David Dill today announced their support to include in the state bonding bill several urgent transportation infrastructure projects near the international rail crossing in Ranier, Minnesota. Senator Bakk is introducing those bonding provisions in the Senate.
Active Network, a Growing Technology Firm, Doubles Office Space In Consolidation at Sherwood Equities’...
NEW YORK CITY, NY - May 11, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Active Network, a leader in online registration and event management software that helps businesses automate and simplify operations, management and participation, has doubled its office space at 370 Lexington Avenue, lifting the total to more than 6,300 square feet, reports Sherwood Equities, the landlord.
PLYMOUTH, MMN - June 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Commercial real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield/Northmarq has arranged a 203,000-square-foot lease renewal with Office Depot at Xenium Distribution Center, 1105 Xenium Lane North in Plymouth, Minn. Dave Paradise and Sydney Johnson of Cushman & Wakefield/NorthMarq in Minneapolis represented the landlord in the direct deal.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - October 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Earlier today in federal court in St. Paul, a 45-year-old Burnsville man was sentenced for conspiring with others to bilk mortgage lenders out of more than $43 million. United States District Court Judge Richard H. Kyle sentenced Troy David Chaika to 102 months in prison on seven counts of wire fraud, three counts of mail fraud, and one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and mail fraud. Chaika was indicted on April 12, 2010, and was convicted by a jury on May 24, 2011.