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PiPress: Woodbury cracks down on indoor-park abuse. Business users are squeezing out the hoi polloi. MPR News: St. Paul whistleblower tags CVS for nationwide Medicaid fraud. Duluth News-Tribune: City worker OT still a nagging issue (but maybe so should be… Continue Reading →

Pedro’s Makes Way for a Park

When Pedro’s Luggage closed down in 2009 they donated the building and the land to the city, and demolition finally began last Friday. The soon-to-be empty space at 10th and Robert will become a new park, which is something this… Continue Reading →

What Would You like to See Next in Downtown Minneapolis?

According to the Downtown Journal, the Minneapolis Downtown Council is trying to hash out another 15-year plan. Back in 1996, those stakeholders came up with Downtown 2010, a vision that included such grandiose plans as a new ballpark for the… Continue Reading →

Developers May Have to Aid Financially Strapped Park Board

Should developers have to pay for parks? According to the Downtown Journal, just such an ordinance is “on its way toward enactment.” With some exceptions, the ordinance would require developers to create parks on new project sites or pay a… Continue Reading →

Three Rivers Park Considers Going Green

Three Rivers Park District sells 35,000 bottles of water a year ‚Äî and only about a quarter of them get recycled. That’s an awful lot of plastic waste out there that could be avoided with drinking fountains and other, more… Continue Reading →

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