Monthly Archives: November 2012

Feds propose fee on health insurers in new market

Health insurance companies will have to pay to play in new health insurance markets coming under President Barack Obama’s health care law, the administration said in a regulatory notice issued Friday, Nov. Continue reading

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Report Estimates Unite Edina Detachment Would Cost Hopkins $550K

A proposal to carve off a piece of Edina from the Hopkins school district would cost Hopkins more than $550,000 in lost revenue, increase property taxes for those who remain in the district and jack up taxes for those whose properties change districts,… Continue reading

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City of Minnetonka Considers Utility Rate Change

The following was released by the city of Minnetonka: In December the Minnetonka City Council will consider, after two years of rate stability, an increase to water and storm water rates and changes to the sewer rate structure to ensure that: Systems r… Continue reading

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They Didn’t Win the Massive Powerball Jackpot But…

The Minnesota State Lottery in Roseville reported Thursday that two tickets split the record-setting Powerball jackpot which topped an estimated $587.5 million. Continue reading

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Hot property: Minnetonka Senior Housing Concept Plan

Details: Developer Kelly Doran is floating a concept plan in Minnetonka for a new, four-story senior housing project along Minnetonka Boulevard east of its intersection with County Road 101. Continue reading

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Buyers Might Have to Make Their Own FHA Repairs

Sometimes sellers don’t want an offer from an FHA buyer because they are worried about having to make FHA repairs.

FHA loans have developed a reputation for being difficult over the years, but much of that is in the past. FHA appraisers today may sti… Continue reading

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Slain teens linked to stolen pills latest sign of prescription abuse

Toby McKenna stole medication from his parents and his friends’ houses before flunking out of college and going to Hazelden to get clean. Continue reading

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Hopkins Education Foundation Awards $42,000 in Grants

Benjamin Friesen knows that educators have plenty of cool technology to work with. Continue reading

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Why Three Sisters from Shorewood Are Sleeping Outside in a Box-Until Christmas

Carrie Seawald’s three daughters-Debra, 12, Danielle, 10, and Savanah, 4,-have been sleeping outside in a box for nearly three weeks. Continue reading

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University’s Oakdale Location Becomes ‘Toys for Tots’ Site

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is an official drop-off site for the Toys for Tots program this holiday season. Continue reading

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