Monthly Archives: July 2013

Minnesota: GOP’s Ortman to announce plans for U.S. Senate race

Republican State Sen. Julianne Ortman, who has been considering a U.S. Senate campaign, is announcing her political plans Saturday at an event in Waconia. Continue reading

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Wander Minnesota: Time For Ice Cream

Last week, I took at look at a summer bucket list , because, like it or not, summer is racing to its end. Continue reading

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Check Credit for a Deficiency Judgment Before Buying a Home

Sellers don’t often think about whether there is a deficiency judgment recorded against them after a foreclosure or short sale because the situation is often stressful enough at the time.

Not everybody is exempt from a deficiency judgment. Some peo… Continue reading

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CPM, partners close on Sally’s site near U of M

Plans call for a new student housing project at 301 Walnut St. in Minneapolis, home to Sally’s Saloon & Eatery, in the Stadium Village area near the University of Minnesota campus. Continue reading

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Wayzata redevelopment takes shape

Despite a wet and rainy spring that set back some construction work by two weeks, the $125 million first phase of the Promenade of Wayzata now remains on schedule and on budget, officials said, as it heads into the final stretches of construction this … Continue reading

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Wayzata High School plans for growth

A major projected increase in enrollment over the next 10 years has the Wayzata School District working on a facilities plan that could cost more than $100 million to implement. Continue reading

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Oppidan has ‘very active’ first half of the year

Minneapolis-based Oppidan in March completed construction of Gables II, a 36-unit three-story apartment complex in Williston, near the center of the booming Bakken oil region of North Dakota. Continue reading

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St. Paul apartment building passes inspection after earlier problems reported

After nine months of inspections and appeals, property owners Peggy and Randall Chun appear to be out of the crosshairs of city officials with regard to maintenance issues at 1660 Cumberland St., an 18-unit apartment building in St. Paul’s North End. Continue reading

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SOLOS Pizza Cafe now offering investment opportunities for franchisees

Minnetonka, Minn.-based SOLOS Pizza Caf Franchising LLC plans to expand upon the three Solos Pizza Caf restaurants operated by its affiliate, and is now offering investment opportunities to interested franchisees. Continue reading

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Officials explain E. coli spikes in Mpls lakes

Last week, the 32nd Street Beach on Lake Calhoun was closed followed a huge spike in E. coli levels — in other words, there was an unsafe amount of crap in the lake. Continue reading

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