Monthly Archives: August 2014

Fire safety awards for a dozen Minnesota communities

To qualify for the award from The National Association of State Fire Marshals Fire Research and Education Foundation, fire departments had to have zero fire deaths in residential structures or a 10% reduction from the previous year, have an active fire… Continue reading

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Mpls. City Council Votes In Favor Of SWLRT Plan

Years of debate surrounding the Southwest light rail transit project has led to a plan many Minneapolis City Council members call incomplete. Continue reading

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Six months later, Minnesota farmers still waiting for the train

Grain is piling up in around the region as freight-train lines remain clogged, and a new study found Minnesota farmers lost $109 million in revenue in the first part of the year. Continue reading

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TrodesJackFlip Releases SoundShielder – An Automatic Volume Control for Streaming Media

TrodesJackFlip, a new software company located in Minnetonka, MN, has released its first software application – SoundShielder – that addresses the troublesome loudness variations in streaming media, such as loud advertisements, low dialog levels in mov… Continue reading

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Supervisors hold hearing on land sale

The Hamilton County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing Tuesday morning concerning the possible sale of land owned by the county, located south of the courthouse. Continue reading

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Hennepin County offers citizens’ academies

At Citizens Academies, residents take field trips to facilities from garages to jails and get an overview of how the county functions. Continue reading

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Minnesota: Beware of veiled spending increases, MnSCU: Pioneer Press editorials

New labor agreements are among milestones for MnSCU, the state’s largest education system, as it prepares for a new school year. Continue reading

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Two-year construction project starts next month on Bushaway Road

After decades without any changes, winding Bushaway Road on Lake Minnetonka – claimed to be the first registered road after Minnesota became a state – is getting a major renovation. Continue reading

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Two-year construction project starts next month on Bushaway Road

After decades without any changes, winding Bushaway Road on Lake Minnetonka – claimed to be the first registered road after Minnesota became a state – is getting a major renovation. Continue reading

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Q&A with new Three Rivers Park District superintendent Boe Carlson

Boe Carlson, the new superintendent of the Three Rivers Park District, stands at one of his favorite places, the Baker National Golf Course in Medina. Continue reading

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