The budget is the second since the state Supreme Court tossed out a key source of revenue for the city — and the first to deal with the full brunt of that ruling.
As usual, millennials are (partly) to blame.
Hodges and Coleman will return to the MinnRoast stage for our 10th anniversary extravaganza on Friday, April 28, at the Historic State Theatre in downtown Minneapolis.
Call it the Goldilocks of tax levy hikes: lower than council originally proposed, and higher than what Mayor Chris Coleman wanted.
Emails released to MinnPost under a public records request show a process designed to sidestep Minnesota’s open meetings law.
Several thousand gathered Thursday at J.J. Hill Montessori School and the governor’s residence to protest the killing of Philando Castile by a St. Anthony police officer.
A city that is getting younger, more racially diverse and more urban is grappling with what it will look like in coming years.
It’s possible that the tax bill, where the property-tax exemption for the stadium lives, could be held back as Dayton negotiates the terms of a possible special session.
The inspiration for St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman’s MinnRoast 2016 number came when the city proposed adding parking meters to the tony Grand Avenue shopping district.
Mayor Chris Coleman says the stadium will be a “catalyst” for the area. So why does the city need to provide public dollars to spur further development?
Coleman’s duties have kept him away for a couple of years, but we’re pleased to share he’ll be returning to the Historic State Theatre on April 16.
The design for the stadium got all the attention Wednesday. But the approval of a lease deal among the Met Council, St. Paul and the Port Authority was almost as important.
The site of the stadium is well served by transit options. But it’s also home to one of the Twin Cities’ most congested and complicated intersections.
A Q&A with outgoing St. Paul Port Authority President Louis Jambois.
The council also adopted the city’s 2016 budget, and altered an earlier resolution to ban Donald Trump from the city. Now he’s just condemned.
On Friday, Minnesota United owner Bill McGuire made the long-expected formal announcement that the team intends to build a soccer-specific stadium at the site known as the bus barn.
Somewhere along the way, the races for St. Paul City Council became proxy battles over broader political themes at play in the capital city.
St. Paul Council Member Chris Tolbert is sponsoring the resolution, “Supporting Major League Soccer in the City of Saint Paul,” and will present it to the full council on Wednesday.
Nobody wanted another stadium war — to have one city played off against another yet again. But five months after Minnesota was awarded an MLS franchise, that’s exactly what we’ve got.
How badly does St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman want to have a new soccer stadium within his city? Very badly, he said — which puts him in sharp contrast to most officials in Minneapolis.