Target, Walmart and L.A. Fitness have a new neighbor. After T.J. Maxx moves into the building formerly occupied by PetSmart, the Midway Marketplace at 1410 University Ave. W. will be almost fully leased.
Few dollars were freed up for new transit efforts during the recent legislative session, but that hasn't stopped Ramsey County officials from exploring a potential "Gateway" transit corridor from downtown St. Paul to Woodbury. The light rail or Bus Rapid Transit route someday could travel over the St. Croix River Bridge and into Eau Claire, Wis.
The woman who achieved a strange and uniquely 21st-century sort of Internet infamy after being accused of bringing her 5-year-old daughter tanning was taken to a detox center after an incident at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Friday.
The proposed downtown minor-league ballpark isn't doing much in the way of stirring up the beleaguered citizens of St. Paul, who now face another soil remediation. I have never heard anybody at the water cooler say, "Boy, oh boy, I can't wait for that new Lowertown ballpark to get built.''
The off-duty South St. Paul police sergeant who allegedly drove drunk and fled Rosemount police this week had a blood-alcohol level twice the legal limit when he struck mailboxes and gas pumps before an officer rammed his SUV to stop it, according to criminal charges filed Friday.
College Possible already helps low-income high school students reach for college. Now, with the goal of ensuring those students get their caps and gowns, the nonprofit will recruit 20 young AmeriCorps members to track and mentor participants after their big leap to higher education.