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  • Updated: July 18 -
    Early Voting for the Primary Election on August 13, 2019. Learn more »
  • Updated: July 18 -
    The Bloomington City Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, August 5, 2019 at 7:00 PM in the Council Chambers at Bloomington Civic Plaza, 1800 W. Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington, Minnesota, 55431 to consider a proposal that the City grant host approval to the issuance of revenue obligations, in one or more series (collectively, the “Notes”), by the City of Independence (“City of Independence”), the City of Medina (“City of Medina”), and the City of St. Paul Park (“City of St. Paul Park,” and together with the City of Independence and the City of Medina, the “Issuer Cities”) pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 462C, as amended (the “Act”) and Section 147(f) of the Internal Revenue Code, on behalf of PHS Founders Ridge, Inc., a Minnesota nonprofit corporation, or any of its affiliates (the “Borrower”).  Learn more »
  • Updated: July 11 -
    Governor Walz has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff Thursday, July 11, in honor and remembrance of Conservation Officer Shannon Barron. Learn more »
  • Updated: July 10 -
    At 225,000 square feet, the proposed $150 - $200 million water park project in South Loop would be one of the largest indoor water parks in North America. The West Edmonton Mall (WEM) in Canada (which was a model for MOA and is also owned by Triple Five) has a 215,000-square foot, integrated and attached water park that brings in more than 500,000 users annually. The water park adds to the vibrancy and resiliency of the WEM. Not only does the WEM water park have slides and other rides, its large wave pool hosts evening beach parties and surfing leagues (even in the colder months), allowing for greater use of the venue. Learn more »
  • Updated: July 05 -
    The Burnsville City Council will meet on March 5 to review an application to increase the capacity and height of the landfill at 2650 Cliff Road.  Learn more »
  • Updated: July 03 -
    Garbage and recycling collection for Thursday and Friday will be delayed one day due to the Independence Day holiday.  Learn more »
  • Updated: July 02 -
    On July 1, the City Council and Port Authority approved a resolution authorizing staff to negotiate and draft an agreement with Provident Resources Group to finance, construct and operate the waterpark project.  Learn more »
  • Updated: June 29 -
    All picnic and recreational areas, including the beach, will be closed on Sunday, June 30. The Sandcastle competition has been canceled. Bush Lake Beach will reopen on Monday, July 1. Learn more »
  • Updated: June 27 -
    Kids, gear up your golf games and aim for qualifying wins at the national Drive, Chip and Putt competition. Learn more »
  • Updated: June 26 -
    In an effort to make roads safer for all by preventing distracted driving crashes, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz signed the new hands-free bill on April 12, 2019. Learn more »