The Lawson Commons deal: Norm Coleman gives...and Norm Coleman receives
Lots of layoffs. Cheap leases. Empty offices. Welcome to downtown St. Paul.
Norm Coleman's "St. Paul miracle" gets a withering report card
Norm Coleman's glitzy deals have charmed business and the press. But guess who's left holding the bag.
The St. Paul City Council's agreement to spend $101 million to bring Lawson Software downtown isn't as waterproof as Mayor Norm Coleman has promised.