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
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Arts funding and the cost of free money
The Minnesota Wild hockey hoo-ha is a high-stakes political power game featuring a lineup of heavy hitters--and you can't tell the players without this City Pages program.
Critics say St. Paul's STAR program is being mismanaged
St. Paul had no trouble coming up with $108 million for Lawson's new office tower, yet the city says it can only afford to pay $10,000 to relocate each of the uprooted businesses.
Minneapolis's brave new riverfront will have parks, museums, and upscale condos. Who said subsidized housing was just for the poor?
In Ward 3, home to one of St. Paul's two hotly contested City Council campaigns, the race parallels the mayoral contest. Incumbent Mike Harris has been drawing fire from his challenger, DFL endorsee Randy Schubring, for defending "the special interests of
Norm Coleman's glitzy deals have charmed business and the press. But guess who's left holding the bag.
For an immigrant kid from Northeast, Walt Dziedzic did all right for himself. His proudest accomplishment? That he never forgot where he came from.
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.
Hours before their final vote on a high-buck proposal to move Lawson Software into new downtown digs, St. Paul's City Council members had yet to see the lease or learn the terms of the deal.
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