Former Minnesota Republican Party Chairman Keith Downey today pulled the plug on his campaign for governor, saying he could not “see a path to victory” after former Gov. Tim Pawlenty joined the race this month. Downey, a former state representative from Edina, said in a letter to supporters he believed he had the right message. […]
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The Phyllis Wheatley Community Center in north Minneapolis is among organizations that have seen reductions in United Way funding as overall United Wa As a longtime donor to Greater Twin Cities United Way and an employee of a United Way-funded agency, I’m saddened by recent coverage (“Charities scramble as United Way wanes,” April 1). I […]
Edina senior Sammy Walker is the Minnesota Associated Press Player of the Year award winner for high school boys hockey. Walker totaled 33 goals and 41 assists in 30 games this season for the Hornets, who lost to Duluth East in the Class 2A semifinals. Walker, who has committed to play in college for Minnesota, […]
Golf season will resume soon across Minnesota, but it’s the end of the line for two east-metro courses that closed last fall. The Pioneer Press has updates on the prospects for the Hillcrest Golf Course and Mississippi Dunes, which both shut down last year and are being marketed for redevelopment. The Business Journal reported on […]
Minnesota could raise the minimum age for tobacco purchases under a proposal in the Legislature. Five states and nearly 300 cities across the country have raised the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21, including five Minnesota cities. The so-called “Tobacco 21″ bill – House File 3532 – would add to that […]