Pat Doyle reports on a new effort to reduce nuisances at a Minneapolis area light-rail station by using offensive music -- classical music in this case -- as a deterrent.
Feb 17, 2012 Star Tribune
2012 will be much like 2011. Experts see a long, grind-it-out recovery with only a few bright spots, but there are deals to be had.
Jan 15, 2012 Star Tribune
The single-story fire station meant the classic fire pole disappeared. But now that land prices are on the rise, the second story and the fire pole have returned.
Oct 10, 2011 Star Tribune
The paved roads that finally brought rural America into the 20th century are starting to disappear across the Midwest in the 21st.
Mar 31, 2011 Star Tribune
Work begins at the Union Depot, restoring the historic building into a transportation hub for light rail, buses, taxis and bikes and pedestrians.
Jan 20, 2011 Star Tribune
Twin Cities developer and software guru Rick Harrison believes that, through innovative urban design configurations such as 'coving,' suburban areas can be transformed from "disdainable to sustainable."
Dec 14, 2010 Star Tribune
$320 million dollars and 13 years after construction began, the Northstar commuter rail began running today between Big Lake and Minneapolis.
Nov 17, 2009 Star Tribune
<p>The Minneapolis area is already 2nd in the nation for the percentage of commuters who bike to work. With gas prices soaring, the number of bicyclists has soared. One route over the Mississippi River has seen a doubling of bikes from last year.</p>
Jul 9, 2008 Star Tribune
With 2,053 downtown units under construction, the Minneapolis condominium market begins to deflate.
Aug 17, 2006 Star Tribune
Experts say climate change's impact could affect timber industry.
Apr 12, 2005 Star Tribune