Why does Flounder need to be a boy? Why can’t Ursula be played by a drag queen? And why do all of Ariel’s sisters have to be females with identical body types? These are the type of questions Morris Park Players (MPP) community theater considers when casting productions.
In what may be the first-of-its-kind development, the Columbia Heights City Council voted unanimously Sept. 23 to build a new City Hall in conjunction with apartment builder Alatus. The new government offices would occupy the ground floor of a vertical mixed-use development at 3989 Central Ave. NE, the former site of Northeast State Bank.
Bremer Bank has a problem. Its office at 2401 Lowry Avenue NE sits on polluted land. Once the site of a dry cleaning operation, the soil beneath the bank is contaminated with perchlorethylate (perc), a substance that has fallen out of use in the dry cleaning industry. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has been monitoring indoor air quality for the last 18 months, and the reports are not good.
Robinett vows transparency Nancy Robinett began her campaign for mayor of St. Anthony Village early. For weeks now, she and a handful of volunteers have been knocking on doors of homeowners and apartment dwellers, six days a week (Fridays excluded) from 5:30-8 p.m. “I wanted to get to the entire […]
A Northern Metal Reycling employee reported company violations of its operating permit to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA).
Developers have sought the Northrup King Building (NKB) for some time, but its fate became more clear Friday, Sept. 13 with Artspace’s announcement that it will acquire the former seed company headquarters.