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Dunkin’ will celebrate the grand opening of its new restaurant at 8300 University Avenue NE in Fridley, May 3-5. The new restaurant, owned by Kod Kod Enterprises LLC, features the brand’s next generation design, with a modern atmosphere and innovative technologies to make running on Dunkin’ …

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Adams Publishing Group announced Dec. 3 they have purchased the assets of the Daily Jefferson County Union and the affiliated Hometown News Limited Partnership from W.D. Hoard & Sons Company. The Daily Jefferson County Union and the affiliated Hometown News Limited Partnership publish 13…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — If a trade war is coming, the cheesemakers of Wisconsin are standing in the line of fire. So are the farmers of the Great Plains and the distillers of Kentucky. And the employees of iconic American brands like Harley-Davidson and Levi Strauss.

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Sylvia Fitzsimmons (left), the circulation manager for ECM, presents a donation of $892 to Dave Rudolph, the director of the South Anoka Community Assistance Food Shelf & Thrift Store in Columbia Heights. In December, ECM provided a “voluntary subscription donation” drive where the compa…

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More than $5.9 million is available to qualified first-time home buyers to provide fixed rate, affordable loans through a collaboration between Minnesota Housing and Anoka County. Home buyers may use the loan to purchase a new or existing home valued at up to $306,000. Additional funds may b…

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Effective April 2, the U.S. Department of State is increasing the passport execution fee from $25 to $35. The increase only applies to passport applicants who use the DS-11 form — typically first-time applicants over age 16, children under age 16, and applicants who are re-applying after rep…

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Allina Health is halfway through a three-and-half-year project to truly transform Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids and the former Unity Hospital in Fridley into “one hospital, two campuses.”

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The Chipotle Restaurant, 5200 Central Ave., Columbia Heights, will host a fundraiser 4-8 p.m. Monday, March 19, and will donate 50 percent of all sales to the Columbia Heights School District’s “Eat Up The Debt” campaign. 

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At the Jan. 22 Mounds View City Council meeting, officials gave the green light to  the Mounds View 15 Theater’s request for a liquor license, passing the resolution unanimously.

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As a child growing up in West Africa, Hibiscus tea was the drink of choice for Fortuna Alexander and her family, so much so that she began bottling her own brew.  

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Single-family construction ended the year on a high note, with a 36 percent increase in production over December 2016. Multi-family activity also had a very strong month with a 1,100 percent increase in units. Twin Cities residential construction ended 2017 with 6,113 permits pulled for 13,4…

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As the City of Mounds View moves forward with its project to build 60 units of workforce housing on Mounds View Boulevard, some residents have taken to the podium at council meetings to voice their concerns — particularly about how the new development will affect Pinewood Elementary School, …