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Locals divided over plans for abandoned Ford plant
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Locals divided over plans for abandoned Ford plant

When the Ford Motor Company’s assembly plant closed in 2011, it left behind a large plot of barren land in the Highland Park neighborhood of St. Paul. For the last six years, it has stood vacant while city planners, Ford officials and local representatives have debated its fate. On Wednesday, Sept. 20, concerned citizens packed…

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A (super)market: Whole Foods

After months of construction, St. Paul’s new Whole Foods store has finally opened. The Vintage on Selby — the mixed-use development at the corner of Selby and Snelling which contains this store — is finally complete. Whole Foods celebrated their grand opening in mid-March, over spring break. Now that the novelty has worn off, the…

The weekly top three from Lee: Best Local Pancakes
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The weekly top three from Lee: Best Local Pancakes

If you love cake but are too embarrassed to eat it for breakfast, these pancakes are a guaranteed sweet tooth satisfier. 1. Good Day Cafe Bad Day Bar ($$) – 5410 Wayzata Blvd, Minneapolis – Distance from campus: 11.5 miles Featured in the Food Network’s “Best.Breakfast.Ever” special, this place will not disappoint. While it is…

Looking for potential new residents, Mayor Coleman comes to campus
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Looking for potential new residents, Mayor Coleman comes to campus

The conversation had already been going for a good 30 minutes when one student worried he might be striking a note of discord with the mayor. “I have to be honest here,” said Hossein Alidaee, a senior from Irvine, California. Mayor Coleman started laughing. “That’s why we’re here!” he said. Last Tuesday Saint Paul Mayor…