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By Rachel M. Anderson Contributing Writer An ambitious plan to restore the Bass Lake Preserve in St. Louis Park officially got underway Oct. 16. Eight members of Brownie Troop 17588, a Girl Scout and a few of the kids’ parents accompanied project manager Erick Francis on a walk around the lake. They picked up trash, [...]

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St. Louis Park has big plans to make Bass Lake look less like a large marsh and more like a lake again, but results will depend upon what actions a variety of state and federal regulators allow. Bass Lake is overrun with vegetation, and St. Louis Park residents have expressed an interest in a project [...]

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Voters in Minnesota House of Representatives District 46A will decide whether an incumbent DFLer or a Republican challenger should represent them during the general election Tuesday, Nov. 4. The district includes Medicine Lake and sections of St. Louis Park, Golden Valley and Plymouth. Incumbent Ryan Winkler, of Golden Valley, has represented the district since 2007, [...]

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St. Louis Park is following the lead of Edina and Minneapolis in seeking to address neighborhood concerns about the teardown of existing homes to be replaced by larger homes. Earlier this year, Minneapolis lifted a moratorium on demolition and new home construction in the southwest part of the city when Minneapolis leaders instituted a construction [...]

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The budget for creating a new interchange at Hwy. 7 and Louisiana Avenue has risen by more than 8 percent since the city awarded a construction contract, leading St. Louis Park City Council members to debate whether the extra costs could have been foreseen. The council on Oct. 6 approved a supplemental agreement with contractor [...]

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As Duke Realty seeks to exit from The West End area the company largely created, the developer of an apartment complex in the area has taken over a plan for office towers. The office project stalled for five years, leaving a sea of sparsely used surface parking and vacant space near The Shops at West [...]

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