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Originally from the East Coast, Dee earned her undergraduate degree at Vassar College and a master's degree in journalism at the University of Maryland. In her spare time, she enjoys travel, fitness, reading, and being an adjunct journalism professor.


Midway Shopping Center teardown begins in St. Paul

Demolition began Tuesday after the city issued the demolition permit last week after months of delays.


Minneapolis skyline gets new addition with RBC Gateway Tower

The RBC building is expected to open this spring with offices, a Four Seasons Hotel, condos and a bar & grill with year-round outdoor seating.


Former Campbell Mithun Tower in downtown Mpls. gets $20M in upgrades

Owners of the newly named Two22 Tower made high-end upgrades, betting that office workers will eventually come back and downtown life will return to normal.


St. Paul ranks 17th of the most livable state capitals, survey finds

Our capital city placed behind Austin, Texas, and ahead of Lansing, Mich., in comparisons of housing, education and amenities in a comparison study by SmartAsset.


Mortenson and five other industry giants make national push for diversity in construction

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, about 90% of construction employees are male, and two thirds are white.


Hope for big Labor Day rebound has fizzled in downtown St. Paul

Only about 35% of downtown workers have returned to their offices, far short of the 62% the city expected by Labor Day.


H.B. Fuller tacks 11% surcharge on global products as it battles cost hikes

Vadnais Heights-based adhesives maker launches price hikes in the face of unrelenting inflation for supplies, labor, freight.


Fredrikson & Byron offers $75K in grants for Twin Cities small businesses hurt by riots, pandemic

Microgrants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 will help with rent, payroll and equipment.


Demolition of Big Top Liquors — at long last — paves way for redeveloping riot-scarred Midway

Teardown is the first step in a multi-million dollar "United Villages at Midway" project for the 32-acre site over the next decade.


Minnesota State Fair and its vendors scramble to find workers

Less than two weeks before the fair opens, the businesses inside it and the fair itself need hundreds more workers.