Don Jacobson

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I'm a freelance journalist and writer based in St. Paul, Minn. My company is called Deadline USA LLC.

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St. Paul construction firm lands Farmington Library renovation job

A St. Paul-based general contractor Thursday was gearing up to start work on exterior renovations at the Farmington Public Library after winning a bid from Dakota County....

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Minneapolis marketing firm proposes building made of shipping containers

The owner of the digital marketing agency Akquracy is proposing a new headquarters building in Minneapolis' North Loop made out of shipping containers....

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New addition, other improvements on tap for South St. Paul high school

Plans for a multi-million-dollar upgrade to South St. Paul High School are moving forward with construction bids expected to be opened next week. The 1920s-era school, also known as South St....

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Herberger's taps Maplewood for new clearance center store

A shopping center near Maplewood Mall has landed a new, 27,000 square-foot Herberger's Clearance Center, the retailer announced Tuesday....

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Dunn Brothers, Cub Foods team up for grocery store coffee shop

Ever wanted to take a load off and grab a fresh cup of Dunn Brothers coffee while pushing a grocery cart through Cub Foods? Now you'll have the chance, the two retailers announced Tuesday....

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New craft brewery, taproom eyed for Midtown Global Market

The owner of a new craft brewery and taproom announced Tuesday he has applied for a conditional use permit to open in an underutilized corner of the Midtown Global Market in Minneapolis....

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Roseville to consider bid for 29 homes on fire station site

The City of Roseville is getting set to consider a bid from a nonprofit developer to build 29 "green, sustainable" for-sale homes on the site of a closed former fire station....

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Developers propose conversion for vacant Northeast Minneapolis warehouses

Two long-vacant warehouses in Northeast Minneapolis would be renovated into 156 units of rental apartments under a proposal submitted Friday by Bader Development and Nolan Properties Group....

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Trammell Crow officially presents plans for Lake Calhoun apartments

Dallas-based developer Trammell Crow is formally presenting plans for a seven-story, 154-unit apartment complex near Lake Calhoun to the Minneapolis Planning Commission after altering the project to a...

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Mall of America getting even bigger with expansion kick-off

Minnesota's Mall of America officially kicked off its long-awaited Phase II expansion Tuesday, unveiling plans for a new hotel, office tower and more retail space....

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Equus jumps into Twin Cities multifamily housing market

The owners of the Metropoint office complex in St. Louis Park jumped into the Twin Cities' multifamily market Wednesday with the purchase of two Burnsville apartment complexes....

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Hilton Home2 Suites coming to Eagan's Cedar Grove district

Eagan's Cedar Grove redevelopment district is close to landing Minnesota's first Hilton Home2 Suites extended-stay hotel under plans submitted by the Morrissey Hospitality Companies Inc....

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Ground broken for new Fairview Chisago Lakes clinic, pharmacy

Fairview Health Services has has broken ground on a new 18,000-square-foot clinic in northeast suburban Chisago City, replacing its 42-year-old facility there....

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Star Tribune to relocate newsroom, offices to Capella Tower

Stop the presses! The Star Tribune will be moving its newsroom and offices to the second-tallest skyscraper in downtown Minneapolis next year, the newspaper announced Thursday....

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Hennepin County Medical Center announces new downtown Minneapolis clinic

The Hennepin County Medical Center in downtown Minneapolis will be adding its first new building since the mid-1970s with a new 322,000-square-foot clinic and specialty center, the hospital announced...