OK, he’s from Alcatel-Lucent, not the government, but business development director Michael Brayen was still here to help.
For nothing. For now.
“Why would a company, a multi-billion dollar company, essentially Bell Labs, come to your community and tell you something like this?” Brayen asked council members in a Feb. 9 pitch in the southeastern Minnesota city.
Good question.Read More →
An ordinance that was tossed out of federal court banning hydraulic fracturing may cost a small county in New Mexico thousands in court costs.Read More →
For many bikers and hikers, it was too good to be true. A makeshift natural surface public trail along a 12-mile stretch of the Minnesota River in suburban Bloomington, largely self-managed and maintained for years with little cost to taxpayers or government intervention.Read More →
Jackson officials say a proposed wastewater treatment plant in Rankin County would result in rate increases for customers in Jackson and in Rankin County.Read More →
Thousands of Minnesota businesses experienced tough times without getting a break on paying state taxes. But that’s just business. Or is it?
The Job Opportunity Benefit Zone economic development program allows the state to waive repayment of taxpayer-funded benefits for businesses under certain conditions, including “unforeseen industry trends.”
Good luck trying to get the specifics from the Minnesota Department of Revenue.Read More →
Two years and counting.
That’s how long the controversial Fibernet Monticello municipal broadband network may have to turn things around, as time, patience and money run out on the 5-year-old system.Read More →