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Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Minneapolis (July 17, 2019) – Meet Minneapolis is pleased to announce a day of family fun and free, culturally inclusive entertainment and crafts at the 12th annual Sister Cities Day celebration at the Nicollet Island Pavilion on July 21, from 1-5 p.m. The day features musicians and performers representing a half dozen of Minneapolis’ 12 sister cities, as well as informational displays and crafts ...read more
Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
Monday, July 15, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS (July 2019) - Jason Engkjer, Bryan Feldhaus and Brent Johnson have each been elected to a two-year term on Lommen Abdo’s board. Mike Glover, Kathleen Loucks and Barry O’Neil continue their two-year terms and Marc Johannsen is serving his second year as President.Jason Engkjer was elected to a two-year term on Lommen Abdo’s board of directors. He is the co-chair of Lommen Abdo’s ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Member News
Thursday, July 11, 2019
We have almost all of the SB I-35W traffic shifted to the northbound lanes, which will allow crews to repave SB I-35W this year. The remaining southbound area—between Co. Rd. H and Co. Rd. 88—will shift this week. Earlier this week, we shifted the southbound traffic between Co. Rd. H and Co. Rd. 96 to the northbound lanes.On Monday night, July 15, the southbound traffic between Co. Rd. 96 and ...read more
Categories: Transit
Thursday, July 11, 2019
We’ll be starting concrete paving work at the north end of the project, so the SB I-35W ramps to/from Lexington Ave. will close. Beginning 5 a.m. Tue, July 16, until early August, drivers should follow posted detours: SB I-35W to Lexington Ave.: Continue on SB I-35W to eastbound 95th Ave. to NB I-35W to Lexington Ave.Lexington Ave. to SB I-35W: SB Lexington Ave. to westbound 95th Ave. to SB ...read more
Categories: Transit
Tuesday, July 09, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (July 2019) – Kraus-Anderson Construction Company (KA) has named Camille Helou director of Twin Cities operations, succeeding Craig Francois who is retiring.  Together with Terry Hart, who shares the role of director of operations, Helou will manage the day-to-day operations for the company’s Twin Cities office of KA Construction. Helou started in the construction industry in ...read more
Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
Monday, July 01, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (July 2019) – Kraus-Anderson Construction has completed construction on Ironclad, a new $100 million mixed-use development located at Chicago and Washington Avenues in the historic Mills District near U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis.  Owned and developed by Kharabanda Management, the 418,864-square-foot project brings additional housing, hospitality and retail to the ...read more
Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
Monday, July 01, 2019
The following is a statement from Minneapolis Regional Chamber President and CEO Jonathan Weinhagen, co-chair of the Minnesota Complete Count Committee, a statewide effort to encourage participation in the 2020 U.S. Census, regarding the U.S. Supreme Court decision concerning the citizenship question on the 2020 census: "We are pleased that the Supreme Court is blocking the untested and ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Press Release, Bloomington Chamber, Northeast Mpls Chamber
Thursday, June 27, 2019
June 27, 2019 (Mankato, Minnesota) – Nationwide impact is being led by Midwest-based ESOP firm ISG, with the firm having earned a Top 10 spot on the coveted Zweig Group Top 100 Hot Firm List. The architecture, engineering, environmental, and planning firm with 300 professionals in offices across four states has earned a spot on the list for eight years in a row, breaking through the Top 10 in 2019 ...read more
Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
Monday, June 24, 2019
Comcast has launched a feature that gives people with physical disabilities like spinal cord injuries or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) the ability to navigate their television using only their eyes. Xfinity X1 eye control is a web-based remote for tablets and computers that pairs with an existing eye gaze system and allows viewers to change the channel, set a recording, search for a show and ...read more
Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
Monday, June 17, 2019
June 13, 2019 (Minneapolis, Minnesota) – ISG, a nationally recognized architecture, engineering, environmental, and planning firm, recently added a second Twin Cities offices location in the West End of Minneapolis, its third within the State. With deep Minnesota roots that date back to the firm’s inception in Mankato over 46 years ago, ISG has grown to 300+ professionals with clients nationwide ...read more
Categories: Bloomington Chamber, Mpls Regional Chamber, Member News
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (05/14/2019) - The Bloomington Chamber recently announced the 2019 Bloomington Future Leaders scholarship winners. The chamber has given away $36,250 to local high school students since 2014.   The Bloomington Future Leaders (BFL) program is a joint effort between the chamber and Bloomington ISD 271. The program provides opportunities for chamber members and students at ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Bloomington Chamber
Friday, April 12, 2019
Highway impacts As construction activities pick-up, we need some short-term and long-term closures that will impact driving on I-35W: Access from NB I-35W to 5th Ave. in downtown will be closed April 15 through September 2019. Crews need to close this access to complete the remainder of the permanent work on the ramp. Drivers will still be able to use NB I-35W to access 11th St./Grant St.SB ...read more
Categories: Transit
Friday, March 29, 2019
Nighttime work for pavement removals Residents that live near the Minnesota River Bridge may notice an increase in nighttime noise as crews continue prepping for an early April traffic switch then complete pavement removals on both sides of the river. Right now overnight work is possible from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily, Sunday through Thursday, through fall 2019. We will update you if the schedule ...read more
Categories: Bloomington Chamber, Transit
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Long-term southbound I-35W lane closure begins April 16 Beginning 8 p.m. Tue, April 16, SB I-35W will be reduced to two lanes between Co. Rd. 96 and Co. Rd. E2 until November 2019.Overnight lane closures through November 2019 Please be aware that additional overnight lane closures may occur from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. on I-35W through November 2019. Overnight lane closures allow crews to do work when ...read more
Categories: Transit
Wednesday, February 06, 2019
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (February 2019) – The Bloomington Chamber is on the move to a new office beginning February 5. The chamber is taking on 2019 with a new location that will support their continued dedication to serving their members and the Bloomington community. The new space will also allow the Bloomington Chamber to help generate economic growth and excitement, particularly in East ...read more
Categories: Bloomington Chamber, Press Release
Friday, January 18, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS (January 2019) - Recognizing the need for greater education and outreach about the importance of transit and transportation, the Minneapolis Regional Chamber announced at their 2019 Annual Meeting that Move Minneapolis is merging with the chamber. Move Minneapolis promotes sustainable transportation including transit, carpooling, car-sharing, biking, telecommuting and walking. Through ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Mpls Regional Chamber
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS – The Minneapolis Regional Chamber, in partnership with Hennepin County, is connecting businesses and property owners with services aimed at supporting the implementation of organics recycling.   Hennepin County is required by state law to recycle 75 percent of its waste by 2030. To meet this goal, the County Board recently passed revisions to the county’s recycling ordinance ...read more
Categories: Bloomington Chamber, Northeast Mpls Chamber, Mpls Regional Chamber, Press Release
Monday, July 02, 2018
MINNEAPOLIS – Minneapolis Regional Chamber President and CEO, Jonathan Weinhagen, has been appointed by Governor Dayton to co-chair the Minnesota Complete Count Committee. The committee will be charged with leading statewide efforts to encourage residents to participate in the 2020 U.S. Census. Other members of the committee include former Minneapolis Mayor Sharon Sayles Belton, Blandin ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Mpls Regional Chamber