Traffic woes ahead: Multiple summer construction projects planned for Interstate 35 and 35W

Thursday, March 07, 2019

A parade of construction projects stretching from Forest Lake to Bloomington along Interstates 35 and 35W will put a summerlong crimp in commuting and slow trips for those heading north to the cabin. The Minnesota Department of Transportation will dig into a new project to add MnPass express lanes on I-35W from Roseville to Blaine and resume work on other projects already underway, including resurfacing in Forest Lake, rebuilding the freeway in Minneapolis and repairing the bridge over the Minnesota River in Bloomington. For drivers, that means more orange cones, lane closures and backups along the 35-mile journey. “There will be a...
Calyxt Aims to Create Healthier Food Ingredients

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

An ambitious Roseville company incubated at the University of Minnesota is harnessing advanced technology to bring healthier food ingredients to market. Calyxt just completed its new Roseville headquarters and is on a fast growth trajectory. Its first commercialized product, a high-oleic soybean, should be available in early 2019. The new FDA ban on the use of trans fats provided the impetus for Calyxt to work quickly to get the soybean to market. The high-oleic soybean has been used to produce oil with zero grams of trans fats and 20 percent less saturated fatty acids than typical soybean oils, which are partially...
Business Spotlight: The Grateful Table

Friday, October 12, 2018

October has been designated as National Women’s Small Business Month. It’s an opportune time to recognize and celebrate the impact female entrepreneurs have on our economy. Today, women own 39 percent of small businesses in the U.S. One example of a successful woman-owned business in Roseville is The Grateful Table. Mary Robideaux and her daughter Christine opened the popular bakery/restaurant in 2015. The Grateful Table has become a Roseville favorite. It recently won a Nextdoor social network poll for "Best Bakery" in Ramsey County. Mary notes that the award is especially gratifying because it was a people’s choice award, with 4,000 people...

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