The nonprofit of the Ramsey County Commissioner owes $ 160,000 to entrepreneurs, thousands of dollars in taxes


Commissioner Blake Huffman

Commissioner Blake Huffman

For the Star Tribune, Greg Stanley writes: "The nonprofit of Ramsey County Commissioner Blake Huffman is still behind property taxes and owes three entrepreneurs more than $ 160,000 for 2017 construction and design work, based on six liens filed against the non-profit association in the last five months. Huffman said on Thursday that he was closing the non-profit organization and was working on selling his assets and paying off his debt. … But records show that Journey Home Minnesota, a nonprofit organization, has been late paying for more than a year. The contractors last summer threatened to leave the construction sites of the nonprofit Arden Hills, Vadnais Heights and the North Shore.

TC Jewfolk Reports: "A darling dance proposal on the Nazi theme that was published on a newspaper of the Minnetonka High School Finstagram the page quickly became viral Thursday afternoon, school district officials scramble for answers to angry parents. The student's Finsta account was removed, but apparently he started a new one in which the biography reads, "I apologize for my stupid mistake. There was no intention of offending anyone. Tell me if you want to discuss anything. "… TC Jewfolk has independently confirmed that both students are elderly."

in the Pioneer Press, we get this from Josh Verges, "Last May, the police in Minneapolis-St. Paul Paul International Airport intercepted a package containing 18.3 pounds of marijuana sent to the home of Vang Xiong and his wife, May Yang, on the east side. It was the seventh large package shipped to their home in California in five months, according to a recent document filed in the US District Court. Local and federal agents delivered the package that day, then searched the house. They found small marijuana plants, 13 firearms, a cash counter, several cell phones, documents on a marijuana grow operation in California, a medication register book and $ 30,839 in cash in a safe., which also contained 10 firearms. "

Reports from John Enger of MPR: "Influenza cases reported to Minnesota Department of Health across the state. In its weekly update on influenza activity released Thursday, the state Department of Health announced that influenza activity is now considered widespread. Since the official start of the influenza season in October, more than three dozen schools have had influenza outbreaks. The predominant circulating virus is expected to cause a less severe illness than the strain that placed nearly 6,500 Minnesota in a hospital last year. "

Said KFGO-TV: "Wisconsin-based retail chain Shopko Stores Stores Stores In North Dakota And Minnesota. The company filed for bankruptcy protection, citing excessive debt and ongoing competitive pressure. He says he's going to close an additional 38 stores nationwide after announcing last month his intention to To close about 40 of its more than 300 stores across the country. "

Said Jim Buchta for the Star Tribune, "Zillow's footprint on the real estate scene in twin cities is about to grow. The company plans to launch this fall Zillow Offers, which aims to streamline the sales process by offering new offers in cash to sellers wanting to avoid the hassle of preparing their home. Twin Cities is one of five markets to be launched this fall, including Miami, Portland, Nashville and Orlando. Zillow Offers was launched for the first time in Phoenix last year and has since opened a store in Las Vegas, Atlanta, Denver, Charlotte and Raleigh. "

in the New York Daily News, Rachel DeSantis wrote: "There is another side of Bob Dylan – the guardian. Dylan received a special message this week in the obituary of his aunt Irene Goldfine, who died Monday at the age of 95. The iconic singer, who usually keeps his life in the secret, was thanked, along with his younger brother David, for his dedication. for her. "Irene was the life of the party and the last to leave and was known for her cooking", her death notice in the Star Tribune wrote. "Thanks to his nephews, David and Bob, for always taking good care of her. & # 39;"