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Diane Burgess (Cobbin) Joyner

Diane Burgess (Cobbin) Joyner, age 70, of Minneapolis passed away November 5, 2014. She was preceded in death by husband, Floyd Joyner; parents, Odell and Irene Cobbin; and one sister, Darlene Gardner. She is survived by her children, Derek Burgess, Robin Burgess, Tasha Burgess, Ana Mae Burgess and Joshua Joyner; sisters, Marlene Eaves, Norma Parker, Anna Mae Wooten-Fader and Lisa Pena; 11 grandchildren; and a host of stepchildren, great grandchildren and extended family. Funeral service will be held Friday, Nov. 14, 11 am at Bethesda Baptist Church, 1118 S. 8th Street, Minneapolis. Continue Reading →

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Sealed bids will be received by the Public Housing Agency of the City of Saint Paul, Maintenance Contracts Department Office, at 261 E. University Avenue, St. Paul, Minnesota, 55130 for VINYL FLOORING INSTALLATIONS AT PHA PROPERTIES, until 2:00 PM, Local Time, on September 4, 2014, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.  

A complete set of bid documents may be obtained without charge at the above named office, or call (651) 292-6606 for PHA mailing of bid documents.  

The bidder shall be an established Flooring Company and employ skilled craftspersons with a minimum of five (5) years of successful experience specializing in vinyl floor installation work as defined within the bid documents.    The successful bidder shall perform on site, and with its own organization, work equivalent to at least 51 percent.  

Bids must be accompanied by a $500 bid guarantee, Representations, Certifications and Other Statements of Bidders Form, a non-collusive affidavit, and EEO/AAP submittals. Continue Reading →

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The Scott County CDA will accept applications for its three, four and five-bedroom waiting list under the Project Based Voucher Program beginning Wednesday, August 20, 2014 until Wednesday, September 10, 2014.  The waiting list for all other bedroom sizes is closed.  

Interested applicants must apply in person. • Applications can be made in person beginning Wednesday, August 20th 

  at 8 a.m. until Wednesday, September 10 at 4:30 p.m.

• Scott County CDA is located at 323 South Naumkeag Street in Shakopee

• Directions to the office can be found on our website


All eligible applications completed by 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 10, will be placed on the waiting list by a lottery subject to local admissions preferences.  

Please refer to to determine if your household qualifies for the list.  

Applicants already on waiting lists for other housing programs with the Scott County CDA must apply separately for this program and such applicants will not lose their place on other waiting lists when they apply for the project based list. Continue Reading →

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SUMMONS In the Re the Marriage of: Alicia Fragoso, Petitioner and Jose Luis Fragoso Gonzalez, Respondent

State of Minnesota                 District Court County of Hennepin                                                                              Fourth Judicial Court Case Type: Dissolution With Real Estate Without Children Case No: 27FA   SUMMONS   In the Re the Marriage of: Alicia Fragoso, Petitioner and  Jose Luis Fragoso Gonzalez, Respondent   The State of Minnesota to the above-named Respondent: Warning: Your spouse (husband or wife) has filed a lawsuit against you for dissolution of your marriage. A copy of the paperwork regarding the lawsuit is served on you with this summons. This summons is an official document from the court that affects your rights. Read this summons carefully. If you do not understand it, contact an attorney for legal advice. Continue Reading →

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Sealed proposals will be received by the Public Housing Agency of the City of Saint Paul at 261 E. University Avenue, St. Paul, Minnesota 55130 for: 


CONSULTING SERVICES FOR MOUNT AIRY FAMILY EXTERIOR MODERNIZATION, Contract No. 15-033, until 4:00 PM on August 12, 2014.  A Pre-Proposal Meeting and site tour will be held on July 25, 2014 at 1:30 PM in at the Mt. Airy Community Center at 191 East Arch Street, St. Paul. Continue Reading →

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David Allan Boyd

April 22, 1967 – June 29, 2014





David Allan Boyd, age 47, of Minneapolis passed away suddenly on June 29, 2014 at his residence. David attended Windom School and earned his GED from Work Opportunity Center. He most recently worked for ISS Facility Services and Bachmann’s Florist for five years. David enjoyed writing poetry and loved playing hockey, football and tennis. Rollerblading, snorkeling and skiing were also favorite activities. Continue Reading →

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR PROPOSALS: Minnesota Multi-Purpose Stadium



Project: Minnesota Multi-Purpose Stadium

Owner: Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority

Construction Manager: Mortenson Construction, in association with Thor Construction

Architect: HKS, Inc.


Mortenson Construction (the Construction Manager at Risk) is soliciting proposals for Procurement Package #9 on

the Minnesota Multi-Purpose Stadium Project. Notice is hereby given that responses to this Request for Proposals

(RFP) will be received by Mortenson for the provision of Construction Services on the Minnesota Multi-Purpose

Stadium project for the following subcontract categories:

SC #9.1 – Partitions and Accessories

SC #9.2 – Overhead Doors

SC #9.3 – Loading Dock Equipment

SC #9.4 – Carpeting, Resilient, Wood Sports Floor, Access Floor

SC #9.5 – Concrete Floor Sealer, Polished Concrete

SC #9.6 – Floor/Wall Tile

SC #9.7 – Resinous Flooring

SC #9.8 – ACT Ceilings/Wall Panels

The current projected process and schedule for selecting the subcontractors is as follows:


RFP Proposal Manual Issued Week of June 9, 2014

Pre-Proposal Meeting and MWBE Meet and Greet

for Procurement Package #9 Proposers June 26, 2014

RFP Submission July 10, 2014

Proposer Interviews July 14 – 18, 2014

Selection July 21 – August 1, 2014


All dates are approximate and are provided as a courtesy to Proposers. Mortenson reserves the right, acting in its

sole judgment, to modify this process or schedule.  

Plans and specifications are available via For access to the plans and specifications on,

contact My Nhia Vang at (Phone: 763-287-5639). Continue Reading →

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Charles E. Jackson

September 9, 1944 — May 13, 2014

Charles E. Jackson died May 13, 2014 after a lengthy illness. He was born September 9, 1944 in Shorterville, Alabama. Charles was a human service professional for over 20 years. He is survived by his wife, Betty A. Jackson; parents, Alice Spate and Charles A. Jackson of FL; children Charles Jackson II of Texas, Garold and Charlene Jackson of Florida, and Lorily (Love) Williams of Minneapolis. Service will be held Saturday, May 24, 2014 at Greater Friendship Baptist Church, 2600 E. 38th Street, Minneapolis. Continue Reading →

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Viola Wilder


April 19, 1924 — April 28, 2014


Viola Wilder, beloved sister, aunt, cousin, and friend, age 90, of St. Paul died on April 28, 2014. She is survived by her brother Joe Wilder; also survived by a host of relatives and friends. Services will be held Friday, May 2, 2014 at 11 am at the Newman-Benson Chapel at the Lyngblomsten Care Center, 1415 Almond Ave., St. Paul, MN 55108. Continue Reading →

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