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2016

Apr 16, 2016 - Minnesota looks to 'party like it's 1905' for Capitol's reopening, StarTribune, Christopher Aadland 

Apr 14, 2016 - Minnesota plans celebration for renovated Capitol, Willmar West Central Tribune, Don Davis 

Apr 7, 2016 - Memorial to Capitol builders advances in Legislature, Workday Minnesota, Barb Kucera 

Mar 30, 2016 - Minnesota Capitol re-opening seeks private funds, Inforum News Service

Mar 17, 2016 - Owatonna students testify at Minnesota State Capitol on bill they helped create, Owatonna.com, Kim Hyatt 

Mar 17, 2016 - Students urge lawmakers to recognize Capitol workers, Workday Minnesota, Barb Kucera

Mar 16, 2016 - Minnesotans, it's time to move offensive art out of the people's house, StarTribune Commentary, Shelley Buck 

Mar 13, 2016 - Public Out Of ‘People’s House’ During Capitol Restoration, CBS Minnesota

Mar 11, 2016 - State Capitol steps undergo emergency repair (Video 1:53) WCCO-TV, Pat Kessler

Mar 8, 2016 - On Legislature's opening day, Capitol remodeling makes room for debate (Audio 7:48), Minnesota Public Radio, Tim Pugmire

Mar 7, 2016 - Minnesota Legislature to meet during Capitol construction (Video 3:07), WCCO-TV, Pat Kessler

Mar 7, 2016 - Getting around (and under) the Capitol (PDF), Politics in Minnesota.com, Chris Steller

Mar 7, 2016 - Minnesota lawmakers return amid messy politics, construction (Audio 4:04) Minnesota Public Radio, Tim Pugmire

Mar 5, 2016 - State legislators returning to House in disarray, ambitious legislative agenda, StarTribune, Glen Stubbe

Jan 28, 2016 - Sneak peek of Minnesota Capitol as restoration nears completion (Video 3:12), Fox9-TV, Tim Blotz

Jan 13, 2016 - Capitol restoration on track for March milestone (PDF), Politics in Minnesota.com, Brian Johnson


2015

Dec 11, 2015 - Capitol Renovation Dims Some Holiday Lights (PDF), Politics in Minnesota.com, Chris Steller

Nov 21, 2015 - Missing Minnesota Capitol chair surfaces Minnesota Public Radio, Tim Pugmire

Oct 29, 2015 - State Capitol beefs up its security ahead of reopening, Pioneer Press, Nate Sommer

Sep 14, 2015 - Capitol Mystery: Who took Cass Gilbert's Chairs (and other stuff?) (Audio 4:19) Minnesota Public Radio, Tim Pugmire

Sep 11, 2015 - From Heavy Lifts to Painstaking Details, Minnesota State Capitol Gets Sweeping New Look  StarTribune, Patrick Condon

Aug 4, 2015 - Capitol Subcommittee Says Goal is to “Tell Minnesota Stories That Engage People”  Healing Minnesota Stories

Jun 2, 2015 - Willow Creekers could Impact State Capitol Restoration Project with Plaque Owatonna People's Press, Kim Hyatt

Apr 2, 2015 - State Capitol Restoration in High Gear While Lawmakers Break (Video 2:51) KSTP-TV, Tom Hauser

Mar 6, 2015 - Restoration work at Capitol makes mess for law makers, Rochester Post Bulletin, Heather J. Carlson

Jan 26, 2015 - A look back at who built the Minnesota Capitol (Audio 21:27) Minnesota Public Radio, Tom Weber

Jan 23, 2015 - Capitol's splendor hidden behind restoration project Janesville Argus, Julia Van Susteren

Jan 22, 2015 - Minnesota Capitol Preservation Commission approves Capitol space allocation, Willmar West Central Tribune, Don Davis

Jan 22, 2015 - Restored Capitol will feature more space for visitors, KARE-TV, John Croman


2014

Sep 18, 2014 - Restoring the Capitol Rotunda (Video, 2:12) Capitol Report, Minnesota Senate Media Services

Sep 15, 2014 - Renovating the State Capitol Hearing Rooms (Video, 4:49) Capitol Report, Minnesota Senate Media Services

Jul 11, 2014 - Capitol Renovations - Behind-the-Scenes (Video, 4:41) TPT-TV, Mary Lahammer

Jul 7, 2014 - State Capitol Renovation Enters Major Phase (Video, 1:48) WCCO-TV, Pat Kessler

Jul 2, 2014 - Restoring the People's House (Video, 28:24) Capitol Report, Minnesota Senate Media Services

Jun 20, 2014 - Minnesota State Capitol Stone Carving (Video, 2:38) Capitol Report, Minnesota Senate Media Services

May 29, 2014 - Minnesota State Capitol Restoration (Video, 24:59) Capitol Report, Minnesota Senate Media Services

Apr 21, 2014 - Stonecutters Save a Minnesota Treasure (Video, 2:29) University of Minnesota Labor Education Service

Feb 25, 2014 - Minnesota State Capitol Tour (Interactive Module) StarTribune, Rachel E. Stassen-Berger, Glen Stubbe, David Brewster

Feb 16, 2014 - Renovations Underway at Minnesota State Capitol (Video, 3:40) KSTP-TV, Tom Hauser

Feb 5, 2014 - Capitol Renovation Uncovers Architectural Gems (Video, 2:18) KSTP-TV, Tom Hauser


2013

Feb 9, 2013 - Minnesota Capitol: It's crumbling, but what a price tag (Web Page) Pioneer Press, Bill Salisbury


2012

Mar 14, 2012 - Capitol Restoration Tour (Video, 5:10) TPT-TV, David Gillette

Feb 10, 2012 -Crumbling Minnesota Capitol Reaches 'Tipping Point (PDF) The Associated Press

Jan 13, 2012 - Capitol Renovation Tab: $241 million (PDF) Politics in Minnesota.com, Charley Shaw


2011

Dec 8, 2011 - Major Building Renovations Needed at State Capitol (PDF) WCCO-TV, Pat Kessler


Related Links

Cass Gilbert Society

Capitol Area Architectural and Planning Board

Minnesota State Capitol Preservation Commission

Minnesota State Capitol Tours - Minnesota Historical Society

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