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Is The Minneapolis Park Board Guided By Lessons From The Past—Or Haunted By Its History?

Minneapolis Park Board's recent fight with the Met Council reveals a fear of not being sufficiently protective, even overprotective, of the city's park system.

February 09, 2015

Map: Where are the most dangerous bridges in Minnesota?

A new map identifies where the most dangerous road bridges are in the United States – and fortunately not many of them are in Minnesota. The Washington Post used federal data to create a map...

February 04, 2015

Toyota ordered to pay $11M to victims of St. Paul crash that killed 3

A defect with a Toyota Camry was partially to blame for a St. Paul crash that killed three people, and the carmaker has been ordered to pay almost $11 million in damages to those involved. Koua...

February 03, 2015

Minnesota travelers facing airport delays due to wintry weather elsewhere

A blizzard that walloped Chicago before moving to the northeast is snagging the nation’s air travel system. More than 1,300 flights were canceled at O’Hare International and more than...

February 02, 2015

More than 2M cars recalled a second time for faulty airbags

More than two million vehicles are being recalled for a second time over concerns involving faulty airbags. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced Saturday that vehicles made...

January 31, 2015

Polaris to recall 1,500 three-wheel Slingshots over safety concerns

Motorcycle and ATV maker Polaris is recalling around 1,577 of its distinctive three-wheel hybrid roadsters, called the Slingshot. The company, based in Medina, Minnesota, said some of its...

January 29, 2015

The Green Line propelled Metro Transit to its highest ridership in decades

The opening of the Green Line is helping to move more metro area commuters out of their cars and onto public transport. Figures from the Metropolitan Council found 97.7 million journeys were taken...

January 28, 2015

Minnesota Chamber Of Commerce Proposes Alternative Transportation Funding Mechanism

The organization is asking the Legislature to consider a “value capture user fee,” essentially a property tax increase on properties whose value would be enhanced by transportation improvements.

January 27, 2015

Gov. Dayton unveils his own fix for the state's crumbling highways

Gov. Dayton details plan to fix MN’s aging, underfunded transportation system http://t.co/T6bgBGW6OD #BetterMN pic.twitter.com/0bWoUMhz8Y — Governor Mark Dayton (@GovMarkDayton) January 26...

January 26, 2015

2 feet of snow out east means canceled flights here in Minnesota

As we’re entering another few days of warm weather, the Northeast is preparing for a historic and potentially catastrophic winter storm, which could dump more than 2 feet of snow from New...

January 26, 2015

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