Twin Cities In Motion, the group that organizes running events like the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend, has named Jeff Decker to the position of Race Director. Here’s what Twin Cities in Motion had to say about the hire: Decker brings with him a wealth of knowledge from New York Road Runners where he served Read more →
Archives for March 2011
Business owners have a chance to learn more about energy efficiency next week at a Bryant Lake Bowl session on Lake Street in Minneapolis.
Work on the Central Corridor light-rail project will require two Interstate 35W ramps to close for several months, and traffic delays are likely.
A chance to weigh in at MnDOT with pearls of wisdom and insight about our transportation future.
The tales of Snowmageddon from neighboring cubicles here at the MPR news ranch top anything on the radio.
At least 300 Minnesota households won’t get state rental assistance under current budget proposals. Minnesota Housing Thursday announced a freeze on new admissions to some rental assistance programs as a reaction to anticipated budget cuts. House and Senate proposals are at least $2 million below Governor Mark Dayton’s recommendation for the program. The programs help Read more →
Hennepin health officials say only 12 percent of the people responding to the new survey report themselves as smokers.
The Minnesota Department of Health is waging a campaign to educate people in the Somali community about the need to inoculate their children against measles amid an outbreak of the disease. Some, but not all of the people found to have the measles are Somali. Health officials are concerned that talk of a link between Read more →
All of this comes to our attention by way of the Minnesota Health Department reporting nine cases of measles so far this month.
The Blaine overdose case has been a popular discussion item on online forums.