Emerald ash borer larvae are lurking in the leafy neighborhoods of St. Paul.
Archives for September 2011
Minneapolis is serious about enhancing its status as a bike-friendly city.
FBI denies 9/11 agent Harry Samit has written a book about convicted terrorist Zacarias Moussaoui.
Minnesota ranks second to last in our per-capita federal expenditures.
Melisa Illies, a lead hazard reduction worker for Hennepin county is pointing to a north Minneapolis home window from about the 1940’s that is likely painted with a lead based paint and will soon be replaced. The homeowner heard about the lead paint hazard at a community event, applied for and won a grant of Read more →
The mayors of Bloomington, Edina and Richfield hope to make their communities healthier.
New Census (officially dubbed American Community Survey) numbers show overall Minnesota home ownership rates remain among the highest in the country, nearly 75%. But because of the recession – people losing their jobs, foreclosures – the rate is declining and is especially sharp for minorities. The details paint a troubling picture. Most of the revelatory Read more →
A primer on how to vote for your favorite historic site to receive some preservation cash.
Minneapolis leads the nation in the gap between minority and white unemployment.
These ratings agencies are some of the same folks who rated what we now know were exceedingly toxic home mortgage products as perfectly safe and secure for investors.