Metro Transit started trial runs of Green Line trains this week in preparation for the line’s June 14 opening. Things didn’t go so smoothly this evening when one of the trains partially derailed in downtown St. Paul. The front wheels of the train were several feet from the tracks near 12th and Cedar Streets. Crews Read more →
Marlon Ferrey sits at the front desk of Centro, a social service agency in Minneapolis, answering questions about the food shelf and fielding calls for the center’s mental health counselors. But this building does not look like the average office or clinic. Art — both contemporary and folk — covers nearly every surface and wall. Read more →
Chicano, Latin@, Mestizo, Boriqua, American, Sudaca, Xicana. Mom, entrepreneur, community builder, multilingual, student, adventurer, optimist. We’ve been asking Latinos around the state to tell us how they identify themselves and these are just some of the words they’ve chosen. According to the Census, Hispanics are the fastest growing group in the United States and in Minnesota. MPR News Read more →
As the Timberwolves and city of Minneapolis seek a $155 million upgrade to the Target Center, let’s take a look at how basketball used to be played in the Mill City.
Could it be? Is spring actually here?
“Danger zone.” “Sinking area.” “The Widowmaker.” For the past month or so, we’ve been asking you, our lovely audience, to map the worst potholes across the state. We’ve partnered with SeeClickFix to help us track the potholes and alert the officials in charge of fixing them. So far people have reported 125 issues with potholes Read more →
The namesake of the new Amplatz Children’s Hospital is a pioneer of the medical device industry who grew up in Austria during WWII and is still working even though he’s well into his eighties.
Minnesota is well-represented among Food & Wine’s nominees for Best New Chef Midwest.