The St. Croix Crossing, the once-controversial bridge project connecting Oak Park Heights, Minnesota, to Wisconsin across the St. Croix River, is still a couple of years away from opening. But we’ve got a better idea of how it will look and whether it will ruin one of the most gorgeous vistas in Minnesota.
MnDOT has released a series of animations of a completed bridge. You judge.
He called Minneapolis Public Schools and got put on hold. He called Kenwood Elementary on another line and nobody answered.
The boy’s bus showed up 39 minutes late, but Boyce continued to hold anyway. He was on hold for nearly two hours.
“I just don’t want another parent to go through what I went through,” Boyce tells Huppert.
A school district spokesman says they won’t.
“As we refine our system, as people become more familiar, we think things will be better,” Stan Alleyne, chief communications officer for MPS, said of the new phone system that routes all calls through a central system.
That’s the best the cops could do yesterday to explain why they handcuffed Charles Belk, a film producer who allegedly matched the description of a bank robber — large, and bald, and black.
“The Beverly Hills Police Department deeply regrets the inconvenience to Mr. Belk and has reached out to him to express those regrets and further explain the circumstances,” the statement from police said. It also said his detention was “proper.”
It’s one of those things that you hear about, but never think it would happen to you.
On Friday afternoon, August 22nd around 5:20pm, while innocently walking by myself from a restaurant on Wilshire Blvd, to my car up LaCienega Blvd my freedom was taken from me by the Beverly Hills Police Department. Read more →
If you’re heading to the Minnesota State Fair tomorrow (Wednesday) and Thursday, I hope you’ll stop by the MPR booth at the corner of Judson and Nelson (just follow the pork chop smog). I’ll be pushing the MPR merchandise from 1-9 p.m., while watching the acts my pals at The Current have planned for the Read more →
While the new Minnesota Timberwolves were enthralling fans at the Minnesota State Fair today, the Cleveland sports media welcomed Kevin Love, the first time Love has spoken since he forced a trade from the Timberwolves. “It means a lot,” he said. “LeBron had signed to come back with the Cleveland Cavaliers and just a few Read more →
Banker White, a San Francisco producer, moved back to Boston to care for his mother after she was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. During the time of her decline, he did what filmmakers do. He filmed. “One of the most striking things that Alzheimer’s has revealed is the strength of my parents’ marriage, even as it alters Read more →
If you move to Moorhead and raise a family, imagine the amount of money you’ll inject into the local economy, creating jobs and stabilizing neighborhoods. Maybe you could be rewarded with a tax break. Moorhead isn’t unlike every other community in Minnesota when it comes to wanting businesses to move in but, like yesterday’s news Read more →
You didn’t miss much if you missed the Emmys last night, with one exception: Billy Crystal’s tribute to Robin Williams, who took his own life a few weeks ago. “I used to think if I could just put a saddle on him and stay on for eight seconds I would be OK,” he said.
Kevin Love is shedding his past in a big way, first dumping Minnesota and now the number — 42 — he’s worn in high school, college at UCLA, and in the NBA with the Timberwolves. The new number? Behold: We won’t know for certain what this is all about until Love is introduced to the Read more →