When the homeless shelter opened in 1981, organizers thought homelessness was a temporary problem in the Twin Cities. They were wrong.
The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office released the photo to show the results of its first week of weapons screening at court facilities in Brooklyn Park, Edina, and Minnetonka.
Hennepin County installed weapons screening equipment and began screening for weapons at the three locations on April 23.
The city is expanding its recycling program to include “nearly all of the frequently used containers that used to end up in the trash.”
A sidewalk next to a Taco Bell entrance in St. Paul offers a bit of poetry for the gordita-chomping pedestrian to consider.
City staffers are updating the Minneapolis Climate Action Plan this year, and they’re asking for public input at a meeting tonight at the Central Library.
Minneapolis police say copper thieves are now breaking into commercial air conditioners in Minneapolis to snag tens or even hundreds of feet of copper coil.
The social networking site Foursquare recently signed up a new user — the city of Minneapolis. The city hopes to use the location-based site to connect residents to local government. It unveiled its Foursquare account today.
The day after Christmas was a busy one for the St. Paul public library’s eBook program. The library set a new record for the most eBook downloads in one day – “nearly 200,” according to a library news release Wednesday.
What do you do when you can’t convince your community to visit a historic 1900-era potato farm? You bring the potato farm to them.That’s the idea behind the city of Brooklyn Park’s “traveling trunk” project.
The folks who helped bring urban bees and mini-farmers markets to Minneapolis are holding a community celebration Monday night. Residents will also get a chance to share their suggestions for improving access to healthy local food.