A new Internet video game may help teens and young adults understand how easily they can get distracted behind the wheel. The Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Institute at the University of Minnesota is calling the game it developed “Distraction Dodger.” Players drive a virtual pizza delivery vehicle in the imaginary pizza-loving city of Little Moots. Read more →
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.
The youth-produced photography exhibit is aimed at raising awareness and money to support those still affected by the May 22 tornado.
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.
St. Paul’s East Side is getting a digital skills incubator its new library
MPR youth reporters win top prize in the audio category in a national journalism competition.
Every week during the school year Aimee Willoz and Steve Ferris show up at a Hennepin county library and help kids with homework. Mostly math. Aimee works at a Hopkins library and Steve at a north Minneapolis branch. Steve remembers one kid showing up with forty math worksheets due the next day. The teacher handed Read more →
Some of the event’s proceeds will go to the Minneapolis Foundation’s North Minneapolis Tornado Recovery Fund as well as East African famine relief efforts.
The latest dust-up in the Anoka-Hennepin school district is over a website the district created last month to address issues related to LGBT students.
The Navy League is kicking off a contest next week to design a logo for the sub.