The mailbag reveals that the Minnesota Department of Transportation has decided how to spend the economic stimulus money heading this way.
The list of projects for outstate (aka “greater”) Minnesota can be found here. They include such things creating “living” snow fences in Monticello (I-94) and Atkinson Bridge to installing traffic lights in Fergus Falls. (See pdf)
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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