We’re going to go out on a limb and predict that Bemidji will not be in Minnesota Monthly’s final list of best Minnesota towns, not after a request to compete has caused a kerfuffle over whether the city is ‘Minnesota nice.’ Read more →
Despite the daily news cycle which tends to portray the situation in Minnesota in the most dire terms, there’s a reality here we should consider: Survey after survey on topic after topic shows that things are better here than almost anywhere else. Read more →
Analyzing Census Bureau data, Pew Research says Millennials have now overtaken Baby Boomers as the largest generation in the country, a blow to Gen X, which never got its day at the top of the heap. Read more →
Sure, at first blush it looks like Northfield just took itself out of the running for most bicycle-friendly city in Minnesota. Nothing could be further from the truth, however. There’s lots of bike parking in the city, and even two repair stations. But it caused a bit of a stir anyway.
Still, this dismantling of the bike locked to a traffic signpost today presents a mystery to us. Read more →