We asked some 2011 graduates to tell us what their first year in the job market has been like. Most of them have finally found work, but some remain underemployed after months bouncing between unpaid and paid internships, contract work and unemployment.
Gopi Ramanathan from Sartell, Minn. did not place in the top three at today's National Geographic Bee held in Washington DC. A 14-year-old from Texas was the winner, and a student from Wisconsin came in second.
Edina Care and Rehabilitation Center's storm readiness plan.
Target Field's severe weather preparedness plan.
Valleyfair amusement park's storm readiness plan.
Eden Prairie shopping center's storm readiness plan.
The storm preparedness plan for the Uptown shopping and restaurant district in Minneapolis.
Is the Twin Cities metro area ready to handle a major tornado, like the one that swept through Joplin, Missouri, a year ago? We take a look at how various public and private entities are prepared in this special report from MPR News and KARE 11 News.
Edina High School's storm readiness plan speaks primarily to what would happen if severe weather occurred during school hours. The school also hosts many events -- indoors and outdoors -- outside of regular school hours.
Hennepin County Medical Center's emergency plan.
You're stuck in Minneapolis rush hour traffic on Interstate 94, near the Lowry Hill Tunnel. A thunderstorm spins out a tornado nearby. What can you do? Not much. You're now among the most vulnerable people in a tornado. There are no good options.
A look at the issue of copper nickel mining in Minnesota.
In hydraulic fracturing, a sand made from quartz rock plentiful in our region is blasted into shale rock to extract oil and natural gas.
Why is there a fight over requiring voters to show a photo ID at the polls? Your questions answered.
Questions and answers about the push to build a new bridge across the St. Croix at Stillwater.