Anticipation is building among Twin Cities bicycling enthusiasts over a long awaited new trail link, but Minneapolis officials now say they're unlikely to meet their goal of having the new Cedar Lake trail through downtown Minneapolis open for use this year.
The Central Corridor light rail project won a large grant Wednesday from a local funding partner. The Counties Transit Improvement Board, or CTIB, approved more than $106 million for the Central Corridor line.
A plan by some Republicans in Congress to ban so-called earmarks could imperil projects such as the Central Corridor light rail line between Minneapolis and St. Paul.
A $45 million earmark for the Central Corridor light rail line between St. Paul and Minneapolis has won committee approval and awaits action by the full House.
Open enrollment begins Monday for the 735,000 Minnesotans on Medicare, the nation's health insurance program for Americans 65 and older. There are a couple of important changes to the program that they'll have to take into account this year.
The Metropolitan Council approved a plan Wednesday to cut back on transportation projects in the Twin Cities metro area over the next two decades. Lack of money is the main reason for the change.
Cycling advocates will hand out a limited number of free front and rear bicycle lights Tuesday evening in the Twin Cities.
The Minneapolis City Council on Friday approved bond sales totaling $80 million to rehabilitate the more than 1,300 apartments in Riverside Plaza in the city's West Bank neighborhood.
They want it repealed or at least changed -- and they've singled out a tiny provision which addresses a very big issue: how we will pay for our care when we get old.
After 36 years in Congress, Rep. Jim Oberstar's defeat means the loss of a lot of clout for Minnesota transportation projects on Capitol Hill.
The candidates for Minnesota governor appear to agree on major transportation issues: They all oppose a gas tax increase, they favor more borrowing and they support bus transit. But dig a little deeper and the three diverge on the details of all those issues.
The Twin Cities will receive $16 million from a new loan and grant fund targeted, in part, to spur housing development along transit lines.
Parents and young people heard tips on preventing or stopping cyber-bullying at a Minneapolis forum Thursday.
Some of the money the Legislature approved earlier this week for flood relief in southern Minnesota will go toward conservation projects.
A southern Minnesota man faces felony racketeering charges for allegedly helping swindle elderly people.