The Metropolitan Council and the University of Minnesota have finally struck a deal on how to weave a light-rail train through the university's sensitive research corridor.
A State Fair can survive a lot of calamities, but a power outage can cause concern for vendors who cram a lot of commerce into 11 days.
U.S. Sen. Al Franken says he wants to change a Senate rule that requires 60 votes to end a filibuster.
The Metropolitan Council awarded two large bids Wednesday for the Central Corridor light rail project between St. Paul and Minneapolis -- and construction gets underway in earnest this fall.
MPR's Dan Olson talked with All Things Considered host Tom Crann about the status of the project.
A new survey out this week shows that a majority of rural Minnesotans have access to faster Internet connections. But a digital divide remains, and age and income are key factors that define it.
Construction is just getting started on the Central Corridor light rail line, and transit planners have their eyes set on the next project, the Southwest Corridor LRT. Local planners Friday sent federal officials projections for Southwest Corridor cost and ridership.
Cities and businesses along the Interstate 94 corridor from downtown St. Paul to the Wisconsin border say transit needs to be built along the route.
The number of deaths on Minnesota's highways is at a six-decade low -- 421 last year -- due in large part to improved technology, experts say. There's a lot of technology just around the corner that will save even more lives.
Part of a state grant will be used to help minorities in Minneapolis get highway construction jobs.
Toxic stress, when a baby is born into a chaotic environment and experiences developmental brain problems, may be on the rise. Poverty levels may directly affect a child's brain development, researchers say.
Child poverty in Minnesota has increased 23 percent in the past decade, according to new figures from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, and advocates say the depth of poverty is increasing as well.
The University of Minnesota is getting a new federal grant aimed at home energy conservation exceeding 10 to 20 percent in savings.
The final weekend closure for a St. Paul stretch of eastbound Interstate 94 is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday.
Matthew Johnson of Maple Grove and Christopher Goeke of Apple Valley were both killed Tuesday in separate incidents.
There are more Twin Cities freeway closures and lane restrictions this weekend.