St. Paul approves deal with Car2Go The city council on Wednesday approved a deal that allows German company Car2Go to park 185 of its tiny cars on St. Paul streets starting next month. Car2Go has a fleet of 350 vehicles in Minneapolis.6:20 a.m.
Rainfall not solving low groundwater levels All the rain in recent weeks has lakes and rivers and streams in our region rising to record levels in many places. Flooding is a big concern. As many people shovel mud and suck water out of soggy basements, and farmers fields are underwater, you have to wonder is there any good that could come out of all this rain? Does the heavy rain mean that the problem with declining groundwater levels that we've been reporting on has been solved? MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Jim Stark, Director of the U.S. Geological Survey in Minnesota.7:45 a.m.
Lead singer of Steppenwolf to play Mille Lacs Today's Morning Edition music is the unmistakeable sound of Steppenwolf and their classic 1960s motorcycle anthem "Born to be Wild." It's believed to include the first use of the term "heavy metal" in a rock song. Founding member and lead singer John Kay is bringing a band he still calls Steppenwolf to the Grand Casino in Mille Lacs for a show tonight. The current incarnation of Jefferson Starship will also be playing.8:49 a.m.
How Your State Rates In Terms Of Long-Term Care
AARP ranked each state and Washington, D.C., according to the cost and quality of long-term care and support services. An online scorecard helps consumers compare services in each region.
China Forges Stronger Economic Ties With Greece
China is one of the largest investors in Greece, and has poured money into the country at a time when other investors balked. Beijing wants Greece to be its gateway to Europe's marketplaces.