The world discovered last week that there is a Minnesota-shaped forest in Williams, Minnesota, which you can check out yourself on Google Maps.But one question remained: How did this come to be? We contacted the state Department of Natural Resources and scoured historical photos of the site on Googl ... More >>
Looks like the North Loop is about to get itself another craft beer bar. The Office Pub & Grill will slip right in between JD Hoyts and Deja Vu, just past the intersection of Washington and 3rd Avenue. The bar and restaurant is owned by Peter Hafiz and Jason Mohney who also own the Bra ... More >>
Earlier this month, the Minneapolis City Council gave the green light to a controversial six-floor mixed-use Opus Development project at the intersection of Fifth Street SE and 14tth Avenue SE.SEE ALSO: Diane Hofstede criticizes Jacob Frey on her Facebook page, gets blasted by commentersOpponents of ... More >>
Dare we say it -- summer has finally arrived -- and as it does, increased numbers of weather-weary Twin Citians are taking to their bicycles and hitting the town. They pedal the Lakes, the Grand Rounds, the Greenway, or any of the many urban bike lanes. It is for good reason that we are regularly vo ... More >>
The search is over.Children in Duluth no longer have to live under the threat of their parents naming them "Google Fiber," because the giant web search company has decided to award its much-ballyhooed fibre optic broadband internet project to -- drum roll please -- Kansas City. Bummer for Du ... More >>
Franken: Keep it neutral.The compromise net neutrality rules just adopted by the FCC would prohibit broadband providers like Comcast and Qwest from blocking user access to websites and applications. But the measure won't do the same thing for wireless companies, and Al Franken smells censor ... More >>
Via If It Was My HomeSome local contextHow big is the oil spill unleashed by the blowout of BP's Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf of Mexico? One way to get a handle on the size of the disaster is to put it in local context. We figured it out (after the jump) with the help of some cool and ea ... More >>
As you head out this weekend for a road trip, it probably wouldn't hurt to be aware of problem roads you might encounter that have high instances of road fatalities.
It's not just Alliant Techsystems. Hundreds of small Minnesota companies are cashing in on America's defense industry.