Suddenly loving federal cash.Yesterday, Gov. Tim Pawlenty was loving federal spending.
Not the kind to help all Minnesotans with their health care costs, however. Just the kind to help southern Minnesota recover from floods.
The former isn't a priority, he says. He won't even allow state a ... More >>
Photo by EuroMagicPeanut allergen nuts rejoice! The folks on Capitol Hill might have heard your nonstop rally cries and done something about it. Peanuts on a plane could be a thing of the past if a current proposal makes it past the Department of Transportation.
In February 2009, loyal Northwe ... More >>
Photo: skoreckyWhy, and for how long, was Erica Rose Murphy's body laying beside I-394? A Department of Transportation worker discovered the woman's body in late April. It was laying between the guard rail and sound wall of I-394 near the Dunwoody Boulevard exit.
Police dispatched to the sce ... More >>
State Patrol Lt. Eric Roeske said a Department of Transportation worker found a body between the guard rail and sound wall of I-394 between the Dunwoody Boulevard and Penn Avenue exits at about 11 a.m.
The DOT worker called State Patrol and an ambulance was dispatched, but was quickly calle ... More >>
Photo: minnemomIn 1920, streetcar ridership in the Twin Cities was 238 million. Today, the Minnesota Streetcar Museum's Como‑Harriet Streetcar Line and Excelsior Streetcar Line are all that remain of the once mighty system. And Friday, the Minneapolis City Council may have made another mode ... More >>
The U.S. Transportation Department's preliminary report on the Continental Airlines flight stranded on the Rochester tarmac for six hours concludes that the flight crew is not to blame for the nightmare.
Peanut allergy sufferers have another worry: whether flying Northwest is a death wish. The airline is reinstating their peanut snacks as they continue to merge with Delta and some customers are pretty pissed off.