The City of Minneapolis' official Facebook page yesterday posted the above photo of the North Loop water main that broke last week, spilling 14 million gallons of water onto downtown streets and disrupting water service in the area for days.SEE ALSO:-- Downtown Mpls water main break: No poop in the ... More >>
Around 2:30 this afternoon, contractors working on a development project at Hennepin Avenue and North 2nd Street nailed a 36-inch water main responsible for bringing water to much of the City of Lakes, disrupting water service and rush-hour traffic and flooding a portion of the North Loop.SEE ALSO: ... More >>
The state plans to kill all the fish in two Anoka County lakes to rid them of pesky carp. Area residents, however, are less than thrilled with the idea of helicopters spreading poison near their homes.
According to a city report released just weeks before the July floods, Minneapolis will have to come up with more than $100 million a year for the next 25 years to fix its crumbling streets and sewers--or face much worse.