The Brookings Institution ranked the Twin Cities area among the nation’s top 10 major metropolitan areas for the speed at which suburban poverty is rising. Its analysis says the number of suburban Minnesotans living in poverty more than doubled between 2000 and 2011.
Updated: May 20, 2013, - 01:22 PM
A new citizen survey, the city’s first ever, finds high satisfaction despite challenges facing exurbs.
Updated: May 07, 2013, - 04:07 PM
You know you’re in a really small Minnesota town when the cops jump-start your car.
Updated: May 07, 2013, - 04:05 PM
The middle school student whose false report shook New Prague has been removed from the school.
Updated: April 30, 2013, - 02:11 PM
CodeRED hasn’t been seriously tested yet, but the New Prague school shooting hoax was a warning it might be.
Updated: April 23, 2013, - 01:05 PM
Developers say the parks fees charged by suburbs have gotten out of control and don’t reflect land values or use.
Updated: April 17, 2013, - 10:27 AM
If you want to find someone bounced skyward by last year’s extraordinary spring, then body slammed by this year’s endless winter, just poke your head into the nearest empty golf clubhouse.
Updated: April 17, 2013, - 10:13 AM
A south-metro icon — the high-water mark from the 1965 floods — is about to grow less fearsome as the roadway rises.
Updated: April 17, 2013, - 08:27 AM
The paradigm we’ve all been accustomed to for generations has been that of “moving out to the suburbs.”Who would have...
Updated: April 11, 2013, - 06:43 PM