Driver orders Jimmy John's, gets delivery while stalled on I-35W

Driver orders Jimmy John's, gets delivery while stalled on I-35W

Jimmy John's is the "freaky fast" sandwich chain that specializes in delivery anytime anywhere, and apparently that includes bringing dinner to motorists blocking traffic on the freeway.

Shutdown on Hwy. 61, sporting events could hamper weekend traffic

July 21
Fans heading to this weekend's Lowertown Blues and Funk Fest in St. Paul's Mears Park might not be the only ones singing the blues. Drivers on Hwy. 61 in Cottage Grove where a bridge project has the potential to spawn big backups might be, too.

July 20, 1969: 'One giant leap'

July 20
Minneapolis Tribune coverage of Neil Armstrong's historic first step on the moon.
Blogs
July 19

July 24, 1904: Tour de France on the rocks

Peasants scattered stones and nails on the road and fired pistols at the riders. There were, however, no reports of blood doping.
Local
July 18

Most don't want Metro Transit fare increase; Met Council to vote next week

The Metropolitan Council's proposal to raise bus fares drew more than 6,000 comments, and not surprisingly, the majority were against a plan to tack on another 25 or 50 cents per ride on regular-route bus service and light- and commuter- rail service.
Local
July 18

Uber goes national with tipping on Tuesday

For the past month, Uber users in Minneapolis, Seattle and Houston have been able to tip their drivers. Starting Tuesday, passengers in the rest of the country can do the same.
St. Paul
July 18

Two-day closure of Wabasha Street bridge in St. Paul coming this week

One of the three river crossings on the south end of downtown St. Paul will close for two days this week putting commuters and transit riders on detour.
Local
July 18

Thousands of unexploded bombs are another "secret war" legacy

The landscape of Laos was sown with cluster bombs that continue to maim and kill, more than 40 years later.
Local
July 18

Wreath laying commemorates 10th anniversary of 35W bridge collapse

There are some images that are indelibly etched in our minds, and one of them is the fall of the thee I-35W bridge in downtown Minneapolis.
Local
July 17

Work on the Portland Tunnel pushed back again, now happening Thursday

It's the third time MnDOT has delayed an overnight closure on eastbound I-94, but repairs will happen Thursday night.
Local
July 14

Weekend Traffic: X Games and extreme traffic in downtown Minneapolis

As skateboarders and BMX bikers roll at this weekend's X Games at U.S. Bank Stadium, let's hope traffic in downtown Minneapolis does, too.
Local
July 13

Streetcars among 6 options for transit route between St. Paul and MSP

Six options remain in play for new transit options to connect downtown St. Paul with the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and Mall of America. And four of them involve using modern streetcars.
Minneapolis
July 12

It's not a lot, but some lanes on Washington Avenue downtown reopen

In a summer when it seems like all the news concerning roads in downtown Minneapolis is about which street is closing next, here's some that drivers will gladly take, even it it is small.
Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
Special report Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
updated 17 hours 22 mins. ago
More than 1,500 miles of bike trails line railroad beds and cross public lands.
Local
July 12

Green Line service resumes near U of M

Metro Transit says service will be out until a disabled train is towed back to the garage.
South Metro
July 11

Hwy. 13 in Burnsville is latest construction hot spot for 8 weeks

The work started Monday and motorists on Hwy. 13 in Burnsville and Savage will feel the effects until mid-September.
Minneapolis
July 11

MnDOT cancels Portland Tunnel closure planned for Tuesday

The Minnesota Department of Transportation has postponed Tuesday night's closure of the Portland Avenue tunnel on eastbound I-94 until next week.
Local
July 10

Super Bowl Committee sending online invites to the neighbors

"Tweets we'd like to see" digital ads trying to get neighboring states' residents to come to Minnesota for the 10-day festival.
Local
July 10

Work inside Portland Tunnel on I-94 brings overnight closure Tuesday

Work inside the Portland Avenue tunnel on eastbound I-94 will put drivers on detour during the overnight hours from Tuesday night to Wednesday morning, the Minnesota Department of Transportation said.
Local
July 10

No overnight light-rail service Monday night in downtown Minneapolis

Buses will fill in for Green and Blue line trains between 11:30 p.m. Monday and 3:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Local
July 7

Duluth proposes charging for public records, after 15 minutes

The city says it's costing too much to keep up with public records requests.
Local
July 7

Weekend Traffic: Bridge projects bring closures, lane reductions on I-35W

Freeway closures are never convenient and this weekend bridge projects in both the north and south metro will hamper travel on I-35W.
Minneapolis
July 3

Red Lake among tribes alarmed by proposed cuts to BIA programs

Anti-suicide initiative among programs that would be cut, Red Lake leader says.
Local
July 3

Two little words that mean so much

The First Amendment's guarantees of the freedom of speech and the press take on a special meaning in light of 2017 politics.