Internet access across Minnesota has improved, but still gaps for some

Internet access across Minnesota has improved, but still gaps for some

While about 80 percent of Minnesotans have home high-speed internet access, there are still disparities among demographic groups.
Minorities make modest economic gains in Minnesota, new census data shows
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Minorities make modest economic gains in Minnesota, new census data shows

September 19
Black, Hispanic and American Indian households in Minnesota made modest economic gains last year, but remain far behind whites and Asians, according to new census data.
Who's going to college in Minnesota?
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Who's going to college in Minnesota?

August 8
Race, socioeconomic status still make a difference in which high school graduates register for college, although the state average has held steady. Find out how your high school measures up.
Minneapolis police shootings since 2000: A deeper look at who and where
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Minneapolis police shootings since 2000: A deeper look at who and where

July 27
Do areas with more crime see more fatal police encounters? Not necessarily.
Where Minneapolis Public Schools is spending its building improvement funds
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Where Minneapolis Public Schools is spending its building improvement funds

July 28
Schools on the north side of the city are getting more money per student for building maintenance and upgrades.
Why economic recovery in greater Minnesota is actually better than in Twin Cities
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Why economic recovery in greater Minnesota is actually better than in Twin Cities

July 13
Regions like Minnesota's western edge have seen much faster growth in average personal income and other economic metrics than the Twin Cities.
Does Minnesota lead the nation in per-pupil spending? Not anymore
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Does Minnesota lead the nation in per-pupil spending? Not anymore

June 22
A new report comparing school revenues and spending in each state shows how Minnesota stacks up
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Minnesota fishing license sales hold steady, but anglers are aging

June 14
Fishing in Minnesota doesn't attract as many young people as it once did, according to a report from the Department of Natural Resources.
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Despite Minnesota's high voter turnout, youth and minority participation lagged

June 10
As Minnesota and the rest of the country look ahead to off-year political races and midterm elections, the recent presidential contest's aftermath is still revealing new data about who voted – and who didn't.