Workers are inspecting the Lowry Avenue Bridge in Minneapolis using some new technology. The steel-tied arch bridge is being inspected with equipment from a barge on the river, which is being used for the first time in Minnesota.
A lot has changed in Minnesota since the 35W bridge went down five years ago. State lawmakers ordered emergency inspections of every bridge in Minnesota immediately afterward, and they did find some problems.
When food trucks park for lunch, people line up. The trucks have become a summertime staple in the Twin Cities. In just two years, there are four times as many food trucks in Minneapolis. In St. Paul, the number has doubled. So how safe are they?
Christmas Lake Boaters could be hit with a big fine if they don’t comply with a new rule.
Lake Minnetonka is among the many Minnesota lakes infested with zebra mussels, which spread rapidly and attach themselves to rocks, dock piers, beaches and boat hulls.
The Minnesota House has sent Gov. Mark Dayton a bill to require abortion facilities to pay license fees and undergo inspections.
Lyda Hanson thought she was one of the lucky ones. Even before graduating from beauty school, she landed a job at a “perfect” salon and was ready to get started on her dream career.
It’s been more than three weeks since a tornado tore into North Minneapolis and enough time has passed determine who’s fixing up their houses and who isn’t.