For many, this comes as no surprise: Minnesota has retained its ranking as the second most bike-friendly state in the United States. Since 2008, Minnesota has consistently ranked in the top five of the annual list from the League Of American Bicyclist.
Minnesota is only behind Washington in a ranking that shows the most liberal states, according to a study by The Hill. To determine the ranking, the study looked at history and voting trends in all 50 states, votes in recent presidential elections, breakdown of congressional delegations, the parties of the past three governors and control of the state legislatures.
A jury has convicted a 26-year-old man for sex trafficking and promotion of prostitution in Chicago and eventually Minneapolis, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.
Minnesota health officials say another case of a new flu strain linked to an animal market in Dakota County has been confirmed.
The criminal complaint against Minnesota Vikings CB Chris Cook has been amended to add another felony charge for the alleged choking incident from October.
The Minnesota Children’s Museum has plans to open a second location in Rochester, Minn. in early 2012.