Lawmakers Say Reclassifying 144 Cities Into Micropolitan Areas Will Negatively Impact FundingThe city manager of Mankato, Minnesota estimated that her community would lose directly $400,000 in funding that goes toward homeless shelters, affordable housing and medical care to the uninsured.
Survey: Washington DC, New York Among The Worst-Run Cities In U.S.Personal finance website WalletHub has released their rankings for the worst big cities in the country
Twin Cities Ranked No. 3 In 'Top 20 Midwest Cities For Jobs'The Twin Cities is one of the top places for jobs in the Midwest, according to a recent ranking.
Twin Cities Fails To Make List Of Snobbiest U.S. CitiesMinnesota nice? You betcha? Minneapolis-St. Paul may be a lot of things, but the Twin Cities are definitely not snobby, according to a new list of rankings from Travel + Leisure.
Duluth, Minneapolis Rank Among Top 10 Most Livable U.S. CitiesA new survey ranking the most livable cities in the country placed Duluth, Minnesota at the very top of the list. Outdoor Magazine unveiled the results of its "Best Town Ever" contest and argued that no amount of Minnesota cold can keep the people of Duluth indoors.
Twin Cities Rank High For Well-BeingTwin Cities residents have innumerable reasons to feel good about where they live, but it's nice to lay them out in numbers anyway. According to a list of rankings from Gallup and Healthways, the metro area ranks just outside of the top 10 among the country's top cities for overall well-being.
Minneapolis Ranks 3rd, St. Paul 7th Of Most Literate CitiesA new study ranking the most literate cities in the nation has both Minneapolis and St. Paul in the top 10. According to the Central Connecticut State University's annual study, Minneapolis ranks third in the country in literacy and St. Paul comes in at No. 7.
Destination: StockholmIf you appreciate delicious food paired with locally-distilled spirits, Instagram-worthy waterside views, and stunningly attractive locals, add Stockholm, Denver to your travel bucket list.
Minn. Cities, Counties To Catch Sales Tax BreakMinnesota city and county governments have a good reason to wait until after the holidays to do any major shopping: Starting Jan. 1, much of the stuff they buy will be tax-free.
Urban Hens Often Abandoned Once Egg-Laying EndsFive chickens live in artist Alicia Rheal's backyard in Madison, Wis., and when they age out of laying eggs, they may become chicken dinner. More old hens are showing up at animal shelters, where workers increasingly respond to reports of abandoned poultry.
America's Most Hipster CitiesPretty much any US city, short of maybe Birmingham, AL, has some elements/neighborhoods of hipster culture at this point (you really just need a fixed-gear bike shop, right?), but these 10 cities are vying for the title of hipster-est. Behind Williamsburg, of course.
Spirit Airlines Adds Service To 4 New Cities From MSPMinneapolis travelers looking for a cheap trip now have four more cities to choose from through Spirit Airlines. On Thursday, Spirit Airlines announced nonstop seasonal service between Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and Los Angeles (LAX), Orlando (MCO), Phoenix Sky Harbor (PHX) and Tampa (TPA).
Minneapolis Is America's No. 3 'Most Literate City'Minneapolis is one of the top cities in the country when it comes to literacy.
Minnesota Cities, Schools Push For Local Power Local government officials are asking the Legislature to give them the flexibility to consolidate and streamline public services without state approval.
DeBlog: Chanhassen Is 1 Of The Top 10 Places To Live?Let's start with this: I love Chanhassen. Great town. But one of top ten places to live in the entire United States?