Minneapolis Issues Map Showing Extent Of Buildings Damaged In Unrest Over George Floyd's DeathMinneapolis city officials now say 700 buildings were damaged, burned or destroyed in the recent unrest following the death of George Floyd.
U Of M Displays Rare Book With 1st Printed MapsA rare book containing what is believed to be the world's first printed maps is on display at the James Ford Bell Library at the University of Minnesota. The James Ford Bell Trust acquired an example of the "Rudimentum Novitiorum," a chronicle of the world printed in 1475.
Owner Of One-Of-A-Kind Stillwater Bookstore Looking To SellA very unique bookstore in downtown Stillwater is looking for a storybook ending. St. Croix Antiquarian Booksellers has some of the rarest and oldest books and maps in Minnesota.
Users Swear By Social Media-Fueled Navigation App WazeRemember when going on a road trip meant unfolding maps, plotting your course, and writing out step-by-step directions? Technology has changed all that, with GPS units and map apps to track our trips. Waze users report accidents, stalled vehicles and traffic jams, and it all gets factored into travel estimates.