This odd map of the United States may seem at first glance to be a cubist artist's conception of the familiar geographical outlines of our country, but it has a strictly utilitarian purpose. It is known as the map of the "electrical United States" and pictures graphically the number of household users of electricity in each state.
Light fog and freezing drizzle moved into the metro area and the result has been scores of wrecks and spin outs.
Bloomington motorists have waited a long long time - 58 years to be exact - for a ramp leading from East Bush Lake Road to westbound Interstate 494, and the wait is nearly over.
Drivers can plan on more weekend closures in the spring as the $239 million I-35W downtown-to-Crosstown project continues until 2021. In a shred of good news, MnDOT will reopen ramp access from northbound I-35W to 5th Avenue on Monday.
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Winter's arrival has not put the chill on road construction as drivers will encounter another weekend freeway closure in Minneapolis, and bridge work in Forest Lake is expected to bring traffic delays.
Minnesota's five new representatives are replacing members with 42 years of accumulated seniority and several influential committee assignments. "The more seniority you have, the bigger difference you're able to make," said retiring Rep. Rick Nolan.
It's hardly a big snow storm, but snow combined with temperatures at or just below freezing is all it takes to create slick conditions on metro area roads.
This weekend, weather permitting, eastbound lanes between Hwy. 212 and Hwy. 100 will be closed until Monday morning as work on the new ramps and overpass at East Bush Lake Road continues.
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The westbound lanes will be shut down between Hwy. 100 and Hwy. 212 until 5 a.m. Monday as crews continue work on the new westbound on ramp at East Bush Lake Road.
Both cities will clean hundreds of miles of residential streets over the next four weeks. Residents should watch for "No Parking" signs to be posted the day before a street is swept.
With paint brush and palette featuring a rainbow of colors in hand - but with no particular plan - Ashley Mary set out Monday morning to transform the Uptown Transit Station into the metro area's most colorful bus stop.
Crashes involving pedestrians and motor vehicles increases during the fall when daylight hours decrease.
Minnesota sees more than $29M in political group cash for four House races that will help determine which party controls Congress next year.
Previously as a Star Tribune reporter, Brooks covered the State Capitol and the Minnesota congressional delegation in Washington.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will close the ramp from westbound Interstate 94 to southbound Interstate 35W Friday night and it won't reopen until Oct. 22.
With 100,000 people taking in the events, traffic will be heavier than usual and parking will be more limited than on most weekends in St. Paul.