An Oregon inmate who cut off his GPS monitoring bracelet and didn't return to a community corrections center was arrested while working at a Subway restaurant in Sauk Centre, Minn.
Faced with soaring land costs and desiring to boost walkability and density, some car-centric suburbs are saying so long to sprawling surface parking lots.
Libraries across the country are making a leap by lending portable hot spots to library patrons so those without Wi-Fi can go online from home. But the Twin Cities area so far appears slow to embrace the trend.
The Rev. Verlyn Hemmen remembers when a hospital chaplain wore a clerical collar, carried a Bible and visited Minnesotans who were overwhelmingly Catholic and Lutheran. Today, roughly a third of patients are something else.
One was the original Hubert Horatio Humphrey. The other, Leland P. Smith, has been all but lost to the obscurity. And for nearly 100 years now, they've been neighbors at Minneapolis’ Lakewood Cemetery.