Starting Aug. 1, 2019, Minnesota joined 19 other states in enacting a “hands-free” cell phone law to prevent deadly crashes caused by distracted driving. It’s estimated that more than 60,000 crashes were distracted driving-related from 2014-2018, contributing to nearly one in five crashes in Minnesota. AAA, while supporting the new law, is also cautioning drivers … [Read more...]
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In a child’s mind, summer seems to last forever. But the launch of the Minnesota State Fair next week is a sure sign that the end of summer is nigh as is the start of another school year. The National Retail Federation is forecasting record-breaking spending on back to school items this year. Families with children in elementary school through high school plan to spend … [Read more...]
Are you an avid reader with a love of literature? Apply today to be a judge for the 32nd annual Minnesota Book Awards. Judges are selected from across the state to include a diversity of professional experience, educational background, ethnicity, age, and gender. Previous judges are welcome to apply. Qualified individuals — both experienced in judging and those new to the … [Read more...]
The annual National Farmer’s Market week will be celebrated in communities nationwide Aug. 4-10. The celebration highlights the role farmers markets play in the nation's food system and gives local markets the opportunity to showcase their contributions in the community. This year, for the first time, the Minnesota Farmers Market Association, Minnesota Grown, and the … [Read more...]
The public is invited to attend the next Hiawatha Golf Course Property Master Plan Community Advisory Committee (CAC) meeting set for July 22 at Lake Nokomis Community Center. The CAC works with Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board (MPRB) staff and consultants over a 12-month period to make recommendations to MPRB Commissioners. There are currently three designs for … [Read more...]