Archive | January, 2015

Main Street – Gaylord, Minnesota

Our second stop on the 2014 Minnesota County Seats tour, after Glencoe, is the nearby town of Gaylord, county seat of Sibley County. It won the prize of County Seat after a dispute with Henderson, near the eastern edge of the County.       With a population of 2300, it is just under half the same size […]

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Sunday Summary – January 4, 2015

Welcome to the first Sunday Summary of the New Year!  Streets.mn writers are still in a holiday lull, so traffic is light and you can speed to your destination. Looking back Most-Read streets.mn Posts of 2014 (Expanded Edition) looks at the numbers and the most read post last year was In Defense of the Dinkytown ‘Riots’ written in […]

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Minnesota Needs Better Public Safety Advertisements

The annual British Arrows Awards were a good reminder that the best thing on TV is sometimes the advertisements, and how good public safety advertisements in other English-speaking countries are. (Unfortunately the showings are sold out until the end of their run on 4 January) Here, for example, is one of the award winning ads: […]

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