Category: Greater Minnesota

Presenting Active Towns: Cuyuna Trails Small Town Vibrancy

Today we’re presenting an episode from the Active Towns podcast! They discuss the transformation of a 5,000-acre stripped-out area of iron ore mines into a gold mine of opportunity and a community-wide activity asset that supports both a culture of activity and economic vibrancy for the small towns in the area.

A Minnesota Trunk Highway to Be Relocated

Highway 67 in Western Minnesota will be permanently rerouted this fall. The road, which provides access to Upper Sioux Agency Park, suffered from a slope failure in 2019, inflicting infrastructural damage that was not cost-effective to repair.

Summer 2022 Highway News Roundup

Google Maps Silliness Minnesota has about a hundred legally named highways and bridges, written into law in Minnesota Statute § 161.14. Some of the early ones like the Viking Trail and the Sioux Trail were possibly intended to mark motoring touring routes. But overwhelmingly the highways are named in memory of local politicians, veterans or […]

Spring 2022 Highway News Roundup

The Chestnut Street Pedestrian Plaza Project to Get Underway in Stillwater As part of the ongoing effort to revitalize its waterfront and reclaim its downtown from the traffic in the wake of the St Croix Crossing opening, Stillwater is prepared to rebuild a two-block section of Chestnut Street leading up to the lift bridge. After […]