Can you name these civil rights pioneers? See if you can name all three.
Visit PBS Black Culture Connection to learn more about them … and many more!
High temperatures and desert-like humidity readings are helping drive an outbreak of wildfires in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
The Minnesota Interagency Fire Center on Wednesday said the Green Valley Fire near Menahga has prompted evacuations and has damaged some structures in the area. They nearly doubled the estimated size of the fire to 7,100 acres this afternoon.
Thousands of cheering spectators filled the south lawn of the State Capitol to watch Gov. Mark Dayton sign a bill legalizing same-sex marriage into law.
Miss the live coverage of Governor Mark Dayton signing the same-sex marriage bill into law? You can check out the archived live stream from The Uptake here.
TCDP TOP PICK: Minnesotans love their farmers’ markets—but if you’re like me, you go to a farmers’ market and think, “Well, this is pleasant! Whoa, that thing looks crazy! Can you actually eat that? Will I die from tasting this unpasteurized cave cheese? Okay…where’s the beer?” Never fear, Beth Dooley is here—for the likes of me, and for those of you who would actually know what to do with a parsnip besides play it in Scrabble. She and photographer Mette Nielsen will be presenting Minnesota’s Bounty: The Farmers Market Cookbook on May 15 at the Merriam Park Library.
Chris Kluwe on The Daily Circuit. The punter was released from the Vikings Monday. If his opinions did contribute to the decision, he said, he had no regrets.
Related: Terminated, Chris Kluwe becomes the Terminator: “Viking or not, Kluwe appeared on the New Century stage yesterday as Ahnold’s cyborg assassin ‘the terminator’ for the Minnesota Fringe Festival’s annual fundraiser.”
May 8 is National Bike to School Day!
SCHOOL CHILDREN, WERE FORCED TO USE THEIR BICYCLES ON FIELD TRIPS DURING THE FUEL CRISIS IN THE WINTER OF 1974. THERE WAS NOT ENOUGH GASOLINE FOR SCHOOL BUSES TO BE USED FOR EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES, EVEN DURING DARK AND RAINY WEATHER, 02/1974
What did you ride to school? 10 Speed? BMX? Fixie?
May Day 2013 // Minneapolis
This is only a small small sampling of photos of what can be seen at the May Day parades.
On All Things Considered, May 6 -10.
This kind of work has the potential for good reality radio, and video.
Sunday (April 28) was a gorgeous day, and when I checked my email and saw that the first train car would be rolling down University Avenue, I decided to follow it. Shouldn’t have been a problem — the press release said it was checking clearances, traveling at a walking speed (and accompanied by walkers), as a “railcar mover that resembles a semi-trailer cab” pulled it down the tracks.
(Read the full article here.)
I’m sure the businesses on University avenue are going to be very happy when this is all done, and it’s fully operational.