Nearly 19 percent of rail workers are minorities and nearly 10 percent are females. The report comes shortly after the contractor that built the Hiawatha light rail line was fined millions of dollars for falsifying claims about its hiring diversity.
Missing: 17-year-old Waite Park boy last seen July 3
Police say there is no reason to believe he's in danger.
Northfield bicyclist killed in crash identified as 14-year-old
She was riding her bike to soccer practice before a driver hit her last week.
Man's body found near empty fishing boat on St. Croix River
The boat, and an unoccupied truck found on the shore, belong to a 43-year-old White Bear Lake man.
Police identify MOA shooting suspects, issue nationwide warrants
Three Twin Cities residents were charged Monday in connection with helping the suspects escape.
Charges: Best Western employees helped MOA shooting suspects escape
Prosecutors allege two Best Western employees helped the suspects escape.
What to watch for in 2022 Minnesota primary elections
Bring Me The News brings you a breakdown of what to watch for Tuesday.
Charges: Felon accused of firing shots at police during Meeker Co. standoff
The 31-year-old surrendered after a 28-hour standoff in rural Meeker County.
Weekend rain totals pushed 6+ inches in Minnesota, Iowa; 10 in Illinois
Big-time rain totals across southern Minnesota, southeast South Dakota, northern Iowa and northern Illinois.
Man who had meth, guns in checked luggage at MSP Airport gets 10 years
Kevin Alan Aguilar-Moreno, 21, attempted to board a Delta flight to Phoenix in October of last year.
Melissa Etheridge contracts COVID-19, cancels Shakopee show
The show will not be rescheduled.
Central corridor rail project 50 percent complete
A project that has delivered both promise and pain to parts of St. Paul has reached the halfway point. Central Corridor Light Rail Transit (LRT) officials say the 11-mile project that will link Minneapolis and St. Paul via Washington and University avenues is 50 percent complete and on schedule to be 75 percent completed by year's end. Service is slated to begin in 2014.
U.S. transportation secretary touts jobs act on Central Corridor
The president’s proposal would cut payroll taxes and offer incentives for employers to hire. In Minnesota alone -- the plan would send more than $600 million in hopes of creating nearly 8,000 jobs.
Central Corridor tear-up takes toll on businesses
A few early supporters of the rail project tell MinnPost that if they knew how bad business would get, they wouldn't have supported it in the first place. About two dozen businesses along the rail line have closed up since construction started.
Transit history made as Hiawatha, Central Corridor lines joined
Workers near the Metrodome this week are connecting the Hiawatha Light Rail Line, which runs from the Mall of America in Bloomington to Target Field in Minneapolis, to the 10-mile Central Corridor line from downtown St. Paul to downtown Minneapolis, which is scheduled to open in 2014. It marks the first time since the trolleys of the 1950s that the two cities have been linked by light rail, officials say.
St. Paul businesses file lawsuit, ask for Central Corridor project to be stopped
The University Avenue Betterment Association says the city isn't doing enough to help them with their struggling businesses -- trapped in the middle of the construction. St. Paul officials say they'll review their programs to help those merchants next month.
MPR: Officials confront contractor after problems tangle Central Corridor construction
Top officials in charge of the project traveled to Chicago to have a "frank discussion" with the general contractor's executives after a series of serious problems, including environmental violations, unsafe streets, delays and communication failures. Minnesota Public Radio says it reviewed hundreds of documents that spell out the problems plaguing the monumental project's first year of construction. "Things must change in 2012," one official said.
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