St. Paul launches snow emergency app just in time for winter storm

Just as the winter storm bears down on the Twin Cities, the City of St. Paul is launching a free St. Paul Winter Snow Parking App, reports The Star Tribune. The app gives notifications when snow emergencies are declared; information on when and where people need to move vehicles; an interactive map showing where people … [ Read more]

The National Park Service proves that some things in life actually are free

The National Park Service is celebrating their 100th anniversary this year by offering free admission to each of the 409 parks on 16 days in 2016. The first day is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 18. There is one national park in Minnesota—Voyageurs—and a handful of nationally designated areas, including Grand Portage National Monument, the … [ Read more]