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Videos explore what to expect during sewer construction

In cities across the region, we are repairing or replacing aging sewer pipes and upgrading treatment plants. Take a humorous look at what you might experience near a construction site.

Date: Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Castles and owls and sledding, oh my!

Regional parks offer fun winter options for every age and interest, from Ice Castles to the Art Shanty Project to cross-country skiing, sledding, skating, and much more.

Date: Monday, December 23, 2019

Council commits $1 million to reduce homelessness

The Metropolitan Council has committed 1 million dollars to a new winter homeless initiative announced by Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan on Dec. 19.

Date: Thursday, December 19, 2019

Region meets air quality standards for carbon monoxide

More than 40 years of clean air policies and regulations from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have improved air quality, safeguarding peoples’ health and sustaining the environment.

Date: Monday, December 16, 2019

Cummings to serve as interim chair

Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan are seeking applicants for the chair position formerly held by Nora Slawik, who resigned effective Nov. 15.

Date: Monday, November 18, 2019

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