Twin Cities Orthopedic Performance Center

Opened in 2018, the new Twin Cities Orthopedic Performance Center is a state of the art facility that is home to the Minnesota Vikings’ new team headquarters and includes team training facilities, the Vikings Museum, a Vikings Pro Shop and TCO stadium.  The facility is also the new home for Minnesota Vikings Verizon Training Camp.  In addition to all of the excitement the Minnesota Vikings bring to the campus, Minnesota State High School League football games will also be hosted at TCO Stadium in fall of 2018.

Located at the intersection of 494 and Dodd Road, Twin Cities Orthopedic Performance […]

2018-08-01T12:15:44+00:00August 1st, 2018|

Pine Bend Bluffs Scientific and Natural Area

With a new trail head facility for the Mississippi River Trail and stunning views of the Mississippi River valley, you’ll be glad you made a visit to Pine Bend Bluffs Scientific and Natural Area.  The trail head facility provides restrooms, drinking water, a bike fix-it station and interpretive information.

This area represents one of the largest relatively undisturbed natural areas left in the Twin Cities metro area. The goat prairie at the top of the bluff offers some of the best views of the wild Mississippi River in the Twin Cities area. It is also one of the more remote areas […]

2018-07-17T16:11:24+00:00July 17th, 2018|

River Heights Chamber of Commerce

The River Heights Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit business organization that aggresively promotes the interests of the business community in Inver Grove Heights and South St.Paul.  The River Heights Chamber of Commerce is membership-driven and provides many benefits and resources to the local business community including advocacy and assistance, networking opportunities, cost-effective marketing and advertsing and much more!  Learn more here!

2018-08-22T22:38:38+00:00April 2nd, 2018|


Department Highlights

The Minnesota Legislature began passing laws directing the townships and counties in road and bridge building matters from its early days of statehood in 1858. Although a constitutional amendment passed in 1898 finally allowed the state to participate directly in road development, the state did not begin building roads and bridges until after the State Highway Commission was created in 1905. State licensing of motor vehicles started in 1903, except where municipalities had already done so. 

From 1871 to 1905 the state gradually created a Railroad and Warehouse Commission and increased its powers from limited inspection of railways to establishing […]

2018-04-09T10:09:35+00:00April 2nd, 2018|

MSP International Airport

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) is not part of any city but is nestled among several. The airport is surrounded by Minneapolis, St. Paul and the suburban cities of Bloomington, Eagan, Mendota Heights and Richfield.

MSP has one airfield with four runways and two terminal buildings – theTerminal 1-Lindbergh and Terminal 2-Humphrey -each with adjoining parking ramp facilities. Travelers who need to transfer from one terminal to the other use thelight rail transit service. There is no pedestrian access between the buildings.

The airport is managed and run by the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC), a public corporation established in 1943 by the […]

2018-04-09T10:07:49+00:00April 2nd, 2018|


Metro Transit is the transportation resource for the Twin Cities, offering an integrated network of buses, light rail and commuter trains as well as resources for those who carpool, vanpool, walk or bike. It is working to add a light-rail link between downtown Minneapolis and downtown St. Paul as well as developing enhanced express bus service throughout the region.

Metro Transit is one of the country’s largest transit systems, providing roughly 90 percent of the 78 million bus trips taken annually in the Twin Cities. Each weekday customers board Metro Transit buses and trains an average of 250,000 times.

Metro Transit operates […]

2018-04-06T08:55:39+00:00April 2nd, 2018|