from Community Matters by Craig Helmstetter and Jane Tigan
The millennial generation (currently age 14-33), also known as generation Y or the echo boomers, has become the subject of a lot of media attention and broad generalizations. So, for our Minnesota Compass Annual Meeting we dug into the data and pulled out some trends related specifically to this age group in Minnesota. We found some interesting surprises we share with you here.
from streets.mn by Bill Lindeke
Though it may be overblown, Saint Paul and Minneapolis seem to be full of fights between “urbanists” and “preservationists” over the future of our cities. Examples include the ongoing spats over an historic but run-down house in Uptown, old single-story buildings in Dinkytown, or the width of sidewalks in Lowertown. In each of these cases, urbanists and preservationists have ended up calling each other names, rolling their eyes, and holding all-night vigils and/or emergency strategy meetings. With so much emotion on display, something must be going on.
from Minnesota Prairie Roots by Audrey Kletscher Helbling
IN THREE YEARS of exploring Wisconsin, I’ve learned a few things:
Wisconsinites are crazy about their Packers.
Wisconsinites love their brats.
Cheese is, indeed, big in Wisconsin.
And, finally, Wisconsin residents love their beer.
Not necessarily in that order.
from Duets Blog by Martha Engel
If my dad were not the man that he is, my life easily could have been much different, as Mad Men reminds me. I am grateful for the experiences of observing my dad at work. Dad taught me a lot about working in a fast-paced, “Mad Men” world – without being Don Draper. Here are a few things that I’ve learned
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