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Snowmobile maps now offered on apps

December 27, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) A new interactive South Dakota snowmobile trail system map is available for both the Web and smartphones.
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FEMA flood plain maps to be shown

November 27, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be in Worthington Thursday afternoon to present information on the city’s flood plain maps. Continue Reading

Apple CEO ‘extremely sorry’ for its maps application

September 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Apple CEO Tim Cook says the company is “extremely sorry” for the frustration its Maps application has caused and it’s doing everything it can to make it better. In the meantime, he recommended that people use competing map applications to get around. Continue Reading

Researchers piece together first comprehensive map of Titanic wreckage

March 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Researchers have pieced together what’s believed to be the first comprehensive map of the entire 3-by-5-mile Titanic debris field and hope it will provide new clues about what exactly happened the night 100 years ago when the superliner hit an iceberg, plunged to the bottom of the North Atlantic and became a legend. Continue Reading

New maps carve up county

February 23, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Minnesota’s newly drawn legislative districts is likely to draw a common reaction in Douglas County: What?!
The lines had been simple before. All of Douglas County was located in Senate District 11, represented by Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, and on the House side, the county was split almost in half between 11A, represented by Torrey Westrom, R-Elbow Lake, and 11B, represented by Mary Franson, R-Alexandria. Continue Reading

Update: New Minnesota district maps out at 1 p.m. Tuesday

February 20, 2012 in West Central Tribune

A five-judge Minnesota panel plans to release new congressional and legislative district maps at 1 p.m. Tuesday.
The courts earlier had refused to announce a release date, but on Monday said the maps will be available at www.mncourts.gov under a “special redistricting panel” link.
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New Minnesota congressional, legislative district maps out Tuesday afternoon

February 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The courts earlier had refused to announce a release date, but today said the maps will be available at www.mncourts.gov under a “special redistricting panel” link. Continue Reading

Judicial panel: New congressional maps

January 4, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL How Minnesotans use roads could help determine the shape of new congressional districts. Continue Reading

New Google mobile mapping service go indoors at malls, airports

November 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Mall of America already in Google databaseThe initial Google index only covers a small fraction of the great indoors, but Google Inc. is hoping that will change as more owners and operators of shopping and transportation hubs submit their indoor floor plans so they can be mapped.
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Minnesota political parties make their case for redistricting with maps

November 18, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Today is the deadline for the parties to submit their ideal versions of congressional and legislative maps to a special court. The court panel is deciding what district lines should look like for the 2012 election and those that will follow for the next decade.
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