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Segregation and inequality persist among Minnesotans with disabilities, study says

Nineteen years after a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling opened the doors to integration, thousands of Minnesotans with disabilities continue to live and work in segregated settings that keep them in poverty and limit their daily autonomy.

These are among the principal findings of the state’s first comprehensive survey examining the quality of...

Apple to offer new emjois for people with disabilties

Apple has outlined a series of emojis "to better represent individuals with disabilities," according to a proposal submitted to the Unicode Consortium.

People on social media have been cheering for the long overdue representation. Emojis with hearing aids and using sign language, wheelchairs and white canes are among the...

Over $43K Raised for Special Olympics MN to Support People with Disabilities

It takes courage, bravery and a little bit of crazy to be a Polar Plunger. Plungers put it all on the line as they jump to frozen glory to raise money for Special Olympics Minnesota (SOMN).

The funds raised benefit more than 8,200 SOMN athletes as they train, compete and transform themselves, their communities and the world.

Of course, MDI was up for the...

MDI to Receive Finance & Commerce Progress Minnesota Award

Finance & Commerce will be recognizing MDI, and other selected honorees, at the 2018 Progress Minnesota awards on April 5, 2018. The awards, now in their seventh year, recognize those individuals and companies who are driving business and industrial growth and economic development in Minnesota in unique ways.

This year, the categories were: Economic...

MDI Opens New Doors in Hibbing

MDI has officially opened its brand new facility in Hibbing, Minnesota.

Located outside downtown Hibbing near the Range Regional Airport, MDI’s new 36,000-sq-ft structure includes office space, a lunchroom, locker rooms, and a modern and bright production floor. It replaces the former 100-year-old Hibbing facility, which was originally a Greyhound bus terminal.

“MDI built this facility to provide better working...

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