Minneapolis police arrested an Anoka County man in a series of rapes spanning five years in the city’s Marcy-Holmes and Dinkytown neighborhoods, authorities said : TrueCrime


FYI, Dinkytown is an area right be U of M campus, mostly college kids, cheap diners, hip restaurants, and dive bars.

Bob Dylan used to hang out there back in the day before he left for NYC.

From wikipedia:

“The name Dinkytown is of uncertain origin, although it was in definite use by 1948, when the Dinkytown Business Association formed.

Stories regarding the origin of the name include:

The streetcars, called Dinkys, that used to provide transit throughout the area.

Similarly, the locomotive tenders at the nearby railyard were called Dinkys due to their compact size. “