Duluth brewers and restaurateurs Tim Nelson and Rod Raymond are recycling the spent grain from beer-making and using it to feed cattle they hope to serve patrons next spring.
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The shooting death of two apparent burglars in Little Falls provides an opportunity to note that rural crime rates aren’t what some think.
Three-quarters of Minnesota households now have high-speed Internet connections, according to a new survey by the Center for Rural Policy and Development.
The Blandin Foundation picked the Fond du Lac Band of Chippewa, Itasca Economic Development Corporation, Kanabec County, Lake County, Southwest Minnesota Broadband Services, Lake of the Woods County Economic Development Agency, Lac qui Parle Valley School District, Mille Lacs County and the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe as recipients of community grants to increase the adoption of Internet use by residents.
Minnesota’s newly elected DFL-controlled Legislature might be more receptive to expanding high-speed access to the Internet, says former House speaker Margaret Anderson Kelliher.
Kanabec, Mille Lacs, Aitkin, Carlton and Pine counties have begun talking about how they can solve their broadband problems together. They brought their plight to the state’s task force on broadband.
Outstate Minnesota cities with high concentrations of Latino residents split their vote on the photo ID constitutional amendment question in Tuesday’s election.
Public health experts and community development officials are increasingly being urged to combine efforts.