Inside Aunes Kauppala’s gift shop, there was a jar on the counter. For a dollar, you could win a chance to become mayor of Snellman.
Archives for July 2011
The closing of six Planned Parenthood clinics will effect about 4,500 patients throughout the state.
A Minnesota grandmother was arrested, strip-searched and held in jail for 12 days after Canadian cops mistook a bottle of motor oil for liquid heroin.
For the fourth year in a row, the number of abortions in Minnesota has declined. In 2010 there were 11,505 abortions performed. The number of abortions has declined steadily since 2006, when there were 14,065 abortions.
More than 230 nurses at Sanford Bemidji Hospital will vote Thursday to accept or reject a contract offer from the hospital. A “no” vote would authorize a strike in Bemidji.
A construction detour along Highway 60 near Worthington might be called the road detour from hell, and local residents are upset.
Former BP CEO Tony Hayward has been hired by Glencore to oversee environment and safety. Hayward led the British oil company during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, one of the worst environmental disasters in U.S. history.
The rise in Lake Superior temperatures will likely place significant strain on the regional economy over the next few decades, according to a new environmental survey.
For many Minnesotans, summer means a dip in the lake or a weekend at the family cabin. For others, it means that feeding the kids becomes particularly difficult. During the school year, schools provide meals for thousands of Minnesota students living near or below the poverty line. But come summer, parents can no longer count on those meals.
Farmers are switching to alternative crops in an effort to protect drinking water wells for the city of Park Rapids.