Former refugees returned to Iraq to work with the military because they “had such high hopes” for freedom and democracy.
Archives for January 18, 2012
A no-good solar-stealing thief is undermining a conservation project in Northern Minnesota that is attempting to establish a grove of Northern White Cedar trees.
Minnesota teacher contracts being settled more slowly, union says; Op-Ed: Minnesota graduate assistants deserve a voice at work; Rochester school board lifts ban on cellphone use; Who is MintPress and why are they doing all this hiring?
Jewel, a black bear in Ely, is about to give birth.
People traveling on U.S. Highway 2 between Cass Lake and Grand Rapids may notice some unusual construction activity this week. Utility companies constructing the CapX2020 high power transmission line are using a helicopter and implosive devices on the project.
The Stop Online Privacy Act (SOPA) and Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA) are in the spotlight today as opponents to the measures blackout their websites to protest the proposed legislation that would give the U.S. Government more power to regulate the Internet. The lobbying effort pits Hollywood against Silicon Valley. It is also making for unlikely alliances among some Minnesota lawmakers.