PolyMet Mining Corp. needs to create one acre of wetlands for every wetland the company’s activities destroys or impairs. Environmentalists caution that not all wetlands are created equal.
Archives for February 2012
Fillmore, Houston counties OK yearlong sand mining moratoriums; Northland watches a winter wallop; No travel advised north of St. Cloud; Forum editorial: This storm is not off the charts; Rosy budget forecast doesn’t solve everything; Job challenge: Grow more entrepreneurs; Minnesota, Wisconsin close to restoring tax reciprocity deal
GOP US House members in Super Tuesday states withholding endorsements; Unions unhappy with proposed changes to City of Duluth hiring process; Moorhead schools to get assistant principals; Junior hockey on cusp of a revolution: trying to stop fighting
A Bemidji man pulled up the catch of a lifetime on Wednesday while ice fishing on Lake Bemidji. After setting the hook on a bite, veteran angler Burnie Trepanier pulled from the ice hole a 28-inch walleye, an eelpout, and a winter fishing rod and reel, all at once.
Senate passes bill that expands use of deadly force; Controversial Goodhue wind farm environmental impact plan rejected; Charter school segregation target of new U of M report
The India-based Suzon company may not reopen its Pipestone plant soon. The company once had more than 500 employees in the southwest Minnesota community making blades for wind turbines.
The old days in Minnesota were good for the milling, timber and railroad barons who basked in wealth and maintained a firm grip on the levers of political power.
Minnesota students are participating this year for the first time in what organizers call the largest robotics competition in the world.
Minn. Senate committee passes photo ID for voting; Secretary of State Mark Ritchie offers Voter ID alternative: electronic poll books; Wisconsin man refuses to vote after finding veteran’s ID no good at polls; Editorial: A voting solution in search of a problem
A new rebate offered by Minnesota Power, combined with federal incentives, drops the price of Minnesota-made residential solar electric systems to under $10,000.