A Leap Day winter storm dumped a blanket of ice and heavy, wet snow across northern Minnesota and Wisconsin causing car accidents, power outages and closing public gatherings. Further south, in Illinois, tornadoes broke out leaving 6 dead and over 100 injured.
Archives for March 1, 2012
The House of Representatives passed an exemption from the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act paving the way for construction of a new $690 million bridge over the St. Croix River to replace the Stillwater Lift Bridge.
A St. Paul woman receives a special honor for her work on behalf of Minnesota’s immigrants.
Mayo’s living lab learns real life lessons about aging; Romney to stump in Fargo; Fairmont officials look for efficiencies; With budget surplus in hand, Dayton wants session to focus on jobs; Job challenge: Grow more entrepreneurs; Minnesota House passes bills beefing up prosecutor protection; Mining program could come back to U; Minnesota ranks No. 3 in national well-being survey