Minnesota officials say they will press ahead with new health care system; St. Paul police chief to youth: Put down your guns; DNR doubling the fines for invasive-species violations; Floodwaters recede, but some areas still inaccessible; FEMA wraps up Duluth flood assessments
Archives for June 2012
Minnesota’s delegation reacts to the Supreme Court’s ruling on health care.
An effort to unionize workers at the Mesabi Nugget plant near Aurora, Minn. failed last week. “It’s a big deal,” Iron Range author and blogger Aaron Brown tells MPR News editor Michael Olson.
Dayton tours flood zone, says special session could provide aid; Supreme Court’s ruling on health law carries big stakes in Minnesota; Duluth roads in ruin, repairs could take years; In 2nd District, Obermueller targets Kline on Medicare; Student in Facebook posts case found dead; Analysis: President Obama a consistent critic of the Supreme Court
Flood update: Water levels dropping along St. Louis River system; Veterans of past floods: Recovery takes time; How the federal disaster declaration process works; Debate over hog stalls rages; Mesabi Nugget unionization vote fails; Op-Ed: Steelworkers suffer big defeat in Mesabi Nugget vote; Crowds, crime vex Minneapolis downtown bar closings; Minnesota’s ruffed grouse numbers drop significantly; Hospital Commission narrowly approves affiliation with Essentia Health; Sand trains stir up dust in St. Paul neighborhood;
Designers have completed much of the work on the first four-mile section of the 36-mile diversion ditch, which is designed to reduce flood risk for Fargo Moorhead.
Aitkin reaches major flood stage; Duluth eyes rebuilding for a wetter climate; Duluth mayor: ‘My focus is on the residents’; Return home stuns Thomson residents; No flood insurance? There may be other options for victims of last week’s storm; Hundreds of volunteers clean up at Lake Superior Zoo; Minnesota sets baseline to measure quality of wetlands; Polarized over health care, united on drama of ruling; Will confidence in Supreme Court erode or rebound after Obamacare decision?; Hot money turns from stocks to farmland
Two days after the flood, photographers from Duluth joined Minnesota Today to discuss their experience covering the flood, share stories from the last 48 hours and look ahead to the challenges the city will face.
Join us for a video chat at noon with Duluth photographers to discuss this week’s historic flooding, their craft and their city.
In Moose Lake, a stunned, flooded community comes together; Duluth flooding damage could exceed $100M; Climate change and the Duluth flood; Pawlenty moves up Romney VP list