The North Dakota Corn Growers announced Thursday the organization will build a $1.5 billion dollar plant to turn natural gas into nitrogen fertilizer. It’s the second big fertilizer plant plan unveiled in North Dakota in recent months.
After several revisions lowering the crest levels each time, the Red River in Fargo is predicted to crest today at 34 feet. That’s more than six feet below the record level and more than four feet below the low end of the weather service outlook.
Aiming to recover from former U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar’s stunning defeat in the 2010 elections that sent a wave of Republican freshman to the House of Representatives, Democrats will soon select one of three challengers to U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack.
Marge Hames, a 74-year-old retiree in New Ulm, is protesting the closing of her local Kmart.
U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minneapolis, has reintroduced legislation to ban the controversial herbicide atrazine.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is gathering comments from bicyclists across Minnesota to help create the state’s first official electronic bicycling map.
The University of Minnesota is setting up a sustainability initiative to help businesses and government agencies learn how to encourage consumer behavior that’s good for the environment.
Environmental groups are joining battle with the state of North Dakota and its coal industry over air quality in northern Minnesota and especially in three national treasures: the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, Voyageurs National Park, and Isle Royale National Park.
North Dakota has made good on its threat to sue Minnesota over the Next Generation Energy Act passed by the Legislature in 2007 and signed by then-Gov. Tim Pawlenty.
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.