Report: A dead cougar turned up over the weekend in Pope County. Biologists say the cougars are likely young males looking for lady cats, and wandering in from the western Dakotas. There’s still no evidence mountain lions are staying, or reproducing in Minnesota.
Archives for November 2010
Four Lions, a “terrorism comedy” which got a lot of buzz after screening in the Sundance Film Festival, opens in Minnesota, not in Minneapolis or St. Paul, but in Duluth.
Bob Kelleher, who covers northeast Minnesota for Minnesota Public Radio News, reviews important stories on his beat during Morning edition with Cathy Wurzer.
Sugar beet growers in Minnesota and North Dakota remain in limbo as the USDA wrestles with the issue of genetically modified seeds.
The governor’s race is not the only contest from last week’s election where the outcome is in doubt. Voters in the city of Blue Earth in southern Minnesota are waiting to hear what happens with a city governance issue which was on the ballot. It asked whether Blue Earth should change how it elects city Read more →
Photo courtesy of Minnesota Department of Transportation Officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation invite the public to see the new multi-transportation center in Mankato this week. An open house is set for 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. The building is located at 2151 Bassett Drive, east of Hwy 22 in Mankato. The new multi-transportation Read more →
A major fund raising drive is underway to help clean up the site of the former Pioneer Mine in Ely and preserve the buildings there to become the Ely Arts and Heritage Center. The complex across from the Grand Ely Lodge near Shagawa Lake is what remains on the surface of the underground Pioneer mine. Read more →
Minnesota State Patrol officers stationed in International Falls are now operating out of the U.S. Border Patrol’s new facility in that community. It’s the first time in history that Border Patrol agents and State Patrol officers work out of the same facility.
The election brought good news and bad news for Fargo-Moorhead officials working on a proposed $1.4 billion Red River diversion to control flooding.
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission has approved a route permit for a 230-kilowatt line that will run just went of Bemidji to Grand Rapids.