Some Fargo high school students trying to create publicity for their school play might be getting more than they bargained for.
Archives for February 2011
The University of Minnesota is teaming up with agribusiness and conservation groups to use a massive data base to boost food production while reducing harm to the environment. The Global Landscapes Initiative combines on-the-ground reports and satellite images to pinpoint trends in crop production, fertilizer and water use, and other variables.
A citizen’s group has spent 18 months preparing a plan for the future of Minnesota’s parks and trails. Strategies include connecting people with the outdoors, acquiring land and creating new opportunities for park use.
Officials with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will hold a public meeting Monday, Feb. 14 in Pine Island to discuss Chronic Wasting Disease in wild deer.
An alleged race-based beating builds community in Brainerd
The Freedom Foundation of Minnesota is against a project that would bring high-speed Internet access to Lake County and parts of nearby eastern St. Louis County. The foundation has expressed the concerns that, as Lake County has multiple private companies already providing similar services, the project represents government competing with the private sector.
The Minnesota House could act today on a bill requiring state agencies to simplify their environmental reviews of development projects, making it easier for industry to obtain permits
The business of flooding was on display in Fargo Wednesday. One vendor promised their device will fill sandbags 500 percent faster. Another, the Pro-Bagger claims it “nearly eliminates the back aches and drudgery” of sandbagging.
The state Department of Natural Resources is issuing special hunting permits that allow landowners to shoot whitetail deer as part of a special harvest to test for chronic wasting disease, the fatal brain disease that affects deer, elk and m
MPR’s Insight Now poses questions on lifting the Sunday alcohol sales and what you would say if you gave the governor’s State of the State speech.