The United States Department of Agriculture has predicted food costs will increase three to four percent this year. That worries Minnesota school officials, who likely will have to manage those increases — and consider raising lunch prices.
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The board of directors for American Crystal Sugar Co. has approved the use of Roundup Ready beet seed for the fourth consecutive year. Opponents to genetically modified food are expected to file a suit against the seed, but that didn’t deter the nation’s largest sugar beer co-op.
The Mayo Clinic has announced that it will double the size of the Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center.
125 companies in Minnesota that accepted subsidies from local and state government failed to create a single job.
City officials hope the pilot project will stimulate local businesses and homeowner to consider solar energy applications.
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources staff say the quality of outdoor life will be significantly reduced if the department isn’t allowed to increase the cost of hunting and fishing licenses.
Two Duluth city council members will introduce a resolution against a proposed bill in the Minnesota legislature that would require local police to enforce federal immigration law.
National disaster organizations like FEMA and the Red Cross have noticed how well Fargo Moorhead residents bounce back from disasters.
“It is going to kill jobs for generations to come,” Rep. Carly Melin, DFL-Hibbing, said of a plan by Minnesota Republicans to use $60 million from a fund derived from taconite production taxes.