When disaster struck at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi plant the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission recommended that American within 50 miles of the disaster evacuate. Most Minnesotan’s live within that radius of a nuclear plant. What would you do if disaster struck close to you?
Archives for March 2011
Minnesota State University will offer dental care to low-income rural Minnesotans who can’t afford dental care.
The body of Michael J. Struck has been recovered from the Minnesota River. A tributary of the river swallowed Struck as he was working with a backhoe to clear an ice jam.
State legislators are pushing the pendulum away from science and conservation, and toward boosting revenue from state lands and encouraging recreation.
True, the Census shows that Rochester overtook Duluth to become the 3rd most populace Minnesota city, but you still can’t do this in the land of Mayo.
Minnesota winter clings on with a blast that fends off spring. Flood predictions grow darker and actual flooding continues as snow and rain fall in much of the state. One worker is presumed dead after trying to clear an ice jam on the Minnesota River.
On the muddy banks of the Minnesota River Chaska artist Richard Kochenash explained to the Chaska Herald what draws him to the paint the river this time of year. “It is a time of transition. … The strength, the points of the ice, and the energy” of the river.
The latest predictions for precipitation around the state aren’t reflected in the most recent flood outlooks.
The rivers are rising in Minnesota, and the experts have been handing out plenty of advice on what you should do to get ready.
Bioscience is a big, diverse field and all parts of the growing industry will be discussed at a conference in Worthington in southwest Minnesota in early April