The Goodhue County Planning Advisory commission has recommended that county commissioners deny a moratorium on silica sand mining.
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A union representing 1,300 workers at American Crystal Sugar in East Grand Forks has filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board alleging the company is breaking the law by not negotiating in good faith.
When First Lady Michelle Obama’s campaign to improve access to healthy food took a step forward today, Supervalu was there. Supervalu, based in Eden Prairie, was one of several retailers that announced plans to open or expand in areas without easy access to fresh fruit, vegetables and other healthy foods. Those areas are sometimes called Read more →
Duluth Mayor Don Ness won’t face an opponent as he seeks reelection. At 4:30p.m. Thursday afternoon the deadline to submit papers to become a mayoral candidate passed without any challengers trying to add their name to the ballot. Breaking News: Duluth Mayor Don Ness running unopposed. #dlhless than a minute ago via Facebook Favorite Retweet Read more →
Voyageurs National Park officials apparently had an arrangement with local DNR conservation officers to allow visitors without a fishing license to fish.
Duluth, like many cities and towns in Greater Minnesota, continues to struggle to retain and attract intelligent and skilled labor. The port city boasts institutions of higher education, but fails to keep the best and brightest. There are indications that the so-called brain drain is lessening, but over the next 10 years an estimated 75,000 Read more →
The western prairie fringed orchid is found at 43 locations around Minnesota but the population has steadily declined.
As news broke in St. Paul today around a potential end to the government shutdown stalemate, anglers enjoyed a day on Lake Bemidji, and some were fishing without a license.
FEMA officials will assess damage from a July 1 thunderstorm that tore down power lines and wind turbines, flattened crops, destroyed farm structures and damaged about two-thirds of the houses in the town of Tyler in Lincoln County.
The city of Bemidji has decided it’s had enough. After years of street sign thefts along Stoner Avenue, city officials have decided to change the name of the street.