“Knowing now what happened over the last 20 days, if we had known that back then, we would have done things differently,” said Mark Van Every, district ranger for the western part of the Superior National Forest.
Archives for September 2011
“We’ve lost a ton of business, Ya know, well over, well over $10,000 a day in incense” — Jim Carlson, owner Last Place on Earth, on what a police raid means for store sales.
The crisis of the American hikers imprisoned in Iran ended today. Here’s what we know.
The Pagami Creek fire in the Boundary Waters is 23 percent contained, area residents question the approach to the fire.
(Photo courtesy Minnesota Children’s Museum) The Minnesota Children’s Museum has announced it will open a satellite museum in Rochester in early 2012. The opening will make the MCM one of the few children’s museums in the country to open a second location, according to museum officials. “Opening a second museum in Rochester will allow MCM Read more →
University of Minnesota extension plant pathologist Dean Malvick says reports of the Gross’s leaf blight have increased ‘dramatically’ this year in the state
Crews endured sleet and snow as they continue to battle the largest fire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in decades.
Calmer winds slow growth of Minnesota wildfire
Food shelves aim to recruit more young people to volunteer alongside seniors Dennis Weeks couldn’t be happier with the volunteers at the Manna Food Pantry in Worthington, Minn. There’s just one problem: They’re getting old. “Five to 10 years from now, my current crop of volunteers will all be gone,” said Weeks, who worries about Read more →
Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester are using glow-in-the-dark cats in the fight against AIDS. The clinic announced Sunday that researchers have developed a genome-based immunization strategy to fight feline AIDS and find ways to combat human HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Researchers said the goal is to create cats with intrinsic immunity to the Read more →