“I find myself in the strange position of cheering her on,” admitted anti-Bachmann blogger Karl Bremer, 58, who lives in Stillwater.
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In its second food stamp challenge, Open Arms is challenging Minnesotans to eat on $30.25 for one week in November. That’s the amount people on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program receive.
The controversy over frac sand mining has spread to yet another pocket of southeastern Minnesota. Dozens of people attended a Winona meeting to discuss proposed mine operations.
DFL congressional candidate Tarryl Clark isn’t pledging to abide by her party’s endorsement in the race to decide who’ll oppose GOP Rep. Chip Cravaack in 2012.
Cargill thought it was hiring a biotech specialist in 2008 for one of its Twin Cities research labs. Instead, it unknowingly hired a Chinese spy.
The trip to the post office is going to get a little longer for residents of eight small Minnesota communities. The U.S. Postal Service officials plan to close their post offices over the next month..
The number of Iron Rangers who died of mesothelioma has reached 82, up from 63 when last reported by state health officials in 2010. Health officials say they found the additional cases by checking death records in other states for former Iron Range residents who moved out of Minnesota.
In less than a month, three Twin Cities women have died from domestic violence. The latest victim is a 44-year-old woman from Coon Rapids who called police for help, just hours before her death. So far this year, 19 women have died at the hands’ of an abuser, compared to 16 women in all of 2010.
The King and Queen of Norway arrive in Duluth Monday afternoon on the last full day of their trip to the region. The royal visit has garnered a huge amount of attention in Duluth, which displays its Norwegian heritage perhaps even a bit more prominently than most of Minnesota.
The Minnesota Pork Board today donated 1,860 pounds of ground pork to Second Harvest Heartland, a Maplewood-based food bank. The donation represents a growing relationship between farmers and organizations that distribute food to people who need help.