Prime Therapeutics adding 300 jobs in Eagan; Mining lobbyist appointed to citizen oversight committee; ND oil unit approved near Killdeer, could produce 43M barrels; Bullets fired at township hall in Carver County
Archives for December 2011
Duluth City Council weighs in against state amendment to make gay marriage illegal; The Year in Beer in Minnesota; Minn. GOP sorts out what’s next for leadership; Central Minnesotans donating more in 2011
Betty Fletcher Mast has led boys, girls, men and women ringers.
Among rural Minnesota counties that have metal detectors for their courthouses, most only use them for certain court cases and do not have a permanent staff person dedicated to overseeing the metal detector.
Police surround Lake City home after officer shot; Man faces charges in NE Minn. courthouse shooting; Bloggers mull the future of the Minn. GOP; Lake Superior region eyed as potential nuclear waste storage site;
Wind projects prompt fight in Congress over subsidies; Minn. counties struggle to pay for empty jail cells; Duluth city councilors push for vote on gay marriage issue; Minn. GOP looks for path forward; Oil boom leads to demand for more officers
State law requires newspapers that print official public notices to file a copy of each issue at the Minnesota Historical Society. With more than 400 “official” newspapers across the state, that’s means thousands of issues a year are sent to the historical society for permanent storage. That’s a lot of copies.
The University of Minnesota is setting up a sustainability initiative to help businesses and government agencies learn how to encourage consumer behavior that’s good for the environment.
CDC report reveals new info on frequency of sexual violence; Bixby Energy Systems Inc. has admitted that former officers and agents defrauded investors of as much as $7 million; Champlin man identified as victim in in Army helicopter crash; Hundreds pack hearing on NW Wis. mining bill
Lakes can sound like a symphony this time of year when winter ice begins to thicken. If you’ve never heard the sound before, check out this video.