No deal struck in Crystal Sugar labor talks, company says ‘window is closing’; Coalition raises $830K for gay marriage ban; $40K In Cattle Stolen From Minnesota Farm; After years on run, Maplewood man sentenced for $860,000 in fraud; Bachmann presidential campaign ended 2011 in debt
Archives for January 2012
Anti-racism campaign brings backlash to Duluth Mayor; Inside Congress, no one beats the beet lobby; DNR sweep of lake nets scores of violators; Romney campaign swings though Eagan; Candidates vie for 8th District DFL endorsement; Increase in snowy owl sightings
Group fighting marriage amendment raises $1.2 million; Search suspended for cruise ship victims; St. Peter psychiatric hospital is in turmoil; Twin Cities courtrooms ramp up security; Mayo, Minn. communities targeting immigrant health; Yard sign restrictions challenged in Little Falls
The Playlist: “Duluth-based street photographer Kip Praslowicz shares his approach to portraits, and candid scenes in the community.”
Wolf hunt, traps killing pets, Bachmann announces re-election bid, lawmakers return to St. Paul, and a prison lock-down top the list of stories that mattered this week in Minnesota.
There may be good news on the jobs front in Bemidji. Skybridge, a Minnesota-based marketing firm, has tentative plans to expand its business in the city, adding up to 200 new jobs.
‘Right to work’ issue heats up in Minnesota; Smooth sailing predicted for Bachmann; Duluth school district faces multi-million dollar deficit; Sen. Franken makes web ad for marriage equality group; Some opt-out of Un-Fair Campaign about white-advantages; Group standing up to recent hate crimes in Rochester
Minnesota’s snowplows aren’t very business this winter. One longtime resident of Kandiyohi County told a county highway engineer that the last time he saw this little snow was 71 years ago, in 1941.
After failed presidential bid, Bachmann aims again at 6th District; Pamida’s closing brings back discussion of burial site; Native Americans allege systemic racism in Carlton Co.; State pushes forward with Medicaid waiver; DNR would let wolf hunters kill 400; OccupyMN protesters arrested in downtown Minneapolis
USDA officials say the new plant hardiness zone map is the first update since 1990.