Twin Metals moves forward with 80,000-ton-per-day mine near Ely; Spring, too much of a good thing?; What liberals and conservatives like about each other and other stories this week found on Minnesota Today from MPR News.
Archives for March 2012
A Foreign Trade Zone is just one idea among many White Earth is pursuing in an effort to diversify the economy in an impoverished part of the state.
Beltrami County Administrator Tony Murphy is resigning. Murphy, who served in the key post more than a decade, submitted his resignation letter Thursday afternoon to commissioners.
Gophers crushed by Stanford in NIT Championship; Anglers worry warm weather could kill Minnesota fish; Number of suspected illnesses increases in Duluth water park outbreak; Mergansers make their home on Lake Marquette
Duluth Mayor Don Ness and Public Utilities Director Jim Benning have signed on to a national campaign urging Congress to invest in the country’s aging water infrastructure.
Bonding bill cheers and jeers; Bonding bill sidelines Duluth; Rochester parents won’t pursue challenge of ‘Tango’ book; Feds threaten to cancel casino deal; House, Senate leaders reach deal on shifting $430 million from state reserves to pay back schools; Pepper balls acquired to calm potential jail riots in Mille Lacs County; Sappi Workers in Cloquet to vote on strike; Duluth’s aging infrastructure catching up with city
The Department of Natural Resources has hired someone to work with deer hunters and landowners in southeastern Minnesota.
St. Peter Security Hospital director removed; Waterborne disease outbreak is traced to Duluth water park; What’s wrong with the Minnesota River?; Great Lakes residents clash over water levels; Editorial: Raise fees to bolster hunting, fishing; Minnesota bill would make users’ Facebook and social network sites off-limits to employers
Giant mine project near Ely takes step forward; A closer look at the role of neighborhood watch programs in local communities; State works to cut haze in northern wilderness areas; Minn. timber harvest down 25-30 percent since 2006; Housing squeeze tight for Minnesota’s low-income families; Minority groups oppose new Minneapolis ward map; Moorhead taking action to boost housing starts; Brainerd Parks and Rec closes skate park due to vandalism
Invasive species war spills into court; Santorum ignores pressure to bow out to Romney; Fresh and local salad greens feed students in Willmar; Like fresh produce? Buy yourself a share; Family’s move puts Rep. Chip Cravaack in a political bind; Meet the worst bike lane in the Midwest