Plane crash kills 3 in Glencoe; Supervalue ends ‘pink slime’ sales; Fighting fires in drag; Ice-out comes early and other stories featured on Minnesota Today from MPR Newsa this week.
Archives for March 2012
This weekend the Commonweal Theater Company in Lanesboro, Minnesota will celebrate the opening of the play The Metal Children, written by the American playwright Adam Rapp
Counties still leery of juvenile detention facility; Boat dealers happy with unseasonal temps; Senate votes to keep parks and lottery running during shutdown; Loyal customer protests Kmart closing; DNR, tribe reach deal on walleye spearing limit; Minnesotans are driving less, MnDOT says; Once-obscure wine regions: Minnesota; The Brick offers refunds after first show; Sedan firefighters combat car blaze on St. Patricks Day in drag
Researchers and science educators are creating exhibits and hands on learning opportunities at more than 200 science museums and universities across the country
Plane slams into field near Glencoe, killing 3; Duluth Metals sets Bechtel parameters for 100 year mine; Pequaywan Township resolution cold to copper mining; Minnesota landowners worried that mining companies will use eminent domain to take their property; Rukavina amendment sets allocation of copper-nickel mining taxes; Lawmakers debate funding for Southwest light rail; Bachmann calls for GOP unity
Mayo visitors take in live music as moments of therapy offered along with all the other medical marvels at Mayo.
House GOP passes voter ID amendment; DFLers Nolan, Anderson and Clark debate; Rep. Cravaack talks oil, politics, PolyMet; Superior police captain Chad La Lor resigns; No answers yet in death of 27-year-old Fargo man found near railroad tracks; Environmentalists take on MPCA over pollution in BWCA and northern parks; Op-Ed: Protect Minnesota’s environment and mining, too;
Winona residents praise ban on sand mining; DFL files ethics complaint against Senator Michel; How Minnesota won the women’s hockey title; Minnesota gets D corruptibility grade, says State Integrity Investigation; Farmers gamble on warm weather, start planting early; Minnesota House votes for board to run trust lands
Republicans say they have a shot at unseating DFL U.S. Rep. Tim Walz; Former Star Tribune publisher, arts patron John Cowles dies at 82; Urban farms a tough row to hoe for Minneapolis City Council; We’re not from around here, are we?; Is the retirement age increasing?; Team helps create online Ojibwe People’s Dictionary
Spring has spring; Brodkorb threatens to out affairs of others at Capitol; Minnesota Nice keeps newcomers on the outside.