Another batch of winners has been announced by the IDEA Competition in northwest Minnesota. Now in its fourth year, the competition is designed to encourage homegrown entrepreneurs who have innovative ideas or inventions.
Archives for April 2012
A New Memorial will soon commemorate the U.S.-Dakota War. The conflict was fought mainly in and near the Minnesota River valley in southern Minnesota in August and September of 1862.
Op-Ed: Numbers fail to support claims of Cravaack’s critics; Minnesota Vikings asking for stadium taxpayer subsidy of $77 per ticket; St. Croix River bridge: Muck sucks up money for project; Even in the ER, Fairview patients faced bill collectors
Bob Dylan awarded Presidential Medal of Honor; Vikings inch along at the Capitol, success may rest on how non-stadium matters fare; Rep. Bachmann’s faces new challenger and other stories featured on Minnesota Today from MPR News this week.
Tying together gambling, stadium a dicey prospect for lawmakers; Stadium bill maneuvering offers a refresher course in legislative politics; Dayton vetoes abortion clinic restrictions; Bachmann plans to back Romney ‘all in good time’
Vikings pick USC tackle Matt Kalil to protect quarterback Christian Ponder
Homegrown starts off with experimentation; Cook County News Herald turns 121; First nestlings at day 3; Don Draper’s free night in Rapid City; Minnesota Legislature OKs new oversight for state school trust lands; Congress puts Minnesota Medicaid on the hot seat; Will rank and file lawmakers support the stadium?; Dayton says he won’t negotiate on LIFO
The North Country Trail is still under construction, but will eventually run about 4,600 miles; from New York to North Dakota. It is the longest federally designated scenic trail in the United States.
PolyMet CEO frustrated with permit delays; MN-02 DFL candidate forum; Dems think Rep. Kline is weaker in new 2nd District; GOP debating whether to call back delegates in congressional contest;
Vikings stadium plan gets another chance at Capitol; Hunting. fishing license fee increases pass senate; Bolander wins bid for Stillwater bridge test shafts; Rev. Bradlee Dean: GOP warns St. Cloud State Republicans about hosting pastor; Op-Ed: No reason to delay mineral lease decision