Muslims aren’t giving up on opening Islamic center in St Anthony; Cougars recolonizing Midwest, one male at a time; Former Gov. Jesse Ventura takes on ‘gangs’ in government; Koch funded group critical of “corporate special interests”; Miles Marshall Lews: Prince showed his roots on ‘Sign O’ The Times’; Album review: Trampled By Turtles shines in ‘Stars and Satellites’
Archives for June 2012
A Bemidji group focused on race relations will host a community anti-racism rally Thursday. The Shared Vision-sponsored rally is in response to a recent cross burning incident at a residence north of the city.
ND voters dump Fighting Sioux nickname; Property tax ban crushed at polls; Fargo expands panhandling ban; Voter ID supporters dispute Ramsey Co. election cost estimates; Minnesota warming trend gains steam; Minneapolis-Duluth Northern Lights Express derailed by Anoka County commissioners;
A discussion about educational attainment in Minnesota
Minnesota could win big after election results come in tonight in North Dakota; Monticello hopes private company can help struggling municipal broadband; Duluth teen clings to life after rescue from the cribs; FEC sues ex-Sen. Craig over use of campaign cash;
New DWI tester is called flawed; First African-American crowned Miss North Dakota; Obama tests “likability”; Heroin making an aggressive comeback in Central Minnesota; Kmart ends its run in New Ulm; Searchers are looking for a missing pilot and plane near Duluth; Poll: Klobuchar cruising, Franken too; Bachmann Graves becomes enter two person race in 6th Congressional District;
The non-native sea lamprey remains the only one of about 180 aquatic invasive species in the Great Lakes to be successfully controlled. Now scientists are exploring other means of controlling the destructive creature, research that could also help with other exotic species.
Our neighbor’s noisy and expensive recall; Bi-partisan opposition to medical devices tax; Candidates file for office in the final week, Faith communities split on marriage amendment; and Kurt Bills likes tacos.
Art in the Garden; Franconia Sculpture Garden and 3-D Concert Series; Goodbye, Blue Skies
Oil drilling has sparked a frenzied prosperity in Jeff Keller’s formerly quiet corner of western North Dakota in recent years, bringing an infusion of jobs and reviving moribund local businesses.