Will new flu strain close the Swine Barn at Minnesota State Fair?; Flood relief bill: Still no deal; A trip down the drought-ridden Mississippi River; Red Bull Crashed Ice returning to St. Paul; Regional water project begins limited operation; Quist and Walz to face-off in Rochester debate Sept. 27;
Archives for August 2012
Climate change and human intervention are helping a new frog hop into Minnesota and the Dakotas.
Best Buy names former Carlson Chief as new CEO; Iron River boy dies after lightning strikes family seeking shelter with sailboat; More recent college grads relaying on food stamps to make ends meet; Solar business owners face end of Xcel incentive program; Bachmann left out of Republican convention limelight; Growing pains: Hmong farmers, May Township at odds over farming regulations
Minnesota Department of Transportation faces were grim a few years ago. My colleague, Mike Edgerly and I sat in an agency conference room with MnDOT bosses and asked about some sobering numbers. Their efforts to recruit and find women and people of color for road and bridge projects were falling short. Not just once, but Read more →
Renowned state historian assigns himself the task of reviewing accounts of the US – Dakota War.
The U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 followed years of broken treaties and promises to the Dakota people combined with a burgeoning white population in the state.
Video expands Duluth police force; Cravaack, Nolan diverge on Paul Ryan’s medicare plan; Bachmann scores weakest Minn. GOP US House incumbent primary win in 50 years; Cost of day care exceeds college;
The 70 year old freshman?; Our view: Cravaack, Nolan can lead the way to civility; Tough love for Quist from a fellow conservative; U study raises new worries about flu at fairs; Bennett, Vikings stadium booster, loses seat on Ramsey Co. board; PUC denies reconsideration for CapX2020 route
Careful look at state employees health benefits may save taxpayers millions; Anyone’s race in the 8th District?; West metro legislative primaries a race to the right; Mars, machines and the Minnesota connection
Low turnout expected for Tuesday’s primary election; Three DFL candidates face off to challenge Cravaack; Quist, Parry make final primary push; VP candidate Ryan returns to Wisconsin to adoring crowd; Lynx stars are Minnesota’s golden girls after U.S. claims gold again