A robust frog and toad population is a good indicator of the health of our environment but their survival is constantly threatened by weather, habitat loss and disease. Read more →
Archives for June 2013
Red Wing will soon have a new leader, months after the city’s mayor resigned because of his ties to the frac sand industry. Six names will be on today’s ballot, including Dan Bender; Elizabeth K. Kocina; Christopher L. Nelson; John M. Sachen; Ernest W. Stone; and Samantha Tix. The Post-Bulletin reports Tix is the first Read more →
The Rourke Art Museum’s Midwestern Invitational Exhibit is one of the longest running invitational art shows in the country. This is the 54th consecutive year artists with a Midwest connection have been invited to create works around a theme. This year 89 artists from across the Midwest and beyond submitted works around the theme Read more →
Sam Maida, the CEO who led the Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth during last year’s floods that allowed two seals and a polar bear to temporarily escape, has announced plans to retire.
Work crews in Worthington in southwest Minnesota are still clearing away debris from an early April ice storm. That includes about 750 trees from parks and other city property.