Water, copper-nickel mining and climate change were the top environmental topics for MPR News in 2014. Concerns about pipelines carrying crude oil, the decline in pollinators and the anniversary of the Wilderness Act that created the BWCA are also on the list. Read more →
If it wasn’t for a Minnesota State Patrol trooper and other rescuers Monday night, we want me mourning the flooding’s first victim. Read more →
There’s nothing quite like spring in Minnesota, when the elements conspire to ruin your outdoor parties, delay your home projects, kill your baseball and, occasionally, attempt to kill you. Read more →
Every Wednesday during the summer, a downtown Nisswa, Minn. parking lot transforms into a race track and the streets fill with families. For 50 years, turtle racing has been a highlight for the Crow Wing County community and today third-generation racers compete for the title of grand champion. Read more →
No charges are expected after locked-out
American Crystal Sugar workers say vehicles bumped into them on a
Moorhead picket line.
Stadium opponents in Ramsey County are trying again to put a Vikings stadium deal before county voters.
By Dan Gunderson, Minnesota Public Radio News New federal rules in effect this week allow Minnesota Indian tribes to seek federal crime fighting help. Minnesota is one of six states where the state has primary criminal jurisdiction on most reservations. The new rules allow tribes to request that federal authorities investigate and prosecute crimes. The Read more →
A semi-trailer headed eastbound on Interstate 94 drove off the road onto a pond near Monticello this morning, then broke through the thin ice and sank.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A rare winter golf season in South Dakota is continuing for residents of Sioux Falls. KSFY television reports that the city’s Elmwood Golf Course will remain open through Tuesday. Course officials say temperatures reaching into the 40s to 50s through Tuesday led to the move. A warm dry winter with Read more →
By DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press FARGO, N.D. (AP) — When a powerful blizzard ripped through North Dakota last winter, hundreds of drivers were stranded as white-out conditions shuttered interstates spanning the state. Snow whipped up by wind marred the lines between pavement and grassy drop-offs, leaving some scared motorists unsure what to do. Two local Read more →