The Battle of Wood Lake was the final clash in the US – Dakota War of 1862.
There’s still lots of hand work involved in harvesting native prairie plant seeds.
Former U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar endorsed Rick Nolan today in his bid to take on GOP incumbent Chip Cravaack in the 8th Congressional District, but the two politicians shared the moment with groundbreaking Iron Range newspaper publisher Veda Ponikvar, who turned 92.
Marge Hames, a 74-year-old retiree in New Ulm, is protesting the closing of her local Kmart.
A Leap Day winter storm dumped a blanket of ice and heavy, wet snow across northern Minnesota and Wisconsin causing car accidents, power outages and closing public gatherings. Further south, in Illinois, tornadoes broke out leaving 6 dead and over 100 injured.
State law requires newspapers that print official public notices to file a copy of each issue at the Minnesota Historical Society. With more than 400 “official” newspapers across the state, that’s means thousands of issues a year are sent to the historical society for permanent storage. That’s a lot of copies.
The University of Minnesota’s extension service continues to shrink. Citing budget cuts, the service plans to close regional offices in Fergus Falls and Hutchinson at the end of the year.
Fifty one small cities in Greater Minnesota will share $18.5 million in grants designed to improve housing and infrastructure in small communities.
The latest data from the County Health Rankings show that healthy living depends on a variety of factors. Share your stories about health care.
When disaster struck at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi plant the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission recommended that American within 50 miles of the disaster evacuate. Most Minnesotan’s live within that radius of a nuclear plant. What would you do if disaster struck close to you?