J&J Distributing and New York-based BrightFarms have teamed up to build a new 38,000-square-foot hydroponic greenhouse in St. Paul. It is expected to generate more than 350,000 pounds of fresh produce a year, employ six people and create 50 jobs during construction. Stillwater-based Cub Foods says the locally grown food will arrive on its store shelves this fall.
Body found in burned out car near Bird Island identified as local farmer
The deceased is a 59-year-old man from rural Bird Island.
I-94 temporarily closed in Moorhead as man was rescued from bridge
The man was on a railroad bridge support pillar.
Minneapolis' Khâluna named in Eater's 2022 'Best New Restaurants'
The restaurant, opened in 2021, is known for its Laotian cuisine.
3 pedestrians struck by drivers Monday in Minnesota; 2 dead
The victims involved a 39-year-old man and two 74-year-old men.
Shifting storm tracks: Significant storms Friday, next week?
Sven Sundgaard has the details on an interesting forecast.
Worker suffers serious injury in rooftop fall in rural Minnesota
The man only fell a few feet, but suffered a serious leg injury.
Minnesota cowboy severely injured while bull riding at national tournament
Reid Oftedahl suffered a head and neck injury.
Minnesota reports massive projected budget surplus of $17.6 billion
The huge surplus comes as the DFL prepares to assume a trifecta of the Legislature and the Governor's House.
Boil water advisory issued for part of Minneapolis after water main break
The main break caused significant flooding in an area of North Minneapolis Monday evening.
Deals struck between nursing union and hospitals, potentially averting strike
A strike was scheduled to start on Dec. 11 if a deal was not reached.
Make the Most of your Solar Panels with Energy Storage
Solar energy is great during the day, but what happens when the sun goes down?
Snack company relocates HQ to St. Paul
Flagstone Foods, one of the largest suppliers of trail mix and dried fruit snacks in the U.S., is now based in downtown St. Paul. The Pioneer Press reports the new corporate headquarters will employ about 45 people. Flagstone, previously called Snacks Holding Corp., was formed by San Francisco-based Gryphon Investors in November 2010. The company received $80,000 from the St. Paul Housing and Redevelopment Authority that won't have to be repaid as long as it hires 40 or more people.
Urban eagle family returns again to nest in St. Paul
A resident of the Mounds Park neighborhood on the city's East Side says this will be the third year the bald eagles have settled at the site.
Target's bold new venture: Mini-store for urban shopper
The Minneapolis-based retailer is experimenting with a smaller store that caters specifically to the city customer. At a busy intersection in Chicago, a two-level CityTarget will open on Sunday with more checkout lanes, two-shelf shopping carts and smaller sizes of goods like toilet paper so that shoppers can more easily carry as they walk home, grab a cab, or hop on the "L" train.
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