The USDA now allows schools to say no to the processed beef product known as 'pink slime'. The Mankato lunch director, however, says he's not all that concerned about the product--sprayed by ammonium hydroxide--going into kids' school lunches.
Two youths seriously injured after being struck by driver in Bloomington
Police say the boy is in a critical condition, while the girl has severe injuries.
Two men sentenced for carjacking in Rosedale Center parking lot
Leon Kismit Bell, 49, and Jack Mitchell Piche, 23, were sentenced in U.S. District Court on Jan. 20.
Police: Truck burst into in flames after driver rammed Hutchinson squad car
The incident occurred Wednesday evening.
Police identify White Bear Lake officer shot while serving warrant
The officer is a six-year veteran of the department.
Minnesota Senate passes bill codifying abortion into state law
Having already passed in the House, it will now be sent to Gov. Tim Walz for signing into law.
Tyre Nichols: Initial police version of events bear similarities to George Floyd killing
Memphis PD said Nichols complained of 'shortness of breath' following 'confrontations' with police, who in reality violently beat him.
Authorities ID man who died during police standoff in Winsted
Warning: This story mentions suicide.
Twin Cities authorities preparing for community reaction to Tyre Nichols video
The ATF division in St. Paul sent out an alert out of "an abundance of caution."
Changes at K102's Chris Carr & Company, with Sam Sansevere joining as co-host
She is the daughter of former KQRS morning show personality Bob Sansevere.
Minneapolis' Royal Foundry Craft Spirits announces closure
The distillery set out to infuse the Minneapolis craft cocktail scene with British flavor.
Shutterfly to cut almost 100 jobs at Shakopee facility
The layoffs are expected to impact multiple positions within the company.
'Pink slime' could make a comeback, Cargill says
A spokesman for the Minnesota-based company tells the publication Food Navigator that there is interest among its food-products customers to re-introduce lean finely textured beef, dubbed "pink slime" in a media firestorm earlier this year, which has now faded from headlines, the Business Journal reports.
Supervalu-owned stores to discontinue sale of "pink slime" ground beef
The Eden Prairie-based grocery giant has decided its stores, including Cub Foods, will no longer carry meat made from trimmings treated with ammonia. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has deemed the finely textured beef safe to eat.
Minn. schools will feature more fruits, veggies in school lunches
Minnesota students heading back to school in a few weeks are going to notice some differences on school lunch trays, including smaller portions of meat and protein and fewer calories. New federal guidelines require healthier lunches, and lunch directors like Jean Ronnei of the St. Paul School District are testing new lunch tray figurations.
Stewartville changed its school lunch policy that opened the door for 'lunch shaming'
Stewartville had enacted new rules that opened the door for "lunch shaming" students.
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