When it comes to sustainability, most research is aimed at developing new technology. The U of M's Carlson School will focus instead on how and why consumers use that green technology.
Tornado watch in MN as intense line of storms blasts through
The tornado watch is in effect until midnight.
Rare 'particularly dangerous situation' weather watch issued in SW MN
The warning covers an area of Minnesota, South Dakota, Iowa, and Nebraska.
Dad and 2 children killed in western Wisconsin house fire
A devastating house fire happened early Thursday morning.
2 suspects involved in Brooklyn Park armed carjacking
The incident happened Wednesday night near a shopping center and Cub.
Man sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for child pornography
Alexander John Odegaard was sentenced in U.S. District Court Tuesday.
Victim in I-90 crash was storm-chasing meteorologist from Mexico
Martha Llanos Rodriguez died in the wreck on I-90.
Tickets still available for Minnesota State Fair preview event
The five-day Minnesota State Fair taster event, featuring over 30 food and drink vendors, is making its return at the end of the month.
Woman critical after boyfriend stabs her in neck at light rail station
The boyfriend of the victim is said to have stabbed her, according to St. Paul Police.
Female wolf illegally killed in Voyageurs National Park
Researchers for the project said this is the fourth collared wolf that has been illegally killed in the past two years by poachers.
Gallery: Beautiful English-style home showcases grandeur of an earlier era
Located across Washburn Park and the Minneapolis Institute of Art
U of M's Carlson School takes top spot for job placement
Bloomberg Businessweek ranked the U's Carlson School of Management as the top school for job placement. The magazine says 97 percent of Carlson's MBA graduates had job offers within three months of graduation.
Consumer watchdogs question Minn. colleges' contract with debit card co.
Minnesota State Colleges and universities are being scrutinized by the U.S. Public Interest Research Group over a contract with private financial company Higher One. The consumer watchdog claims Higher One pushes students into using debit cards with sneaky fees that "eat up students' financial aid awards."
Minnesota consumers at risk for unauthorized withdrawals
The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota says they've received 87 complaints against a Las Vegas company called Funds Direct since August. The company has allegedly debited accounts for $30 without authorization, causing some consumers to overdraft and forcing them to cancel their accounts.
'U' study aims to learn more about post-deployment families
More than 120 recently deployed military families are part of a groundbreaking U of M study called ADAPT. It aims to make the transition back home after military deployment easier. Researchers observe parents and their children to try and understand deployment stress. At the same time, researchers test parenting techniques on the families.
More Minnesota banks get federal small business loan funding
The money is part of President Barack Obama's Small Business Jobs Act, aimed at fostering lending that can spur growth and job creation.
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