State officials will take the rare step of using a pesticide to try and curtail a zebra mussel infestation in a western Minnesota lake. The Pioneer Press says the chemical might be effective if the mussels haven't spread from a contained area. Local officials, though, say the DNR is not responding effectively to stop the destructive mollusks.
1 dead, 1 critical after separate farm accidents in southern MN
A 53-year-old man died after being pinned between a combine and a corn head.