Biofuel Energy says it's closing its ethanol plant in Fairmont until the price of corn comes down. The drought that has ravaged the Midwest's corn crop has pushed up corn prices and erased the profit margins of ethanol producers. A plant in Little Falls shut its doors this summer.
Minnesota students still among the nation's best for ACT scores
Minnesota is first in the U.S. among states where over 90 percent of students take the test.