More studies with improved data collection point to farm drainage as the key problem for the Mississippi River and waterways upstream. The findings set up conflict between environmentalists and farm groups, who are ramping up campaigns to point the finger elsewhere.
Wild win battle of NHL's hottest teams, extend winning streak to six
Kirill Kaprizov delivered a shootout winner to take down the Maple Leafs.
Popular Minneapolis taproom to start requiring proof of vaccination
The new policy will only apply to indoor service.
Vikings downgrade Eric Kendricks to out against Lions
The Vikings have also activated Michael Pierce from injured reserve.
Minnesotan sentenced after assaulting man with baseball bat
Marshall Wayne Boshey was sentenced to 30 months in prison followed by two years of supervised release.
Target's gift card discount is back, but for this weekend only
The fine print: for Target Circle members only (but membership is free).
Minneapolis teen arrested in St. Cloud after fleeing police in stolen vehicle
The vehicle was stolen in a car-jacking in Minneapolis Thursday.
Watch: St. Cloud State's Jami Krannila uses 'The Michigan' to score against North Dakota
Gopher fans avert your eyes.
Prosecutor seeks new charge against Duluth officer who shot through man's door
Tyler Leibfried's trial is set to begin early next year.
Winter storm warnings issued with heavy snow set to slam MN
Parts of northern Minnesota could see more than a foot of snow, but there won't be much in the Twin Cities.
St. Cloud suspect now charged in two local murder cases
Both murders happened within a day of each other in June.
Report: Drought worsens in key farm states
The Plains states where the production of corn and soybeans is key are being hit harder by excessive drought conditions in the wake of the hottest month on record in the continental U.S., contributing to a surge in global food prices, the Associated Press says. The expanse of the U.S. still gripped by extreme or exceptional drought – the two worst classifications – rose to 24.14 percent this week, up nearly 2 percentage points from the previous week.
Thief River Falls wrestles with unusual problem: Too many jobs, too few workers
The region has lots of work available but few people and little housing. The lack of workers is holding back production at Arctic Cat and driving Digi-Key to the ends of the state and beyond in a desperate search for employees.
30 female cyclists pedal length of Mississippi River
The women are in Minnesota, near the end of a 39-day, 2,000-mile trek up the Mississippi River from New Orleans, organized by a company called WomanTours. The women say they have grown stronger together -- and been awed by the fast-changing countryside as they pedal north. “It’s like a traveling sorority,” one said.
Court overrules Goodhue County plan to block wind farm
The Minnesota Court of Appeals has overturned a Goodhue County ordinance that would have prevented construction of a 50-turbine wind farm. But the project remains on hold until the developer comes up with a plan to protect eagles and other birds.
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