A team of bug experts from the university is setting up hotlines and running seminars to help Minnesota residents and landlords deal with a resurgence in the pest.
Fire departments decry drivers running over hoses, endangering crews
It happened in two separate Northland cities this week.
All Energy Solar reaches growth milestones with higher goals yet for 2022
Minnesota solar company continues to thrive through building a strong workforce
Authorities ID family found frozen to death at MN-Canada border
They're still trying to unravel how they got there and who might have helped them.
Mayo Clinic specialist: 'The omicron surge is not over'
Experts expect a rapid decline over the next month followed a period of calm.
Charges: Man in stolen Jeep leads police on 110 mph chase
He crashed into a light post near the Capitol and then fled on foot, the complaint says.
Puppy in back of stolen Audi found, reunited with owner
The 4 1/2-month-old bullmastiff had been missing more than a week.
WI's best 'hole-in-the-wall' diner is Guy Fieri-approved
Come for the "garbage pile," stay for ... even more breakfast food.
Minnesota's pre-pro women's soccer team unveils name, logo
The new name and look was unveiled after community owners voted on a winner.
21 people charged in connection to drug trafficking in northern MN
Police say the organization sold more than 10 pounds of heroin and fentanyl in northern Minnesota.
MN's 'best hole-in-the-wall diner' is, sadly, currently closed
MSN recently published its pick for best diner in each state.
MN apartment complex loses heat, nearly 150 residents evacuated
A boiler problem caused the heating issue.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Thursday, January 27
Cases remain very high but hospitalizations have been plateaued for the past week.
Ash borers' first new infestation of year is at Ft. Snelling golf course
Minnesota made it through most of the summer without a new infestation of the emerald ash borer. But that's ended now that the pest has turned up in trees at the Fort Snelling Golf Club. The Agriculture Department will check nearby Dakota County to see if it should be added to the list of four counties where firewood is quarantined because of the bug.
U of M's Raptor Center plans Galapagos trip to help endangered animals
Officials with the Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota are heading to the Galapagos island of Pinzon to help endangered tortoises and hawks. The trip is a follow-up a mission last year to eradicate the island of black rats, which are threatening the island's ecosystem.
Ash borer infests trees near historic Summit Avenue in St. Paul
City workers are cutting down the old-growth trees in hopes of stopping the pest from spreading even farther. The city has already chopped down hundreds of infected trees this year.
Retiring U of M exec helped revive relationship with business sector
When Tim Mulcahy arrived at the University of Minnesota seven years ago, he didn't realize how bad the university's relationship with the state's business leaders had become. As the U of M's vice-president of research and development prepares for retirement, that relationship has steadily improved. The university's growing track record of new business start-ups helps.
U of M launches program to help prep students for college
The University of Minnesota says a new statewide program, called "Ramp Up," will give students college guidance and orientation courses. The program director also says it's an attempt to rectify the quality and consistency of college counseling.
North Dakota's infestation of Japanese beetles most likely spread from Minn.
Japanese beetles in North Dakota for only the second time in more than half a century, and an expert thinks the destructive bugs got there by hitching rides on trucks carrying nursery plants across the Minnesota border.
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