Wednesday May 22
Metro Suburban Poverty Rates Rank Among Highest in the Nation
The rapid growth and lack of affordable housing in our suburbs has created one of the fastest rising poverty rates in the nation.
MN State Emergency Director Advises Preparedness After OK Tornado
"How would it affect us in Minnesota. I saw a report on the path of the storm, and if it were here, it would go from Chaska to West St Paul," Eide said.
Chaska heroin dealer sentenced to prison after guilty plea
A 20-year-old Chaska man who peddled heroin in a west suburban parking lot has been sentenced to 50 months in prison after pleading guilty to dealing the drug, Carver County officials announced Tuesday.
National Weather Service Declares Flood Watch for South Metro
With another onslaught of spring storms approaching, the south metro could become a soggy mess.
MN Boy Scout families protest change in 'gay member' policy
A small group of Minnesota Boy Scout families gathered on Friday to protest a proposed policy change by the Boy Scouts of America.
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Funnel Wind Turbine Generates Jaw-Dropping Power
In order to get off oil as our main energy source, renewable energy needs to be cost-competitive with natural gas and coal.
Eagan Police Issued Only 660 Speeding Tickets in 2011
Eagan police wrote about one speeding ticket for every 100 residents in 2011, one of the lowest rates of any metro city, according to a report on WCCO-TV . That year, Eagan police wrote 660 tickets for excessive speed.
Home listings: What $339,900 buys in . . .
Listed by Ken Haasken, Chestnut Realty Inc., 952-448-3344. Built in 1878, this six-bedroom, two-bathroom house has 3,476 square feet and features four bedrooms on one level, wood-burning fireplace, hardwood floors, sunroom, partial basement, deck and two-car attached garage.
"Gardener Guy' at Minnesota Arboretum, free landscape workshops
Master gardener Paul James, better known as HGTV's "Gardener Guy," will be at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum this week for "An Evening With Paul James." James, who launched the TV program "Gardening by the Yard" in 1995 and is a spokesman for National Public Gardens Day, will answer audience members' garden-related questions.
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QualiTech names Brisan Ingredients Partner of the Year
QualiTech's Food Ingredients division, a Chaska, Minn.-based supplier of innovative particulates, inclusions and ingredients to the global food industry, has presented its 2012 Partner of the Year award to Brisan Ingredients, Park Ridge, Ill.