Feb 17, 2012
Quarry proposal opens mining debate on the edge of Minnesota's western boundary waters
By Tom Cherveny, West Central Tribune, Willmar, Minn. Feb. 16--Western Minnesota has its own version of the mining debate taking shape on the edge of the Boundary Waters.
Citizens hope to block proposed quarry in western Minnesota
Citizens are organizing to try to block a proposed quarry on the western edge of Minnesota, fearing it will spoil a scenic landscape of rock outcroppings and prairie.
Appleton, Minn. / Male inmate sues company over sexual assault
A Minnesota inmate is suing the private company that ran the prison he was in, claiming that a female kitchen worker sexually assaulted him and threatened to report him to guards if he didn't have sex with her.