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Vacant Cargill seed plant in Ukraine seized
An idled Cargill sunflower-oil plant in Ukraine has been taken over "by a small number of armed individuals whose intentions are not clear to us," the Wayzata-based agribusiness confirmed Friday.
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Wed Jul 09, 2014
Wander Minnesota: Sculptures @ MN Landscape Arboretum
There's a new addition to the varied scenery at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum: the Harrison Sculpture Collection at the Arboretum's highest physical point, with sculptures donated by Wayzata philanthropists Alfred and Ingrid Harrison, sculptures they'd collected from all over the world.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Twin Cities playgrounds go abroad
Volunteers dismantled playgrounds in Brooklyn Park to be donated to a group called Kids Around the World, a nonprofit that brings second-hand playground equipment to third world countries.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Wayzata accident victim identified as 86-year-old woman
The Hennepin County medical examiner has identified a woman who was killed as a result of a car-pedestrian accident as Patricia Ann Halvorson.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Cargill exec says agriculture can adapt to climate change
Climate change may shrink the ice caps and devastate the coasts, but here in the farming regions of Minnesota and the Dakotas, a milder climate may bring some benefits, a new report suggests.
Sat Jun 21, 2014
St. Cloud Times
Your Turn: We would pay more for less with mega high schoolYour Turn: ...
Your Turn: We would pay more for less with mega high school School board member Von Korff doesn't think much debate is needed on a single building Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/06/21/turn-pay-less-mega-high-school/11223579/ At a meeting in July, the Board of Education will conduct a public hearing to ... (more)
Minnesota schools seeking space for all-day kindergartners
School districts across Minnesota are working to find more space for students, after lawmakers approved $134 million to fund all-day kindergarten.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
Regional bike, walking trail closing for makeover
Parts of the popular Dakota Regional Rail Trail will be closed periodically to bicyclists, walkers, runners and others this summer to accommodate a resurfacing project.
Mon Jun 16, 2014
Hennepin County Continues to Test Public Beaches for Contamination
Anytime there's rain, there's likely going to be runoff at some of Hennepin County's 31 public beaches.
Transportation is a problem as Medina prepares to grow
Elizabeth Weir was appointed to Medina's planning commission in 1997 with a platform she called "slow growth" - putting the brakes on development in the west metro city and preserving its natural resources.