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45 min ago | St. Cloud Times

Lakefront property market rebounds in Central Minnesota

Lakefront property market rebounds in Central Minnesota So far in 2014, there have been 11 sales near Richmond and 10 in Cold Spring Check out this story on The number of sales reached a recent high-water mark in 2013, when ... (more)


Related Topix: Cold Spring, MN, Richmond, MN, Kimball, MN, South Haven, MN

2 hrs ago | The Circle

Fates of wild rice, mines intertwined in northern Minnesota

Jim Northrup, who has harvested wild rice on Perch Lake on the Fond du Lac reservation for over half a century, said the grain called "manomin" in Ojibwe is a gift from the Creator that led his people to first settle here.


Related Topix: Environment, Science, Keewatin, MN, Taconite, MN, Grand Portage, MN

7 hrs ago | Daily Kos

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The Supreme Court may have eliminated fair share fees for home care workers in Harris v.


Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

11 hrs ago | TwinCities

What'd happen if it were July in Minnesota all the time? Lucas Davenport's boss has a theory.

"Reading a John Sandford book last night, I came across this quote: 'If it were July in Minnesota all the time, you'd have to put up fences to keep people out.'


Related Topix: Reading, MN, Hartland, MN, Life, Holidays, Thanksgiving, Vadnais Heights, MN

15 hrs ago | KIMT

Single-vehicle accident injured Austin woman

The Minnesota State Patrol says 48-year-old Sharon A. Hovland was driving north on Interstate 35 in Rice County near milepost 52 when she overcorrected and lost control, entering the median and striking the median cable.


Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Minnesota bee researcher takes aim at Quarry Park

She popped everything into a labeled, zip-top plastic bag, which will share space in her home freezer with her husband's chocolate Popsicles until the field season ends.


Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Entomology, University of Minnesota, Genetics, Medicine, Agriculture

Myrtle Beach Online

Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CDT

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is hailing the U.S. government's decision to impose duties on imports of steel pipe from South Korea, India and seven other countries.


Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Barack Obama, St. Paul, MN


Prominent Education Reform Group Pulls Out Of Minnesota

One of the country's most controversial education reform groups is pulling out of Minnesota.


Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Standardized Testing, Education

Saturday's Riverwalk Market Fair Features Minnesota Skyvault Theater

Look for an energetic and talented youth theater company performing scenes and music from a Midsummer Night's Dream, turned wood vases and bowls by David Peterson, sweet and savory pastries from Martha's Eats and Treats, seasonal local produce, and the area's finest art and craft at Riverwalk Market Fair, Saturday, July 12 from 9 am to 1 pm in ... (more)


The Modesto Bee

Pink Minnesota mining truck drives cancer message

The Star Tribune reports Hibbing Taconite mine will present its hot pink truck in a Saturday parade of 60 miners.


Related Topix: Weird


Minnesota groundwater demand driven by watering

Doua Neng, 11, cools off with an impromptu garden hose shower in front of his St. Paul home as temperatures neared 100 degrees July 3, 2012.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, St. Paul, MN, Andover, MN, Woodbury, MN

St. Cloud Times

Report: Rail delays cost Minnesota farmersReport: Rail delays cost...

Report: Rail delays cost Minnesota farmers Rail delays cost Minnesota corn growers $72 million in lower prices from March to May Check out this story on An oil-tank train with crude oil from the Bakken shale fields of North Dakota travels ... (more)


Related Topix: University of Minnesota, Agriculture, Science, Alexandria, MN, Mankato, MN, Fairmont, MN

Star Tribune

Minnesotans? Eyes on the road, hands on the wheel.

The tragic death June 30 of a mother bicycling with her two young children in Rock County is a horrifying reminder that distracted driving is a growing problem in this state.


Related Topix: Cellphones, Minnesota Government, Opinion

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Twin Cities Daily Planet

Research funding boost to help new University Bee Lab facility in...

Bee Squad team member Chris Kulhanek carries a frame from a hive at the rooftop apiary at Urban Ventures in south Minneapolis on Monday afternoon.


Related Topix: University of Minnesota, Apiculture, Science, Entomology, Agriculture, Life, Food, Honey


Minnesota mom killed while biking 'made everybody happy'

Andrea Boeve had one of those 1,000-watt smiles that light up a room. Her laugh, friends say, was loud and happy and contagious.


Related Topix: Minnesota Government, South Dakota State University, Dakota State University, Steen, MN

Star Tribune

Dayton appoints 16 to study impact of Minnesota's new medical marijuana law

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday appointed 16 members to a task force that will study the impact of the state's new medical marijuana law.


Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Drugs, Marijuana, St. Paul, MN, US Governors

CBS Local

Minnesota Revenues Beat Forecast In Final Quarter

According to the quarterly update released Thursday, state revenues for April, May and June were $235 million more than forecast.


Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota Government


Suspect in death of Adrian Peterson's son denies abuse

A man charged with killing the 2-year-old son of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson in South Dakota last fall says the child choked on strawberry fruit snacks while he was in the bathroom.


Hispanic Business

OZ Systems Partners with State of Minnesota in Providing Fully...

The backbone of OZ Systems' newborn screening platform begins with a secure, web-based information system for point-of-care screening that can be accessed by both public health and birthing facilities.


Related Topix: Minnesota Government


Minnesota librarian's sexual harassment claim revived by court

A Minnesota appeals court has revived a sexual harassment claim filed by a library administrator in Wabasha County District Court.


Related Topix: Libraries


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