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Central Minnesota's German heritage is just as thick as some of the accents that remain in the families that settled here decades ago.
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In 1960, Rosalie Wahl, a mother of four in her mid-30s, had an epiphany. Along with several other women, she had presented a proposal to the Washington County Board in Minnesota to use some of its budget surplus to establish branch libraries in rural areas.
For more than a year, a pipeline designed to bring fresh, potable water from a Missouri River aquifer in South Dakota to communities in southwestern Minnesota has sat abruptly ended at the edge of a farm field 425 feet into the state, awaiting more promised federal funding.
Sundays, like so many things, aren't what they used to be. For the puritanical New Englanders who settled Minnesota in the 1840s and 1850s, Sunday was a day of worship and socially enforced inactivity during which even newspaper reading was actively discouraged.
Have you opened that ominous folder marked TAXES? If you're feeling penny-pinchy as April 15 approaches, here are some worthy books by Minnesota authors just published in paperback.
My colleague Brian Peterson has been photographing Minnesota since he was 18. Growing up in Duluth, he never doubted that his career would develop and stay right here.
Minnesota lawmakers are getting nowhere over how to resolve constitutional questions about the state's sex offender treatment program, but the same can't be said about the program's costs.
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.
Unusually frigid weather brought deadly cold to Minnesota this year, but it's turned out to be far from the deadliest A winter the state has seen.
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) March 15--Four state councils set up to represent the concerns of minority communities and recommend policy changes have been largely ineffective and should be eliminated or significantly revamped, the legislative auditor recommends in a report released Friday.
Schools around the metro are taking that week-long holiday known as spring break, now through mid April.
The Minnesota Veterans Home confirmed today that four patients died last weekend due to a Norovirus outbreak.
Casey Hankinson, of Ryan Cos. and Gov. Mark Dayton speak before the ceremonial groundbreaking Tuesday for Shutterfly's new Minnesota factory in 2013.
Minnesota legislative leaders from both parties blamed each other Friday for a lack of progress on overhauling the state's sex offender treatment program.
A decision this week by Minnesota's Public Utilities Commission could soon change the way Minnesotans get credited for the solar energy they produce.
Minnesota legislative leaders sniped at each other Friday for a lack of progress in fixing the state's sex offender treatment program despite a federal judge's urging for fast action to correct it.
A month after instant "scratch-off" Minnesota Lottery ticket sales went live on the Internet, the pioneering venture faces a high-powered threat at the Capitol.