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New tool keeps track of colleges grads pickNew tool keeps track of...

New tool keeps track of colleges grads pick Data show how many end up with a bachelor's degrees Check out this story on St. Cloud's class of 2008 was just one percentage point shy of meeting the 29 percent mark for Minnesota students ... (more)


Related Topix: St. Cloud, MN, St. Stephen, MN, Stephen, MN, Rice, MN

Sun Jul 13, 2014

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Minnesota history buffs unite in Red Wing to remember Sea Wing Disaster

History buffs united in Red Wing Sunday to remember a tragedy that struck Lake Pepin more than a century ago, in a one of a kind opportunity to visit the site of the Sea Wing disaster.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster

Marshall Independent

Fogarty's niche

It's been quite a few years since there's been an entire exhibit of nothing but works by Minnesota artist Terrence Fogarty.


Related Topix: University of Minnesota, Arts, Painting


Minnesota firefighters to search for 2 hikers

A team of firefighters from the Minneapolis area is heading to the Colorado mountains to search for two hikers from Minnesota who've been missing since April.


Related Topix: Minneapolis, MN, St. Louis Park, MN, Edina, MN, Eden Prairie, MN

Star Tribune

Cancer rate for Minnesota tribal members higher

American Indians in Minnesota have significantly higher rates of cancer than the general population, a troubling trend that experts in part link to economic and spiritual ties to tobacco.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Minnesota Government, Smoking


Minnesota: Welcome, All-Star fans! Check this out

Although many out-of-towners will be wrapped up in events culminating in Tuesday night's Major League Baseball All-Star Game, we hope they'll take home from the Twin Cities some interesting impressions that extend beyond baseball.


Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, us Travel, Travel, US News, Minneapolis, MN, Libraries, Opinion

Pulse of the Twin Cities

Making single-payer health care happen in Minnesota

Legislation introduced by State Senator John Marty in the last hours of this year's legislative session is the latest hope that universal, single payer health care can be achieved in Minnesota.


Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Health Care Provider, Health, US Politics, Tim Pawlenty, US News, US Governors, Coon Rapids, MN

Sat Jul 12, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Political Quarry Blog: All can vote absentee in MinnesotaPolitical...

Political Quarry Blog: All can vote absentee in Minnesota Absentee ballots for the Aug. 12 primary became available last month.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Anoka County, MN, US Governors

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

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

Daily Kos

Continue Reading

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


Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News


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


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


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