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  1. Remembering The Edmund Fitzgerald. Feels Like DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Star Tribune

    "On November 10, 1975 the SS Edmund Fitzgerald sank in Lake Superior. All 29 crew members died.


  2. St. Paul human rights activist, fundraiser Marlene Kayser dies at 79Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 29 | Star Tribune

    In 1956 Marlene Kayser was a senior in high school when she joined her first Democratic political campaign - the second presidential run of Adlai Stevenson, who lost in a landslide to Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower. Kayser, one of Minnesota's most powerful forces for human rights and the Democratic candidates who supported them, died Oct. 5, six days short of her 80th birthday.


  3. Albert Lea-based Mortarr offers online showcase for office designRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 27 | Star Tribune

    Whether it's an Instagram picture of an elaborate food dish or a Pinterest post of a new bedroom wallpaper, the popularity of digital image sharing has revolutionized not only how restaurants, homes and other spaces are enjoyed but how they are ultimately designed. Leaders of an Albert Lea-based marketing and commercial design firm called Brick recently developed an online platform called Mortarr that allows architects, designers, contractors and product brands to showcase their work in commercial spaces such as offices, schools, and retail complexes.


  4. This Minnesota company wants to be the Cargill of organic foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Organic soybeans and corn fetch double and triple the money of conventional crops, but there's a catch for farmers who want to switch to them. They must change so much about how those crops are grown, then hunt down a place to sell them.


  5. 'Incredible' packed house sees Whitecaps win first NWHL game 4-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2018 | Star Tribune

    As she skated to center ice at Tria Rink, unable to hear anything other than a rowdy crowd, Winny Brodt Brown felt a chill. "It's like that shaky feeling where you go, 'Wow, is this happening?'a " the Whitecaps captain said.


  6. Buyer of Herberger's and other Bon-Ton brands lays out revival planRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | Star Tribune

    What appeared to be a rumor or a hoax about Herberger's rebirth several weeks ago turned out to be real news. The department store, along with other brands under the Bon-Ton umbrella such as Younkers and Carson's, have resurfaced online under their original website addresses.


  7. Minnesota regulators approve wind farm amid oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2018 | Star Tribune

    ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota regulators unanimously approved permits for a wind farm project in southern Minnesota amid opposition from local residents.


  8. State regulators approve Freeborn County wind farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | Star Tribune

    The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission voted 5-0 Thursday to approve a permit for the Freeborn Wind farm in Freeborn County. Residents were concerned about turbine noise and other issues.


  9. Severe weather, drenching rain for Twin Cities, southern Minn.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | Star Tribune

    The Twin Cities and much of east central, south central and southeastern Minnesota are under the threat of severe weather Thursday with heavy rain, damaging winds, hail and tornadoes possible. The National Weather Service has placed cities such as Mankato, Albert Lea, Rochester, Red Wing and the Twin Cities under an enhanced risk for severe weather, with the greatest chance for wild weather coming between 3 and 9 p.m. from southeast Minnesota into western Wisconsin.


  10. Unusually Wet and Severe For Late SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | Star Tribune

    A storm system moving through the upper Midwest over the next couple of days is expected to bring heavy rain along with it, especially during the day Thursday. Rainfall totals from Wednesday to Friday evening could top 2-4" across portions of central and southern Minnesota.


  11. Wind industry says Minn. pollution-control stance will stifle its growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | Star Tribune

    The wind energy industry says an opinion filed by Minnesota pollution control regulators defining wind turbine noise will stifle its growth. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says the state's limit for wind farm noise applies not only to sounds from turbines but also should include background noise like road traffic, said the filing with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission .


  12. As rain ends, threat of flooding remains in southern Minn.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Residents across southeastern Minnesota and southwestern Wisconsin are nervously watching as creeks and rivers are expected to rise after heavy rain fell Tuesday night and continued Wednesday morning in areas where grounds remain saturated after historic flooding last week. No widespread flooding from the recent storms had been reported Wednesday morning, but flood warnings remained in effect for Freeborn, Faribault, Goodhue, Rice, Steele and Waseca counties in Minnesota until 2 p.m. Wednesday, while a flood watch covered the rest of southeastern Minnesota and several counties in southwestern Wisconsin, the National Weather Service said.


  13. Critical, close-to-home challenge for new Mayo CEO: Rebuilding trust...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | Star Tribune

    All Minnesotans should wish Dr. Gianrico Farrugia well as he steps up to lead the world-renowned Mayo Clinic. The Rochester medical center isn't just an economic powerhouse vital to the state's future; it's where Minnesotans for generations have sent their loved ones when serious illness strikes.


  14. Minnesota briefs: USDA gives $25.5 million in loans to two rural electric projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Two rural Minnesota electric projects will receive a combined total of $25.55 million in loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help improve service. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced the grants last week as part of a $345.5 million investment in 20 rural projects across 14 states.


  15. 2 attempted abductions at public gathering spots reported in Albert LeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Two attempted abductions at public gathering places in Albert Lea, Minn., were reported to authorities over the weekend. No arrests have been made.


  16. Great Lakes Polymer Technologies plant in Albert Lea to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Great Lakes Polymer Technologies Holdings LLC will shut its Albert Lea plant beginning in late September and will lay off 91 workers, the company told the state. The letter, sent in accordance with the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act , informed state officials that the plant closure was expected to be permanent, and that layoffs would likely occur between Sept.


  17. Book, website track history of racist 'sundown towns' in Minnesota, U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Protesters at Woolworths in St. Paul in 1960 picketed for integrated lunch counters. Racist policies and exclusionary practices - in Minnesota and elsewhere in the United States - were highlighted in the book "Sundown Towns: A Hidden Dimension of American Racism."


  18. Albert Lea Legionnaires' outbreak sickens 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | Star Tribune

    A small outbreak of Legionnaires' disease has sent two residents of an Albert Lea elder care facility to the hospital. Residents, visitors and workers at the facility have been notified and public health officials are working to determine the cause.


  19. DNR blames large fish kill near Twin Cities on illegal release of ornamental goldfishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2018 | Star Tribune

    The introduction of nonnative ornamental goldfish is the suspected cause of large numbers of dead carp washing up on a lakeshore just south of the Twin Cities, according to state conservation officials. A virus from the koi goldfish also has been found in at least eight other southern Minnesota lakes in the past year, the state Department of Natural Resources said Friday.


  20. Too many cats? Bitter battle over felines in southern Minnesota townRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Kimberly Jameson gave some attention to Spooky, left, and Cleo, Friday in her home. Cats, she said, gave her purpose when she got sober a decade ago.


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