Alexandria Technical & Community College, which has one of the largest law enforcement programs in Minnesota, has experienced a steady decline in the number of students who have earned law enforcement degrees and skills certificates.
“Hometown Kid, City Kid: A true story of a winning basketball team amidst demographic change” is sure to stir the pot.
The difficulty of creating more child-care “slots” — in homes, revamped buildings or new facilities — remains acute.
The push to add athletics is part of a broader mission to rebrand the college — long an important feeder to the region’s manufacturing base — as a place with an expanding portfolio.
“Church is all about building community, and the ELCA is looking at how we can connect with more people – people who are new, people who are young, people with diverse backgrounds …,” said the Rev. Dee Pederson.
Pelican Rapids was one of 16 small cities across the country chosen in 2020 for a program called Local Foods, Local Places that promotes local food systems.
Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee, chosen to be the school’s dean, says the project has been disbanded. It’s a letdown for residents in this town of 2,300 who saw the prospect of economic renewal in the medical school.
At Grand Casino’s locations in Mille Lacs and Hinckley and at Treasure Island, gaming floors are open but some other amenities are either still closed or only partially open.
In Monticello, a city art project called Humans of Monticello aims to draw attention to the kind of diversity that exists even in a mostly homogenous city.
The study’s main takeaway: The kind of rye used in whiskey can play a role in its flavor. That’s significant for distillers because rye grains are generally mixed together at grain elevators without regard to their type.
The court declined to overturn the DNR’s decision to grant water permits for an irrigation project in central Minnesota.
“You are seeing a lot more of these cover crops,” said Odin farmer Tom Peterson. “Five years ago, you hardly saw any. The challenge, though, for that (farmer) on a corn and soybean rotation is getting a cover crop planted early enough in the fall. There’s not a lot of time.”
The DNR has settled on a 750-mile route that it plans to soon mark with signage and begin promoting as an “adventure trail.”
Happy Days are Here Again! (OK, maybe by sometime this summer); the Dems push bipartisanship aside; things are looking good for Minnesota farmers; and more.
Among the Walz administration’s efforts, its proposed budget would allow the MPCA to beef up its enforcement of emissions standards – the lack of which, the agency says, often creates inequities.
Klobuchar calls the Capitol riot ‘planned’; Biden faces challenges ahead; COVID deaths reach a sad milestone; and more.
The former president gets sued, impeachment vote divides a family and the GOP braces for the Tea Party, Round 2.
Trump’s second impeachment trial gets under way; the parties do battle over pandemic proposals; and some Minnesotans gain influential posts.
A look at the upcoming impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump; House votes to punish Marjorie Taylor Greene; and more.
Biden’s COVID experts; new coronavirus relief package; GOP objects to impeachment; and more.