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.
A collection of news and stories from around the state of Minnesota.
In conjunction with the deal, Minnesota lawmakers approved almost $30 million to cover the share of the money owed by local governments along the pipeline routes.
The day’s musical highlights included Annie Humphrey’s powerful folk songs and screamed chants that echoed down the river canyon, David Huckfelt’s mesmerizing beat-ballads, and two renditions of Keith Secola’s classic “Indian Cars.”
Included in a bill negotiated between the DFL-led House and the GOP-majority Senate, the change has the potential to draw blowback from the federal government.
A bill negotiated between the Republican-led Senate and the DFL-majority House says the plant won’t have to complete an extensive Environmental Impact Statement normally required for projects of its size.
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.
Rife with blind merges and left exits, the section of I-35 that passes through Duluth has been in need of major changes for decades.
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.
Though more law enforcement agencies have adopted the use of body cameras in the last few years, there are still a “significant amount” of departments in the state that don’t use them due to cost concerns.
A look at where two newly minted independents in the Minnesota Senate — Tom Bakk and David Tomassoni — ended up on key issues.
As the company restarted construction this week, opponents of the project geared up for a wave of larger demonstrations aimed at slowing or stopping the pipeline.
The funding would be the largest infusion of money into the program since it began. And it’s possible lawmakers could spend even more.
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.
For Tim Madigan, the journey began in 2000 when he was writing for the Fort-Worth Star Telegram. He traveled to Tulsa to write a piece for the paper, work that would lead to his 2001 book “The Burning: The Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921.”
Officials say the only thing that could keep some local governments in the 13 affected counties out of bankruptcy is the Legislature.
The court declined to overturn the DNR’s decision to grant water permits for an irrigation project in central Minnesota.
The legislation updates Minnesota’s Conservation Improvement Program, which requires utilities to cut energy consumption in the name of efficiency, savings and addressing climate change.
While Republicans have walked back from their demand that the state kill the new auto emissions standards, they now insist that a two-year delay in implementing them is key to any budget deal.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says the latest rules are meant to address threats to drinking water and wildlife across much of the state. But the GOP, and a broad lineup of agriculture trade groups, have criticized the rules as inflexible.
“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.”