Minnesota and the U.S. as a whole could learn from Canada and other countries that have leaned into nuclear power in the transition away from fossil fuels.
A collection of news and stories from around the state of Minnesota.
By 2040, all of the state’s power must come from carbon-free sources. Solar, hydro, and wind generation are being deployed at break-neck speed, but there’s one black sheep in the carbon-free family: nuclear power.
MinnPost interviewed Matt Varilek on Monday about his views on the economy in Greater Minnesota, child care, broadband, South Dakota, fraud in grant programs and more.
Jerry Sparby was principal of Cold Spring Elementary in 2003, when a student at nearby ROCORI High School shot and killed two classmates.
The amount of nitrogen applied to U.S. corn crops has increased 120 million pounds annually since 2000, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
So far this summer, the Letteracy Deck has attracted a few thousand visitors, tourists and locals alike, to connect and rediscover the lost art of sending postcards.
Residential addiction treatment programs that allow parents to bring their children along have been recognized for their success. But a mix of logistical challenges and low reimbursement rates mean they struggle to stay afloat.
Wellness in the Woods’ Hope on Purpose contract with the Department of Corrections covers four training sessions a year held at different corrections facilities around the state.
HHS sent a formal request that DEA move marijuana from its schedule I list of drugs to schedule III.
California’s Prop. 12 establishes new minimum requirements on farmers to provide more space for breeding pigs and requires they certify they have complied in order to sell pork.
The report said rural housing policy should be tailored to the needs of marginalized groups, many of whom are at greater risk of living in substandard housing.
Treasure Island Resort and Casino includes the second-largest hotel in the state, a golf course and employs between 1,500 and 1,700 people.
The Legislature stuck a toe into what has become a larger conversation around the transition away from fossil fuels: permitting. Will lawmakers change a controversial rule that could limit solar development on farmland?
The fair is one way for Le Sueur County officials to gather intel as they prepare to contest broadband service claims of a controversial telecom company.
In the first month, the 10% sales tax brought in $594,461 from 571 businesses. That means total sales were $5.94 million.
Seven judges actively serve on Minnesota’s U.S. District Courts. Chief Judge Patrick Schiltz was nominated by George W. Bush. Two others were nominated by Trump. One by Obama, one by Clinton and two by Biden.
The average price of gold (currently used to test for lead) per gram was $57.9, while the average price of bismuth (a testing alternative) per gram was $0.0085 (less than 1 cent).
Yes. Goodhue’s police chief and six other officers have submitted their resignations, citing low pay. The chief received a job offer with a neighboring department, the Star Tribune and KARE reported.
While still a niche, utilities, contractors, and advocates expect the technology to take off as more incentives become available and more people become familiar with what it can do.