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Xcel wins approval for another major wind farm project
July 12, 2018 - 5:21pm
PIERRE — Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy has received approval to build a $380 million, 72-turbine wind farm in northeast South Dakota....
Mural discovered at old Moorhead High School
July 12, 2018 - 11:34am
MOORHEAD – A nearly 80-year-old oil painting featuring early pioneer and American Indian life in the region has been discovered in the former...
Cooperative helps Hmong farmers
July 12, 2018 - 9:08am
ROSEMOUNT, Minn. — Farming has been a tradition with Hmong Americans since the first refugees left Laos and arrived in the United States...
Minnesota's DMV system under scrutiny of 4 watchdog investigations
July 4, 2018 - 9:34pm
ST. PAUL—A Minnesota government watchdog agency is running four separate probes related to the state's troubled computer system for vehicle...
Anne Carlson opens location in Minnesota to offer mental health services
July 4, 2018 - 7:25pm
MOORHEAD, Minn. —- The Anne Carlsen Center, a North Dakota-based nonprofit, has expanded into Minnesota and opened a new location in Moorhead,...
Civil War artifacts return to Minnesota
July 3, 2018 - 9:01pm
NORTHFIELD, Minn.—When the flagbearer for Company G of the 1st Minnesota Infantry was shot during the First Battle of Bull Run in 1861,...
Ag lawmakers ready for farm bill negotiations
June 28, 2018 - 7:14pm
WASHINGTON—Federal farm-state lawmakers say they are happy that final negotiations can begin on a farm bill that funds agriculture programs...
Bully Brew to open new location in East Grand Forks
June 21, 2018 - 1:52pm
EAST GRAND FORKS, MN — Bully Brew is making its way to East Grand Forks. The coffee shop will be moving into Corner Coffee's building on...
Census: Minnesota's diversity growth continues
June 21, 2018 - 8:55am
ST. PAUL—Minnesota continues to grow more diverse, according to population estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday. The...
Commissioners frustrated with Minnesota pipeline options
June 19, 2018 - 10:47pm
ST. PAUL—Commissioners deciding whether to approve a proposed 340-mile oil pipeline across the state of Minnesota expressed frustration during a second day of hearings in St. Paul Tuesday.
Minn. has one of its most-deadly weekends on roads in months as 11 die
June 18, 2018 - 2:23pm
ST. PAUL -- Eleven people were killed, including five on motorcycles, over the Father’s Day weekend, making it the deadliest weekend on Minnesota...
1,700 reading, math tutors sought for Minnesota schools
June 17, 2018 - 11:06am
ST. PAUL—St. Paul children's author Nancy Loewen found herself in a transition two years ago. She had just become an empty-nester, and...
Moose collision a reminder for motorists to watch out
June 17, 2018 - 10:00am
GRAND FORKS—It's difficult to quantify how many moose are hit by vehicles every year in North Dakota and Minnesota because records aren't...
They’re Minnesota’s lake detectives: Volunteers trying to tame invasive species
June 17, 2018 - 8:42am
MARCELL, Minn. — Steve Long maneuvered his big pontoon boat closer to a patch of weeds on the north side of the Turtle Lake and then held the...
PUC decision on Line 3 expected by end of June
June 17, 2018 - 7:30am
DULUTH—By the end of the month, the fate of the Enbridge Line 3 replacement pipeline should finally be known. After years of technical...